LINGUIST List 31.719

Wed Feb 19 2020

Jobs: Computational Linguistics; General Linguistics; Text/Corpus Linguistics; Writing Systems: Regional Linguist, Deloitte Consulting

Editor for this issue: Everett Green <>

Date: 17-Feb-2020
From: Peter Viechnicki <>
Subject: Computational Linguistics; General Linguistics; Text/Corpus Linguistics; Writing Systems: Regional Linguist, Deloitte Consulting, Arlington, USA
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University or Organization: Deloitte Consulting
Job Location: Virginia, USA
Job Title: Regional Linguist

Job Rank: Rank Open

Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics; General Linguistics; Text/Corpus Linguistics; Writing Systems; Transliteration and Romanization Standards


As a Regional Linguist within our Analytics team, you will:

- Perform project tasks independently, and may direct the efforts of others
- Participate in and/or lead the development of deliverable content that meets the needs of the client and contract
- Anticipate client needs and formulate solutions to client issues
- Review deliverables for accuracy and quality
- Provides coaching to junior staff
- Contribute to new business proposals and proposal development
- Manages own personal and professional development; seeks opportunities for professional growth and expansion of consulting skills and experiences

The Team:

Analytics & Cognitive
In this age of disruption, organizations need to navigate the future with confidence, embracing decision making with clear, data-driven choices that deliver enterprise value in a dynamic business environment.

The Analytics & Cognitive team leverages the power of data, analytics, robotics, science and cognitive technologies to uncover hidden relationships from vast troves of data, generate insights, and inform decision-making. Together with the Strategy practice, our Strategy & Analytics portfolio helps clients transform their business by architecting organizational intelligence programs and differentiated strategies to win in their chosen markets.

Analytics & Cognitive will work with our clients to:

- Implement large-scale data ecosystems including data management, governance and the integration of structured and unstructured data to generate insights leveraging cloud-based platforms
- Leverage automation, cognitive and science-based techniques to manage data, predict scenarios and prescribe actions
- Drive operational efficiency by maintaining their data ecosystems, sourcing analytics expertise and providing As-a-Service offerings for continuous insights and improvements



- Academic training in theoretical linguistics; Master’s degree Preferred in Linguistics
- College-level training or fluency in a language of interest such as; Arabic, Spanish, Portuguese, Philippino/Tagalog, Russian/Slavic
- Intermediate or higher coding skills in python, perl, R, .NET, java, or similar language
- Training or experience Computer Linguistics, Natural Language Processing, Analytics – Data Cleansing, Analytics – Text Mining
- Strong problem solving and troubleshooting skills with experience exercising mature judgment
- Proven experience effectively prioritizing workload to meet deadlines and work objectives
- Ability to maintain the required Secret Security Clearance for this role


- Prior professional services or federal consulting experience
- Experience with: Hive, PIG, Hadoop or Tableau

Application Deadline: (Open until filled)

Web Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Dr. Peter Viechnicki

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