Expires soon Amazon

Data Linguist-II

  • Boston (Middlesex)
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Teaching

Job description

DESCRIPTION

Amazon is seeking a Data Linguist-II to join our Kindle data team. This role focuses on language data, primarily in the areas of text annotation and general data analysis deliverables.

The Data Linguist-II must have a passion for data, efficiency, accuracy, and should be capable of:
· Handling unique data analysis requests from a range of data customers
· Providing data quality expertise to other team members and coaching improvements
· Delivering high quality work under aggressive deadlines
· Working autonomously with minimum direction
· Building a thorough understanding of conventions and providing support to global sites
· Understanding changes to conventions deployed in response to customers' requests and modifying workflows accordingly
· Contributing to process improvements to reduce handling time and improve output
· Improving software tools by identifying bugs and suggesting enhancements
· Diving deep into issues and implementing solutions independently
· Proactively addressing issues and problems
· Keeping up with changing project conventions and priorities

Ideal candidate profile

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

· Bachelor's degree
· 2+ years of experience working with written language data, including experience with annotation and other forms of data markup
· 1+ year(s) of experience working with command line interfaces and basic UNIX commands
· Near-native level fluency in two or more languages
· Business level fluency in English
· Working knowledge of Microsoft Office products (e.g. Word, Excel, Access, etc.)