Job: Technical Engineer / Scientist (Project Manager), ELDA

Thierry Hamon thierry.hamon at UNIV-PARIS13.FR
Fri Oct 25 21:17:42 UTC 2013

Date: Fri, 25 Oct 2013 17:13:30 +0200
From: Victoria Arranz <arranz at>
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The European Language resources Distribution Agency (ELDA), a company
specialized in Human Language Technologies within an international
context, acting as the distribution agency of the European Language
Resources Association (ELRA), is currently seeking to fill an immediate
vacancy for Technical Engineer/Scientist (Project Manager) position.

*Technical Engineer / Scientist (Project Manager)*

Under the supervision of the CEO, the responsibilities of the Technical
Engineer/Scientist include designing/specifying language resources,
setting up production frameworks and platforms, carrying out quality
control and assessment. He/she will be in charge of renovating the
current language resources production workflows. This yields excellent
opportunities for young, creative, and motivated candidates wishing to
participate actively to the Language Engineering field. He/she will be
in charge of conducting the activities related to language resources and
Natural Language Processing technologies. The task will mostly consist
in managing language resources production projects and co-ordinating
ELDA's participation in R&D projects while being also hands-on whenever
required by the development team.


   * Good knowledge of Linux and open source software
   * Proficiency in Python, Django, PhP, Perl, CSS
   * Proficiency in Django-CMS is a plus
   * Good knowledge of e-commerce development (Python/Django-oriented)
   * Proficiency in French and English
   * Dynamic and communicative, flexible to combine and work on
     different tasks
   * Experience with technology transfer projects, industrial projects,
     collaborative projects within the European Commission or other
     international frameworks
   * Good knowledge of the Language Technology area is a plus
   * Ability to work independently and as part of a team, in particular
     the ability to supervise members of a multidisciplinary team
   * Citizenship of (or residency papers) a European Union country

Applications will be considered until the position is filled. The
position is based inParis.

Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Applicants should email a cover letter addressing the points listed
above together with a curriculum vitae to:

Khalid Choukri
55-57, rue Brillat-Savarin
75013 Paris

Fax: 01 43 13 33 30

Mail:job at

ELRA was established in February 1995, with the support of the European
Commission, to promote the development and exploitation of Language
Resources (LRs). Language Resources include all data necessary for
language engineering, such as monolingual and multilingual lexica, text
corpora, speech databases and terminology. The role of this non-profit
membership Association is to promote the production of LRs, to collect
and to validate them and, foremost, make them available to users. The
association also gathers information on market needs and trends.

For further information about ELDA/ELRA, visit:

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