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LINGUIST List 23.1138

Tue Mar 06 2012

Jobs: Computational Linguistics: International Project Engineer, Microsoft

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Date: 06-Mar-2012
From: Colin Laird <colinlamicrosoft.com>
Subject: Computational Linguistics: International Project Engineer, Microsoft, Dublin, Ireland
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University or Organization: Microsoft
Department: Language Technology Team
Job Location: Dublin, Ireland
Web Address: https://careers.microsoft.com
Job Rank: International Project Engineer

Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics


Description:

Would you like the opportunity to contribute to Microsoft Natural Language
technology development? The Language Technology Team (LTT) is
responsible for providing Proofing Tools (Spell Checking, Grammar
Checking, Thesauri and Hyphenators) to Microsoft Office and other
Microsoft products and services.

We are looking for a talented computational linguist to help design, build
and evaluate the next generation of high quality intelligent productivity
software in a significant number of languages markets. We are passionate
about leveraging state of the art techniques to deliver exciting natural
language related technologies to benefit millions of customers across the
globe.

Our team is looking for a person that will help evaluate current Proofing
Tools, contribute to their development and assist in developing new
proofing tools. We are looking for a highly self-motivated candidate with an
experienced background in computational linguistics, who is energetic and
can help us deliver new features.

If you're excited by what you have read so far, we want to hear from you.
Contact us today!

Qualifications:
- BA/BS in Computational Linguistics or related discipline
- 4+ years of industry experience with a demonstrable understanding of the
product life cycle
- Demonstrable organisational, problem solving, and prioritisation skills
- Good communication skills (written and verbal), strong linguistics aptitude,
and coding proficiency

Additional, preferred qualifications include:
- Experience developing, debugging and maintaining code in C, C++, C#,
or Java
- Experience shipping one or more medium to large scale products
- Experience with 1+ full product life cycles

Application Deadline: 16-Mar-2012

Email Address for Applications: colinlamicrosoft.com
Web Address for Applications: https://careers.microsoft.com/jobdetails.aspx?ss=&pg=0&so=&rw=4&jid=75900&jlang=EN
Contact Information:
Colin Laird
Email: colinlamicrosoft.com

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