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Appen Radio Operator Specialist in United States


Radio Operator Specialist

Opportunity Overview:

Appen is a global leader in the development of high-quality, human annotated datasets for machine learning and artificial intelligence. Appen brings over 20 years of experience capturing and enriching a wide variety of data types including speech, text, image, and video. With deep expertise in more than 180 languages and access to a global crowd of over 800,000 skilled contractors, Appen partners with technology, automotive and eCommerce companies - as well as governments worldwide - to help them develop, enhance, and use products that rely on natural languages and machine learning.

Position Summary:

Radio Communications Specialist will apply their technical expertise in radio hardware to train and advise internal and external teams on using analog push-to-talk types communication devices for a multi-language speech data collection project for approximately 3 months. This role is responsible for successful consultation including setting up hardware, establishing protocols for all communications, and technical troubleshooting.

This position will require travel to Africa

Key Responsibilities:

  • Client Relationship Management:

  • Become familiar with all aspects of managing client relationships

  • Adapt to changing client needs and expectations

  • Virtual Team Management:

  • Liaise between teams according to project needs to deliver to quality targets

  • Provide regular reporting on project status, as well as more in-depth analysis

  • Reporting and Communication:

  • Provide up-to-date information that helps anticipate and solve problem

  • Proactively provide on-the-spot positive and constructive feedback to team regarding metrics-driven performance issues

  • Communicate, with all stakeholders, in a timely, clear, and concise manner

  • Participate in regular team meetings with program staff

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Experience with communications hardware, specifically in radio.

  • Must have field experience setting up and operating radio communications using VHF/UHF range.

  • In your response, please provide a description of how your skills and background match.

  • Veterans and radio enthusiasts encouraged to apply.

This is a temporary postion 3 month assignment

Job LocationsUS-Remote | US | US

Posted Date2 days ago(3/5/2021 8:34 PM)