LINGUIST List 15.1902

Tue Jun 22 2004

Jobs: Comp Ling: Linguist, Bowne Global Solutions

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  1. holly.white, French/German/Portuguese & Comp Ling: Linguist, Bowne Global Solutions, USA

Message 1: French/German/Portuguese & Comp Ling: Linguist, Bowne Global Solutions, USA

Date: Tue, 22 Jun 2004 15:17:00 -0400 (EDT)
From: holly.white <>
Subject: French/German/Portuguese & Comp Ling: Linguist, Bowne Global Solutions, USA

University or Organization: Bowne Global Solutions
Department: Research and Development
Rank of Job: Linguist
Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics, French (1); German (1); Portuguese (1 pos)
Required Language(s): French (Code = FRN); German, Standard (Code = GER); 
 Portuguese (Code = POR)
Bowne Global Solutions, the leading provider of outsourced
globalization solutions, has three immediate openings in its R&D
division in Boston, MA for the following full-time positions:
Computational Linguist French
Computational Linguist German
Computational Linguist Portuguese
Responsibilities include:
-Creation, maintenance, and augmentation of machine-readable dictionaries.
-Creation, maintenance, and augmentation of grammar rules and parsing algorithms.
-Linguistic evaluation and analysis of machine translation output.
-Development and maintenance of tools for automation/support of linguistic tasks.
-Technical evaluation, specification, development, and support tasks
for new MT/NLP algorithms, components, and interfaces.
-Preparation of functional and performance test plans for the
linguistic and functional components of products.
-Documentation of linguistic software components.
-Training of staff to support the use of the company's natural-language products. 
Preparation of training sessions.
Required Skills:
Has the ability to complete assignments on time and with high
quality. Understands and supports the product development
process. Knowledgeable on the interaction of linguistic data with
software products. Usually works as a member of a project team with
supervision, but should be capable of performing tasks of appropriate
scope and complexity as an individual.
-Minimum of B.A. in Computational Linguistics or equivalent plus 2
years of experience in the NLP industry, or M.A. in Computational
Linguistics or equivalent.
-Proficiency in at least one data manipulation language (Perl preferred)
-Fluency in English
-Native or near-native knowledge of French/German/Portuguese
Desired Skills
-Good working knowledge of at least one programming language (C, C++,
C# preferred)
-Good working knowledge of SQL and Visual Basic or other relevant data
manipulation/programming languages.
-Knowledge of Spanish

Some travel may be required.
BGS is an EEO/AA employer m/f/d/v and will only contact the most
qualified candidates.

Address for Applications:
	Attn: Mr. Michael Wiesner
	Bowne Global Solutions
	15 Court Street, Ste 1100
	Boston, MA 02108
	United States of America
	Position is open until filled.
Contact Information:

	Michael Wiesner.
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