Data Resource Specialist

SUMMARY:

Sensory, Inc. is seeking an organized, detail-oriented individual to drive audio and video collections for
speech and vision technologies. A good candidate will have strong interpersonal skills and will be able to
work independently, be comfortable learning new tools and technologies, and be capable of managing
many speech and video data collections simultaneously, often under aggressive customer schedules.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Acquire speech, video, and text data, recruit speakers, and coordinate data collection efforts
  • Utilize tools and scripts for efficient data processing
  • Organize and contribute to data review, transcription, and annotation
  • Help definite annotation schemas and ensure consistent annotations
  • Maintain corpora, including metadata and data rights and licensing information
  • Review audio and visual data and provide assessments related to audio quality

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 1+ years of experience managing audio or video collection efforts or similar projects
  • 2+ years of experience working with cross-functional teams
  • 1+ years of professional experience programming or scripting
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills
  • Comfort using and providing feedback on tools during their development
  • Excel at working in a fast-paced, dynamic work environment
  • Ability to manage multiple projects at once
  • Bachelor’s or advanced degree in Linguistics, computer science, or related field

PREFERRED:

  • Five or more years industry experience
  • Familiarity with the field of speech recognition
  • Experience with audio equipment and audio software
  • 3+ more years of experience managing audio or video collection efforts or similar projects
  • Experience working with speech or language data, especially as related to evaluating data usability.
  • Previous experience with data collection tools and libraries
  • Fluency in at least one foreign language
  • International travel experience or experience with multiple cultures

Job code # 2206-MS

Job Location: Boulder Portland

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