LINGUIST List 12.2116

Mon Aug 27 2001

Jobs: Japanese Ling Testing, Microsoft Corp, USA

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  1. nljobs, Japanese Ling Testing: Microsoft Corp, Washington State US

Message 1: Japanese Ling Testing: Microsoft Corp, Washington State US

Date: 27 Aug 2001 20:51:46 -0000
From: nljobs <>
Subject: Japanese Ling Testing: Microsoft Corp, Washington State US

Rank of Job: permanent, full time
Areas Required: Japanese Linguistics Testing
Other Desired Areas: 
University or Organization: Microsoft Corp
Department: Natural Language Group
State or Province: Washington State
Country: US
Final Date of Application: N/A
Contact: nljobs

Address for Applications:
One Microsoftway
Washington 98052

Primary responsibility is the creation and maintenance of linguistic
test data. This involves analyzing a set of sentences and generating
the expected linguistic analysis based on the specification. Other
responsibilities include evaluating linguistic coverage, reporting
accuracy, generating linguistic bugs, and tracking regression of the
products and technology. Qualifications should include demonstrated
skills in detailed analysis of language, including knowledge of
linguistic terms for parts of speech, morphological terms, syntactic
and semantic structures. Other qualifications include general
investigative and problem solving skills, and an ability to track

General knowledge of personal computers, and the ability to install,
upgrade and use MS applications and operating system(s) preferred.
Willingness and ability to work as part of a team to ensure
consistency and quality of work required. Native Japanese language
skills required. Bachelor's degree in Japanese Linguistics or
Computational Linguistics required.
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