LINGUIST List 14.1857

Thu Jul 3 2003

Jobs: Computational Linguist: Recruiter, Volt

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  1. mbrand, Computational Linguist: Recruiter, Volt, WA, USA

Message 1: Computational Linguist: Recruiter, Volt, WA, USA

Date: Tue, 01 Jul 2003 19:06:30 +0000
From: mbrand <>
Subject: Computational Linguist: Recruiter, Volt, WA, USA

University or Organization: Volt
Rank of Job: Recruiter
Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics, General Linguistics,
		 Lexicography, Translation
Required Language(s):French (Code = FRN);German, Standard (Code =
 GER);Japanese (Code = JPN);Spanish (Code = SPN)


The Language Specialist will be working on the following four areas: 

Lexicon testing 
Language-focused handwriting recognition testing 
Language Model spec review 
Data collection script review/verification.

The challenges for this position include understanding the linguistic
issues of the specified language relative to a handwriting recognition
engine and verifying that it has sufficient overall accuracy to
provide a positive user experience by properly adhering to the
language usage.

Qualified candidates should have a background as Linguist, Translator,
Editor or Teacher.

Qualified candidates will also be creative, organized, detail-oriented
and a critical thinker.

2+ years working with or testing international languages. 
Software testing skills are a plus, but are not required. 
Native speaker in specified languages. 
Experience with international products. 
Linguistic background. 
Great communication skills. 
Experience with MS products, including simple batch file creation. 

We prefer applications to be sent via e-mail. Thank you.

Address for Applications:

	Attn: Mr. Michael Brandstetter
	112611 Willows Rd. NE
	Redmond, WA 98103
	United States of America 
	Position is open until filled.

Contact Information:
	Mr. Michael Brandstetter
	Tel: 425.702.9000
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