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Twitter is looking for a Software Engineer – NLP Arabic in San Francisco, CA.


Twitter is looking for a Software Engineer – NLP Arabic in San Francisco, CA. According to the post, “Twitter is looking for engineers who are passionate about delivering a great user experience to our Arabic speaking users. Based in Twitter’s San Francisco HQ, you will work closely with our product management team, interaction designers and localization specialists on bringing new infrastructure or product features to our Arabic speaking markets. Potential projects includes overhauling our Arabic language tokenization, Right-to-Left language support for Android, iOS and Web clients, and precision improvements on Arabic Trending topics.  You will also work on other Right-to-left languages including Urdu, Farsi, and Hebrew.”


Qualifications for the position include: “Fluency in Arabic. Experience in natural language processing. Experience in machine learning or search quality. Passionate about Arabic speaking users and their experience. Excellent in one of these programming languages: Ruby, Python, Java, Scala, Objective-C or JavaScript. Good general software engineering skills (e.g. unit testing, code reviews, design documentation). Comfortable with Agile methodologies (user stories, TDD, pair programming) and working in an open floorplan. Broad interest in technology and quickly adapt to new technology/techniques. Detail oriented and quality driven.”


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