Native speaker fluency in Portuguese Brazilian
Object orientated software design and programming
Proficiency in more than one programming language, such as Java, C++, Objective C, etc.
Knowledge of Text Processing and NLP techniques
Familiarity with machine learning methods for classification, regression, or ranking problems
As a Language Engineer you will need to be creative, take ownership of a projects and have a knack for solving problems that stump most engineers.
Having worked on shipping products and being familiar with the rush to the finish line is helpful. Specific responsibilities will include : - Engineering Natural Language Processing and Speech components specific to your language.
Using the power of large amount of data to tackle sophisticated NLP and machine learning problems. - Leading data annotation efforts and define language specific representations, conventions and techniques.
Analyzing data and making data driven decisions to improve the localized user experience. - Automating, scripting and integrating workflow from diverse systems.
Providing insights and suggestions towards innovative new approaches and new product features tailored to your home market.
Developing creative solutions to sophisticated issues. - Interacting with other teams at Apple working towards the same goal;
from Speech Recognition Specialists, Data Scientists and Speech Synthesis engineers. If this is you, we'd love to hear from you!
Education & Experience
B.S / MSc in Computer Science or related fields, or equivalent experience.