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LINGUIST List 22.3358

Wed Aug 24 2011

Jobs: French; German; Phonetics: Engineer, Nuance Communications

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        1.     Nicki Myddleton-Jones , French; German; Phonetics: Linguistic Engineer, Nuance Communications International Bvba, Merelbeke, Belgium

Message 1: French; German; Phonetics: Linguistic Engineer, Nuance Communications International Bvba, Merelbeke, Belgium
Date: 24-Aug-2011
From: Nicki Myddleton-Jones <nicki.mjnuance.com>
Subject: French; German; Phonetics: Linguistic Engineer, Nuance Communications International Bvba, Merelbeke, Belgium
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University or Organization: Nuance Communications International BVBA
Department: Research & Developement
Job Location: Merelbeke, Belgium
Web Address: https://jobs-nuance.icims.com/jobs/6792/job
Job Rank: Linguistic Engineer

Specialty Areas: Phonetics

Required Language(s): French (fra)
                            German (deu)

Description:

Linguistic Engineer - 12 Month Contract

Linguistic Engineer required to provide linguistic support for language
expansion of Mobile search and dictation applications

Key Responsibilities
- Evaluating design and quality of pronunciation dictionaries
- Identifying new entries for general and specialized dictionaries
- Correcting existing dictionary entries
- Phonetic transcription
- Serving as a language expert resource for engineers and researchers
- Managing other language consultant contractors
- Merging in house resources
- Develop, enhance and debug NLP grammars

Skills and Experience Required
1) Language Skill Requirements
- English: near-native skills
- Native or near-native skills in German and French
- Knowledge of other Romance languages is a plus

2) Other Requirements
- A post-graduate degree in linguistics
- Experience with phonetic transcription and the International Phonetic
Alphabet
- Ability to program in a scripting language (e.g. Perl or Python)
- Ability to work independently
- Basic knowledge of Unix/Linux (navigating directory structures, copying
files, etc.)
- Familiarity with a text editor (e.g. emacs or vi)
- Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
- Team leadership and/or management experience desired
- Other languages is a plus

Application Deadline: (Open until filled)

Email Address for Applications: nicki.mjnuance.com
Web Address for Applications: http://jobs-nuance.icims.com/jobs/6792/job
Contact Information:
Ms Nicki Myddleton-Jones
Email: nicki.mjnuance.com


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