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LINGUIST List 18.391

Mon Feb 05 2007

Jobs: Machine Translation Development: Comp Linguist, SDL International

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        1.    Jay Marciano, Machine Translation Development: Computational Linguist, SDL International, Nashua, NH, USA


Message 1: Machine Translation Development: Computational Linguist, SDL International, Nashua, NH, USA
Date: 31-Jan-2007
From: Jay Marciano <machinetranslationhotmail.com>
Subject: Machine Translation Development: Computational Linguist, SDL International, Nashua, NH, USA


University or Organization: SDL International
Department: Software Development, Nashua, NH
Web Address: http://www.sdl.com
Job Rank: Programmer
Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics

Description:

We are looking for two computational linguists to join the development team
for SDL International's leading machine-translation technology. These
computational Linguists will join a small, highly motivated team that works
with passion, patience, and lots of smarts on continually improving a
leading machine-translation technology.

This opening is located in SDL's Nashua, NH, office.

Successful candidates must be authorized to work in the U.S. and will meet
the following requirements:

- Minimum of a Bachelor's Degree in modern foreign languages, linguistics,
or computational linguistics;
- Native or near-native capability in English and exceptional fluency in at
least one of the following languages: Dutch, Swedish, Norwegian, German,
Italian, Portuguese, French, Spanish. Proficiency in any other languages is
a definite plus.
- Excellent general computer literacy;
- Programming skills (knowledge of Perl, Prolog, Java, or C++);
- Experience with commercial machine-translation systems and other
translation tools;
- Experience in grammar and lexicon development;
- Familiarity with linguistic resources (corpora, grammars, parsers, etc.);
- Detail-oriented, organized, and quality-focused;
- Excellent communication skills

SDL International is the leader in global information management solutions
that empower organizations to accelerate the delivery of high-quality
multilingual content to global markets. But enough of the marketing drivel:
For us as developers, being part of SDL means that our work reaches many,
many people, from the company's own terminologists, post-editors, and
project managers to the millions of users of FreeTranslation.com. If you
meet the above requirements, are smart, flexible, and really good at
Boggle, this might be the job for you.

Please submit your cover letter and résumé to Jay Marciano, Director,
Machine Translation Development, at machinetranslationhotmail.com (Don't
worry about the hotmail address, this will reach me at SDL.)

Application Deadline: 28-Feb-2007 (Open until filled)

Contact Information:
Jay Marciano
Email: machinetranslationhotmail.com

Apply on-line at: http://www.sdl.com/company/jobs/jobs-full-time-positions.htm
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