Context Linguistic Engineer Placement

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Deadline: 8th May 2022
Length: Placement Year (10 Months+)
Roles: Information Technology, Computer Science, English, Philosophy
Location: South East
City: Reading

Context Linguistic Engineer Placement

Join a fun and flexible workplace where you’ll enhance your skills and build a solid professional foundation. As a Context Linguistic Engineer Intern you will:

Work with a team of experts that designs, edits, and maintains a taxonomy that produces 3 Trillion categorizations of web pages per month, in 30+ languages. You will be helping evaluate the quality and performance of our categorizations, working with a team of software engineers to develop tool sets for managing and testing categorizations, and optimizing team processes both internally and with third parties as part of an Agile organization.

  • As part of a team, build and maintain a taxonomy of 700+ classification segments containing words in 30+ languages.
  • Help develop the tools required, and set processes, to assist editors in maintaining and improving the accuracy of categories used in classifying texts.
  • Work within a blended Agile team of developers and linguists to automate and accelerate text classification techniques and processes.
  • Work with 3rd party contractors by providing training and ongoing weekly support.

Required Skills/Experience

Let’s see what you can achieve when you dare to be yourself. What we are looking for:

  • A proven track record of academic excellence. Studies in in linguistics, language studies, Philosophy, computer science or similar preferable but not required.
  • Undergraduate students completing a university placement programme.
  • A grasp of syntactic structures of multiple languages, with an ability to speak 2 or more languages to a high level being a bonus.
  • Excellent analytic skills. You take a data driven approach to problem solving.
  • An excellent communicator, able to work in a diverse team in a fast-changing environment.

What’s In It For You?

An internship with Oracle Advertising will allow you to find out how our business operates from the inside – a chance to experience the full product development lifecycle and work on real systems in a commercial context.

  • Business Impact - You will be given a real role as in our product development teams, defining taxonomy for our product and supporting live production systems.
  • • Insight into different roles and functions - Your programme will include roatations into multiple groups and functions, giving you a broad view of our business and a chance to try out different work.
  • Support and Mentoring - You’ll be part of a wider Oracle intern cohort with targeted support and a student peer group.
  • Solid work experience to showcase on your CV

About Oracle

Oracle is leading the digital revolution. We are empowering nearly half a million businesses across the globe to turn untapped potential into real business value. Kick-start your career with some real responsibility and an incredible learning experience.

A career at Oracle is defined by you. We give you the freedom—and the skills—to write your own success story. Whatever avenue you go down, you’ll gain priceless learning experiences and be supported to do your best work.

Create the future with us. Apply now.

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