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21 May 2020
Job ID: BK-215520
Research Engineer (Linguist)

Position:         Research Engineer (Linguist)

Location:        K Plus Building, Samyan

The role of the Linguist is to annotate and review linguistic data in Thai. The Linguist will also contribute to a number of other tasks to improve natural language processing. The tasks include: 

Responsibilities:

  • Working together with engineers and other team members to develop natural language processing specific to your language.
  • Provide computational linguistic expertise in the areas of syntax, semantics, discourse analysis, and NLP
  • Develop and participate in NLP/computational linguistic research 
  • Analyze and categorize data related to bank's products and services 
  • Set guidelines for annotating data in various tasks and prepare relevant documents
  • Annotate and review linguistic data related to banking business 
  • Participate in developing and improving NLP applications through rules or machine learning algorithms
  • Analyze and evaluate system metrics and outputs, such as word segmentation tool or part-of-speech tagger, and find methodical ways to remedy pain points
  • Working together with engineers and other team members to develop natural language processing specific to your language including with discuss and present ideas, progress, and results within team
  • The role of the Linguist is to annotate and review linguistic data in Thai. The Linguist will also

Key Requirements: 

  • Extensive knowledge of syntax and discourse analysis
  • Native speaker of Thai 
  • Experience in annotation work 
  • Knowledge of phonetics, phonology, semantics, syntax, morphology or lexicography 
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills 
  • Attention to detail and good organizational skills 

Key Skills: 

  • Master / Ph.D in Linguistics or Computational Linguistics or Thai Language/Linguistics
  • Ability to quickly grasp technical concepts; learn in-house tools 
  • Keen interest in technology and computer-literate 
  • Extended and proven knowledge of structural aspects of the language such as syntax, semantics, phonology and phonetics.
  • In-depth and up-to-date knowledge of popular native culture and ability to use that knowledge to inform data analysis.
  • Listening & Research Skills 
  • Fast and Accurate Keyboard Typing Skills 
  • Editing, Grammar Check and Proofing Skills

Talent Acquisition, KBTG

 46/6 Popular Road, Banmai, Pakkret, Nonthaburi 11120

 Know us more via http://www.kbtg.tech

 *All applications will be accepted by mail or attached in MS. Word or PDF only.*

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Job Details:
  • Employment Type:
    Full Time, Permanent
  • Career Level:
    Middle Level
  • Required Qualification:
    Master
  • Required Experience:
    3 years
  • Company Industry:
    Information Technology
  • Location:
    Pathumwan, Bangkok, Thailand
  • Salary:
    Salary negotiable

Benefits:
  • Five-day work week
  • Performance bonus
  • Medical insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Life insurance

KASIKORN Business - Technology Group (KBTG)
KASIKORN Business - Technology Group (KBTG) KBank, as the digital banking leader, is readying for future changes and challenges by establishing KBTG, with the aim of boosting IT management and service efficiency, enhancing competitiveness amid global FinTech transitions, while maintaining business leadership Vision: We are toward The High Performing IT Organization and Workforce that is agile to adapt to the dynamic industry and delivering innovative products and services Mission: We aim to build Technology and Innovation capability to provide frictionless end-to-end services and comprehensive digital banking solutions that would create a disruptive force within the industry. Build professional workforce that have both Business and Technology capability Work in partnership with FinTech firms and tech-startups to explore financial innovations, aimed at enhancing competitiveness amid changes in global financial technology Cultivate Organization Culture which focused on Value Creation, Innovation and Agility Improve the Bank’s processes efficiency and effectiveness with automated services and also develop new information technologies in the hope of offering more comprehensive financial services to customers

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