BAE Systems Computational Linguist II in Chantilly, Virginia

Job Description

BAE Systems is seeking to hire aComputational Linguist IIto provide subject matter expertise and research services for the development and enrichment of large scale human language technology that will allow the rapid processing and discovery of relevant data and information. This includes development, integration and/or delivery of working speech or text processing systems which allow human-machine interaction.

This task includes development, administration, and maintenance of a wide variety of web services and applications hosted from Linux-based virtual machines, and are sustained in cloud-based solutions that support natural language translation. Software is developed using a variety of development and/or scripting languages that include, but are not necessarily limited to Bash, Cron, Perl, Python, Ruby, Java, Java Script, C#, C , C, Objective-C, Visual Basic, Go, Swift, and Scala. Services to support human language technology may consist of but are not limited to the following activities:

  • Create and validate end user documentation, including standard operating procedures on how to use the tested solution

  • Identify emerging technologies, alternatives, and standards implementations to provide better support for developers and application stakeholders

  • Provide Tier 3 and 4 user support for specialized applications. Tier 3 and 4 is defined as support to users who have identified issues with the applicable application that require extensive troubleshooting and interaction with the development team


Typical Education & Experience

Typically a Bachelor's Degree and 4 years work experience or equivalent experience

Required Skills and Education

Minimum 3 years experience in statistical machine translation engine training, requirements analysis, software development, enhancement, testing, and problem diagnosis/resolution. Experience with machine learning. Familiarity with at least one (1) modern scripting language (e.g Ruby, Perl, Python). Familiarity with at least one (1) static compiling language (e.g. C, C ,Scala, Go, Java).

Preferred Skills and Education

Bachelor s degree in Engineering, Computer Science, or other related analytical, scientific, or technical discipline

About BAE Systems Intelligence & Security

BAE Systems Intelligence & Security, based in McLean, Virginia, designs and delivers advanced defense, intelligence, and security solutions that support the important missions of our customers. Our pride and dedication shows in everything we dofrom intelligence analysis, cyber operations and IT expertise to systems development, systems integration, and operations and maintenance services. Knowing that our work enables the U.S. military and government to recognize, manage and defeat threats inspires us to push ourselves and our technologies to new levels. That s BAE Systems. That s Inspired Work. Equal Opportunity Employer/Females/Minorities/Veterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Gender Expression. To see Inspired Work in action, visit and follow us on Facebook:

Computational Linguist II


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