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iMerit

New Orleans, LA, US
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Engineering Prod Mgmt/Dev
  • Post Date: 03/02/2021
  • Website: imerit.net
  • Company Address: , Los Gatos, CA

About iMerit

iMerit works with customers to enrich and label their data and to achieve the best results from their algorithms. Our work powers advanced algorithms in machine learning, computer vision, natural language understanding, e-commerce, augmented reality and data analytics. We work on data for transformative technologies such as advancing cancer cell research, optimizing crop yields and training driverless cars to understand their environment.
We drive social and economic change by tapping into an under-resourced talent pool and creating digital inclusion. Our team of over 2,000 full-time staff includes over 50% women and more than 80% employees from impact backgrounds. iMerit is backed by Omidyar Network, Khosla Impact, and the Michael and Susan Dell Foundation.

Job Description

  • Project-based data entry work.
  • Reviewing blocks of text/images and classifying and extracting content.
  • Reviewing images/documents and tracing pre-determined objects/ key data.
  • All training will be provided by iMerit.
  • other duties as assigned

Qualifications

  • Advanced or native comprehension and communication (written and verbal) in English
  • Attention to detail
  • Basic computer skills
  • Preferably with 1-year experience in an office setting, but not mandatory
  • Prefer education level of at least high school diploma or GED or equivalent work experience. 
  • Familiarity with performing basic computer tasks (data entry, light research, navigation) and learning new computer programs
  • Comfort reading variety of online documents and text (News articles, Wikipedia articles, product reviews, company FAQs, Tweets, etc.)
  • High standard of professional conduct including honest and ethical conduct
  • Ability to remain focused and productive each day though tasks may be repetitive
  • Comfortable working within a deadline driven environment
  • High levels of energy and motivation
  • Self-discipline and initiative
  • Team player - ability to get along well with a variety of personalities and individuals located across the world
  • Flexibility to work in a variety of projects

Additional information

This position is a full-time (40 hours/week) Monday - Friday. Job is located in downtown New Orleans. 3-month contract to hire position. iMerit has a strong commitment to social impact, and welcomes all applicants.

iMerit is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other characteristics protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

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