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LINGUIST List 19.321

Mon Jan 28 2008

Jobs: English & Computational Linguistics: Programmer, Hapax Ltd.

Editor for this issue: Luiza Newlin Lukowicz <luizalinguistlist.org>


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        1.    Michael Petit, English & Computational Linguistics: Programmer, Hapax Ltd., Annapolis, MD, USA


Message 1: English & Computational Linguistics: Programmer, Hapax Ltd., Annapolis, MD, USA
Date: 26-Jan-2008
From: Michael Petit <mike.petithapax.com>
Subject: English & Computational Linguistics: Programmer, Hapax Ltd., Annapolis, MD, USA
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University or Organization: Hapax Ltd.
Job Location: Maryland, USA
Job Rank: Programmer

Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics; C++ Development for NLP

Required Language(s): English (eng)

Description:

We are seeking to build a US development staff for our growing,
NLP-oriented company. We hold patented intellectual property in automatic
text analysis and other NLP-related disciplines. We have built a successful
business in Europe, and are expanding our operations into the USA. The team
is in the process of creating an exciting, new software product to enter a
new line of business. As a company, we are committed to bringing NLP out of
the lab and into the marketplace.

We will fill a number of development positions, starting with experienced
C++ developers with credentials in computational linguistics. Ideal
candidates will have as many as possible of the following qualifications:

- A minimum of 5 years professional experience developing applications in
C++ is a must
- Experience with Linux is a plus
- A degree in computational linguistics with some concentration in computer
science
- Experience in the building of domain-specific ontologies is useful
- Experience in statistical analysis and machine learning
- Proven ability to design, create and maintain highly efficient, elegant
C++ code in support of NLP-related applications
- A team-oriented work style
- Evidence of solid methodological foundations in the development of
applications
- A deep passion both for computational linguistics and application development
- Ability and desire to hit the ground running on new projects and
responsibilities: self-starters are preferred

If this sounds like you, please consider contacting us. Our US office has
just been opened in Annapolis, MD. We will initially hire on a contractor
basis as we establish our US footprint. Full-time employment will then be
offered.

Preference will be extended to those available to start working
immediately. We are entering a critical phase of a major project, and
momentum must be maintained.

This is an opportunity to participate in an exciting, definitely-for-profit
enterprise with solid investment backing, strong, creative leadership and
great prospects for a rewarding and lucrative career. Travel opportunities
will be available for those interested. Compensation will be competitive,
and a full benefits package is being designed. Come join an up-and-coming,
for-profit enterprise and apply your CL skills visibly and impactfully.

Application Deadline: Open until filled.

Email Address for Applications: mike.petithapax.com
Contact Information:
Chief Information Officer Michael Petit
Email: mike.petithapax.com



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