Linguist III
Dew Software - San Jose, CA

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Russian Machine Translation Linguist


Required Language(s): Russian

Encoding Russian terminology for Machine Translation (MT) system dictionaries.

Analyzing MT output for qua lity improvement.

Essential duties and responsibilities under the direction of a Project Manager or a Senior Lexicographer include the following:

  • Review and encode terminology according to specific conventions
  • Track dictionary improvements
  • Analyze and correct dictionary errors
  • Compile data from Russian texts for determining the correct function and/ or meaning of terms
  • Test and document the output of trained MT engines
  • Assist in a variety of linguistic research related tasks
  • Review human post-edited MT output to generate high quality of training corpus for MT engines
  • Help to conduct MT usability tests with Russian users and summarize the feedback and test results
Qualification Requirements:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Only local residents need apply; this is not a telecommuting position. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/ or ability required.

Education and/or Experience:
BS/BA degree in related field required and/or equivalent professional work-related experience.

5+ years related professional experience.

Language Skills:
  • Native speaker of Russian
  • Fluent spoken and written English
  • Ability to identify parts of speech in English and Russian sentences
  • Ability to understand and translate into English 100% of the sentences found in a major Russian newspaper
Other Skills and Abilities:
  • General computer literacy (experience with Machine Translation is a plus)
  • Ability to organize work in order to meet schedules
  • Ability to follow instructions and cooperate in a team effort
NB: This is a contracting position. The position is on-site in San Jose, California

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