Job description

Requirements

  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • London

Description

Analytical Linguists work across Google to drive improvements in quality, classification, information structure, and natural language understanding and generation. As an Analytical Linguist you will work both on complex projects spanning multiple products, groups, and disciplines, and on tightly focused efforts to produce specific product components or answer specific research questions. Analytical Linguists work in many different areas and arrive with a wide variety of skills—your specialization might involve natural language processing and understanding, phonology, phonetics, syntax, semantics, ontology, program management, human subject research, experimental design, statistics, corpus linguistics, large scale data acquisition, or any combination. This team is part of some of the most groundbreaking and exciting work at Google. It's our goal to use insights from linguistics and related fields to constantly improve our products.


As an Analytical Linguist, you'll use insights from linguistics and related fields to improve our products. You will work both on complex projects spanning multiple products, groups, and disciplines, and on tightly focused efforts to produce specific product components or answer specific research questions.


In this role, you will work across many different areas and contribute a wide variety of skills. Your specialization might involve natural language processing and understanding, phonology, phonetics, syntax, semantics, ontology, program management, human subject research, experimental design, statistics, corpus linguistics, large scale data acquisition, or any combination.

Google is and always will be an engineering company. We hire people with a broad set of technical skills who are ready to take on some of technology's greatest challenges and make an impact on millions, if not billions, of users. At Google, engineers not only revolutionize search, they routinely work on massive scalability and storage solutions, large-scale applications and entirely new platforms for developers around the world. From Google Ads to Chrome, Android to YouTube, Social to Local, Google engineers are changing the world one technological achievement after another.


Minimum qualifications:


- Master's degree in Linguistics, or Computational Linguistics.
- Experience in the following areas: semantics, syntax, morphology, phonetics, phonology, and/or discourse.
- Experience with scripting languages working in a Linux environment.
- Ability to speak and write English and Danish fluently and idiomatically.


Preferred qualifications:


- PhD degree in Artificial Intelligence, Computational Linguistics, Speech, Machine Learning, or related technical field.
- Experience in Natural Language Processing (NLP) research or related fields.
- Excellent problem-solving and analytical skills.
- Excellent team player with effective communication and interpersonal skills.


- Work closely with researchers and engineers by providing linguistic experience and direction for language specific Natural Language Understanding (NLU) projects and/or dialogue analysis/modeling.
- Train and/or evaluate NLU or dialogue systems and propose solutions.
- Propose and run research experiments around linguistic phenomena.
- Monitor data acquisition and curation. Design quality control methodology, experiments, implementation, and improvements.

  • android
  • quality control
  • software

About the company

Google is not a conventional company, and we don't intend to become one. True, we share attributes with the world's most successful organizations - a focus on innovation and smart business practices comes to mind - but even as we continue to grow, we're committed to retaining a small-company feel. At Google, we know that every employee has something important to say, and that every employee is integral to our success.

We provide individually-tailored compensation packages that can be comprised of competitive salary, bonus, and equity components, along with the opportunity to earn further financial bonuses and rewards. Googlers thrive in small, focused teams and high-energy environments, believe in the ability of technology to change the world, and are as passionate