23.1933, Jobs: Natural Language Processing: Software Engineer, Nuance Communications

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Subject: 23.1933, Jobs: Natural Language Processing: Software Engineer, Nuance Communications

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Date: Wed, 18 Apr 2012 12:55:07
From: Nicki Myddleton-Jones [Nicki.MJ at Nuance.com]
Subject: Natural Language Processing: Software Engineer, Nuance Communications, East Flaunders, Belgium

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University or Organization: Nuance Communications 
Job Location: East Flaunders, Belgium 
Job Rank: NLP Software Engineer  

Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics; Natural Language Processing


Description:

Position Summary: 
-  Design, development and maintenance of the CLU engine and platform.
-  Design, develop, and maintain CLU applications  using the Nuance NLP 
SDK and other resources. 
 
Principal Duties of the role: 
-  Design, development and maintenance of the CLU engine and platform.
-  Design, development and maintenance of CLU applications using the 
Nuance SDK and other resources when necessary. 
-  Design, development and maintenance of NLP components in accordance 
with Nuance Clinical Language Understanding interface specifications.
-  Creation of complex rules using Nuance's custom XML rule language.

Skills and experience required: 
-  Experience with the different aspects on development of client and server 
side J2SE applications.
-  One to three years experience with NLP applications (UIMA experience is a 
plus)
-  Knowledge of at least three of the following: Swing, JDBC, SQL, RMI, 
SOAP, Servlets, JSP, XML, XSL, AJAX,
-  Experience with database servers such as Oracle, SQL Server, Sybase, 
DB2.
-  Experience with open source projects such as Subversion, Hudson, 
Apache, Tomcat, Jetty.
-  Experience with operating systems such as Windows, Linux, MacOSX.
-  Experience with analyzing and developing algorithms and mathematical 
models.
-  Excellent English communication skills (written, oral, listening).
-  Comfortable being part of a team over acting as an individual contributor.
-  Excellent organization and planning skills.  Project management experience 
is a plus.
-  Demonstrated skills in patience, diplomacy, persistence
-  Degree in computer science.  Specialization in biomedical informatics 
and/or NLP a plus
-  Some business related course work. 
-  Degree in business in addition to above is a plus. 
-  Demonstrated prior experience can serve as a substitute.

Must have current valid passport that will allow travel between Belgium and 
US.
 

We offer a competitive compensation package and a casual yet technically 
challenging work environment.  Join our dynamic, entrepreneurial team and 
become part of our fast growing track of continuing success.  Nuance is an 
Equal Opportunity Employer.


Application Deadline: 30-Jun-2012 
	  
Email Address for Applications: nicki.mj at nuance.com 
Contact Information:
	Nicki Myddleton-Jones 
	Email: Nicki.MJ at Nuance.com 





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