LINGUIST List 15.1814

Mon Jun 14 2004

Jobs: Computational Ling: Data Specialist, Ask Jeeves

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  1. tfelicienne, Computational Linguistics: Data Specialist, Ask Jeeves, Inc.

Message 1: Computational Linguistics: Data Specialist, Ask Jeeves, Inc.

Date: Mon, 14 Jun 2004 14:14:08 -0400 (EDT)
From: tfelicienne <>
Subject: Computational Linguistics: Data Specialist, Ask Jeeves, Inc.

University or Organization: Ask Jeeves, Inc.
Department: Knowledge Systems Group
Rank of Job: Data Specialist
Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics, Search Engine/ Information


Job Description:

Analyzes (data mines) user logs to extract information in order to
guide the knowledge engineering efforts. Builds lists and
dictionaries from the variety of resources. Designs and implements
automation around partner feeds.

� Analyze user data to determine demand for topics, as well as word
 and phrase usage.
� Monitor performance of existing NLP-based features on the site.
� Build tools and methodologies for the above.

Required/ Preferred Skills:
1.	Background in computation linguistics
2.	Data mining / user log analysis
3.	MS Excel, SQL, Perl, XML
4.	Expert use of search engines
5.	Linguistic background
6.	Data mining background

Required Attributes:
	Passion to satisfy users

Required Experience:

Industry experience not necessary, if education credentials are a
perfect fit and the candidate can demonstrate strong grasp of
linguistics and data analysis (with capacity for math and statistics)

*** Link to online application - use this for immediate attention:

Thank you!	

Address for Applications:

	Attn: Human Resources
	5858 Horton Street
	Emeryville, CA 94608
	United States of America 

	Position is open until filled.

Contact Information:
	Please apply thru our online application listed above
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