Appen has an opportunity for native-level US English speaking linguist, to work on data collection and consultation with our engineering team.
Create and manage high quality datasets used by machine learning systems to understand different types of online abuse
Work with product and engineering teams to create and refine definitions critical to business processes
Review output of machine learning systems and provide feedback to engineers
Location: local to Bay Area preferred, Pacific Time zone candidates acceptable
Duration: 6 months
Commitment: ideally full time (40 hours per week)
Bachelors degree in linguistics, communication, psychology, social sciences, literature, or equivalent.
Native speaker of US English
Excellent time management and organization skills
Strong attention to detail and the ability to manage multiple tasks in a deadline-driven environment
Computer literacy (MS Office, ability to run command-line scripts)
Must be comfortable with moderation of offensive/toxic online content
Prior experience annotating data or working with machine learning teams
Fluency in one or more languages besides English a bonus
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity in our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.