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Sr. Computational Linguist




Annapolis Junction, MD 20701


Raytheon is a premier engineering company which provides technical solutions in software development and systems engineering that address security challenges and strengthen our customers. Raytheon brings exceptional talent to an array of missions that includes computer network operations, vulnerabilities, characterization, information assurance, and emerging technologies to expand cybersecurity solutions.

Linguist to to work with human language technology development efforts and use new tools to help build linguistic resources to develop, evaluate and test natural language processing tools.
Required Skills:

  • Must possess Persian SPITS Romanized expertise - fluent in both writing and conversing.
  • Shall have at least 2 years experience working in the required target language with at least level two plus (2+) language skills or equivalent. Specific language requirements will vary based on needs and include, but are not limited to: Arabic (and dialects), Dari, Farsi, Pashto, Punjabi, Somali, and Urdu. Apply unique language skills, building lexicons which support automated systems;
  • Shall have language specific knowledge of morphology, syntax and grammar and at least on year of experience applying this knowledge to create and improve models;
  • Experience with human language technology system development efforts and/or a background in computational or scientific linguistics;
  • Shall have strong analytic skills and extensive experience using information technology;
  • Shall have demonstrated technical writing skills and shall have generated technical documents in support of a development project;

  • Shall have a background in linguistic analysis which includes extensive knowledge of morphology, syntax and/or phonology.

Desired Skills:

  • Shall have at least level two (2) language skills in at least one (1) foreign language;
  • Experience with human language technology system development efforts;
  • Coursework or degree in linguistics or computer science;
  • Experience with lexicography;
  • Demonstrated experience with language technology metrics development (i.e. the assessment and evaluation of language analysis technology processes, tools and programs.

Education Requirements: Bachelor's or Master's Degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, Electrical Engineering or other similar subject area. Experience may be substituted for degree.

Qualified applicants subject to a U.S. Government security background investigation and must meet minimum eligibility requirements for access to classified information. U.S. Citizenship and an active TS/SCI with Polygraph is required. 90325 

Last Modified: 12/9/2016 6:12:50 PM
Category: Intelligence Analyst, All
Job Type: Professional Jobs
Job Industry: Annapolis Junction

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Minimum Clearance:
Top Secret/SCI
No Preference
No Traveling
Job Category:
Linguist, Translator or Interpreter
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