LINGUIST List 16.982

Thu Mar 31 2005

Jobs: Computational Ling: Manager, Yahoo! Inc.

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        1.    Lan Nguyen, Computational Linguistics/ Text/Corpus Linguistics: Manager, Yahoo! Inc, CA, USA


Message 1: Computational Linguistics/ Text/Corpus Linguistics: Manager, Yahoo! Inc, CA, USA

Date: 31-Mar-2005
From: Lan Nguyen <lanyahoo-inc.com>
Subject: Computational Linguistics/ Text/Corpus Linguistics: Manager, Yahoo! Inc, CA, USA


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University or Organization: Yahoo! Inc
Department: HR
Job Rank: Manager
Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics; Text/Corpus Linguistics


Description:

Yahoo! Search Technology
Engineering Manager, Spelling Correction
Job No. RX1000007897
Location: Sunnyvale, CA

Would you like an opportunity to work in a dynamic, challenging environment
where creativity is encouraged, teamwork is paramount and contributions are
rewarded? Yahoo! is the No. 1 Internet brand globally and the most trafficked
Internet destination worldwide. Our success is no accident. Yahoo! is home to
some of the brightest minds on the Web. These are thrilling times for us, which
makes it a great time for you to join the Yahoo! team!

Desired Attributes
Are you an experienced engineering manager who likes a challenge? Are you
interested in being part of the company that provides the #1 destination on the
Internet? And are you a good speller?

The Yahoo! search team is looking for an engineering manager to lead our
spelling correction project. You'll work on a service used by millions of users
each day. You'll serve as project manager, people manager, and technical lead.
You'll work with a diverse group of people across the organization committed to
providing the highest quality spelling correction system for web search and many
other Yahoo! services. You'll be part of the unique Search Relevance
organization, balancing research and development within your group.

Essential Responsibilities:
Lead a crossfunctional team of scientists and engineers working on spelling
correction for Yahoo! Search. Help extend spelling correction to new markets
and new properties. Provide technical direction for the project as further
improvements to the quality and efficiency of spelling correction are made.
Manage engineering schedule and tasks for project. Supervise several core team
members.

Required Knowledge:
- M.S. in Computer Science or related field with 5+ years of experience or
B.A./B.S. in Computer Science with 7+ years of experience.
- Experience managing engineering projects and teams in the technology industry.
- Excellent communication and organizational skills.

Extra Credit:
- Knowledge any of the following areas: information retrieval, statistical
modeling, computational linguistics, text processing.
- Experience with web search or other large-scale realtime systems.
- Knowledge of Linux, C/C++.
- Fluency in language(s) other than English.

Please apply directly to:
http://careerportal.resumix.com/pljb/yahoo/yahoo_jobs/applicant/jobClick.jsp?count=1&id=2861.
You may also send your resumes to careersyahoo-inc.com. Use the following
subject for your email: Eng Mgr, Spelling, req #RX1000007897.


Address for Applications

HR
701 First Ave
Sunnyvale, CA 94089
United States of America

Application Deadline: Open until filled.

Contact Information

HR
Email: careersyahoo-inc.com
Phone: 408-349-3300
Website: http://www.yahoo.com

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