Full Job Description
Job Title: Language Technologiest Overview:
EverWatch is a government solutions company providing advanced defense, intelligence, and deployed support to our country’s most critical missions. We are a full-service government solutions company. Harnessing the most advanced technology and solutions, we strengthen defenses and control environments to preserve continuity and ensure mission success.
Founded in 2010, BrainTrust is an ever-growing and evolving company, with focus areas of Software Engineering (Machine Learning, Cloud Computing, HPC, Data Mining, HLT), Mission Operations (System Integration, Sensors, Deployment, Training, Support), and System Engineering (System Design, Requirements, Process Engineering, Resource Allocation).
In August of 2020, BrainTrust joined forces with EverWatch. This integration will enhance the merged company’s set of technical capabilities, mission expertise, and contract presence for intelligence community customers.
BrainTrust employees are focused on tackling the most difficult challenges of the US Government. We offer the best salaries and benefits packages in our industry - to identify and retain the top talent in support of our critical mission objectives.
Clearance: The majority of positions require a Top Secret security clearance, based on current background investigation (SBI), as well as the favorable completion of polygraph. Clearance and polygraph processing will be completed by the U.S. Government.
BrainTrust is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, age (40 or older), disability, genetic information, citizenship or immigration status, and veteran status or any other factor prohibited by applicable law
Sourcing for an LT2 candidate with experience in one or more of the following languages (listed in order of preference)....Chinese, Russian, Korean, Farsi/Persian, Arabic, Asian/Eurasian/African languages.
The Language Technologist processes and maintains language artifacts (i.e. lexicons, term bases, word nets, taxonomies, ontologies). Applies analytic techniques to improve performance of assigned lexicons. Leverages understanding of linguistics and assigned language to improve machine translation performance. Prepares test cases to assure proper performance. Collects corpora and evaluates performance of language identification modules.
Shall have seven (7) years of experience working in the target language; Four (4) years of experience in lexicography; Level 2+ language skills or equivalent in at least one foreign language. Shall have language-specific knowledge of morphology, syntax and grammar and at least four (4) years of experience applying this knowledge to create and improve models. Shall have experience in using scripting languages for the processing of language resources; Experience with international encodings, to include converting and handling multilingual encoding, such as UTF-8; Experience with lexical and terminological data structures and relevant standards. Shall have strong analytic skills and demonstrated experience using information technology. Shall have a solid background in English grammar and excellent oral and written communication skills. Bachelor's Degree in Linguistics, computer science, or a language is required.
Clearance Level: TS/SCI polygraph Job Locations: US-MD-Annapolis Junction Skills: Lexicon