• Language Expert Intern - Arabic

    Location US-DC-Washington, DC
    Job ID
    1-36501
    Category
    Intern - Intern
    Pos. Type
    Intern
  • Company Overview

    At Nuance, we empower people with the ability to seamlessly interact with their connected devices and the digital world around them.  We are creating a world where technology thinks and acts the way people do by designing the most human, natural, and intuitive ways of interacting with technology.

     

    Our nimble technology uses analytics and advanced algorithms to transform the inanimate into animate and reduce complicated processes into simple ones.

     

    Join our Mobile team…intelligent systems now ready for the road. We are passionate about developing intelligent interfaces that enable people to talk to their cars, phones, devices, and other smart “things”.

    Job Summary

    Summary:

     

    Building up language-specific resources to be used for Speech Recognition software and Natural Understanding system. Directly supervised by the technical leads of the projects and reporting work status and hours to project managers and HR managers. 

     

    Responsibilities:

    • Building up language-specific resources to be used for Speech Recognition software
    • Developing grammars for Natural Language Understanding
    • Enrich the coverage of data or dictionaries
    • Working on Machine Learning models for NLU, including training, evaluation and error analysis
    • Text manipulation and data processing
    • Localization of data, online surveys, etc. into Arabic
    • Perform tasks related to securing and keeping the products, tools, and processes that you are responsible for securing

     

    Education:

    • Bachelor or Master’s degree in Linguistics, Computer Science or Computational Linguistics

     

    Minimum years of work experience:

    • 2

     

    Required skills:

    • Native speaker of Arabic, Fluency in English (written and oral), Basic Unix skills

     

    Preferred skills:

    • Machine learning or natural language processing

     

    Additional Information

    Nuance Communication Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics. The EEO is the Law poster is available here: http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf . If you need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process, please call 781-565-5000 – Human Resources Department and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.

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