LINGUIST List 25.5077

Sat Dec 13 2014

Jobs: Multiple Languages; Computational Linguistics: Computational Linguist, Lionbridge

Editor for this issue: Andrew Lamont <>

Date: 12-Dec-2014
From: Elena Pirttisalo <>
Subject: Multiple Languages; Computational Linguistics: Computational Linguist, Lionbridge
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University or Organization: Lionbridge
Department: Tampere
Job Location: California, USA
Web Address:
Job Title: Computational linguists: Brazilian Portuguese and others

Job Rank: Computational Linguists; Other

Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics

Required Language(s): French (fra)
                            Brazilian Portuguese (por)
                            Norwegian (nob)
                            European Spanish (spa)
                            Swedish (swe)
                            Brazilian Portuguese (por)


Lionbridge is the leading provider of translation, development, language and testing solutions that enable clients to create, release, manage and maintain their technology applications and Web content globally.

We are looking for new language technology talents to work on various NLP projects. Our projects require specialists in various location however telecommuting is also possible.

We are looking for candidates who are passionate about language technology and SW engineering, quality and delighting the customer. If you are interested in joining our team, we would love to hear from you, please complete your application!

Required Skills/Background:
- Native in the following languages: Brazilian Portuguese, European French, European Spanish, Norwegian, Swedish
- Bachelor's or Master's in Computational Linguistics, or other Language Technology related area as well as in Computer science and SW Engineering
- Experience in scripting languages (Python, xml, Regular Expression, Java, Shell, etc.)
- Experience in Language Technology - either educational or work experience
- Experience in language tool development
- Strong linguistic comprehension
- Experience in machine learning is a plus
- Experience in annotation/corpus/dictionary/terminology work is a plus
- Comfortable interacting with customers, sales minded attitude
- A strong desire to learn
- Comfortable working under pressure to meet deadlines
- Excellent English skills, other language skills are a plus

Specific responsibilities will include:
- Developing of natural language processing code specific to your language
- Providing input and suggestions towards innovating new approaches and new product features tailored to your home market
- Automating and integrating workflow from diverse systems

Relocation to Santa Clara, California for the duration of the assignment (estimation 2 months: January-beginning of March) required

Please complete your application as soon as possible. Please send us your complete resume, including your availability and salary wish.

Application Deadline: (Open until filled)

Email Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Resource coordinator Elena Pirttisalo

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