LINGUIST List 29.2719

Fri Jun 29 2018

Jobs: Computational Linguistics: Associate Linguist, EXIGER CANADA

Editor for this issue: Sarah Robinson <>

Date: 28-Jun-2018
From: Tanya Picco <>
Subject: Computational Linguistics: Associate Linguist, EXIGER CANADA
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University or Organization: EXIGER CANADA
Department: Tech
Job Location: TORONTO, Canada
Web Address:
Job Title: Associate Linguist

Job Rank: Associate Linguist

Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics; Bilingual


Job Title: Associate Linguist
Location: Toronto

Position Summary:
We are looking for a resourceful driven individual with an eye for detail and native proficiency in English. Communication skills are paramount, as well as the ability to adapt to fluctuating requirements and priorities. You would be reporting to the Data Quality Manager and will directly contribute to the quality of our product: DDIQ. This position is full time for the summer term, with the potential for part time in September.

Key Responsibilities:
- Assess dependency graph output and determine accuracy of extracted information of the NLP framework.
- Accurately identify events from text and assess keywords.
- Report discrepancies in a concise and timely manner through the appropriate channels.
- Maintain a high level of accuracy through active participation in individual tasks and team contribution.
- Collaborate closely and communicate effectively with the Cognitive Computing team.

Knowledge & Skills:
- Strong command of the English language.
- Superior reading skills in English.
- Ability to read syntactic parse-trees and dependency graphs
- Familiarity with Penn Treebank POS Tags

Professional Experience Required:
- Experience or professional knowledge of Stanford CoreNLP
- Proven ability to quickly learn and adapt to a dynamic environment.
- Proven attention to detail.
- Ability to learn new concepts.

We're a dynamic and rapidly growing software company with a high-performing team. Exiger fosters an open, honest, and cooperative environment where delivery focused teams strive for excellence. The whole team is involved throughout the lifecycle of the project and team members maintain continuous client collaboration. This is a unique opportunity to work in a rapidly-growing, fast-paced organization that is changing the way our clients do business. We offer an exciting work environment, competitive compensation, and a comprehensive benefits package.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or protected veteran status, or any other legally protected basis, in accordance with applicable law.

Application Deadline: 13-Jul-2018 (Open until filled)

Email Address for Applications:
Web Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Tanya Picco
Phone: 6472609046

Page Updated: 29-Jun-2018