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Speakers of Maori required.

Appen, a language technology company is looking for native speakers of Maori, with good knowledge of written Maori for flexible or full-time home-based role. The project is an exciting and challenging opportunity to help develop world-class linguistic software.

Main duties include:
• Data annotation
• Test data creation
• Creation of seed word list for web-based data
• Comfortable in the use of GUI tools
• Tagging/annotation.
• Linguistic validation.
• Use of simple command line and GUI tools.
• Tagging/annotation/test set creation
• running of automated test sets
• regression testing
• Linguistic validation
• Use of simple command line and GUI tools.

• Bachelor’s or higher degree with a major in a language-related discipline, such as linguistics, computational linguistics, language teaching, translation, or technical writing
• Native speaker of Maori (Strong native language competency.)
• High proficiency in English
• Good knowledge of orthographic variation, punctuation, language reforms.
• Excellent technical skills - agile user of various computer programs such as Microsoft Word, Excel, etc.
• Excellent organisational skills with attention to detail

• Professional background in language teaching, translation or editorial/proofreading work.
• Familiarity with command line or GUI tools.

How to apply:
Please use the below link to apply:
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Please include with your application: your CV/resume; details of any language qualifications you hold; your availability

Appen develops high quality speech and language technology solutions namely used in car navigation systems, mobile phones, word processing packages, directory assistance, speaker verification tools and hand-held machine translation devices. Our staff comprises Linguists, IT professionals and Project Managers who collaborate to produce quality work in over Protected content languages for many of the world’s leading companies.

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