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  • Language Technologist Level 1

    Job Locations US-MD-Fort Meade
    ID
    2019-4453
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Information Technology
    Clearance
    TS/SCI w/ Polygraph
  • Overview

    Axom Technologies is currently seeking a skilled Language Technologist Level I to join our growing team! The Language Technologist processes and maintains language artifacts (i.e. lexicons, term bases, word nets, taxonomies, ontologies). 

    Responsibilities

    • Process and maintain language artifacts (i.e. lexicons, term bases, word nets, taxonomies, ontologies).
    • Apply analytic techniques to improve performance of assigned lexicons.
    • Leverage understanding of linguistics and assigned language to improve machine translation performance.
    • Collect corpora and evaluate performance of language identification modules.
    • Train other lexicographers.
    • Define candidate requirements for future development.

    Qualifications

    • Four (4) years of experience working in the target language; Two (2) years of experience in lexicography; Level 2+ language skills or equivalent in at least one foreign language.
    • Shall have language-specific knowledge of morphology, syntax and grammar and at least two (2) years of experience applying this knowledge to create and improve models.
    • Shall have strong analytic skills and demonstrated experience using information technology.
    • Shall have a solid background in English grammar and excellent oral and written communication skills.
    • No degree required.

    Special Requirements/Security Clearance

    • TS/SCI w/ Polygraph required
       

    An Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

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