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LINGUIST List 23.1933

Wed Apr 18 2012

Jobs: Natural Language Processing: Software Engineer, Nuance Communications

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Date: 18-Apr-2012
From: Nicki Myddleton-Jones <Nicki.MJNuance.com>
Subject: Natural Language Processing: Software Engineer, Nuance Communications, East Flaunders, Belgium
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University or Organization: Nuance Communications
Job Location: East Flaunders, Belgium
Job Rank: NLP Software Engineer

Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics; Natural Language Processing


Description:

Position Summary:
- Design, development and maintenance of the CLU engine and platform.
- Design, develop, and maintain CLU applications using the Nuance NLP
SDK and other resources.

Principal Duties of the role:
- Design, development and maintenance of the CLU engine and platform.
- Design, development and maintenance of CLU applications using the
Nuance SDK and other resources when necessary.
- Design, development and maintenance of NLP components in accordance
with Nuance Clinical Language Understanding interface specifications.
- Creation of complex rules using Nuance's custom XML rule language.

Skills and experience required:
- Experience with the different aspects on development of client and server
side J2SE applications.
- One to three years experience with NLP applications (UIMA experience is a
plus)
- Knowledge of at least three of the following: Swing, JDBC, SQL, RMI,
SOAP, Servlets, JSP, XML, XSL, AJAX,
- Experience with database servers such as Oracle, SQL Server, Sybase,
DB2.
- Experience with open source projects such as Subversion, Hudson,
Apache, Tomcat, Jetty.
- Experience with operating systems such as Windows, Linux, MacOSX.
- Experience with analyzing and developing algorithms and mathematical
models.
- Excellent English communication skills (written, oral, listening).
- Comfortable being part of a team over acting as an individual contributor.
- Excellent organization and planning skills. Project management experience
is a plus.
- Demonstrated skills in patience, diplomacy, persistence
- Degree in computer science. Specialization in biomedical informatics
and/or NLP a plus
- Some business related course work.
- Degree in business in addition to above is a plus.
- Demonstrated prior experience can serve as a substitute.

Must have current valid passport that will allow travel between Belgium and
US.


We offer a competitive compensation package and a casual yet technically
challenging work environment. Join our dynamic, entrepreneurial team and
become part of our fast growing track of continuing success. Nuance is an
Equal Opportunity Employer.

Application Deadline: 30-Jun-2012

Email Address for Applications: nicki.mjnuance.com
Contact Information:
Nicki Myddleton-Jones
Email: Nicki.MJNuance.com

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