LINGUIST List 19.919|
Wed Mar 19 2008
Jobs: Portuguese & Computational Ling: Computational Linguist, Q-go
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van der Beek,
Portuguese & Computational Linguistics: Computational Linguist, Q-go, Diemen, Netherlands
Message 1: Portuguese & Computational Linguistics: Computational Linguist, Q-go, Diemen, Netherlands
From: Leonoor van der Beek <leonoor.van.der.beekq-go.net>
Subject: Portuguese & Computational Linguistics: Computational Linguist, Q-go, Diemen, Netherlands
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University or Organization: Q-go
Department: Professional Services
Job Location: Diemen (Amsterdam), Netherlands
Web Address: http://q-go.com
Job Rank: Computational Linguist
Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics
Required Language(s): Portuguese (por)
The organization Q-go
Q-go is an international, fast growing, Dutch software company specialized
in Customer Interaction Management applications based on Natural Language
Technology. The applications enable people to formulate a question / search
query in their own words. Q-go's technology ensures a relevant match,
generally consisting of a model question and answer. We thus provide easy
access to information, as well as insight in the needs of the user. Q-go's
technology is currently available in six European languages and is in use
by leading European companies in banking, insurance, telecommunications and
government. Q-go's headquarter is in Diemen, The Netherlands. Furthermore,
we operate from offices in Bonn, Munich, Zurich, Madrid and Barcelona.
We are expanding our suite of language with Brazilian Portuguese. For this
purpose, we are looking for a Brazilian Portuguese speaking computational
linguist. The position is located in our Diemen, Netherlands office. The
Computational Linguist will be part of the Professional Services team. This
team is responsible for the implementation, maintenance and management of
our customer projects.
Key Areas of Responsibility:
- Development of a complete and high-quality set of linguistic resources
for Brazilian Portuguese: dictionaries, hierarchies, grammar rules &
- Problem resolution & improvement of Brazilian Portuguese resources for
Question and answer database analyses
Advise on how model questions need to be phrased
Advise in general on how to improve matching results
- Participate in internal projects for further improvement of our core
- Other responsibilities as assigned.
- Working permit for the Netherlands
- Native Brazilian Portuguese, fluent English, speaking Dutch is a plus
- Solid background in Computational Linguistics, Linguistics, or related field
- Proficiency with standard MS applications
- Experience with Unix/Linux and/or relational databases a plus
- 2+ years working in customer/field service environment or equivalent
- Work in an energetic and fast paced work environment, where initiative,
professionalism and ambitions are highly valued
- See your work on major websites within Europe and outside Europe.
- Opportunity to contribute to the growth and development of an
international, leading-edge software company.
- A challenging job with plenty of opportunities for personal development.
If you are enthusiastic about this job profile, please do not hesitate to
send your resume to the e-mail given below.
Application Deadline: This position has been filled.
Email Address for Applications:
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