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Company: Yoh, A Day & Zimmermann Company
Location: Sunnyvale
Posted on: July 31, 2022

Job Description:

Linguist - Arabic, Russian, Slavic, Indonesian, Japanese, Spanish, Romance, German, Germanic

Seeking language native speakers to contribute to search engine quality in global markets. This job will need you to closely work with a group of applied scientists, software engineers and PMs to understand users' query intent, interpret queries in different forms, and debug user DSATs with language specific aspects. The role of the Linguist is to provide linguistic expertise for developing NLP tools and localization for the targeted languages. Our team is looking for you to bring your language expertise in two or more of the following; Arabic, Germanic, Romance, Slavic, Indonesian, Japanese.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

You will work on a number of tasks to improve natural language processing:

Evaluating current system outputs.

Annotating and reviewing linguistic data.

Developing insights for Natural Language Understanding.

Producing reports on case studies.


  • Fluency in two or more of the following; Arabic, Germanic, Romance, Slavic, Indonesian, Japanese.
  • Understands the corresponding culture
  • Working knowledge of semantics, syntax, morphology, phonology and lexicography of the target language.
  • Ability to quickly grasp technical concepts, learn in-house tools.
  • Ability to work independently with confidence and little oversight.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to produce reports using word, excel, powerpoint etc.
  • Degree in Linguistics; or equivalent work experience.
    Preferred skills

    • Computer science background.
    • Keen interest in technology, especially for search engine.
    • Experience using NLP tools and concepts.
    • Experience in localization
    • Experience in annotation work.
    • Experience using different Microsoft tools, such as Office.
      • Dice-SPG
      • Zip-SPG
      • Mon-SPG

        Yoh, a Day & Zimmermann company, is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

        Visit to contact us if you are an individual with a disability and require accommodation in the application process.

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