Google is looking for an analytical linguist. The job description states: “Understanding natural language is at the core of Google’s technologies. The Natural Language Understanding (NLU) team in Google Research guides, builds, and innovates methodologies around semantic analysis and representation, syntactic parsing and realization, morphology and lexicon development. Our work directly impacts Conversational Search in Google Now, the Knowledge Graph, and Google Translate, as well as other Machine Intelligence research. As an Analytical Linguist, you will collaborate with Researchers and Engineers in NLU/Machine Intelligence to achieve high quality data that improves our ability to understand and generate natural language systems. To this end, you will also be managing a team of junior linguists and vendors to derive linguistic databases as well as propose direction for approaches to language specific problems. Target languages: Brazilian Portuguese.”
- All personnel are expected to be experts in their own fields, and knowledgeable about other related areas.
- Must be able to work as team.
- Experience in the creation and use of taxonomies, ontologies and classification systems, including reference and master data.
- Experience with implementing strong enterprise information standards.
- Experience with Semantic web formats and technologies including: Web Ontology Language (OWL), Resource Description Framework (RDF), RDF Schema (RDFS), Rule Interchange Format (RIF), Simple Knowledge Organization System (SKOS), SPARQL, Notation3 (N3), N-Triples, RDB2RDF, POWDER, GRDDL, Turtle, SWRL.
- Experience working with government or nonprofit and senior leadership a plus.
Additional qualifications include:
- Bachelor‘s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering, or other related discipline
- A minimum of eight (8) years of technical experience
Elevada is looking for a software engineer. The job description states: “Elevada is a data management company seeking a skilled Software Engineer with 4+ years of professional development experience. This is an opportunity to get in early (employee number < 5) at a real company with a strong product vision + enterprise customers, real revenue, and a strong sales pipeline. Compensation will be a mix of cash and equity at the end of a trial contract. Below are parameters for the position. We will tailor responsibilities to suit the individual who best fits our culture and goals. Candidate responsibilities:
- Server-side development using Java, Spring Framework, JPA, Hibernate.
- Help maintain development and deployment infrastructure in Linux environments.”
Skills requirements include:
Morfologica, Inc. is looking for a Natural Language Processing expert. The job description states: “Morfologica Inc. is a small business that provides consulting and engineering services in the fields of Natural Language Processing (NLP) and Computational Linguistics to academic, business and government organizations. We are a growing company with lots of opportunities and great benefits for qualified candidates with a passion for this field. We are looking to support a customer in the Fort Meade area by adding experienced NLP Experts, Computer Scientists, Computational Linguists, Theoretical or General Linguists, and Knowledge Engineers to our team. Qualified candidates with a strong background in Artificial Intelligence, Cognitive Science or Library Science are also encouraged to apply. Interested candidates will be working at a customer site supporting ongoing research efforts for NSA. The work being done will include development and testing of parsers, part-of-speech taggers, Wordnet applications, and processing of multi-lingual data. The ideal candidate will have a strong understanding of one or more natural language processing techniques, knowledge-base or rule-based developent, and programming experience in NLP-related technologies. The candidate will also have on-going experience providing consulting and support in fields related NLP. Individuals with continued experience with multiple NLP tools and techniques are preferred.”
New York University is looking for a Data Curator in New York, NY. The post states, “The Center for Urban Science and Progress (CUSP) at New York University seeks a Data Curator: an information scientist who will work with faculty, researchers, and students in applied urban science to acquire and organize data related to New York City. CUSP is a dynamic research and academic center that requires a Data Curator to manage data ingest and access workflows, to catalog data using and maintaining controlled vocabularies, and to provide reference and data services to faculty, researchers, and students. The Data Curator will manage the Data Lifecycle from beginning to end to ensure that CUSP data is indexed, curated, and stored within the CUSP Data Warehouse for discovery and access. Strategy must be employed to scale for both data volume and data access growth.” Read more
MetaSolutions is looking for a Sales-Oriented Business Developer in Stockholm, Sweden. According to the post, “MetaSolutions is a company based in Sweden, dedicated to innovative solutions for advanced information management with a focus on modern Web architecture and Linked Data. MetaSolutions is a spin-off from a leading research group at the Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm (KTH)… In this role we count on you to: Identify and build relationships with potential customers to close deals; Develop our business and business model in close dialogue with customers; Identify potential partners and establish relevant partnerships; Develop our sales processes and over time build a sales team.” Read more
AstraZeneca is looking for an Associate Life Science Architect Solutions Engineer in Waltham, MA. According to the post, “The RDI organization is seeking outstanding candidates to develop and implement algorithms and software for the management and exploitation of biomedical data to advance drug R&D. Working at the interface of cutting-edge science and biomedical data science, the candidate should have skills in both algorithm development as well as software development with a background or interest in biomedical research. The candidate would work with a highly multi-disciplinary staff to design, investigate and evaluate competing algorithm solutions, lead the software and algorithm development, and effectively communicate the results for internal audiences, as well as for publication. The candidate should be motivated to work with minimal supervision and be able to independently identify creative solutions to obstacles.” Read more
Healthwise is looking for a Senior Software Engineer in Boise, IA, or to work remotely. The post states, “Your experience and your passion for software engineering and making a profound difference in health care make you an ideal candidate. And Healthwise, a nonprofit organization makes an ideal workplace where you can thrive. Since 1975, the Healthwise mission has been to help people make better health decisions. This mission—combined with our innovative spirit—has led to health education and technological solutions that clinicians use to deliver education as part of care.” This position will “Do real-world work with semantic technologies. (RDF, OWL, SPARQL, etc.) Help others (engineers, qa, execs, etc) understand the promise and power of semantic web technologies. Lead and work alongside the team to develop products and systems that make it easier for health care professionals to deliver health education and make it easier for people to access it.” Read more
Cambridge Semantics is looking for a Senior Java Engineer in Boston, MA. According to the post, “Cambridge Semantics is seeking a highly skilled outstanding Java Engineer to work on the core of their semantic platform. The successful candidate will be a seasoned java professional with 5+ years of experience. This is an opportunity to join an extremely talented team pioneering Web 3.0 semantic technologies.” This position will “Develop software components and products using Java/J2EE technologies. Responsible for the detail design documentation, development, unit testing and maintenance of internally developed applications.” Read more
The Mayo Clinic is looking for a Senior Ontologist in Rochester, MN. According to the post, this position will, “Provide leadership in the development, management and implementation of the Mayo Consumer Vocabulary to support navigation systems, search mechanisms, search engine optimization and personalized delivery of health information and services for Mayo Clinic Global Products and Services. Works collaboratively in cross functional teams to assess ontology needs to support product development across the department. Evaluates content domains, conducts content audits and analysis to inform the ongoing development of the Mayo Consumer Vocabulary. Supervises and directs ontology specialists and manages projects requiring substantial intra-organizational coordination.” Read more