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LINGUIST List 18.3707

Wed Dec 12 2007

Jobs: English & Computational Linguistics: Specialist, H5

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        1.    Laura Carey, English & Computational Linguistics: Specialist, H5, San Francisco, CA, USA


Message 1: English & Computational Linguistics: Specialist, H5, San Francisco, CA, USA
Date: 11-Dec-2007
From: Laura Carey <careersh5technologies.com>
Subject: English & Computational Linguistics: Specialist, H5, San Francisco, CA, USA
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University or Organization: H5
Job Location: California, USA
Web Address: http://www.h5technologies.com
Job Rank: Specialist

Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics

Required Language(s): English (eng)

Description:

Position: Computational Linguistics Specialist

Location: San Francisco

About H5

H5 serves the needs of Fortune 500 corporate legal departments and leading
law firms, delivering automated document review and risk management
services. H5's document review and analytic services uniquely support our
clients' requirements for large-scale litigation, records retention, and
regulatory compliance. H5's "hybrid" approach to document review combines
patented information retrieval technology and expert professional services.
Through this model, H5 has created a fully integrated document review
system that is unparalleled in performance, as proven in independent,
benchmarked studies. Using the H5 system, our clients have demonstrably
reduced (by 50 percent or more) the risk, cost, and time-to-completion
traditionally associated with large-scale document review. For more
information, visit the website listed above.



Overview:
We are looking for a highly knowledgeable, self-motivated expert to round
out our R&D team in the area of Computational Linguistics. The successful
candidate will work with our R&D team to identify and develop advanced
Natural Language Processing technologies to create and improve H5's
processes and product offerings. Potential areas of application include
spelling correction, parsing, text classification, computational semantics,
text understanding, corpus analysis, information retrieval, and information
extraction.

Responsibilities:
- Explore natural language techniques and systems for potential
application to H5's needs
- Investigate applications of NLP techniques for a high volume environment
- Consult with users to determine their needs and requirements
- Experiment with techniques and existing systems to determine best
approach to enhance H5's text processing capabilities
- Implement and integrate scalable and reliable NLP software
- Design and carry out experiments to evaluate research results, working
with users to analyze and integrate results of research
- Present research results and guide adoption of research
- Work with management to develop applications of computational
linguistics and suggest new product offerings
- Consult with other R&D Team members to develop common interests and
cross-fertilization
- Document and support patent filings that arise from work

Qualifications:
- Proven ability to develop efficient software
- Proven experience in Natural Language Processing / Computational Linguistics
- Master's or PhD or equivalent experience in Computational Linguistics or
closely related field
- Knowledge of techniques such as: Finite State Transducers / FST, Hidden
Markov Models / HMM, Expectation Maximization / EM, Maximum Entropy,
Conditional Random Fields / CRF
- Experience with classification, visualization, and other data management
techniques would be a bonus

Application Deadline: 01-Mar-2008

Web Address for Applications: http://tbe.taleo.net/NA7/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=H5&cws=1
Contact Information:
Laura Carey
Email: careersh5technologies.com



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