Speech and Language Annotator in Boston, MA at Volt

Date Posted: 5/14/2018

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Job Description

Volt is looking for a Speech and Language Annotator for a leading online retail giant. Submit your resume to be considered for this opportunity today!

Job Title: Speech and Language Annotator (Italian)

Location: Boston, Massachusetts

Job Description:

This role focuses on language data, primarily in the areas of transcription, text annotation, and general data analysis deliverables. The Data Associate will need to quickly understand changes to conventions deployed in response to customers’ requests and change workflows accordingly. The Associate should be able to contribute to improvements in the software tools by identifying bugs and suggesting enhancements.

REQUIRED SKILLS

  • Transcribing and annotating high priority deliverables
  • Delivering high quality work under aggressive deadlines
  • Translating established guidelines into daily work practices
  • Working autonomously with minimal direction
  • Handling unique data analysis requests from a range of data customers
  • Contributing to process improvements to reduce handling time and improve output
  • Shows proactive behavior in addressing issues and problems
  • Possesses excellent communication and organizational skills, and is very detailed-oriented
  • Is comfortable working in a fast paced, highly collaborative, dynamic work environment
  • Demonstrates willingness to support several projects at one time, and to accept re-prioritization as necessary
  • Adapts quickly to keep up with changing project conventions and new projects
  • Fluency in Italian, both verbal and written
  • Experience using English in a professional setting
  • Able to work with audio content (wearing headsets) for a portion of the day
  • Working knowledge of computers

PREFERRED SKILLS

  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field; a degree working with language, linguistics preferred
  • Experience working as a transcriber or annotator
  • Practical knowledge of data processing needs and trade-offs
  • Experience working with language data, including experience with annotation and other forms of data markup
  • Interest in semantics and related areas

As a Volt employee, you can expect the highest level of support.  We have a long-standing tradition of developing lasting and mutually beneficial relationships with our employees.  Contact a Volt representative by applying to this posting online for immediate consideration. Submit your resume today! To learn more about Volt, please visit: http://www.volt.com and to see more of our job postings, please visit: http://jobs.volt.com

Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer.