New Job: Norwegian Computational Linguist

Hiring Company: Lionbridge

Company Description:  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.

Application Link: http://linguistlist.org/jobs/get-jobs.cfm?id=36164897

Location: Santa Clara, CA, United States

Job Type: Not Specified

Industry: Linguistics/Computer Science

Application Deadline:  Open until filled

Description:      

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 county, California in case you have permission to work in USA, or Paris, France for the duration of the assignment (estimation 3 to 6 months: starting in May 2016) is obligatory.

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!

Qualifications/Skills:    

Required Skills/Background:

– Native in Norwegian

– Bachelor’s or Master’s in Computational Linguistics / other Language Technology related area or in Computer science / SW Engineering is a must

– 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

How to apply:  Contact Elenn Stirbu at elenn.stirbu@lionbridge.com to apply. Please send us your complete resume, including your availability, salary wish and current location. Kindly include any information regarding your working permit status.

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