LINGUIST List 10.767

Wed May 19 1999

Jobs: NL Development Manager, NL Program Manager

Editor for this issue: Jody Huellmantel <jodylinguistlist.org>


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  1. Jodi Scheffler, NL Development Mangager Microsoft/Redmond, WA - USA
  2. Jodi Scheffler, NL Program Manager Microsoft/Redmond, WA - USA

Message 1: NL Development Mangager Microsoft/Redmond, WA - USA

Date: Tue, 18 May 1999 15:29:02 -0700
From: Jodi Scheffler <jodischmicrosoft.com>
Subject: NL Development Mangager Microsoft/Redmond, WA - USA


SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT MANAGER 



The Natural Language Group (NLG) is Microsoft's central organization
for development of advanced linguistic technology. This strategic and
growing group critical for making software easier for customers to use
and central to Microsoft's future. The features ship in all of
Microsoft's key applications and systems products, including Office,
Windows and several consumer apps. Enabling computers to understand
natural language is a difficult, fascinating, and critical
task. Microsoft has amassed some of the top linguists in the world and
we are in the business of developing and shipping high quality
linguistic features such as grammars, and search engines and
eventually machine translation. Primary responsibilities include
management of a 40 person development team working on a set of diverse
linguistic technology and product features. Additionally, the
development manager is responsible for coordinating and driving the
overall technical vision for the NLG. Qualifications should include a
minimum of 3 years of prior development management or lead
experience. Strong communication and technical skills are
required. Prior dev mgr. experience preferred and bi-lingual and/or
linguistic skills are a plus. A BA/BS degree in Computer Science or
other related technical field preferred.

Please send resume to SSolarMicrosoft.com
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Message 2: NL Program Manager Microsoft/Redmond, WA - USA

Date: Tue, 18 May 1999 15:32:01 -0700
From: Jodi Scheffler <jodischmicrosoft.com>
Subject: NL Program Manager Microsoft/Redmond, WA - USA


GROUP PROGRAM MANAGER 



The Natural Language Group (NLG) is Microsoft's central organization
for development of advanced linguistic technology. This strategic and
growing group critical for making software easier for customers to use
and central to Microsoft's future. The features ship in all of
Microsoft's key applications and systems products, including Office,
Windows and several consumer apps. Enabling computers to understand
natural language is a difficult, fascinating, and critical
task. Microsoft has amassed some of the top linguists in the world and
we are in the business of developing and shipping high quality
linguistic features such as grammars, and search engines and
eventually machine translation. The GPM position is responsible for
driving planning, design, schedules and integration of the NL
features. The ideal leader will coordinate with NLG's development and
test organizations, research, and the various client management
teams. This person will be responsible for driving and evangelizing
smart design strategies and influencing technical directions. Because
of the technical challenges associated with this position, the ideal
candidate will have broad experience in shipping technical
products. Qualifications include a minimum of 7 years program
management experience including leadership and management
experience. Prior GPM experience preferred and bi-lingual and/or
linguistic skills are a plus. Software engineering background and
strong communication skills required. A BA/BS degree in Computer
Science preferred.


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