LINGUIST List 29.1725

Sat Apr 21 2018

Jobs: Computational Linguistics: Language Engineer, Lionbridge Tampere

Editor for this issue: Clare Harshey <>

Date: 20-Apr-2018
From: Elena Pirttisalo <>
Subject: Computational Linguistics: Language Engineer, Lionbridge Tampere
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University or Organization: Lionbridge Tampere
Department: Machine Intelligence team
Job Location: , USA
Web Address:
Job Title: Language Engineer: different languages

Job Rank: Other

Specialty Areas: Cognitive Science; Computational Linguistics

Required Language(s): Arabic, Gulf (afb)
                            Chinese, Mandarin (cmn)
                            Chinese, Yue (yue)
                            Danish (dan)
                            Dutch (nld)
                            English (eng)
                            French (fra)
                            German (deu)
                            Hebrew (heb)
                            Japanese (jpn)
                            Korean (kor)
                            Malay (zlm)
                            Norwegian Bokmål (nob)
                            Swedish (swe)
                            Thai (tha)
                            Turkish (tur)


WORK LOCATION 1: Onsite in Santa Clara, California; out of state applicants must be willing and available to relocate to the Bay area for this project.
WORK LOCATION 2: Paris or Cork might be possible as well for Europe based candidates
WORK LOCATION 3: Tokyo or Yokohama - for Japanese native candidates

START DATE: Immediate

- B.S/MSc in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, or related fields or
- Degree in Computational linguistics
- Native language: English India, Gulf Arabic, Chinese Mandarin, Chinese Hong Kong, Danish, Dutch, French, German, Hebrew, Japanese, Korean, Malay, Norwegian, Swedish, Thai
- Excellent knowledge of structural aspects of the language (syntax, semantics, phonology, phonetics)
- Strong linguistic comprehension
- Up-to-date exposure to popular native culture and the ability to use that knowledge to inform data analysis
- Previous experience working with language data (e.g. research, analysis, translation, review)
- NLP experience
- Proved experience with Java, Perl and shell scripting
- Experience using OS X or iOS software is a plus
- Good organizational and analytical skills
- Excellent English skills, other language skills are a plus
- Strong communication skills, attention to detail, and proven ability to manage priorities

Please send us your complete resume in English to the application email address below. Please include:
- Current availability and how soon you could begin project work
- Hourly rate expectations
- Current country/city/state location

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

Application Deadline: 31-May-2018 (Open until filled)

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

Page Updated: 21-Apr-2018