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Sun Jan 25 2009

Jobs: Various Languages & Comp Ling: Computational Linguist, Lionbridge

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        1.    Kati Sarkka, Various Languages & Computational Linguistics: Computational Linguist, Lionbridge Testing Services, Finland


Message 1: Various Languages & Computational Linguistics: Computational Linguist, Lionbridge Testing Services, Finland
Date: 23-Jan-2009
From: Kati Sarkka <kati.sarkkalionbridge.com>
Subject: Various Languages & Computational Linguistics: Computational Linguist, Lionbridge Testing Services, Finland
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University or Organization: Lionbridge Testing Services
Department: Tampere/Finland
Job Location: Tampere, Finland
Web Address: http://www.lionbridge.com
Job Rank: Computational Linguist

Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics

Required Language(s): Arabic, Standard (arb)
                            Catalan-Valencian-Balear (cat)
                            Czech (ces)
                            Danish (dan)
                            Dutch (nld)
                            English (eng)
                            Finnish (fin)
                            French (fra)
                            German, Standard (deu)
                            Hebrew (heb)
                            Hindi (hin)
                            Hungarian (hun)
                            Italian (ita)
                            Norwegian, Nynorsk (nno)
                            Norwegian, BokmÃ¥l (nob)
                            Portuguese (por)
                            Polish (pol)
                            Romanian (ron)
                            Russian (rus)
                            Slovak (slk)
                            Slovenian (slv)
                            Spanish (spa)
                            Swedish (swe)
                            Tamil (tam)
                            Thai (tha)
                            Turkish (tur)
                            Ukrainian (ukr)

Description:

We are looking for Computational Linguists/Language Technology Engineers
for the languages listed above.

Required Skills/Background

- Educational background in computational linguistics
- Experience in software development
- Experience with at least one scripting language
- Experience in document authoring, styling, and change control.
- Localisation/Internationalisation experience
- Ability to take initiative and manage oneself
- The ability to deal effectively with people, requiring tact, courtesy,
patience and an outgoing personality
- Great attention to detail
- Coordination skills
- Good communication skills
- Good organisational and analytical skills, with the ability to work in a
logical and methodical way.

Desired/Skills/Background

- Experience in analyzing language (recognition) and/or synthesizing
language (generation).
- Experience in machine and automated translation process
- Experience in working in/with large international companies
- Experience in working in a multicultural environment


Education/Certification Required

- Relevant university level studies, for example a Master's degree in
computational linguistics

Please add the following details in your application:

- Your availability
- Desired salary
- Preferred location

Why Lionbridge?

- As a world leader, Lionbridge will provide you:

- Opportunities for learning. Lionbridge has strong project management
methodologies and industry leading workflow solutions, allowing you to
expand your career and skill set.

- Opportunities to work with major customers - Lionbridge works with the
10 largest firms in the world and two-thirds of the Global50.

- Through its worldwide presence, Lionbridge will allow you:

- To work in a multi-cultural environment. Lionbridge has 50 offices in 25
counties. Many of these offices work collaboratively on projects, exposing
our employees to a wide range of cultures and work styles.

Lionbridge is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All qualified
candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to
race, national origin, gender, age, religion, sexual orientation, veteran
status or marital status.

Application Deadline: 15-Feb-2009

Email Address for Applications: jobs.tamperelionbridge.com
Contact Information:
Ms. Kati Sarkka
Email: kati.sarkkalionbridge.com
Phone: 358403004473
Fax: 3583 3185133
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