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LINGUIST List 17.617

Sat Feb 25 2006

Jobs: Chinese/Mandarin & Comp Ling: Linguist, CA

Editor for this issue: Vanessa Manion <vanessalinguistlist.org>

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        1.    Jennifer Lopez, Chinese/Mandarin & Computational Linguistics: Linguist, Inxight Software, CA, USA

Message 1: Chinese/Mandarin & Computational Linguistics: Linguist, Inxight Software, CA, USA
Date: 24-Feb-2006
From: Jennifer Lopez <jennifer.lopezckrgroup.com>
Subject: Chinese/Mandarin & Computational Linguistics: Linguist, Inxight Software, CA, USA

University or Organization: Inxight Software
Job Rank: Computational Linguist, Chinese
Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics; Chinese
Required Language(s): Chinese, Mandarin (cmn); English (eng)


Inxight is the leading provider of enterprise software applications for
understanding and effectively using unstructured data. Founded in 1997,
Inxight is the only company that provides customers a comprehensive and
scalable enterprise solution to organize, analyze and deliver information
from any unstructured source in all major languages. The company has
offices throughout the United States and Europe.

Working on-site in either our Boston or Sunnyvale office, you will be part
of a team developing state-of-the-art natural-language applications,
including Inxight LinguistX® - the fastest, most comprehensive multilingual
text analysis and information retrieval solution available - and Inxight
ThingFinder?, a powerful entity and fact extraction application that
enables customers to navigate huge volumes of unstructured text. In this
position, you will be responsible for creation, maintenance and
augmentation of machine-readable dictionaries, grammar rules and parsing
algorithms and the development and maintenance of tools for the automation
and support of linguistic tasks.

We have leading technology, great supportive people, a fast-paced, dynamic,
and market-focused environment and plenty of opportunity for the right
candidate with a 'can do' attitude.

Skills Required/Responsibilities:
-Minimum of B.A. in Computational Linguistics or equivalent plus 2 years of
experience in the NLP industry, or M.A. in Computational Linguistics or
-Native or near-native knowledge of Chinese (simplified or traditional)
-Fluency in English
-Strong background in syntax and morphology
-Proficiency in at least one data manipulation language (Perl preferred)
-Strict adherence to formal, documented development processes
-Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Desired Skills/Pluses
-Knowledge of Korean or Japanese
-Experience with regex languages and finite state automata for NLP applications
-Experience with developing or maintaining modules for human languages
other than immediate area of expertise
-Good working knowledge of at least one programming language (C++ preferred)
-Full understanding of the software development life cycle

To apply for this position, please send your resume to bosjobsinxight.com.

Principals only, no recruiters.

Address for Applications


Application Deadline: Open until filled.

Contact Information

Email: bosjobsinxight.com
Website: http://www.inxight.com

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