LINGUIST List 23.2756

Mon Jun 18 2012

Jobs: English; Comp Ling; Semantics: Consultant, Expert System

Editor for this issue: Sarah Fox <>

Date: 18-Jun-2012
From: Francesca Petronio <>
Subject: English; Computational Linguistics; Semantics: Consultant, Expert System, District of Columbia, USA
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University or Organization: Expert System Job Location: District of Columbia, USA Web Address:
Job Rank: Consultant

Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics; Semantics; Natural Language Processing

Required Language(s): English (eng)


Expert System is a leading software company specializing in thedelivery of an advanced semantic intelligence platform and is nowlooking to hire a Computational Linguist based in the greaterWashington DC area.

The ideal candidate(s) is enthusiastic about using his/her skills inEnglish computational linguistics to extend our natural languageplatform into this language.

Primary responsibilities include:- Develop computational algorithms and code to process humanlanguage and provide insights into the embodied complex,heterogeneous data;- Identify appropriate algorithms, methods and tools to processhuman language in response to clients' requirements;- Help to create the related software tools and utilities needed;- Collaborate with multi-disciplinary teams to deliver the tools andutilities required;- Seek regular interaction with clients to understand emerging needsthat can be addressed by computational linguistics.

The ideal candidate has a Master Degree in Linguistics or inComputer Science specializing in Computational Linguistics, NaturalLanguage Processing or a related field, and experience incomputational manipulation and analysis of natural languagedocuments. Previous experience in the intelligence field will beconsidered a plus.

Additional requirements include:- Ability to solve natural language processing problems for clients;- Self-direction and motivation - to take initiative to address issues inscope of responsibility, to manage multiple action items and tasks,and to keep stakeholders engaged and informed;- Accuracy to check and control contents to make sure there are nomistakes before delivering;- Curiosity about new application domains;- Ability to collaborate in cross-functional, geographically distributedteams.

Salary package is dependent upon relevant experience andbackground.

About Expert System:Expert System has been in business since 1989. We were the first todevelop a true semantic technology and are considered the largestand most mature vendor in the space. We have been profitable sincethe beginning, with recent growth at a compound rate of 50%. ExpertSystem's delivers on the promise of advanced knowledgemanagement using true semantic reasoning technology. We have astand-alone platform but also support and improve the capabilities ofother enterprise knowledge management software.

Application Deadline: (Open until filled)
Email Address for Applications: Contact Information:
Francesca Petronio Email:

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