LINGUIST List 11.1738

Sun Aug 13 2000

Jobs: Linguistics/Language Developers: California USA

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  1. Lora Mekikian, Linguistics/Language Developers: California USA

Message 1: Linguistics/Language Developers: California USA

Date: 11 Aug 2000 21:47:04 -0000
From: Lora Mekikian <lmekikiananswerfriend.com>
Subject: Linguistics/Language Developers: California USA


Rank of Job: 
Areas Required: Linguistics
Other Desired Areas: 
University or Organization: n/a
Department: 
State or Province: California
Country: USA
Final Date of Application: open
Contact: Lora Mekikian lmekikiananswerfriend.com

Address for Applications:
800 West Sixth Street, Suite 1000
Los Angeles
CA 90017
USA

Position:
	Language Developers

Date:Immediately

We offer:
	Very Competitive Salary
	Fantastic Company Stock Options
	Great Start-up atmosphere

Reporting:
	VP of Client Services

Location:
	Los Angeles

Responsibilities:
As a Language Developer, you will work directly with our clients and our
integration partners to understand the business needs and the solutions
that our Question/Answer software will help create. You will define,
implement and test the associated grammars, lexicon and other linguistic
knowledge bases. Additionally, you will work directly with our
technical consultants to help ensure that the application is correctly
accessing and retrieving the correct answers to questions.

Requirements:

�	Bachelor&#8217;s degree in Linguistics or Computer Science (major,
minor or combined major in Linguistics a must)
�	Fluent knowledge of the English language and excellent knowledge of
English grammar
�	Advanced degree (M.S., Ph.D.) a plus
�	Experience in the financial services industry or high-technology
industry a plus
�	Positions available for candidates with zero to five years work
experience
�	Ideal candidate will have knowledge of Perl and some skills in
computer science or at least computer literacy (willing to train)
�	Consultative skills including presentation skills, ability to
interview clients, participate/lead guided discussions, etc.
�	Must be willing to travel

Company Description:
AnswerFriend.com is a dynamic fast-paced start-up organization that
plans to revolutionize the way everyone will interact with the
&#8216;Net. Our product enables people to use computers and the Internet
to obtain the right information on demand, using plain language rather
than computer-speak. Our unique and patented natural language processing
system has the power to dramatically change the way companies manage
relationships with their customers and the way people use digital
information resources. By making it possible for any person to access
any computerized information without special training or experience, we
are removing the most significant barrier between people and computers.
We have impressive financial backing, are partnered with a leading
consulting organization, and have the best technical and management
talent in the business. We are looking for smart, energetic, team
players that are looking to build the next generation of questions
answering products and tools. This is the opportunity of a lifetime!

Contact Information:
	Contact Name: 	 Lora Mekikian
	E-mail address:	lmekikiananswerfriend.com
	Phone #:	(213) 225-5404
	Fax #:		(213) 225-5436
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