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Amazon Corporate LLC Linguist Team Manager , Amazon Comprehend in Seattle, Washington

Job summaryAmazon Web Services (AWS) is looking for a team manager to lead a team of machine learning data linguists working on text annotation, data collection and data analysis. You will apply your management and analytic skills to help develop a team of language professionals. You will ensure the delivery of the high-quality language data needed to train innovative models in Machine Learning.The successful candidate must have experience managing a team and a background in linguistics or localization, experience with language analysis, and a passion for efficiency and accuracy.The position may be remote, with a preference for Santa Clara, Seattle, or New York City. We work in distributed teams, and strengthen our connections by traveling approximately five days per quarter for in person meetings.Key job responsibilities* Hire and manage a team of data associates, analysts, or linguists* Ensure on-time delivery of team projects* Evaluate and interpret team metrics to ensure high quality of data annotations and provide feedback to annotators* Generate reports related to team performance, goals, project status, and others when required* Streamline and refine processes to drive continuous improvement* Provide mentorship in annotation best practices and working with data for Natural Language Processing* Provide coaching on performance by providing feedback in one-on-one meetings* Facilitate and conduct team meetingsAbout the teamThe AI Data Team at AWS is responsible for delivering high-quality annotated data and a variety of language artifacts to ensure the best performance of different AWS machine-learning language services. These ML-based language services enable customers to readily add intelligence to their business operations and AI applications to drive positive outcomes.* Experience managing a team of data associates, analysts, or linguists* Depth and breadth of knowledge of language, linguistics, and the language services or localization industry* Excellent communication and organizational skills* Ability to deliver high quality results under tight deadlines* Bachelor's degree in a relevant field* Proficient in Spanish, French, German, Portuguese, Japanese, or another foreign language* Experience with data visualization and presentation tools (Excel, Tableau, etc)* Familiarity with json, yaml, xml or other forms of text markup* Ability to work in different operating systems (Windows, MacOS, or Linux)* Ability to navigate a Unix terminal and use common command line tools* Comfortable working in a fast paced, collaborative work environment* Passion for human language technology and AIThe pay range for this position is $52,500 -$101,100 (yr); however, base pay offered may vary depending on job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. A sign-on bonus and restricted stock units may be provided as part of the compensation package, in addition to a full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits, dependent on the position offered.*This information is provided per the Colorado Equal Pay Act, the Pay Transparency Regulation of Jersey City Municipal Code, the New York City Human Rights Law. Base pay information is based on market location. Applicants should apply via Amazon's internal or external careers site.Pursuant to the Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.Workers in New York City who perform in-person work or interact with the public in the course of business must show proof they have been fully vaccinated against COVID or request and receive approval for a reasonable accommodation, including medical or religious accommodation.