Data Annotation Quality Specialist at Motorola Solutions
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At Motorola Solutions, we create technologies our customers refer to as their lifeline. Our technology platforms in communications, software, video and services help our customers work safely and more efficiently. Whether it’s helping firefighters see through smoke, enabling police officers to see around street corners, or reliably keeping the lights on in homes and businesses around the world, our work supports those who put their lives on the line to keep us safe. Bring your passion, potential and talents to Motorola Solutions, and help us usher in a new era in public safety and security.
Department OverviewMotorola Solutions’ innovations, products and services play essential roles in people’s lives. Our end-to-end suite of software solutions helps our customers answer thousands of emergency calls and text messages, and process video, disparate evidence and records. We are also proud to be industry leaders in video security solutions installed in more than 120 countries at thousands of customer sites, including school campuses, transportation systems, healthcare centers, public venues, critical infrastructure, prisons, factories, casinos, airports, financial institutions, government facilities, and retailers.
Our products leverage cutting edge voice technology, language models, natural language understanding, video analytics, and machine learning to enable our customers to focus on what matters while providing faster responses, safer outcomes and greater transparency. The candidate will join a talented team of scientists and engineers (located in Chicago, Boston, Vancouver and Krakow, Poland) in the Chief Technology Office at Motorola Solutions working on developing mission-critical AI solutions for our public safety and commercial customers. Our mission is to provide meaningful value to MSI’s customers by developing domain-specific applications and services in the areas of Speech & Audio, Machine Translation, Natural Language Understanding and Computer Vision.
Join our team to become a cornerstone part of Artificial Intelligence development and lead our efforts in creating one of the most critical pieces of data science and machine learning workflow — the datasets for training and testing!
Collaborating with our engineering and product organizations, helping to define data specifications, developing and optimizing processes and utilizing our tools and automation are key tenets of this role.
This role will help determine data needs, approaches for annotation, drive data conversion, and help build tools to improve efficiency of the entire data lifecycle. A successful candidate will have high attention to detail and an appreciation for data integrity. Commitment to data accuracy is critical as is the desire to automate out identified inefficiencies.
We’re excited about the work we are doing in AI. We often describe it as “Mission Critical AI” because our approach is founded on our many years of Public Safety experience and knowledge. We know the mission-critical needs of our customers are unique and different from the consumer technologies that leverage AI today.
Scope of Responsibilities / Expectations
Serve as the team subject matter expert in the video data lifecycle
Own the data annotation pipeline, ensuring quality of ground truth annotations
Gather, process, and catalog raw, structured, semi-structured, and unstructured data
Work effectively with key stakeholders to identify concrete requirements for tactical data needs, including data processing and potential data conversion
Coordination with 3rd party vendors for outsourced annotation tasks; includes the identification and communication of observed error trends
Define, develop, and optimize annotation requirements and job design through anticipating potential failure modes, analyzing edge cases, and detecting anomalies.
Provide quality assurance on in-house and external data annotations and conversions to ensure data integrity through quality review and validating results against requirements
Present annotation proposals, identify data conversion needs and implement solutions
Develop technical and process documentation for data conversion
Insightful analytics and recommendations to improve data quality and process workflows
Implements tools and solutions for automating the identification of data quality issues
Programming skills (Python preferred) to perform data conversion related tasks
Excellent communication and documentation skills; ability to interact with data scientists, engineers, product management, and external annotation providers
Ability to prioritize tasks and operate with a high degree of autonomy
Experience with command-line scripting and the ability to work in a Linux environment
Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering or a relevant technical field
1+ years of related experience in a data analytics or related role
Position TypeNew Grad
Referral Payment PlanYes
Our U.S. Benefits include:
- Incentive Bonus Plans
- Medical, Dental, Vision benefits effective Day 1
- 401K with Company Match and Day 1 vesting
- 9 Paid Holidays
- Generous Paid Time Off Packages
- Employee Stock Purchase Plan
- Paid Parental & Family Leave
- and more!
Motorola Solutions is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran's status, or, any other protected characteristic.