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Wed Jan 20 2010

Jobs: Comp Ling: Lead Computational Linguist, Bart & Associates, Inc

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        1.    Tropea Matthew, Computational Linguistics: Lead Computational Linguist, Bart & Associates, Inc

Message 1: Computational Linguistics: Lead Computational Linguist, Bart & Associates, Inc
Date: 27-Jul-2009
From: Tropea Matthew <tropeambna-inc.com>
Subject: Computational Linguistics: Lead Computational Linguist, Bart & Associates, Inc
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University or Organization: Bart & Associates, Inc.
Department: Recruiting
Job Location: Virginia, USA
Web Address: http://bna-inc.com/
Job Rank: Senior Computational Linguist

Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics; Lexicography; Arabic, Turkic, or African languages


Description:

Bart and Associates, Inc. is in need of a Lead Computational Linguist:
Specialization in Multi-Cultural Name Checking, Computational Linguistics;
& Lexicography.

Location: McLean, VA. with travel to DC international Travel may be required

Description:
Name searching algorithms support to include providing linguistic support
in design and maintenance. Research will include specific name components
and their cultural usage as well as analyze a variety of user
transliterations to determine patterns within a large data set. Provide
recommendations for name searching techniques based on cultural-specific
tendencies. The candidate will work with programmers, testers and the data
quality team in evaluating user recommendations.

Additional Duties:
Development of functional requirements for new linguistic name searching
algorithms. Document analyses and designs in appropriate formats, such as
Impact Analyses and Critical Design Documents. Development of white papers
and presentations and deliver presentations, if requested.

Qualifications:
Minimum of a master's degree in linguistics required with specialization in one
the core areas (phonology, morphology, syntax) or computational linguistics
preferred. Experience with one or more of the following required: transliteration
systems, multicultural name checking, name structures, computational linguistics,
phonology, or morphology. Should have experience working with non-Indo-European
languages (Arabic, Turkic, or African languages, preferred). Communication skills
will need to be strong to enable effective and concise explanation of complex
linguistic concepts to non-linguists.

Experience with one or more of the following required:
transliteration systems, computational linguistics, name structures,
phonology, or morphology. Should have experience working with
non-Indo-European languages (Arabic, Turkic, or African languages,
preferred). Communication skills will need to be strong to enable effective
and concise explanation of complex linguistic concepts to non-linguists.

* American citizenship is required.
* The ability to qualify for a secret clearance is critical.
* Candidates should be willing to support a 24/7 site as needed. This
activity is not very frequent.
* Occasional travel outside the United States is required.


Please apply at the URL below or send resumes to the email address below.

EOE M/F/D/V

Application Deadline: Open until filled.

Email Address for Applications: tropeambna-inc.com
Web Address for Applications: http://tbe.taleo.net/NA3/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=BNA&cws=1&rid
Contact Information:
Matthew Tropea
Email: tropeambna-inc.com
Phone: 703.752.9747
Fax: 703.821.2230
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