JUNIOR PROGRAMMER
North-West University
Potchefstroom, South Africa
24d ago

Introduction...

NORTH-WEST UNIVERSITY (POTCHEFSTROOM)

FACULTY OF HUMANITIES

CENTRE FOR TEXT TECHNOLOGY (CTEXT)

VACANCY : JUNIOR PROGRAMMER

POSITION NUMBER : P000665

PEROMNES : P11

Purpose of the position : The purpose of this position is to fulfill low level software development requirements, as well as to

assist senior developers on ongoing projects relating to software development relevant to human language technology at the Centre for Text Technology.

PREVIOUS APPLICANTS NEED NOT APPLY AGAIN

Minimum Requirements...

  • A Bachelors degree (NQF7) in Language Technology, Computational Linguistics computer engineering or computer systems development or other relevant field
  • Two years’ programming experience in at least one of the following languages : PERL, Python, R, C, C++, C#, Java
  • Other competency requirements :

  • Computer literacy in MS Office, Internet and email
  • Experience on the use of different operating systems, among which Windows and Linux
  • Ability to master new software
  • Scientific writing style
  • Time-management skills and good organisational abilities
  • Ability to work within a team
  • Creative problem solving abilities
  • Must be able to prioritise, manage and complete a variety of tasks in line with CTexT’s goals
  • Demonstration of language proficiency (fluent in English and Afrikaans) in order to function optimally in the various multilingual environments of the NWU
  • Recommendations

  • One year experience in text processing, the creation of corpora and lexical database development
  • One year experience in web development
  • Responsibilities :

  • Design, development and implementation of computer software
  • Maintenance of existing software
  • Resource and product development
  • TOTAL REMUNERATION PACKAGE : Market related

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