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TTS Language Engineer / Research Scientist - Intern
4 months ago(7/12/2018 3:58 AM)
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Come join us, we build TTS voices that help developers revolutionize the way people interact with devices and services!
At Amazon, we take pride in building complete end-to-end solutions, starting from researching a problem, implementing the solution, building a scalable and reliable service and ensuring the service is there when you need it.
This position is based at the Amazon office in Gdansk, Poland
As a TTS Language Engineer / Research Scientist Intern you will work alongside TTS Language Engineers, Software Developers and Scientists who are subject matter experts in speech synthesis and related fields. You are expected to have solid knowledge of linguistics, in particular knowledge of phonetics/phonology, backed-up with knowledge of machine/deep learning techniques. You will be working on a variety of tasks to improve the technology behind our TTS (text-to-speech) voices.
- Knowledge of phonetics/phonology - Knowledge of machine/deep learning - Knowledge of scripting languages (e.g. Perl, Python) - Knowledge of regular expressions - Knowledge of Unix/Linux command line tools
- Degree in Linguistics, with specialization in Phonology, Computational linguistics or similar - Very good knowledge of one of the languages: Italian, Spanish, Portuguese - Familiarity with software version control tools (e.g. Git) - Solid communication skills - Strong personal interest in learning, researching, and creating new technologies related to foreign languages, linguistics, phonetics, phonology and language technology - Comfortable working in a fast paced, highly collaborative, dynamic work environment