LINGUIST List 11.1591

Fri Jul 21 2000

Jobs: Programming/Localization: Developer/SAP/Germany

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  1. Daniel Grasmick, Programming for Localization: Developer/SAP, Baden-W�rttemberg Germany

Message 1: Programming for Localization: Developer/SAP, Baden-W�rttemberg Germany

Date: 20 Jul 2000 08:22:13 -0000
From: Daniel Grasmick <>
Subject: Programming for Localization: Developer/SAP, Baden-W�rttemberg Germany

Rank of Job: Developer
Areas Required: Programming for Localization
Other Desired Areas: Natural Language Processing
University or Organization: SAP
Department: Multilingual Technology
State or Province: Baden-W�rttemberg
Country: Germany
Final Date of Application: 10.08.2000
Contact: Daniel Grasmick

Address for Applications:
Neutrottstr. 16
Baden-W�rttemberg D-69190

Position int/ 2959

Localization Tool Developer for the SAP 
translation environment and integration of NLP technology 

Date		 		15.06.2000 
Job Title	 		Localization Tool Developer 
Deadline for Applications		10.08.2000 

General Description

You will be a member of the SAP groups Application Engineering
Workbench (AEW)/MultiLingual Technology (MLT). Both groups are part
of the area Basis Development in which all tools for the SAP
environment are developed. The MultiLingual Technology group (MLT)
provides linguistic and technical support for multilingual tools used
in SAP in-house documentation development and translation as well as
for external agencies.

Support is provided for both commercial tools, in the field of Machine
Translation METAL/T1/Comprendium and Logos and in the field of
Translation Memory Trados, and for SAP proprietary tools for
documentation and translation. The group is also working on new
solutions in other fields of NLP including terminology management.


You will participate in the conception of the new innovative SAP
Intranet/Internet translation environment and its construction and
administration. This position offers you the opportunity to
contribute to the creation of a role-based solution. You will
collaborate on the development of an optimally adapted solution for
each of the different user roles (e.g. SAP internal or external
translator, project manager, support staff, etc). You will work
alongside experienced R/3 tool developers, MLT support and language
specialists. Your areas will be SAP's translation editor, the
Knowledge Warehouse, Machine Translation, Translation Memory,
Terminology Management.... You will develop a completely new
configurable solution for all translation tools and services users.

Required Skills

We are more than willing to consider motivated graduates with some
experience of or a strong interest in the above listed areas.

Following initial training the successful applicant will soon be ready
to take on responsibility for the development of new solutions.

 An honours degree or equivalent in Computer Science and/or 
 Computational Linguistics 

 Knowledge of one or more of the following programming 
 languages ABAP, VC++, VB (COM) and Java 

 Experience in the development of Web applications (knowledge 
 of HTML and Java Script) 

 An eye for the graphical layout of user interfaces 

 Experience with NLP-tools would be a definite plus 

 Excellent teamwork and communication skills 

 Good working knowledge of English, some knowledge of German 
 would be advantageous 

Location Walldorf, Germany 

Contact Person

For more information please contact Daniel Grasmick (MLT)
by e-mail:,
or by telephone: + 49 (0) 6227-741918. 
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