• Language Engineer - French or German speaker

    Software Development
    FR-75008 Paris
  • Responsibilities

    We are currently looking for Language Engineers to join our team. 


    This position is responsible for the international engineering of our Virtual Assistant and is required to interact with several world-class teams of experts at different groups within our company. 


    From speech recognition to natural language processing, machine learning, big data consumption all the way to speech synthesis, you will be involved and challenged to bring innovative solutions to complex engineering issues, with an international flavour. Knowing your local market is key. We are looking for a demonstrated ability to be creative, take ownership of a project and superior technical expertise. Being familiar with the rush to the finish line is highly desired. This is an opportunity to durably shape the future of human - computer interaction, and walk the bleeding edge of a nascent field.


    Position Responsibilities:

    • Develop natural language processing code specific to your language  

    • Provide input and suggestions towards innovating new approaches and new product features tailored to your home market  

    • Develop clever solutions to complex issues  

    • Automate and integrate workflow from diverse systems

    • Daily interaction with other teams working towards the same goal



    • B.S/MSc in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, or related fields
    • Strong preference for some focus or experience in classification, information retrieval, natural language processing, machine learning or related sub-fields

    • Native level of French or German

    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English

    • Work with minimal supervision, proactive and self-motivated for timely delivery of quality code

    • Demonstrated creative and critical thinking capabilities and troubleshooting skills

    • Engineering experience and interest in diverse technical areas

    • Clear and compelling communication skills

    • User driven focus

    • Interest in embedded applications


    Preferred experience/skills:

    • Proven track record in delivering product-quality code

    • Familiarity with Java, Perl, Python or another scripting language



    For more than 25 years, TransPerfect has provided comprehensive language and technology solutions to help our clients communicate and conduct business more effectively in a global marketplace. Equipped with a quality management system certified to both the ISO 9001:2008 and EN 15038:2006 standards, TransPerfect provides a full array of language and business support services, including translation, interpretation, multicultural marketing, website globalization, subtitling, voiceovers, staffing services, e-learning and training, and legal support services. TransPerfect also offers a suite of next-generation technologies that significantly reduce costs and improve consistency throughout the translation process, making TransPerfect the vendor of choice for the world's leading multinationals.


    With annual revenues of over $615 million, TransPerfect is the world's largest privately held provider of language services and technology solutions. From offices in more than 90 cities on six continents, TransPerfect offers a full range of services in 170+ languages to clients worldwide. With an unparalleled commitment to quality and client service, TransPerfect is fully ISO 9001 and EN 15038 certified. TransPerfect has global headquarters in New York, with regional headquarters in London and Hong Kong.


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