Thomson Reuters is looking for a Consultant of Text Analytics in Philadelphia, PA. The post states, “The role of Consultant, Text Analytics is to develop products and services that leverage internal and external ontologies, text mining and analytics to enhance the Life Sciences value propositions in core products and services engagements across the global organisation. As a position this highly motivated individual will be expected to take ownership of their workload; act independently & knowledgeably as the key contact within the group for ontologies and text mining ; work directly with internal and external customers to determine requirements and propose new offerings; work closely with Sales in customer engagements and work to deliver reusable components that answer specific business needs.”

Qualifications for the position include the following: “Techniques for extracting biomedical concepts from unstructured text and applying to business problems in the Pharmaceutical sector. Techniques for mapping different ontologies. One Text mining software package: Linguamatics, TEMIS, Clearforest. Ontology management practices & standards. At least one programming language: Java 1.5+ OR Perl OR Python. SQL. Semantic web technologies: RDF, OWL, SPARQL, DREs. Pipeline/process management software: Pipeline Pilot, Taverna. Developing web services: REST, SOAP, WSDL. Analytics and visualisation packages: Spotfire. Biological pathway analysis. The practical application of Ontologies in Text Search: SOLR, Lucene, Microsoft FAST.”

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