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Computational Linguist

Quebec, Canada

Computational Linguist

  • Quebec, Canada
Lionbridge is looking for a French Computational Linguist to be involved in developing innovative experiences by leveraging state-of-the-art machine learning, conversational AI and information retrieval techniques.

Core activities will be about managing the text data, running existing build and evaluation tools, and understanding the classification errors. Idiomatic fluency in French (Canada) or French (France) is a must.

Role Responsibilities
  • Use open source MindMeld platform to build NLP models in French.
  • Align with UX designers and other language analysts on conversation design across languages.
  • Use text manipulation tools to curate training and evaluate data.
  • Maintain regular reports of known model accuracy issues.
  • Work with UX researchers to collect feedback from test users and interpret usage data.
  • Analyze end-to-end accuracy problems reported internally or externally and work with the team to isolate and resolve issues.
  • Verify quality of localized UI text and adoption materials.


For this position, experience with Machine learning methods, Python and other data manipulation tools is required. Experience implementing conversational user interfaces (chatbots) and using MindMeld tool is a plus.

Schedule: August 2020

Availability required: full time for up to 4-5 months

Work mode: remote, work from home

Please note, some overlapping with US/Pacific time working hours is required

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