7.1135, Jobs: Knowledge Engineer, South African language speaker

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LINGUIST List:  Vol-7-1135. Mon Aug 12 1996. ISSN: 1068-4875. Lines:  86
 
Subject: 7.1135, Jobs: Knowledge Engineer, South African language speaker
 
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Date:  Mon, 12 Aug 1996 09:07:57 PDT
From:  missy at sageware.com (Missy Wolff)
Subject:  Knowledge Engineer job offered: Mountain View, California
 
2)
Date:  Mon, 12 Aug 1996 11:58:48 EDT
From:  dzorc at pop.erols.com (David Zorc)
Subject:  Position open for South African language speaker
 
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Date:  Mon, 12 Aug 1996 09:07:57 PDT
From:  missy at sageware.com (Missy Wolff)
Subject:  Knowledge Engineer job offered: Mountain View, California
 
 
Sageware, Inc. is looking for a Senior Knowledge Engineer/Architect to
help define and develop knowledge domains (subject areas) for use in
our line of software products for intelligent information finding. You
will be responsible for defining the scope of the domain, organizing
the knowledge for that domain using proprietary tools, working with
knowledge acquisition specialists to gather information from experts
and pre-existing knowledge sources, and defining maintenance and QA
procedures for the repositories that encode the domain knowledge.
 
Familiarity with the concepts of information retrieval and formal
techniques for organizing knowledge is essential. Experience with
subject domains of interest to us, such as business and industry,
health sciences, geo-political issues, computers and technology, and
travel and leisure, would be an advantage. Experience with
computer-based tools for knowledge development and testing is also an
advantage.
 
The position also requires extensive interaction with our customers,
and some travel to customer sites thoughout the U.S.
 
Candidates should have a master's level qualification in Computer
Science, Information/Library Sciences, and/or Linguistics and have
worked for at least 3 years in a production or service environment
that focuses on the delivery of specialized information to end-users.
 
We provide a generous benefits package and competitive salaries.
 
If you are interested in and qualified for this position, please
e-mail an ascii-format resume to ke_jobs at sageware.com.
 
Sageware, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
 
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Date:  Mon, 12 Aug 1996 11:58:48 EDT
From:  dzorc at pop.erols.com (David Zorc)
Subject:  Position open for South African language speaker
 
 
ZULU, XHOSA or SOTHO Language Research
Native-speaker of Zulu, Xhosa or Sotho with English translation skills
needed for the development of a South African Newspaper Reader project.
Salary $20,000+
Suburban Maryland location (just outside of Washington, DC)
The following are pluses:
1. Computer and mouse literate (Macintosh system will be used)
2. Knowledge of the grammar of your language.
Please contact: 301-864-1411 and specify your language.
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