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LINGUIST List 17.801

Thu Mar 16 2006

Jobs: English & Computational Ling: Linguist, Inxight

Editor for this issue: Vanessa Manion <vanessalinguistlist.org>

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        1.    Inxight Software, English & Computational Linguistics: Linguist, Inxight, MA, USA

Message 1: English & Computational Linguistics: Linguist, Inxight, MA, USA
Date: 15-Mar-2006
From: Inxight Software <bosjobsinxight.com>
Subject: English & Computational Linguistics: Linguist, Inxight, MA, USA

University or Organization: Inxight Software(Boston, MA)
Department: Engineering
Job Rank: Computational Linguist, English (2-year contract)
Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics; Syntax & Morphology
Required Language(s): English (eng)


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.

Working on site in our Boston office, the candidate will be part of a research
team developing state-of-the-art natural-language applications, including
Inxight ThingFinder, a powerful entity and fact extraction application that
enables customers to navigate huge volumes of unstructured text. In this
position, he/she will be responsible for the creation, maintenance and
augmentation of English grammar rules and parsing algorithms for a
domain-specific ThingFinder project.

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 Computational Linguistics or equivalent plus 2 years of
experience in the NLP industry, or M.A. in Computational Linguistics or equivalent
- Strong background in syntax and morphology
- Proficiency in at least one data manipulation language (Perl preferred)
- Fluency in English
- Strict adherence to formal, documented development processes
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Desired Skills/Pluses
- Experience with regex languages and finite state automata for NLP applications
- Experience with developing or maintaining modules for human languages other
than immediate area of expertise
- Good working knowledge of at least one programming language (C++ preferred)
- Full understanding of the software development life cycle

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

Principals only, no recruiters.

Address for Applications:

Inxight Software
Boston, MA, USA

Application Deadline: Open until filled.

Contact Information

Inxight Software
Email: bosjobsinxight.com
Website: http://www.inxight.com

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