[Elsnet-list] Job opening: Experienced SMT developer, Lucy Software, Munich

Petra Wolf petra.wolf at lucysoftware.com
Thu Feb 3 12:40:44 CET 2011

[Apologies for multiple postings]

Dear all,

Lucy Software has a job opening for an experienced developer in the field of statistical machine translation: 

One full-time position (as well as one position as a placement student)

Your Opportunity
Lucy Software provides automated translation solutions that are designed to facilitate the understanding of foreign languages for corporate users. The Lucy LT products can also be easily integrated into a professional translation environment. Our translation technology uses rule-based mechanisms, and we are currently researching into so-called hybrid solutions that bring together statistical (SMT) and rule-based approaches (RBMT) to Machine Translation (MT) in order to achieve new advances in MT quality.

Your Profile
We are looking for a candidate eager to work on statistical machine translation technology and the combination of SMT and RBMT technologies with the aim of providing solutions for our customers as well as developing next generation hybrid MT systems. He / She will contribute to the hybrid MT project at Lucy Software by working on SMT techniques and combining rule-based and statistical approaches. The candidate should therefore already be familiar with Moses or another SMT system.

Required skills and attributes
- Computer science student or post-graduate with a strong background in SMT
- Thorough knowledge of and experience with current SMT technology
- General knowledge in Computational Linguistics is highly appreciated
- Experience with Moses or another SMT system
- Good programming skills in C/C++ (additional skills in Java are welcome)
- Skills in scripting languages (Perl/Python) and in UNIX/LINUX are highly appreciated
- Good command of written and spoken English and German
- Skills in other Germanic and Romance Languages or Slavic languages are welcome

Our Profile
Lucy Software and Services GmbH, with its headquarters located in Waibstadt near Heidelberg, is an independent company offering language and translation technology and services. Lucy Software is a leading provider of machine translation technologies. In addition to this, Lucy Software offers unmatched expertise in the translation of custombuilt SAP applications, both from a technical and a translation perspective. Lucy Software's core focus and strength lies in the diligent analysis and understanding of over 100 customers' multilingual requirements and in the translation of these needs into effective business solutions. For more information about Lucy Software, visit www.lucysoftware.com. Lucy Software maintains offices near Heidelberg, in Munich and Barcelona.

Location for the above positions: Munich.

Please send your application and detailed CV by February 15, 2011 to: jobs at lucysoftware.com

Best regards,
Petra Wolf


Dr. Petra Wolf
Development Manager MT Technology & Solutions 
Lucy Software and Services GmbH
D-81673 München
petra.wolf at lucysoftware.com

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