LINGUIST List 11.443

Thu Mar 2 2000

Jobs: Comp/General Ling Mgr. at L&H Speech Products

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  1. Kathleen Whitman, Comp/General Ling: Database Manager at L&H Speech Products, California

Message 1: Comp/General Ling: Database Manager at L&H Speech Products, California

Date: 1 Mar 2000 14:57:37 -0000
From: Kathleen Whitman <>
Subject: Comp/General Ling: Database Manager at L&H Speech Products, California

Rank of Job: 
Areas Required: Lingiuistics
Other Desired Areas: Engineering
University or Organization: Lernout & Hauspie Speech Products
State or Province: California
Country: USA
Final Date of Application: 3/25/00
Contact: Kathleen Whitman

Address for Applications:
4375 Jutland Drive, Suite 110
San Diego
CA 92117

Location : San Diego/CA
Vacancy : 001 GCAN-4F9R9W
Function title : Linguistic Database Manager

Responsible for design, development, and maintenance of database
applications and resources for Machine Translation, including
multilingual translation lexicons and linguistics development tools.


� Maintain and enhance current database system for development and
 management of multilingual translation dictionaries
� Integrate, maintain and coordinate lexical resources from L&H
 development groups and external sources
� Design, implement and maintain client/server configuration and
 functionality for shared databases
� Support and advise Linguistics Department staff in use and analysis of
 data resources and applications
� Support and advise Programming staff in development of lexical
 applications and tools
� Support and advise Quality Assurance and Configuration Management
 staff in data management, production and testing issues
� Serve as an internal and external liaison for data warehousing
� Perform data auditing on a quarterly basis


� Bachelor&#8217;s Degree in a technical discipline or equivalent
� Minimum one year professional experience in relational database
� Knowledge of Microsoft Access (VBA) and/or Visual Basic programming,
 including Jet engine and DAO
� Knowledge of SQL and client/server database architecture and
� Experience in multilingual database localization and
 internationalization preferred
� Familiarity with scripting languages (Perl, VBScript) preferred
� Strong oral and written communication and documentation skills
� Good working knowledge of one of the following languages: Spanish,
 French, German, Italian, or Portuguese
� Advanced understanding of general Linguistics issues and application
 to MT data management

Ability to work both independently and in close cooperation with 
Linguistics and Programming Departments
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