Aerotek Atlanta, GA, USA
Jul 08, 2019
JOB DESCRIPTION This position will be working with Amazon's Alexa Data Services Team (ADS). ADS organization provides data creation, curation, and analytics services to help develop, test, and train the Alexa AI. They work closely with internal customers like Machine Learning Science modeling teams, providing the critical data they need to improve Alexa's Automatic Speech Recognition and Natural Language Understanding models and domain features. Location: Able to work remotely Hours: Mon-Fri 9:00am-5:00pm (EASTERN STANDARD TIME) Duration: 3 Month Contract- From there it will depend how the project is going as well as how your performance has been to see if there is room for an extension or not. JOB MISSION Amazon is hiring Data Associates to work with their remote team on transcriptions of audio files for Automatic Speech Recognition, semantic annotation for Natural Language Understanding, and dialogue evaluation for improving overall customer interaction with Alexa. You will focus on speech and language data, primarily in the areas of transcription, text annotation, and general data analysis to meet the internal customer's request. Driven by your passion for data, you show proactive behavior in solving issues with efficiency and accuracy. Your ability to concentrate and your high attention to details help you deliver high-quality work. In this role, you're comfortable with, and understand, the changes to the conventions deployed in response to internal customers' requests. You demonstrate ability to adjust your workflows accordingly. You prioritize strict compliance with regulatory requirements, and contribute to improvements in the software tools by identifying bugs and suggesting enhancements. RESPONSIBILITIES Maintaining strict confidentiality and follow all applicable Amazon policies for securing confidential information Transcribing and annotating high priority deliverables Translating established guidelines into daily work practices and processing data in order of priority Delivering high quality on deadlines Getting the job done and work autonomously with minimum direction Contributing to process improvements to reduce handling time and improve output BASIC QUALIFICATIONS Native-level proficiency in FRENCH CANADIAN AND ENGLISH, both verbal and written skills Comfortable working with speech from various dialects and accents of FRENCH CANADIAN Willing to work with audio content (wearing headsets) for a portion of the day Experience with business software Capable of working in strict compliance with internal guidelines Excellent communication and organizational skills, detailed-oriented, highly collaborative Comfortable working in an ever-changing, highly collaborative and dynamic work environment Willingness to support several projects at one time and to accept re-prioritization as necessary Continuous efforts to deliver the high quality data such as self-analysis About Aerotek: We know that a company's success starts with its employees. We also know that an individual's success starts with the right career opportunity. As a Best of Staffing Client and Talent leader, Aerotek's people-focused approach yields competitive advantage for our clients and rewarding careers for our contract employees. Since 1983, Aerotek has grown to become a leader in recruiting and staffing services. With more than 250 non-franchised offices, Aerotek's 8,000 internal employees serve more than 300,000 contract employees and 18,000 clients every year. Aerotek is an Allegis Group company, the global leader in talent solutions. Learn more at Aerotek.com. The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law. If you would like to request a reasonable accommodation, such as the modification or adjustment of the job application process or interviewing process due to a disability, please call 888-###-#### or email accommodation@aerotek .com for other accommodation options. However, if you have questions about this position, please contact the Recruiter located at the bottom of the job posting. The Recruiter is the sole point of contact for questions about this position.