• Data Associate - Italian

    Standort DE-Berlin
    Datum 2 weeks ago(5.6.2018 10:51)
    Amazon Development Center Germany GmbH
  • Job Description

    Amazon Devices is seeking an experienced and highly motivated Data Associate to join our Kindle Data Team.

    This role focuses on Italian language data, primarily in the areas of transcription, text annotation, and general data analysis deliverables. The Associate must be capable of:
    • Transcribing and annotating high priority deliverables
    • Delivering high quality work under aggressive deadlines
    • Translating established guidelines into daily work practices
    • Working autonomously with minimal direction
    • Handling unique data analysis requests from a range of data customers
    • Contributing to process improvements to reduce handling time and improve output

    In addition, the Data Associate will need to quickly understand changes to conventions deployed in response to customers’ requests and change workflows accordingly. The Associate should be able to contribute to improvements in the software tools by identifying bugs and suggesting enhancements.

    The Data Associate must have a passion for data, efficiency, and accuracy. The ideal candidate also:
    • Shows proactive behavior in addressing issues and problems
    • Possesses excellent communication and organizational skills, and is very detailed-oriented
    • Is comfortable working in a fast paced, highly collaborative, dynamic work environment
    • Demonstrates willingness to support several projects at one time, and to accept re-prioritization as necessary
    • Adapts quickly to keep up with changing project conventions and new projects

    Notwendige Qualifikationen

    • Experience using English in a professional setting
    • Native or near-native fluency in Italian
    • Able to work with audio content (wearing headsets) for a portion of the day
    • Working knowledge of computers

    Wünschenswerte Qualifikationen

    • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field; a degree working with language, linguistics preferred
    • Experience working as a transcriber or annotator
    • Practical knowledge of data processing needs and trade-offs
    • One or more years experience working with language data, including experience with annotation and other forms of data markup

    Amazon is an equal opportunity employer. We believe passionately that employing a diverse workforce is central to our success. We make recruiting decisions based on your experience and skills. We value your passion to discover, invent, simplify and build.
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