Job Opportunities

Linguistics - Regional and International

University or Organization: InQuira
Department: Professional Services

Job Rank: Language Engineer
Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics; General Linguistics
Required Language(s): English (eng)


Position: Language Engineer
Date: Immediate
We offer:
- Very competitive salary
- Excellent company stock options and benefits
- Fast-paced and exciting environment
Reporting to: Vice President of Professional Services
Location: Bay Area, California and New York Metro Area


As a Language Engineer in InQuira's Professional Services group, you will help design and implement Intelligent Search solutions for our customers. You will work directly with our customers and integration partners to understand their specific business requirements, and you'll actively participate in defining the best solutions possible using our intelligent
search and navigation products. You will define, implement and test the associated grammars, lexicon, and other linguistic knowledge bases. You will work directly with our technical consultants to help ensure that the application is properly accessing and retrieving the correct answers to questions. You may additionally be called upon to test and/or devise testing environments for linguistic tools that are being developed.
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University or Organization: Voice Signal Technologies, Inc.
Job Rank: Linguist

Specialty Areas: Phonetics; Speech Technology
Required Language(s): English (eng)
French (fra)
German, Standard (deu)
Italian (ita)
Portuguese (por)
Spanish (spa)


VoiceSignal, the leading developer of speech solutions for mobile devices, is seeking an experienced Linguist to help us develop our multi-lingual embedded speech technologies and applications. We are looking for a
Masters-level linguist with, preferably, prior experience in speech applications. Candidates must have near fluency command of two or more western European languages and working knowledge of two or more other
western European languages. Must also have some knowledge of Perl and its use for linguistic purposes, be highly attentive to detail, and be able to prioritize work based on project and language priorities. This is a
full-time position in our headquarters in Woburn, MA.

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University or Organization: NUANCE
Job Rank: Voice Developer

Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics
Required Language(s): Hindi (hin)


Nuance is the leading provider of speech and imaging solutions for businesses and consumers around the world. Every day, millions of users and thousands of businesses experience Nuance by calling directory
assistance, requesting account information, dictating patient records, telling a navigation system their destination, or digitally reproducing documents that can be shared and searched. With more than 1500 employees worldwide, we are committed to make the user experience more enjoyable by transforming the way people interact with information and how they create, share and use documents. Making each of those experiences productive and compelling is what Nuance is about.

To strengthen our young and enthusiastic R&D team in Europe, we are currently looking for two Junior Voice Developers - Hindi

Who will assist in the creation of state-of-the-art voice for use with the market-leading RealSpeak text-to-speech (TTS) engine. You will join the team in Merelbeke, Belgium.

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University or Organization: Lexico Publishing Group LLC
Department: Information Technology
Job Rank: Web Application Developer

Specialty Areas: General Linguistics; Web Application Developer


Title: Developer, Web Application

Job Summary: Assists with development of Internet-, intranet-, or extranet-based applications using experience with a variety of technologies
including, but not limited to, PHP, Perl, shell scripting, XHTML, CSS, XML, Javascript, MySQL, multimedia applications, database interactions and data
modeling tools. Researches, tracks and understands new technologies and security issues to provide technical guidance in developing applications.
Builds applications using mandated development tools. Provides written design documents, test plans and test results. Integrates and implements related applications components, including front-end development,
server-side development and database integration. Plays a direct role in programming, maintenance, technical support, documentation and administration of the applications. Assesses and communicates
standards to ensure continuity of applications. With approval, may work with outside vendors in developing tests to ensure feature functionality.

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