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Tue Sep 20 2011

Jobs: Comp Ling: Computational Linguist, Attensity Corp.

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        1.     Jessica Perri , Computational Linguistics: Computational Linguist, Attensity Corporation, UT, USA

Message 1: Computational Linguistics: Computational Linguist, Attensity Corporation, UT, USA
Date: 20-Sep-2011
From: Jessica Perri <jperriattensity.com>
Subject: Computational Linguistics: Computational Linguist, Attensity Corporation, UT, USA
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University or Organization: Attensity Corporation
Department: R&D Linguistic Technology
Job Location: Utah, USA
Web Address: http://www.attensity.com
Job Rank: Computational Linguist

Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics; Natural Language Processing


Description:

Attensity helps the world's leading brands leverage customer conversations
as a business asset. Using Attensity's integrated suite of customer analytics
and response applications, organizations can tap the wealth of data stored in
both internal and online sources, and use that information to improve the
customer experience with their brands. Attensity's award-winning Customer
Experience Management (CEM) solutions are built on a massively scalable
text analytics platform that enables organizations to listen, analyze, relate
and act on customer conversations, no matter where they take place. From
its headquarters in Palo Alto, Calif., and Kaiserslautern, Germany, Attensity
is powering the customer experience strategies of companies such as
Charles Schwab, Citigroup, HP, JetBlue, Lloyd's Banking Group, Siemens,
Starwood Resorts, Travelocity and Whirlpool. For more information visit
www.attensity.com and follow the company at blog.attensity.com, on Twitter
Attensity, and on facebook.com/Attensity.

Attensity seeks a Computational Linguist to assist in the design,
implementation, and management of domain models and extraction
technologies. This role focuses on the development of Attensity's English
extraction portfolio.

Requirements of the Position:
- Apply theoretical Syntax, Semantic and Pragmatics expertise to complex,
real-world problems
- Create and maintain industry-vertical domains consisting of dictionaries and
entities
- Design and prototype new features and extraction patterns
- Assist in development of Attensity's cutting edge parsing and extraction
technologies

Qualifications:
- 2 years experience working in computational linguistics or natural language
processing
- Solid working knowledge of Morphology, Syntax and Semantics
- Experience with corpus analysis, esp. Social Media
- Track record of strong analytical and design skills

Preferred:
- Knowledge of regular expressions, scripting languages such as Python or
Ruby, or databases
- Experience developing Ontologies or information hierarchies
- Proficiency in a second language

Education:
- Advanced degree in Computational Linguistics, Linguistics, Cognitive
Science or related fields

Application Deadline: (Open until filled)

Web Address for Applications: http://www.attensity.com/company/careers
Contact Information:
Jessica Perri
Email: jperriattensity.com


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