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Job Announcement: Oracle

Multiple Languages; Computational Linguistics; Morphology; Syntax: Computational Linguist, Oracle, District of Columbia, USA


Employer: Oracle
Oracle Language Technology - Big Data
Job Location: District of Columbia, USA
Title: Computational Linguist - Hindi, Tamil, Turkish, Norwegian, Finnish, or Swedish
Rank: Computational Linguist
Linguistic Field(s): Computational Linguistics
Morphology
Syntax
Language Specialty: Finnish
German
Hindi
Norwegian Bokmål
Swedish
Tamil
Turkish
LL Issue: 25.3051
Date Submitted: 24-Jul-2014
Job Description: Join the Oracle Language Technology team and develop multi-lingual natural
language component software used in a variety of search and analysis
products and applications.

The Oracle Language Technology (OLT) group
develops language technology to support search and text analysis in a variety
of Oracle products. Our language software supports 50 languages and is
currently developing 30 additional languages. The group has engineers to
develop the software and computational linguists to develop the language
dictionaries and other data needed to perform language analysis.

We
have a team of 12 computational linguists that work with software engineers
to develop the language processing functionality, creating, managing, and
testing the linguistic data that permits linguistic analysis at various levels
from tokenization to lemmatization to sentiment assignment.

We are
seeking a computational linguist for research and development related to a
multi-language natural language processing system.

Qualified
candidates have native or near-native proficiency in at least one of the
following languages:
- Hindi
- Tamil
- Turkish
- Norwegian
-
Swedish
- Finnish
- German

Proficiency in other non-European
languages is a strong plus.

Qualifications:
- Academic degree in
Linguistics and/or 2-5 years of professional experience specializing in syntax,
semantics, comparative linguistics/typology, morphology
- Experience with
creating morphological rules for languages both familiar and unfamiliar
-
Experience with language corpora
- Proficiency with regular expressions
and basic Unix/Linux shell commands
- Excellent written and oral
communication skills in English
- Strong analytical skills
- Ability to work
independently
- Proficiency in a scripting language (Perl, Python, Ruby,
etc.) is a plus
- This is not a translation role and not a machine learning
role

The candidates will be responsible for:
- Creating, developing,
and maintaining lexicons and morphological rules in a variety of
languages
- Assessing the quality of existing language work
- Ongoing
testing and evaluation of OLT language analysis software
- Researching and
evaluating tokenization, morphological, and higher level analysis
techniques

Oracle is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All
qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard
to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender
identity, disability and protected veterans status or any other characteristic
protected by law.

To apply, visit the application website below (Job
Number: 14000G0K).
Application Deadline:
Application Email: click here to access email
Application URL: https://oracle.taleo.net/careersection/2/jobsearch.ftl?lang=en&alt=1
Contact Information: Heather  Arnold
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