SPUG: Redmond Speech-processing contract

Tim Maher tim at consultix-inc.com
Wed Jan 28 13:33:03 CST 2004

The Butler Hill Group seeks a detail-oriented database and scripting guru 
for a 10-month contract opportunity with a client in Redmond.

Tasks include moving large quantities of speech data from hard media to a 
fixed directory structure, cataloguing large quantities of data in a SQL 
database, identifying errors in file formats, and converting files to a 
standard sound file format.

We can provide an excellent, fast-paced, challenging work environment, as 
well as a competitive hourly rate, paid as self-employment (1099) income.

* Competent with PERL scripts, VB, VBS, C++, UNIX tools, Macros, Stored 
Procedures, SQL queries, Excel, system management

* Regular expressions and text processing; developing scripting solutions 
to quickly isolate particular text fragments from semi-structured text 

* Extensive experience developing in a Windows environment, including 
setting folder permissions.

* Extremely detail-oriented, highly organized, high levels of initiative, 
excellent communication skills, project management skills, ability to 
multitask with rapidly shifting priorities

* Ability to work independently with minimal supervision

* Enthusiastic about speech technology and willing to contribute to this 
exciting field.

* Work on-site in Redmond, WA

* Willing to build a long term relationship with BHG and its client. The 
initial contract will be for the remainder of the calendar year; however, 
we hope that the right person will be available for part-time (flexible 
schedule) work beyond that period.

* US Work authorization (citizen or permanent resident)

* experience with speech data or sound files

This work will be full-time for approximately 5 months, and part-time 
(maintenance mode) for the remainder of the contract period, with possible 
followup work after that.

To apply, please send a resume or CV to sdo at butlerhill.com by January 30, 

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