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Trinity College Dublin

Senior Research Software Developer / Research Software Developer

Closing Date: 
January 25, 2013

Post Status: 12 month contract
Department: Knowledge and Data Engineering Group (KDEG), School of Computer Science and Statistics
Salary: Senior Research Software Developer: €42,384-€56,442
Research Software Developer: €31,993-€41,181

Summary
We wish to recruit two Research Software Developers on a fixed term contract basis with primary responsibility for designing, implementing and deploying Java software solutions that integrate cutting edge language technology such as Machine Translation with Computer Aided Translation tools. This development work will be conducted as part of a world-class research team at the Centre for Next Generation Localisation(http://www.cngl.ie) labs at Trinity College Dublin. This team is conducting disruptive research and innovation work with data-driven language technology and web application interoperability targeted at the language services industry.

Role & Responsibilities
Reporting to the principal investigator, the post-holder will collaborate closely with an experienced Java developer and translator on the technical implementation and industrial field testing of an innovative software platform to improve translation productivity and consistency on the basis of an open-source standalone CAT tool and server-side natural language processing components. We are looking for a pragmatic software engineer with several years of Java development experience and entrepreneurial aspirations or experience to share in our vision of the future of computer aided translation. A primary degree in Computer Science or Software Engineering is required for this position.

The successful candidates will provide software development skills, Java application programming, unit testing and functional and non-functional requirements gathering for internal development tasks required to support the commercialisation of research in CNGL.
The successful candidates will work closely with academics and key research staff to deliver systems in support of the group’s research activities in a novel instrumented computer Aided Translation application. These roles will be part of the a SFI-funded Technology Innovation Development Feasibility Study conducted at the Centre for Next Generation Localisation (CNGL) Laboratories at the School of Computer Science and Statistics at Trinity College Dublin. (http://www.cngl.ie).
Key elements of the role include:
• Analysis of application design issues and problem solving
• Java programming
• Coordinating and communicating with academic and industrial stakeholders
• Carrying out other tasks as required

For further details see the PDF linked below.

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