LINGUIST List 11.1640

Wed Jul 26 2000

Jobs: Ling Italian/Spanish : Lernout & Hauspie, CA

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


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  1. Kathleen Whitman, Linguist-Italian: Lernout & Hauspie Speech Products, San Diego, CA USA
  2. Kathleen Whitman, Linguist II-Spanish: Lernout & Hauspie Speech Products, San Diego, CA USA

Message 1: Linguist-Italian: Lernout & Hauspie Speech Products, San Diego, CA USA

Date: 26 Jul 2000 16:26:43 -0000
From: Kathleen Whitman <kwhitmanlhsl.com>
Subject: Linguist-Italian: Lernout & Hauspie Speech Products, San Diego, CA USA


Rank of Job: 
Areas Required: Linguist - Italian
Other Desired Areas: 
University or Organization: Lernout & Hauspie Speech Products
Department: 
State or Province: San Diego, CA
Country: USA
Final Date of Application: 9/30/00
Contact: Kathleen Whitman kwhitmanlhsl.com

Address for Applications:
4375 Jutland Drive
San Diego
CA 92121
USA


Experienced project member. Has demonstrated the ability to complete
assignments on time and with high quality. Understands and supports the
product development process. Knowledgeable on the interaction of
linguistic data with software products. Usually works as a member of a
project team with supervision, but should be capable of performing tasks
of limited scope and complexity as an individual.



Responsibilities


Responsibilities include:
Design, develop, and maintain linguistic rule system and lexicon for
L&H's Barcelona MT technology for the Italian language pairs.
Creates, maintains, updates, and reviews linguistic software databases
and algorithms for the company's products.
Works closely with linguistic and engineering staff on the development
of individual products.
Works with project leaders and quality assurance staff on the
preparation of functional and performance test plans for the
lexicographic and functional components of products.
Works on the preparation of linguistic test materials and analysis of
test results.
Keeps abreast of the state of the art of computational linguistics and
language aid software.
Performs research into linguistic and stylistic issues relevant to
products.
Participates in design reviews.
Organizes and clearly presents linguistic software ideas.
Enhances existing linguistic software components to agreed upon
specifications.
Maintains (bug fixes) linguistic components of current products.
Develops quality linguistic software components that are reliable,
efficient, and thoroughly documented according to current specification
templates.
Writes limited functional specifications.
Adheres to company's software development process standards.


Position Scope

Liaison


Usually works as part of a project team.
Should be participating in cross-team linguistic and technical
discussions and reviews.
May be involved in cross-organizational meetings in routine matters.



Planning Participation


Estimates own tasks with confidence. May still need guidance depending
on project complexity.
Establishes and meets agreed upon deadlines.
Attends and participates in regularly scheduled project status
meetings.
Understands what risk analysis entails and is able to identify
development risks.
Should be able to anticipate problems and alert supervisor.



Technical Abilities and Problem Complexity


Solves problems of moderate scope and complexity.
Understands relevant linguistic tools for data manipulation, inflection,
and rule writing and relevant concepts of integrating linguistic data
into software products.
May provide technical direction to associates.



Required Knowledge and Experience


Knowledge


Ability to apply principles, theories, and concepts of linguistics or
computational linguistics.
Proficiency in at least one data manipulation language and basic
understanding of at least one programming language (C, C++, Perl).
Has developed some specialized theoretical and practical skills.
Must be fluent in Italian and English. Other desired languages would
include German, French, Spanish, and Portuguese.



Experience


Minimum of BA in Linguistics or Computational Linguistics with 1-2
years of experience, or MA in Linguistics or Computational Linguistics
or equivalent. 


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Message 2: Linguist II-Spanish: Lernout & Hauspie Speech Products, San Diego, CA USA

Date: 26 Jul 2000 16:30:23 -0000
From: Kathleen Whitman <kwhitmanlhsl.com>
Subject: Linguist II-Spanish: Lernout & Hauspie Speech Products, San Diego, CA USA


Rank of Job: 
Areas Required: Linguist II - Spanish
Other Desired Areas: 
University or Organization: Lernout & Hauspie Speech Products
Department: 
State or Province: San Diego, CA
Country: USA
Final Date of Application: 09/30/00
Contact: Kathleen Whitman kwhitmanlhsl.com

Address for Applications:
4375 Jutland Drive
San Diego
CA 92121
USA


Experienced project member. Has demonstrated the ability to complete
assignments on time and with high quality. Understands and supports the
product development process. Knowledgeable on the interaction of
linguistic data with software products. Usually works as a member of a
project team with supervision, but should be capable of performing tasks
of limited scope and complexity as an individual.



Responsibilities


Responsibilities include:
Design, develop, and maintain linguistic rule system and lexicon for
L&H's Barcelona MT technology for the Spanish language pairs.
Creates, maintains, updates, and reviews linguistic software databases
and algorithms for the company's products.
Works closely with linguistic and engineering staff on the development
of individual products.
Works with project leaders and quality assurance staff on the
preparation of functional and performance test plans for the
lexicographic and functional components of products.
Works on the preparation of linguistic test materials and analysis of
test results.
Keeps abreast of the state of the art of computational linguistics and
language aid software.
Performs research into linguistic and stylistic issues relevant to
products.
Participates in design reviews.
Organizes and clearly presents linguistic software ideas.
Enhances existing linguistic software components to agreed upon
specifications.
Maintains (bug fixes) linguistic components of current products.
Develops quality linguistic software components that are reliable,
efficient, and thoroughly documented according to current specification
templates.
Writes limited functional specifications.
Adheres to company's software development process standards.


Position Scope


Liaison


Usually works as part of a project team.
Should be participating in cross-team linguistic and technical
discussions and reviews.
May be involved in cross-organizational meetings in routine matters.



Planning Participation


Estimates own tasks with confidence. May still need guidance depending
on project complexity.
Establishes and meets agreed upon deadlines.
Attends and participates in regularly scheduled project status
meetings.
Understands what risk analysis entails and is able to identify
development risks.
Should be able to anticipate problems and alert supervisor.


Technical Abilities and Problem Complexity


Solves problems of moderate scope and complexity.
Understands relevant linguistic tools for data manipulation, inflection,
and rule writing and relevant concepts of integrating linguistic data
into software products.
May provide technical direction to associates.



Required Knowledge and Experience


Knowledge


Ability to apply principles, theories, and concepts of linguistics or
computational linguistics.
Proficiency in at least one data manipulation language and basic
understanding of at least one programming language (C, C++, Perl).
Has developed some specialized theoretical and practical skills.
Must be fluent in Spanishand English. Other desired languages would
include German, French, Italian, and Portuguese.


Experience


Minimum of BA in Linguistics or Computational Linguistics with 1-2
years of experience, or MA in Linguistics or Computational Linguistics
or equivalent. 
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