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LINGUIST List 17.1552

Sun May 21 2006

Jobs: Various Languages&Quality Assurance:QA Engineer, Inxight Software

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        1.    Inxight Software, Arabic, Standard; Chinese, Mandarin; Japanese; Korean & Quality Assurance: Linguistic Quality Assurance Engineer, Inxight Software


Message 1: Arabic, Standard; Chinese, Mandarin; Japanese; Korean & Quality Assurance: Linguistic Quality Assurance Engineer, Inxight Software
Date: 18-May-2006
From: Inxight Software <bosjobsckrgroup.com>
Subject: Arabic, Standard; Chinese, Mandarin; Japanese; Korean & Quality Assurance: Linguistic Quality Assurance Engineer, Inxight Software


University or Organization: Inxight Software
Specialty Areas: Morphology; Syntax; Text/Corpus Linguistics
Required Language(s): Arabic, Standard (arb)
Chinese, Mandarin (cmn)
Japanese (jpn)
Korean (kor)

Description:

Department: Engineering
Position: Linguistic Quality Assurance Engineer
Location: Boston, MA or Sunnyvale, CA

Inxight is the leading provider of enterprise software applications for
understanding and effectively using unstructured data. Founded in 1997,
Inxight is the only company that provides customers a comprehensive and
scalable enterprise solution to organize, analyze and deliver information
from any unstructured source in all major languages. The company has
offices throughout the United States and Europe.

The candidate will be part of a team developing state-of-the-art
natural-language applications, including Inxight LinguistX® - the fastest,
most comprehensive multilingual text analysis and information retrieval
solution available - and Inxight ThingFinder?, a powerful entity and fact
extraction application that enables customers to navigate huge volumes of
unstructured text. In this position, the candidate will be responsible for
linguistic quality assurance in multiple languages by creating, maintaining
and augmenting machine-readable corpora, defining comprehensive linguistic
test suites, running tests and evaluating output to come up with
recommendations for quality enhancements. He/she will be involved in the
automation of linguistic testing and the alignment of our quality strategy
with relevant third-party standards.

We have leading technology, great supportive people, a fast-paced, dynamic,
and market-focused environment and plenty of opportunity for the right
candidate with a 'can do' attitude.

Skills Required/Responsibilities:

•Minimum of B.A. in Linguistics or equivalent plus 2 years of experience in
the NLP industry, or M.A. in Linguistics or equivalent
•Native or near-native knowledge of a major Asian language (Chinese,
Japanese or Korean), Arabic or Farsi
•Fluency in English
•Ability to abstract linguistic phenomena across multiple languages
•Strong background in syntax and morphology
•Proficiency in at least one data manipulation language (Perl preferred) or
solid understanding of regular expressions
•Strict adherence to formal, documented development processes
•Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Desired Skills/Pluses:

•Knowledge of shell scripting
•Experience in corpus analysis and statistical accuracy measurements
•Experience with developing or testing modules for human languages other
than immediate area of expertise
•Full understanding of the software development life cycle

To apply for this position, please send your resume to bosjobsinxight.com.

Principals only, no recruiters. EOE




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Application Deadline: Open until filled.

Contact Information
Inxight Software
Email: bosjobsinxight.com
Apply on-line at: http://www.inxight.com/about/careers.php
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