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LINGUIST List 22.2078

Sat May 14 2011

Jobs: Various Langs & Comp Ling & Morphology: Programmer, Oracle

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        1.     Louise Kemp-De Jong , Arabic, Standard; Danish; Chinese, Mandarin; Japanese; Korean; Swedish; Norwegian; Thai; Finnish & Computational Linguistics & Morphology: Programmer, Oracle Corp., District of Columbia, USA

Message 1: Arabic, Standard; Danish; Chinese, Mandarin; Japanese; Korean; Swedish; Norwegian; Thai; Finnish & Computational Linguistics & Morphology: Programmer, Oracle Corp., District of Columbia, USA
Date: 12-May-2011
From: Louise Kemp-De Jong <louise.kemp-de.jongoracle.com>
Subject: Arabic, Standard; Danish; Chinese, Mandarin; Japanese; Korean; Swedish; Norwegian; Thai; Finnish & Computational Linguistics & Morphology: Programmer, Oracle Corp., District of Columbia, USA
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University or Organization: Oracle Corp.
Department: ATG Search and Language Group Department
Web Address: http://irecruitment.oracle.com
Job Rank: Programmer

Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics; Morphology

Required Language(s): Arabic, Standard (arb)
                            Chinese, Mandarin (cmn)
                            Danish (dan)
                            Finnish (fin)
                            Japanese (jpn)
                            Korean (kor)
                            Norwegian, Nynorsk (nno)
                            Swedish (swe)
                            Thai (tha)

Description:

This issue has been modified and reposted; the updated issue may be found here:
http://linguistlist.org/issues/22/22-2351.html

Job Posting Title IRC1539564
Job Title Computational Linguist/Software Developer 2
Organization Name: ATG Search and Language Group Department

ATG is an e-Commerce company recently acquired by Oracle. ATG offers
commerce and knowledge applications which use the ATG Search product. This
product supports over 15 languages but will need to support 32 in the near
future. The ATG Search group develops the software and language
dictionaries and other linguistic data to support search.

Details
We are seeking 4 computational linguists for research and development
related to a multi-language natural language processing system.

Qualified candidates must be native or near-native speakers of at least one
of the following languages:
-Chinese
-Japanese
-Korean
-Thai
-Arabic
-Finnish
-Danish
-Swedish
-Norwegian (Bokmal and Nynorsk)

Proficiency in at least one additional language is a strong plus.

Further qualifications:
-2-5 yrs of Professional Experience working as a Computational Linguist
-Academic degree or professional experience in computational linguistics
-Experience with creating morphological rules for languages both familiar
and unfamiliar
-Proficiency with regular expressions and basic Unix/Linux shell commands
-Excellent written and oral communication skills in English
-Strong analytical skills
-Ability to work independently
-Proficiency in a scripting language (Perl, Python, Ruby, etc.) is a plus
The candidates will be responsible for:
-Creating, developing, and maintaining lexicons and morphological rules in
a variety of languages
-Quality assessment of existing language work
-Ongoing testing and evaluation of language-related aspects of search product
-Researching and evaluating alternative tokenization and morphological
analysis techniques
-Collecting, evaluating, and maintaining training corporation

Application Deadline: 30-Aug-2011

Email Address for Applications: louise.kemp-de.jongoracle.com
Contact Information:
Sr. Recruiter Louise Kemp-De Jong
Email: louise.kemp-de.jongoracle.com


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