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The list of detailed open positions at ELDA, whether permanent, temporary or internship, is available below.

Immediate Vacancy

The European Language Resources Distribution Agency (ELDA), a company specialized in Human Language Technologies within an international context, is currently seeking to fill an immediate vacancy for a permanent Senior Project Manager position, specialised in Speech Technologies.

Under the supervision of the CEO, the Senior Project Manager, specialised in Speech Technologies will be in charge of conducting the activities related to the production of language resources and the co-ordination of R&D projects. Their responsibilities include language resources design/specification, production frameworks and platforms setup, quality control and assessment, project-dedicated team members recruitment and management. They will also contribute to improving or updating of the current language resources production workflows. This yields excellent opportunities for qualified, creative, and motivated candidates wishing to participate actively in the Language Engineering field.

The position is based in Paris 13.

Required profile

  • PhD in computer science specialised in speech technologies. A proven background in research (scientific publications) will be a strong plus
    At least 3 years of experience in speech technologies (speech recognition, synthesis, language modelling) and the well-used tools to produce and collect data, and assess quality
  • Ability to experiment with various techniques for improving or building tools (eg. transcription and annotation tools)
  • Contribution to international projects
  • Good knowledge of Linux and open source software
  • Proficiency in Python programming language
  • Good knowledge of scripting languages: bash, R, Perl
  • Experience and ability to supervise members of a multidisciplinary team
  • Dynamic and communicative, flexible to combine and work on different tasks
  • Proficiency in English with ability to write user guides, administration documentation and reports, and good mastering of French. Knowledge of other languages would be a plus.
  • Citizenship (or residency papers) of a European Union country


Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience (between 40-50K€)
Other benefits: complementary health insurance and meal vouchers


Applications will be considered until the position is filled.

Applicants should email a cover letter addressing the points listed above together with a curriculum vitae to:

9, rue des Cordelières
75013 Paris
Fax : 01 43 13 33 30

ELDA is an SME established in 1995 to promote the development and exploitation of Language Resources (LRs). Language Resources include all data necessary for language engineering, such as monolingual and multilingual lexica, text corpora, speech databases and terminology. ELDA’s role is to produce LRs, to collect and to validate them and, foremost, make them available to users in compliance with applicable regulations and ethical requirements.

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