Language Specialist - 1 Year Contract

Crisp Thinking
09 Mar 2018
14 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Ready to play a key role in AI technology?

Crisp is currently on a lookout for Language Specialist to join our Professional Services team. The aim of this entry level role is to create linguistic phrases (rules) and review the quality of our already classified content to assist our self-learning algorithms, primarily in the English language. You will be valuable part of the team, alerting our systems and Crisp Risk Analysts to specific types of behaviour online (e.g. bullying, cybersex etc.).

You will be a valuable part of the Linguistics team, providing support and assistance with a willingness to share your knowledge and ideas. You will have strong attention to detail with efficient time management skills and the ability to prioritise tasks. You will be comfortable to work on your own initiative, as well as part of a team, adapting to changes and continually learning new skills and processes.

• Constructing linguistic rules which will accurately match text strings that highlight particular forms of behaviour or chat in online environments and social media platforms.
• Assuring the quality of existing rules to ensure that they are not generating excessive false positive results.
• Assuring the quality of our already classified content to assist our self-learning algorithms
• Providing assistance to the rest of the Professional Services Team with client support requests about missing, superfluous or inaccurate filter list words or expressions.
• Providing assistance to the rest of the Professional Services Team with quality assurance of subcontractors rule creation and revision.
• Be comfortable in making challenging and last minute decisions/amendments and driving things forward to conclusion

Qualifications, Training and Experience
• Excellent understanding of the mechanics of the English language.
• Computer literate
• Good understanding of social media, online communities & online gaming gained through regular use
• Knowledge of an additional language is a bonus, but not essential
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Key Personal Characteristics
• A logical thinker and quick learner
• Ability to use initiative and apply common sense
• Strong attention to detail
• Strong team work ethic, but with possessing strong initiative and ability to prioritize tasks and work independently
• Methodical

• 25 Days annual leave (excl. Bank Holidays)
• Breakfast or Pizza and Beer on Fridays!
• Fruit on Mondays
• Healthcare Cash Plan
• Critical Illness and Life Insurance

About Crisp:
Crisp Thinking’s mission is to protect Global Brands, children and social platforms from Social Media risk. At Crisp we believe that everyone should be safe from unwanted User Generated Content online. We are a high growth company that already works with and protects the world’s biggest brands and social platforms.
Crisp comprises hundreds of expert consultants in linguistics, moderation, psychology, data protection, law and regulation supported by world leading proprietary software and empowered by knowledge and expertise to intervene decisively to protect brands from social media risks in minutes, 24/7 across the globe.

'This work meets the requirements in respect of exempted questions under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974, any applicants who are offered work for this organisation will be subject to an enhanced check from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). This will include details of cautions, reprimands or final warnings as well as convictions. A criminal record will not automatically bar a person from successfully taking up this post

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