Jobs [permanent position] : NLP

[Jobs posted on March 7 2014 on list LN]

Senior Technical Engineer

The European Language resources Distribution Agency (ELDA), a company
specialized in Human Language Technologies within an international
context, acting as the distribution agency of the European Language
Resources Association (ELRA), is currently seeking to fill an immediate
vacancy for *Senior Technical Engineer/Scientist (Software team
Manager)* position.

Under the supervision of the CEO, the responsibilities of the Senior
Technical Engineer/Scientist include managing of a small development
team, designing/specifying tools and software components for Language
Resources, production frameworks and platforms, carrying out quality
control and assessment. He/she will be in charge of renovating the
current language resources production workflows. This yields excellent
opportunities for young, creative, and motivated candidates wishing to
participate actively to the Language Engineering field. He/she will be
in charge of conducting the activities related to language resources and
Natural Language Processing technologies. The task will mostly consist
in managing language resources production projects and co-ordinating
ELDA’s participation in R&D projects while being also hands-on whenever
required by the development team.

Profile :

Good knowledge of Linux and open source software
Proficiency in Python, Django, PhP, Perl, CSS
Proficiency in Django-CMS is a plus
Good knowledge of e-commerce development (Python/Django-oriented)
Proficiency in French and English
Dynamic and communicative, flexible to combine and work on
different tasks
Experience with technology transfer projects, industrial
projects,collaborative projects within the European Commission or
other international frameworks
Good knowledge of the Language Technology area is a plus
Ability to work independently and as part of a team, in particular
the ability to supervise members of a multidisciplinary team
Citizenship of (or residency papers) a European Union country
Applications will be considered until the position is filled. The
position is based in Paris.

Salary : Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Applicants should email a cover letter addressing the points listed
above together with a curriculum vitae to :

Khalid Choukri
ELRA / ELDA
9, rue des Cordlières
75013 Paris
FRANCE
Fax : 01 43 13 33 30
Mail : job@elda.org

Please check out our other vacant positions:

* Project Manager in Speech and Multimodal
http://www.elda.org/article289.html
* Junior Technical Engineer / Scientist (Project Manager)
http://www.elda.org/article292.html

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