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LINGUIST List 24.3083

Tue Jul 30 2013

Jobs: Dutch; English; German; Comp Ling; Syntax; Text/Corpus Ling: Knowledge Engineer, Artificial Solutions

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

Date: 29-Jul-2013
From: Francesca Sciarra <francesca.sciarraartificial-solutions.com>
Subject: Dutch; English; German; Computational Linguistics; Syntax; Text/Corpus Linguistics: Knowledge Engineer, Artificial Solutions, Barcelona, Spain
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University or Organization: Artificial Solutions
Department: HR
Job Location: Barcelona, Spain
Web Address: http://www.artificial-solutions.com
Job Rank: Knowledge Engineer

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics; Computational Linguistics; Syntax; Text/Corpus Linguistics; Natural Language Processing; Artificial Intelligence

Required Language(s): Dutch (nld)
                            English (eng)
                            German (deu)


Artificial Solutions, leading specialist in Natural Language Interaction (NLI), is looking for a Knowledge Engineer to join our international Professional Service team. If you are a linguistic specialist with affinity to ICT and customer oriented, we would like to hear from you.

You have a real passion for languages and a pragmatic approach to problem solving. You understand the structure of languages and you will be able to encode linguistic information for automated processing. You will focus on design, build, maintain and develop knowledge-based systems, in domains such as artificial intelligence, databases, expert systems, and natural language processing systems – according to the structured Artificial Solutions Knowledge Development Methodology.

The Knowledge Engineer is expert on Artificial Solutions’ knowledge solutions, and is able to do consultancy for external partners and clients on how the knowledge can be optimally analyzed, structured and built as to meet customer / project requirements. He/ She manages and keeps day-to-day control on Artificial Solutions’ new build and knowledge optimization projects for customers and/or partners, preparing plans and pre-requisites to deliver projects on time, while meeting profitability targets and achieving high level of customer satisfaction. This means pro-active anticipation on issues and management of any changes in requirement and/or scope.

The position offers a lot of freedom under responsibility and will allow you to grow both as a person and within our company in order to realize your full potential.

The position will focus upon:
- Work with Project Manager and/or Technical Consultant in client workshops, discussing knowledge and validate customer requirements.
- Plans, coordinates, and oversees delivery aspects of project to the customer.
- Working with the grammar of your native language (syntax and semantic aspects) to structure and code the knowledge base of our NLI (Natural Language Interaction) solutions.
- Design, build, and test knowledge and NLI solutions based on functional knowledge specifications.
- Analyze logs during operations to define knowledge optimization options in conjunction with Technical Consultant and implement during ongoing knowledge development optimization.

Knowledge and Experience:
- Degree in General Linguistics, Applied Linguistic, Language Technologies, Computational Linguistics, or similar.
- Knowledge of Morphology, Lexicology, Phonetics, Pragmatics, Formal syntax, Formal Semantics , Automated speech analysis and synthesis.
- Knowledge of Corpus analysis, Dialogue management, Parsing will be a PLUS
- Basic knowledge of programming languages such as Prolog, or any of the declarative languages (C, C++, Java, Pascal, etc.) and DB/SQL.
- 1+years experience in a customer facing role.

To apply, please visit the application URL below and submit your application materials in English.

Application Deadline: 29-Sep-2013

Email Address for Applications: francesca.sciarraartificial-solutions.com
Web Address for Applications: http://www.artificial-solutions.com/about-artificial-solutions/careers/
Contact Information:
HR & Recruitment Specialist Francesca Sciarra
Email: francesca.sciarraartificial-solutions.com
Phone: 034 935285520
Fax: 932469499
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