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  • Posted: Jul 26, 2022
    Deadline: Aug 2, 2022
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  • 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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    Linguist Translators

    Job Description

    • Natural Language Inference (NLI) tasks: This is a task of determining whether the given sentences logically follow, unfollow (contradict), or are neutral to each other. The translator would be expected to translate pairs of sentences used for the NLI task.
    • Causal Common sense reasoning tasks: Will include the process of capturing and understanding the causal dependencies between two sentences i.e.
    • translating pairs of sentences to determine if two sentences ideally follow each other
    • Master or learn the tools associated with translation work 
    • Precisely follow the established translation process, e.g. always raise queries when there is a need to
    • Learn the style guide and overall client’s requirements, e.g. stylistic preferences
    • Improve based on the corrections made by the senior team members as well as the client reviewers
    • Keep track of personal error statistics and work on the weak spots
    • Take part in the internal training and the ones organized by the client
    • Participate in the error arbitration process
    • Take part in the internal quality meetings and the quality calls organized by the client for the whole team
    • Constantly analyze own gaps and think of what assistance the senior members and the client can provide to help address those

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor's Degree or Diploma in Linguistics or a related course.
    • Basic knowledge in computer systems and technologies

    Preferred Skillset

    • Must be fluent in at least two languages - the 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 translations.
    • Understand the translation process, terminology, and localization techniques.
    • Writing, and good communication skills

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Digital Divide Data (DDD Kenya) on jobs.smartrecruiters.com to apply

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