[Elsnet-list] job offer Syllabs

Helena Blancafort blancafort at syllabs.com
Thu Oct 9 09:52:20 CEST 2008

Dear Elsnet,

We're a yound NLP company based in France looking for a NLP software
We would be most grateful if you could post our attached job offer on your

Thank you in advance.

Kind regards,

Helena Blancafort
Responsable des Développements linguistiques
62 bis, rue Gay Lussac
75005 Paris
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Open Position in Computer Engineering at Syllabs (Paris, France) 
(Sorry if cross-posting occurs) 

Job Description 

Syllabs is seeking a highly motivated software developer (BS or MS) in the area of NLP and Information Processing for the development of high-quality industrial tools. 

The ideal candidate will actively be involved in the development of innovative NLP and information processing tools with a clear focus on the industrialization of prototypes. 

Excellent design and programming skills are expected as well as a deep interest in optimization.

Recent graduates are welcome to apply. An experience in the following domains would be an asset: Optimization, Information Extraction or Information Retrieval, Statistical Methods, Machine Learning.

Person Specification 

The successful candidate will have the following profile: 

-  MS or BS  in Computer Science or Computer Engineering
- Strong programming skills in C++
- Windows and Linux development experience
- Solid background in compilers, transducers and formal grammars
- A strong ability to work effectively and independently and to meet deadlines
- Good communication skills and an ability to work well as part of a team

- Basic command of French (at least good comprehension) 

Additional desirable attributes: 

- Other languages will be a plus.
- Previous participation in industrialization of tools 
- Script languages (Perl, Python)


Syllabs is a research company specialising in the development of innovative tools for in-depth textual analyses, using  Natural Language Processing. 
Syllabs specialises in multilingual information processing combining the methods of statistics, linguistics and semantics. In addition, Syllabs develops and manages multi-partner research projects associated with the management and the intelligent analysis of textual and multimedia information, including projects for the French National Research Agency (ANR) and the European Union (search engines, categorisation, text mining, etc.). We also provide consulting services to clients wishing to better analyze their specific requirements and benefit from NLP tools. 

Syllabs is located in Paris, France. 
We offer a friendly and professional working atmosphere. 

For more information about Syllabs, please visit our website: http://www.syllabs.com/en/ 


Applications are welcome to the following address: jobs -at- syllabs.com 
Please join the following materials: 
- detailed CV 
- cover letter
- name and address of referees 

Deadline: Open immediately until filled.

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