LINGUIST List 23.3117

Thu Jul 19 2012

Jobs: Onomastics: Applied Onomastics Analyst/Researcher, Ethnic Technologies LLC

Editor for this issue: Sarah Fox <>

Date: 18-Jul-2012
From: Lisa Radding <>
Subject: Onomastics: Applied Onomastics Analyst/Researcher, Ethnic Technologies LLC, New Jersey, USA
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University or Organization: Ethnic Technologies LLC Department: Product Development Job Location: New Jersey, USA Web Address:
Job Rank: Applied Onomastics Analyst/Researcher

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics; Genetic Classification; Historical Linguistics; Onomastics


Role: Product Development/ Applied Onomastics Analyst

The Opportunity:Ethnic Technologies is currently seeking to recruit a person with aninterest and background in Onomastics, the study of proper namesand name origins, to join the Product Development Department.

As a member of the Research branch of the Product DevelopmentDepartment, the Applied Onomastics Analyst will be responsible forclassifying names by ethnicity, seeing patterns within lists of names,and thinking creatively to define rules that will further classify thesepatterns. Through this work, the team is continuing to build andimprove a predictive software system, the industry-leading product inmulticultural marketing.

The ideal candidate has a background in Linguistics, particularly inOnomastics, and experience with text pattern recognition andmorpheme recognition. The ideal candidate is interested inGeography, Ancestry, History, Sociology, Demography, Culture,People, and solving interesting data "puzzles".

Qualifications:Bachelor Degree or Equivalent Required.

Skills and Competencies:- Excellent Microsoft Office skills, especially Microsoft Excel.- Strong English written and verbal communication.- Fluency or competency in at least one second language.- Ability to work as part of a team.- Self-driven and self-motivated.- Works independently within set objectives.- Experience with Data Visualization and Descriptive Statistics.- Experience with SQL or any programming language.- Experience with marketing, particularly multicultural marketing.

Compensation:Ethnic Technologies offers a competitive base salary with healthbenefits and a 401k program.

About the Company:We are a growing and successful direct marketing database softwarecompany located in South Hackensack, NJ. We are the leadingprovider of multicultural marketing data, ethnic identificationsoftware, and ethnic data appending services. To this end, ourexperts are constantly learning about the interaction of peoplethrough studying their names, culture, and geography.

Applicants must be available to work full time from our officeslocated in South Hackensack, NJ. Please send a cover letter andresume to the email address listed.

Application Deadline: (Open until filled)
Mailing Address for Applications:
Lisa Radding Ethnic Technologies LLC 600 Huyler St South Hackensack, NJ 07606 USA Email Address for Applications: Contact Information:
Lisa Radding Email: Phone: 866-333-8324

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