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LINGUIST List 24.2495

Wed Jun 19 2013

Jobs: Malay; General Ling: Native Malaysian Linguists, Appen Butler Hill

Editor for this issue: Sarah Fox <sarahlinguistlist.org>

Date: 19-Jun-2013
From: Danielle Davis <djdavisappenbutlerhill.com>
Subject: Malay; General Linguistics: Native Malaysian Linguists, Appen Butler Hill
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University or Organization: Appen Butler Hill
Department: Recruiting
Job Location: ---------------- (Telecommute)
Web Address: http://www.appenbutlerhill.com
Job Rank: Native Malaysian Linguists

Specialty Areas: General Linguistics

Required Language(s): Malay (mly)

Description:

Position Summary:
Linguists who are native speakers of Malaysian for an exciting and challenging opportunity to help
develop world-class linguistic software. Using client-developed linguistic
software to develop & validate a morphologically structured lexicon of several
hundred thousand words, for input into a spell-checker tool. Maintaining &
reviewing design documentation in English, using appropriate formatting and
technical writing. Reporting and monitoring lexicon/spell-checker errors using
proprietary online issue management system.

Project Information:
- Location: Remote, Global
- Hours: Work is on a flexible basis (preferably 20hrs per week)
- Length of assignment: Casual, 1 year

Qualifications/Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
- Bachelor degree in Linguistics
- Native speaker of Malaysian
- Very high proficiency in English
- Excellent technical skills
- Linguistic skills should include: grammar, syntax, morphology
- Familiarity with linguistic tools, and language technology applications
- Excellent organizational skills with attention to detail

Preferred Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
- Master's degree in Linguistic or Computational Linguistics
- Familiarity with scripting languages
- Understanding of software development including testing
- Familiarity with the dialectal difference between standard Malay and the
Brunei variant



Application Deadline: (Open until filled)

Web Address for Applications: http://ch.tbe.taleo.net/CH05/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=BUTLERHILL&cws=4&rid=593
Contact Information:
Danielle Davis
Email: djdavisappenbutlerhill.com
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