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LINGUIST List 23.1917

Tue Apr 17 2012

Jobs: Computational Linguistics; Semantics: Consultant, Expert System

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Date: 16-Apr-2012
From: Francesca Petronio <fpetronioexpertsystem.net>
Subject: Computational Linguistics; Semantics: Consultant, Expert System, District of Columbia, USA
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University or Organization: Expert System
Job Location: District of Columbia, USA
Web Address: http://www.expertsystem.net
Job Rank: Consultant

Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics; Semantics; Natural Language Processing

Required Language(s): English (eng)

Description:

Expert System is a leading software company specializing in the delivery of
an advanced semantic intelligence platform and is now looking to hire a
Computational Linguist based in the greater Washington DC area.
The ideal candidate(s) is enthusiastic about using his/her skills in English
computational linguistics to extend our natural language platform into this
language.

Primary responsibilities include:

- Develop computational algorithms and code to process human language
and provide insights into the embodied complex, heterogeneous data;
- Identify appropriate algorithms, methods and tools to process human
language in response to clients' requirements;
- Help to create the related software tools and utilities needed;
- Collaborate with multi-disciplinary teams to deliver the tools and utilities
required;
- Seek regular interaction with clients to understand emerging needs that can
be addressed by computational linguistics.

The ideal candidate has a Master Degree in Linguistics or in Computer
Science specializing in Computational Linguistics, Natural Language
Processing or a related field, and experience in computational manipulation
and analysis of natural language documents. Previous experience in the
intelligence field will be considered a plus.

Additional requirements include:

- Ability to solve natural language processing problems for clients;
- Self-direction and motivation - to take initiative to address issues in scope
of responsibility, to manage multiple action items and tasks, and to keep
stakeholders engaged and informed;
- Accuracy to check and control contents to make sure there are no
mistakes before delivering;
- Curiosity about new application domains;
- Ability to collaborate in cross-functional, geographically distributed teams.

Salary package is dependent upon relevant experience and background.

About Expert System:

Expert System has been in business since 1989. We were the first to
develop a true semantic technology and are considered the largest and most
mature vendor in the space. We have been profitable since the beginning,
with recent growth at a compound rate of 50%. Expert System's delivers on
the promise of advanced knowledge management using true semantic
reasoning technology. We have a stand-alone platform but also support and
improve the capabilities of other enterprise knowledge management software.

We provide solutions that:

- Analyze text to unlock the hidden value of the 85% of the world's
information that is unstructured;
- Eliminate inefficiencies in acquiring, transforming, interpreting and applying
text-based information for everyday corporate tasks;
Support richer, improved decision making at all corporate levels.

We offer the best products for search, automated categorization and
extraction of unstructured information, and natural language processing. We
are focused on delivering innovative solutions that transform text into
actionable intelligence in real time. We offer a highly scalable and effective
technology which can be easily integrated to strengthen the value of existing
solutions or be implemented as a standalone platform. We have a network of
partners that, together with our products, offer consulting, implementation and
training services. We have unique expertise and deliver business solutions
for marketing, product development, engineering, R&D, and customer care
organizations of major industries.

Application Deadline: 16-May-2012

Email Address for Applications: fpetronioexpertsystem.net
Web Address for Applications: http://www.expertsystem.net
Contact Information:
Francesca Petronio
Email: fpetronioexpertsystem.net

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