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Job Description

Linguistics Intern

Location: Salt Lake City, UT

The Linguistics intern will work on two main projects supporting inContact's analytics platform - providing annotated corpora according to specific guidelines, and implementing and testing linguistic algorithms and rules for inclusion in the NLP technology. The intern will be part of the Linguist Team and report to their daily progress to a senior Computational Linguist.

Major Functions/Responsibility

* Complete a project enhancing inContact's analytics
* Perform corpus analysis over multi-channel data
* Collaborate with computational linguists
* Deliver algorithms and rules building upon inContact's proprietary NLP to produce business insights
* Report and presentation to upper level management on the final results of the project

This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive, and employees will also perform other reasonable related business duties as assigned by immediate supervisor and other management as required.

Required Education, Experience, and Specific Job Related Skills

Education Requirement:

Solid working knowledge of the workings of the English language, including Morphology, Syntax and Semantics

Completion of projects demonstrating strong analytical skills and problem solving abilities

Experience Requirement

Theoretical linguistics training (minimum one year)

Knowledge of Python

Fast learner with excellent communication skills

Ability to work independently on Engineering tasks once requirements are established

Experience Preferred

Corpora mark up and ontology building

Natural language processing experience or computational linguistics

Foreign language proficiency

ABOUT NICE: NICE makes it easy and affordable for organizations around the globe to create outstanding customer experiences while meeting key business metrics. NICE continuously innovates and is the only provider to offer a complete customer interaction platform in the cloud that is flexible, scalable and reliable for enterprise, small business, government and business process outsourcers.

About Nice Systems

NICE Systems (NASDAQ: NICE - News) is the leading provider of Insight from Interactions solutions and value-added services, powered by the convergence of advanced analytics of unstructured multimedia content and transactional data - from telephony, web, email, radio, video, and other data sources. NICE's solutions address the needs of the enterprise and security markets, enabling organizations to operate in an insightful and proactive manner, and take immediate action to improve business and operational performance and ensure safety and security. NICE has over 24,000 customers in more than 135 countries, including over 85 of the Fortune 100 companies.