LINGUIST List 23.2878

Fri Jun 29 2012

Jobs: Dutch; Comp Ling; Text/Corpus Linguistics: Computational Linguist, SAP

Editor for this issue: Sarah Fox <>

Date: 28-Jun-2012
From: Simy Rajan <>
Subject: Dutch; Computational Linguistics; Text/Corpus Linguistics: Computational Linguist, SAP, Massachusetts, USA
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University or Organization: SAP Department: TIP Job Location: Massachusetts, USA Web Address:
Job Rank: Computational Linguist

Specialty Areas: Text/Corpus Linguistics; Computational Linguistics

Required Language(s): Dutch (nld)


**This position has been filled

Purpose and Objectives:The Text Analysis team at SAP focuses on the development ofNatural Language Processing (NLP) Information Extractiontechnologies. The team combines the talents of computationallinguists and skilled software engineers to deliver best-of-breed TextAnalysis functionality in all major languages. This groundbreakingtechnology includes a comprehensive set of advanced text analysistools such as search, categorization, and entity extraction that isbeing used in SAP applications ranging from business intelligence tosemantic search.

Expectations and Tasks:- Assumes ownership of one or more language modules in our NLPproducts- Creates, maintains and augments machine-readable dictionaries,grammar rules, and parsing algorithms- Develops and maintains tools for the automation and support oflinguistic tasks- Enhances the accuracy of our core technologies- Optimizes the performance of core engines to achievebreakthrough results- Researches and implements new functionality

Work Experience:- Experience with regex languages and finite state automata for NLPapplications- Experience developing named entity recognition functionality or in-depth knowledge of other text-based linguistic applications- Experience working in a production-oriented developmentenvironment- Agile/SCRUM development processes

Application Deadline: This position has been filled
Email Address for Applications: Contact Information:
Sr. Recruiter Simy Rajan Email: Phone: 650-849-2609

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