Apple wants to teach Siri to speak Ukrainian

Apple is seeking a Ukrainian speaking Siri Annotation Analyst. According to the requirements of the candidate and the description of the job opening, Apple wants to teach its voice assistant Siri to understand and respond in Ukrainian, reports.

Besides fluent Ukrainian and excellent English, the following requirements included:

  • Excellent active listening skills with the ability to understand verbal nuances in the Ukrainian dialect, including the variations across different Ukrainian provinces and territories;
  • Experience as an end user of Siri, similar Intelligent Personal Assistants, or other AI;
  • Attention to detail and critical thinking skills in the evaluation of Siri’s language usage and dialect;
  • Ability to independently navigate systems and tools.

This position is located in the Apple European Headquarters in Cork, Ireland.

“As an Annotation Analyst, you’ll listen and transcribe audio files and evaluate Siri’s response and language usage. You’ll use your language and cultural knowledge, along with analytical skills, to evaluate responses against guidelines. We’ll train you to be an expert in understanding, supporting, and improving the customer experience. We are seeking applicants with fluency in the Ukrainian language,” says Apple in its position description.