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Mon Jul 5 2004

Jobs: Machine Translation: Practice Leader, Maryland

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Message 1: Machine Language Translation: Practice Leader, Maryland

Date: Fri, 2 Jul 2004 13:37:40 -0400 (EDT)
From: will.kenlaw <will.kenlawgmsi.com>
Subject: Machine Language Translation: Practice Leader, Maryland



University or Organization: Global Management Systems Inc. (GMSI)
Department: Strategic Programs
Rank of Job: Practice Leader (PhD)
Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics, Forensic Linguistics,
		 Translation, Machine Language Translation, Natural
		 Language Processing


Description:

Security Clearance Required: Top Secret

Practice Leader: PhD in computational linguistics, machine language
translation,information retrieval or information extraction. At least
5 years experience applying technologies to real world problems to
develop information technology solutions. Professional Services
experience and/or training to recruit/develop a team of 10 to 15
NLP/MT/CL professionals and profitably operate a consulting and
implementation services practice.

CRITICAL ELEMENTS: 
* Computational linguistics, speech processing, and/or information
 retrieval and indexing education, training, and experience
* Natural Language Processing experience and/or education and training
* Machine language translation education, training, and experience
* Algorithm programming education, training, and experience
* Research training and/or experience
* I/T Services experience

KNOWLEDGE & EXPERIENCE: 
* Requires PhD in engineering, linguistics, or machine language
 translation
* Knowledge of Small Business Innovation Research and Small Business
 Technology Transfer Research (SBIR/STTR) federal programs
* Knowledge and experience in writing and managing technical
 statements of work for research and implementation contracts.
* Excellent customer relationship development and service skills,
 analytical and interpersonal skills and oral/written communication 
 skills
* Knowledge and experience with multiple programming languages: Java,
 Perl, Visual Basic, etc.
* I/T Services experience in the federal government

Essential Duties and Responsibilities 
� Develops, documents, and obtains executive approval for a profitable
 business plan
� Finding and Selling services engagements to keep team fully billable
 and utilized; developing, managing, and reporting a pipeline of
 future opportunities
� Ability to manage a labor-based services business model with key
 measurements of utilization, gross profit, net profit, and customer
 satisfaction
� Customer relationship and rapport development skills, experiences,
 and existing contacts and relationships
� Bringing and developing relationships with key large prime
 contractors
� Federal Proposal and grant writing skills and experiences
� Knowledge and experience in modification and implementation of
 packaged software or new leading edge software.
� Personnel management of employees: performance plans, hiring,
 terminations, improvement plans, etc
� Writes and maintains functional and technical specifications.



Address for Applications:

	Attn: Mr. Will Kenlaw
	2201 Wisconsin Avenue, N.W.
	Suite 300
	Washington, DC 20007
	United States of America 

	Applications are due by 30-Sep-2004

Contact Information:
	Mr. Will Kenlaw
	Email: will.kenlawgmsi.com
	Tel: 202-471-4643
	Fax: 202-625-9016
	Website: http://www.gmsi.com

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