• Analytical Linguist - Home Based - Tamil, Telugu, Gujarati, Punjabi, Malayalam, Kannada

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    Are you proficient in one of the following languages:

    Tamil, Telugu, Gujarati, Punjabi, Malayalam or Kannada?



    We are currently looking for home based Analytical Linguists who would develop and improve the coverage of lexicons leveraging from their experience in language data processingAnalytical Linguists help create, labelreview, and improve lexical data. Excellent grammar skills in the native language are essential, including syntax and morphology.


    Position Responsibilities:

    • Evaluating, labeling and vetting output, providing informed feedback 
    • Proposing relevant dictionary content and meta-content 
    • Writing guidelines and instructions for vendors or junior linguists 
    • Auditing vendor work. Bug reporting, monitoring, and resolution 
    • Identifying tools and process enhancements 
    • Preparing and reviewing/auditing data test sets 
    • Working cross-functionally with linguists and engineers



    • Working proficiency in one of the following languages: Tamil, Telugu, Gujarati, Punjabi, Malayalam or Kannada.
    • Proficiency in English and Hindi
    • Degree in Linguistics, Philology, Computational Linguistics or equivalent 
    • Availability to work from home
    • Excellent knowledge of structural aspects of the language (syntax, semantics, phonology, phonetics) 
    • Up-to-date exposure to popular native culture and the ability to use that knowledge to perform data analysis 
    • Strong communication skills, attention to detail, and proven ability to manage priorities are essential


    Preferred experience/skills:

    • Experience using OS X or iOS software 
    • Experience in software quality assurance and testing 
    • Knowledge of internationalization and localization 
    • Proficiency in more than one non-English language 
    • Software translation, natural language translation and computational linguistic experience is a plus 
    • Previous experience working with language data (e.g. research, analysis, translation, review)



    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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