• TTS Language Engineer - English language

    Location UK-Cambridge
    Posted Date 5 months ago(15/05/2018 14:46)
    Job ID
    Evi Technologies Limited
    Company/Location (search) : Country (Full Name)
    United Kingdom
  • Job Description

    Come, join us! We build TTS voices that help developers revolutionize the way people interact with devices and services!

    At Amazon, we take pride in building complete end-to-end solutions, starting from researching a problem, implementing the solution, building a scalable and reliable service and ensuring the service is there when you need it.

    As a TTS Language Engineer you will work alongside TTS Language Engineers and Software Developers who are subject matter experts in speech synthesis and related fields. You are expected to have solid knowledge of linguistics, in particular knowledge of phonetics/phonology. You will be working on a variety of tasks to improve natural language processing of TTS (text-to-speech).

    The competitively paid position is based in Cambridge, UK, or Gdansk, Poland.

    Basic Qualifications

    - Native-level proficiency in English
    - Solid knowledge of phonetics and phonology
    - Ability to create and fix phonetic transcriptions
    - Knowledge of regular expressions
    - Knowledge of Unix/Linux command line tools

    Preferred Qualifications

    - Degree in Linguistics, with specialization in Phonology, Computational Linguistics or similar, or Software Development
    - Knowledge of scripting languages (e.g. Perl, Python)
    - Familiarity with software version control tools (e.g. Git)
    - Solid communication skills
    - Strong personal interest in learning, researching, and creating new technologies related to foreign languages, linguistics, phonetics, phonology and language technology
    - Comfortable working in a fast paced, highly collaborative, dynamic work environment
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