Position:  Knowledge Engineer / Associate Linguist - Turkish Language
Location:  Carlsbad, CA
Job Id:  181
# of Openings:  0

Knowledge Engineer / Associate Linguist – Turkish Language
 
Position:                    Full time
Location:                   Carlsbad office
 
About Us:

NTENT provides a Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS), allowing industry partners to customize, localize and integrate Voice Assistant and Search technologies directly into their business-to-consumer offerings. NTENT utilizes advanced machine learning to decipher meaning and surface the most relevant answers, results, content and ads, via conversational interfaces or text.
 
We are a unique group of brilliant minds intent on discovering, learning and building. We work in a vibrant atmosphere, with an emphasis on personal and professional development. This is an opportunity to tackle complex problems usually reserved for a handful of large companies in the search industry.

About the Opportunity:

We are a dynamic company looking for our next great hire to join our team in Carlsbad, California.
 
We are looking for a talented Knowledge Engineer / Associate Linguist who has native level fluency in Turkish to join our semantic team delivering world-class search technologies to mobile devices.
 
Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Test and improve the quality of search results returned by the search engine or ad matching engine
  • Maintain the extensive ontology by creating, deleting and revising concepts in knowledge base
  • Establish quality standards and enforce them in all project phases
  • Perform functional tests of various parts of the search platform
  • Perform content quality evaluation by running popular queries and reviewing the search results to ensure the quality
  • Perform ad matching quality evaluation by running popular queries and reviewing the suggested adverts
  • Coordinate crowd-sourced evaluations of the search results, analyze the results and determine how to remedy the quality problem (coverage, ontology, ranking, facets, and software defect)
  • Review daily quality evaluation reports and investigate problems
 

Skills and Qualifications:               
  • BA or MA in Linguistics
  • Native fluency in Turkish and a deep understanding of the Turkish culture
  • Fluency in English
  • Ability to dive deep into problem areas and suggest solutions
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to work well with other departments and varying levels of management
  • Prior experience in measuring search quality is desirable
 
The ideal candidate will be self-motivated, possess excellent communication skills (both oral and written) and be able to work independently. A keen interest in various aspects of language processing is essential in our multi-disciplinary team.
 
We offer a full comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental and vision. Employees receive a generous time off (PTO) plan and 13 holidays per year. We also offer 401(k) benefits, long term disability benefits and life insurance.
 

 

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