Brazilian Portuguese Data Linguist-Ii

3+ months agoCambridge, MA


Amazon is seeking a Brazilian Portuguese Data Linguist-II to join our Alexa data team. This role focuses on language data, primarily in the areas of text annotation and general data analysis deliverables.

The Data Linguist-II must have a passion for data, efficiency, accuracy, and should be capable of:
• Handling unique data analysis requests from a range of data customers
• Providing data quality expertise to other team members and coaching improvements
• Delivering high quality work under aggressive deadlines
• Working autonomously with minimum direction
• Building a thorough understanding of conventions and providing support to global sites
• Understanding changes to conventions deployed in response to customers' requests and modifying workflows accordingly
• Contributing to process improvements to reduce handling time and improve output
• Improving software tools by identifying bugs and suggesting enhancements
• Diving deep into issues and implementing solutions independently
• Proactively addressing issues and problems
• Keeping up with changing project conventions and priorities


• Bachelor's degree
• 2+ years of experience working with written language data, including experience with annotation and other forms of data markup
• Native level fluency in Brazilian Portuguese
• Business level fluency in English
• Working knowledge of Microsoft Office products (e.g. Word, Excel, Access, etc.)


• Bachelor's degree in Linguistics or Computational Linguistics
• Interest in semantics and related areas
• Ability to quickly grasp technical concepts and learn in-house data processing tools
• Experience with command line interfaces and basic UNIX commands
• Strong analytical, problem-solving, and critical-thinking skills
• Practical knowledge of data processing needs and trade-offs
• Detail-oriented with excellent communication and strong organizational skills
• Team player with exceptional interpersonal skills and a solution-oriented attitude
• Comfortable working in a fast-paced, highly-collaborative, dynamic work environment
• Willingness to support several projects at one time and to accept reprioritization as necessary

Amazon is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation

Job ID: Amazon-1468599