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Monday, August 04, 2014 by Chris Wellekens

6-8 (2014-03-08) Senior Technical Engineer/Scientist (Software team Manager) at ELDA

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 Senior Technical Engineer/Scientist (Software team Manager) position.

Under the supervision of the CEO, the responsibilities of the Senior Technical Engineer/Scientist include managing of a small development team, designing/specifying tools and software components for Language Resources, 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.

Profile :

    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 in Paris.

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
9, rue des Cordlières
75013 Paris
Fax : 01 43 13 33 30
Mail :

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