AppTek is a leader in Automatic Speech Recognition and Machine Translation, provided via the cloud or on-premise to a variety of markets, such as media and entertainment, call centers, government, enterprise business and others across the globe. Featuring scientists and research engineers who are recognized amongst the best and most experienced in the world, we use deep neural networks, artificial intelligence and machine learning to develop the highest quality real-time streaming and batch language technology solutions in the industry, across a wide array of languages, dialects, and channels.

We currently have a Linguistics position open in Crystal City, VA.

Primary Responsibilities:

Data analysis, development, maintenance & documentation:
Analyze data from languages worldwide
Analyze variation in personal names
Develop new data and data subsets
Ensure data quality
Identify data discrepancies
Document nature of data, data development procedures
Analyze writing systems and their romanizations and transliterations
Support Algorithm development, analysis, maintenance & training for:
Automatic language/culture/region identification
Quality assurance testing





MS/PhD in Linguistics
Preferred: advanced knowledge of a language using a common non-Roman script such as Arabic/Persian, Chinese, Korean, Cyrillic, etc.

Specific requirements:

Must be U.S. citizen capable of obtaining a Secret clearance.

Educational level:

Master Degree

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