Siri - International Modeler Lead (German)

Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
Software and Services

Summary

Posted: 19 Aug 2019
Weekly Hours: 40
Role Number: 200071351
Come and join the team that teaches Siri how to understand and speak new languages. We are a deeply diverse and passionate group, dedicated to making Siri the best worldwide digital assistant. We are looking for a highly motivated annotation projects lead, with a high sensibility for foreign languages and cultures, to help us drive the quality of our Siri deliverables.

Key Qualifications

  • Native language proficiency and cultural awareness of target country and ability to work in an English speaking environment.
  • Technical leadership and project management skill, with cross-functional experience.
  • Proficient and highly accurate on all annotations projects.
  • Motivation for informing accuracy metrics and processes.
  • Flexibility to respond and react to changing priorities quickly and efficiently.
  • Ability to understand and prioritise tasks and issues.
  • Highly organised with attention to detail and a dedication to quality.
  • Outstanding communication skills.

Description

As the Siri international modeling lead for your language, you will be responsible for the supervision of annotation projects that will craft the natural language models that enable Siri. You will be required to interact with several world-class teams of experts at Apple, and to periodically report accuracy metrics that speak to the quality of Siri. We are looking for proven ability to be creative, take ownership of a project, and a knack for solving problems that stump most accuracy improvement projects. Having worked on shipping products and being familiar with the rush to the finish line is helpful. This is an opportunity to durably craft the future of human - computer interaction, and walk the state-of-the-art of a nascent field. Specific responsibilities will include: - Drive and supervise natural language modeling tasks and team sync-ups. - Report and own language specific accuracy metrics. - Track documentation for natural language conventions and processes. - Review other team members work and provide feedback. - Support trainees and annotations team during their training phase. - Deliver hands-on data annotation tasks. - Track, analyse, and report systematic issue to QA.

Education & Experience

- B.A. or B.S. degree preferred or equivalent experience.

Additional Requirements

  • - Technical engineering and machine learning background.
  • - Comfortable working on a Mac environment.
  • - Understanding of iOS and Siri.