North West University Jobs – ASSISTANT PROGRAMMER

Website North West University

Job Description:

The Purpose of the position is To fulfil our low-level software development requirements, as well as assist more senior developers on projects which are key to our ongoing projects, and vital for the long-term sustainability of CTexT.

Job Responsibilities:

  • General development of systems, applications, core technologies and text resources, including research
  • Design of databases, services, and user interface of applications; part of the packaging and release team of systems, design of the graphics and styling structure, documentation of help guides, training procedures, testing procedures and readme files of systems; optimization of systems; ensure best possible solutions for unforeseen issues relating to the system/software; technical assistance.
  • Integration of data into existing systems; active forum member for requests and bug-fixing; technical assistance; evaluation of system/software and bug-fixing; updating of relevant documentation.

Job Requirements:

  • 1 year experience in text processing, the creation of corpora and lexical database development
  • 1 year experience in web development
  • National Diploma (NQF Level 6)
  • 1 year Programming experience in at least one of the following languages: PERL, Python, R, C, C (plus plus) , C#, Java
  • A tertiary qualification in language technology, computational linguistics, computer engineering or computer systems development, or other relevant field

Job Details:

Company: North West University

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: North West

Application Deadline: N/A

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