LINGUIST List 23.4745

Tue Nov 13 2012

Jobs: Dutch; English; German; NLP; Machine Learning: Knowledge Engineer/Computational Linguist, Artificial Solutions

Editor for this issue: Sarah Fox <>

Date: 12-Nov-2012
From: Francesca Sciarra <>
Subject: Dutch; English; German; Natural Language Processing; Machine Learning: Knowledge Engineer/Computational Linguist, Artificial Solutions, Hilversum, Netherlands (or Telecommute)
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University or Organization: Artificial Solutions Department: Professional Service/ Operations Job Location: Hilversum, Netherlands Web Address:
Job Rank: Knowledge Engineer/Computational Linguist

Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics; Natural Language Processing; Machine Learning

Required Language(s): Dutch (nld)
                            English (eng)                             German (deu)

Artificial Solutions, leading specialist in Natural Language Interaction (NLI), islooking for a Computational Linguist/ Knowledge Engineer to join ourinternational Professional Service team. If you are a linguistic specialist withaffinity to ICT and customer oriented, we would like to hear from you.You have a real passion for languages and a pragmatic approach to problemsolving. You understand the structure of languages and you will be able toencode linguistic information for automated processing. You will focus ondesign, build, maintain and develop knowledge-based systems, in domainssuch as artificial intelligence, databases, expert systems, and naturallanguage processing systems - according to the structured ArtificialSolutions Knowledge Development Methodology.

The Computational Linguist/Knowledge Engineer is expert on ArtificialSolutions' knowledge solutions, and is able to do consultancy for externalpartners and clients on how the knowledge can be optimally analyzed,structured and built as to meet customer / project requirements. He/ Shemanages and keeps day-to-day control on Artificial Solutions' new build andknowledge optimization projects for customers and/or partners, preparingplans and pre-requisites to deliver projects on time, while meeting profitabilitytargets and achieving high level of customer satisfaction. This means pro-active anticipation on issues and management of any changes in requirementand/or scope.

The position offers a lot of freedom under responsibility and will allow you togrow both as a person and within our company in order to realize your fullpotential.

The position will focus upon:- Work with Project Manager and/or Technical Consultant in clientworkshops, discussing knowledge and validate customer requirements.- Plans, coordinates, and oversees delivery aspects of project to thecustomer.- Working with the grammar of your native language (syntax and semanticaspects) to structure and code the knowledge base of our NLI (NaturalLanguage Interaction) solutions.- Design, build, and test knowledge and NLI solutions based on functionalknowledge specifications.- Analyze logs during operations to define knowledge optimization options inconjunction with Technical Consultant and implement during ongoingknowledge development optimization.

Knowledge and Experience:- Degree in Computational Linguistics, General Linguistics, AppliedLinguistic, Language Technologies or similar.- Knowledge of Morphology, Lexicology, Phonetics, Pragmatics, Automatedspeech analysis and synthesis.- Knowledge of Formal syntax, Formal Semantics, Corpus analysis, Dialoguemanagement, Parsing- Understanding of Statistics (preferably applied to natural language analysis)/ Mathematics- Working knowledge of programming languages such as Prolog, or any ofthe declarative languages (C, C++, Java, Pascal, etc.) and DB/SQL.- 2+years experience working in a customer facing role.- Previous working experience in the Natural Language Processing -field andexperience in Human computer interaction will be a plus.

Language skills:- Native Dutch- Fluent English- Fluent German

Personal Skills and Abilities:- Strong logical and analytical skills, being able to deal with complex andabstract concepts.- Proven customer facing and interpersonal skills- Professional attitude, detail-oriented and organized.- Ability to combine multiple task and projects.

Application Deadline: 07-Jan-2013 (Open until filled)
Email Address for Applications: Web Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Recruitment & HR Specialist Francesca Sciarra Email:

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