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Sun Jul 17 2011

Jobs: Various Languages: Computational Linguists, Oracle Corp.

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        1.     Louise de Jong , Various Languages: Computational Linguists, Oracle Corp., District of Columbia, USA

Message 1: Various Languages: Computational Linguists, Oracle Corp., District of Columbia, USA
Date: 15-Jul-2011
From: Louise de Jong <louise.kemp-de.jongoracle.com>
Subject: Various Languages: Computational Linguists, Oracle Corp., District of Columbia, USA
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University or Organization: Oracle Corp.
Job Location: District of Columbia, USA
Job Rank: Computational Linguists

Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics

Required Language(s): Chinese, Mandarin (cmn)
                            French (fra)
                            Korean (kor)
                            Portuguese (por)
                            Spanish (spa)
                            Thai (tha)

Description:

Computational Linguist
Oracle ATG Search and Language Group Department
Washington, DC (No Remote opportunities)

ATG is an e-Commerce company recently acquired by Oracle. ATG offers
commerce and knowledge applications which use the ATG Search product. This
product supports over 15 languages but will need to support 32 in the near
future. The ATG Search group develops the software and language
dictionaries and other linguistic data to support search.

Details:
We are seeking 2 computational linguists for research and development
related to a multi-language natural language processing system.

Qualified candidates must be native or near-native speakers of at least one
of the following languages:
- Spanish
- French
- Portuguese
- Chinese
- Korean
- Thai

Proficiency in at least one additional language is a strong plus.

Further qualifications:
- Must have 2-5 yrs of professional experience as a computational linguistics
- Academic degree or professional experience in computational linguistics
- Experience with creating morphological rules for languages both familiar
and unfamiliar
- Proficiency with regular expressions and basic Unix/Linux shell commands
- Excellent written and oral communication skills in English
- Strong analytical skills
- Ability to work independently
- Proficiency in a scripting language (Perl, Python, Ruby, etc.) is a plus

The candidates will be responsible for:
- Creating, developing, and maintaining lexicons and morphological rules
in a variety of languages
- Quality assessment of existing language work
- Ongoing testing and evaluation of language-related aspects of search product
- Researching and evaluating alternative tokenization and morphological
analysis techniques
- Collecting, evaluating, and maintaining training corporation

If interested, please send your resume to Louise de Jong at
louise.kemp-de.jongoracle.com

Application Deadline: 15-Nov-2011

Email Address for Applications: louise.kemp-de.jongoracle.com
Contact Information:
Louise de Jong
Email: louise.kemp-de.jongoracle.com


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