Data Linguist

Job ID: 748638 | Amazon Dev Centre Italy SRL

DESCRIPTION


Amazon is seeking a Spanish Language Data Linguist to join our Alexa data team. This role focuses on speech and language data, primarily in the areas of translation, localization, text annotation, and general language expansion deliverables.

The Spanish Language Data Linguist must be capable of:

· Building a thorough understanding of labeling conventions and providing support to global sites
· Localizing established guidelines from English into Spanish
· Delivering high quality data output under aggressive deadlines
· Working autonomously with minimum direction
· Contributing to process improvements to reduce handling time and improve data output
· Diving deep into issues and implementing solutions independently
· Providing quality expertise to other team members and coaching improvements
· Assist with general translation work as needed

In addition, the Spanish Language Data Linguist will need to quickly understand changes in response to customers’ requests and change workflows accordingly. The Spanish Language Data Linguist must have a passion for data, efficiency, and accuracy as well as:
· Show proactive efforts in addressing issues and problems
· Excellent communication, strong organizational skills and very detailed-oriented
· Comfortable working in a fast paced, highly collaborative, dynamic work environment
· Willingness to support several projects at one time, and to accept re-prioritization as necessary
· Ability to keep up with changing project conventions and priorities

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

· BA or BS degree
· Native level fluency in Spanish
· Business level fluency in English
· Working knowledge of Microsoft Office/Excel

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

· BA/BS degree in Linguistics or equivalent practical experience in translation or localization
· Strong analytical, problem-solving, and critical-thinking skills
· Independent, proactive, and self-motivated with record in timely delivery of requests
· Ability to quickly grasp technical concepts and learn in-house user-interface tools
· Team player with exceptional interpersonal and solution-oriented attitude
· Excellent organizational, written and verbal communication skills

Amazon is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer – Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation