LINGUIST List 13.105

Thu Jan 17 2002

Jobs: Computational Ling&Spanish: Engineer, WA US

Editor for this issue: Karolina Owczarzak <>


  1. Janice Bergan, Computational Ling&Spanish: Test Engineer at Microsoft, WA US

Message 1: Computational Ling&Spanish: Test Engineer at Microsoft, WA US

Date: 17 Jan 2002 01:59:52 -0000
From: Janice Bergan <>
Subject: Computational Ling&Spanish: Test Engineer at Microsoft, WA US

Areas Required: Linguistic Test Engineer - Spanish
Other Desired Areas: Linguistic Analysis
University or Organization: Microsoft
State or Province: WA
Country: US
Final Date of Application: 2/8/2002
Contact: Janice Bergan

Address for Applications:
One Microsoft Way
WA 98052

Linguistic Test Engineer - Spanish

Primary responsibility is the creation and maintenance of linguistic
test data for Microsoft's Spanish Natural Language Processing system.
Responsibilities include analyzing a corpus in Spanish and creating
expected linguistic output based on a specification, evaluating
linguistic coverage, reporting accuracy, finding and tracking
linguistic bugs, and measuring improvement of the products and
technology. Native Spanish language proficiency and bachelor's degree
in Linguistics or Computational Linguistics required; a master's or
doctorate degree strongly preferred. 

Other qualifications include demonstrated skill in detailed linguistic
analysis, with an emphasis on syntax or semantics; general
investigative and problem-solving skills; and an ability to track
details. General knowledge of personal computers, and the ability to
install, upgrade and use Microsoft applications and operating
system(s) are desirable.

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