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  • Posted: Jul 26, 2022
    Deadline: Aug 2, 2022
  • DDD believes talent has no boundaries--and opportunities shouldn’t either. In 2001, we saw the need to bring tech skills and living-wage work to men and women in underserved communities in Asia. It was here that DDD helped plant the seed for a socially responsible outsourcing practice known as impact sourcing.
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    Language annotator

    Job Description

    Intent Detection tasks: Given a particular intent e.g “change pin” in a banking domain, the annotator should come up with sentences that describe the intent or action “change pin”. Several intents would be provided in several domains like tourism, banking, health e.t.c.

    Slot Filling Tasks: This includes extracting from the utterance the correct argument value for the slots of the intent. Basically identifying spans of words in an utterance that correspond to certain parameters (i.e., slots) of a user request/query.


    Education Qualifications

    • Bachelor's Degree or Diploma in Linguistics, Computational linguistics, or computer science.
    • Basic knowledge of computer systems and technologies

    Preferred Skillset

    • Must be fluent in at least two languages -  language of the source (e.g English/French) and target language. The target language should be one of the following: Amharic, Ewe, Hausa, Igbo, Kinyarwanda, Lingala, Luganda, Oromo, Sesotho, Shona, Swahili, Twi, Wolof, isiXhosa, Yoruba, or isiZulu.
    • Must have prior experience doing annotation work e.g named entity recognition or sentiment classification.
    • Writing, and good communication skills

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Digital Divide Data (DDD Kenya) on to apply

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