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LINGUIST List 17.1094

Tue Apr 11 2006

Jobs: Computational Ling: Language Engineer, InQuira

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        1.    Marc Lie, Computational Linguistics/General Linguistics: Language Engineer, InQuira, CA, USA


Message 1: Computational Linguistics/General Linguistics: Language Engineer, InQuira, CA, USA
Date: 10-Apr-2006
From: Marc Lie <mlieinquira.com>
Subject: Computational Linguistics/General Linguistics: Language Engineer, InQuira, CA, USA


University or Organization: InQuira
Department: Professional Services
Job Rank: Language Engineer
Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics; General Linguistics
Required Language(s): English (eng)


Description:

Position: Language Engineer
Date: Immediate
We offer:
- Very competitive salary
- Excellent company stock options and benefits
- Fast-paced and exciting environment
Reporting to: Vice President of Professional Services
Location: Bay Area, California and New York Metro Area

Responsibilities:

As a Language Engineer in InQuira's Professional Services group, you will
help design and implement Intelligent Search solutions for our customers.
You will work directly with our customers and integration partners to
understand their specific business requirements, and you'll actively
participate in defining the best solutions possible using our intelligent
search and navigation products. You will define, implement and test the
associated grammars, lexicon, and other linguistic knowledge bases. You
will work directly with our technical consultants to help ensure that the
application is properly accessing and retrieving the correct answers to
questions. You may additionally be called upon to test and/or devise
testing environments for linguistic tools that are being developed.

Requirements:
- Must have experience working with Natural Language Processing and/or
Rule-Based Systems
- Bachelor's degree with a major in Applied Math, Computer Science, or
Computational Linguistics
- Advanced degree (M.S., M.A., or Ph.D.) a plus
- Demonstrable programming experience (Java, Perl or C++ preferred), in
areas such as data manipulation, search algorithms, or regular expressions
- Must have extremely strong analytical skills
- Fluent knowledge of the English language and excellent knowledge of
English grammar
- Fluency in at least one non-English language strongly preferred
- Familiarity with Unicode and double-byte languages a plus
- Bachelor's degree with a major or minor in Linguistics, Cognitive Science
or other language-related field
- Fluent knowledge of the English language and an excellent understanding
of English grammar
- Must have consultative skills, including presentation skills, and the
ability to interview clients and actively participate in discussions
- Professional experience interfacing with clients
- Ability to work on multiple projects at any given time
- Must be willing to travel

Company Description:
InQuira is a dynamic and fast-paced organization that maintains an exciting
start-up feel despite continued success. Our products enable people to
obtain the right information on demand, improving and extending their
ability to interact through the web. We are well-funded by an impressive
group of financial investors and venture capitalists, are partnered with a
leading consulting organization, have a growing number of Fortune 500
customers and the best technical and management talent in the business. We
are looking for smart, energetic, and creative team members that are ready
and able to build the next generation of intelligent interaction products
and tools.


Address for Applications:

Senior Manager Marc Lie
851 Traeger Ave
Ste 125
San Bruno, CA 94066
USA

Application Deadline: Open until filled.

Contact Information:

Marc Lie
Email: mlieinquira.com
Phone: 650-246-5082
Fax: 650- 246-5036
Website: http://www.inquira.com

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