Northwestern is looking for a Software Developer in Evanston, IL. The post states, “Join SONIC Research Group as a Software Developer and collaborate with a diverse team of social and computer scientists in developing semantic web based collaboration recommendation systems grounded in the latest research in social network theories and methods.  Get involved in all stages of the effort, starting from the initial planning stages, through coding, testing, documentation, and publishing. The Software Developer will collaborate with a diverse team to develop social networking capabilities utilizing semantic web technologies.  The incumbent must be able to collaborate well with non-programming researchers.  This is a one-year position with opportunity for renewal dependent on available funding.”

Qualifications for the position include the following: “A bachelor’s degree in computer science, engineering, or related field is required for Software developer position. Alternative degree/fields will be considered if accompanied by equivalent experience; Extensive experience and expertise in Semantic Web and RDF software and technologies; Extensive experience working with SPARQL; Excellent interpersonal (including oral and written communications) skills. Experience working with SQL; Expertise in Java; Experience deploying and supporting software in a Linux environment; Ability to assimilate new knowledge quickly; Ability to work with a diverse group.”

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