GE Corporate is looking for a Semantic Scientist in Niskayuna, NY. The post states, “As a Semantic Lead Scientist, you will work with multi-disciplinary teams to develop tools and ontologies for application to a diverse set of industrial, service and financial problems. You will demonstrate a strong technical background and independently execute projects in areas of model development, semantic and ontology technology specification and development, and information extraction. The Knowledge Discovery Lab fosters a diversity of technology and research areas of critical importance to the GE businesses. These core technologies include, but are not limited to: text mining, semantic technologies, massive-scale/big data processing and real-time complex event processing. We apply these technologies in exciting areas that range from in-home health monitoring of the elderly to real-time decisioning for the power grid; from mining textual field service reports to reasoning over semantic models. Technical backgrounds for the group include computer science, computer and systems engineering, software development and parallel computing.”

Qualifications include: “Doctorate degree in Computer Science or related discipline OR Master’s degree in Computer Science or related discipline with at least 3 years of experience in developing semantic, semantic web and ontology based tools and applications. Advanced training and experience in semantics, ontologies and knowledge representation. In depth experience in Semantic-web or ontology applications and one of Resource Description Framework (RDF) or the Web Ontology Language (OWL) or similar modern reasoning and knowledge representation (KR) framework such as Knowledge Interchange Format (KIF or SUO-KIF). Implementation of at least one significant (size, scope and complexity) semantic technology or semantic application from conception to production release.”

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