Jobs [permanent position]: NLP

[Job posted on february 7th 2015 by Lionbridge on Linguist List]

Computational Linguist

University or Organization: Lionbridge
Department: Tampere
Job Location: California, USA
Web Address:
Job Title: Computational linguists: Japanese, Chinese Mandarin and Cantonese
Job Rank: Computational Linguist; Other

Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics

Required Language(s): Chinese, Mandarin (cmn)
Chinese, Yue (yue)
Japanese (jpn)


Required Skills/Background

– Native in the following languages: Japanese, Chinese Mandarin and/or Chinese
– Bachelor’s or Master’s in Computational Linguistics, or other Language
Technology related area as well as in Computer science and SW Engineering is a
– Experience in scripting languages (Python, xml, Regular Expression, Java,
Shell, etc.)
– Understanding of dialogue systems and ability to solve related problems in
the native language.
– Experience in Language Technology – either educational or work experience
– Experience in language tool development
– Strong linguistic comprehension
– Experience in machine learning is a plus
– Ability to demonstrate problem-solving skills and to contribute to the
development of high-quality products.
– Comfortable working under pressure to meet deadlines
– Excellent English skills, other language skills are a plus

Specific responsibilities will include

– Developing of natural language processing code specific to your language
– Providing input and suggestions towards innovating new approaches and new
product features tailored to your home market
– Automating and integrating workflow from diverse systems

Relocation to Santa Clara, California for the duration of the assignment
(estimation 2 months: immediate enrollment) is obligatory

Please send us your complete resume, including your availability, salary wish
and current location. Kindly include any information regarding your working
permit status.

Lionbridge is the leading provider of translation, development, language and
testing solutions that enable clients to create, release, manage and maintain
their technology applications and Web content globally.

We are looking for candidates who are passionate about language technology and
SW engineering, quality and delighting the customer. If you are interested in
joining our team, we would love to hear from you!

Application Deadline: 31-Mar-2015 (Open until filled)

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

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