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Italian Data Linguist

ID lavoro: 1700934 | Amazon Dev Centre Italy SRL


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

Driven by your passion for data, you show proactive behavior in solving issues with efficiency and accuracy. Your organization skills help you prioritize your projects in an ever-changing environment. Your ability to concentrate and your high attention to details help you deliver high-quality work.

In this role you will be:
· 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


· Bachelor’s degree
· Demonstrated experience of working with written language data, including experience with annotation and other forms of data markup
· Native level fluency in Italian
· Business level fluency in English
· Working knowledge of Microsoft Office products (e.g. Word, Excel, Access, etc.)


· Bachelor’s degree in Linguistics or Computational Linguistics
· Interest in semantics and related areas
· Ability to quickly grasp technical concepts and learn in-house data processing tools
· Experience with command line interfaces and basic UNIX commands
· Strong analytical, problem-solving, and critical-thinking skills
· Practical knowledge of data processing needs and trade-offs
· Detail-oriented with excellent communication and strong organizational skills
· Team player with exceptional interpersonal skills and a solution-oriented attitude
· Comfortable working in a fast-paced, highly-collaborative, dynamic work environment
· Willingness to support several projects at one time and to accept reprioritization as necessary

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