Posts Tagged ‘Boeing’

Semantic Technology Jobs: Boeing


Boeing is searching for Advanced Technologists in Bellevue, WA, and elsewhere. The post states, “The Boeing IT Organization is filling a series of Advanced Technologist positions for Business Intelligence and Advanced Analytics. The selected candidate will lead in-depth business engagement to profile and address complex business problems for internal Boeing business units/customers. They will be responsible for development of the following: analyses, reports, with recommendations and insights from data. The new hire will lead analytical projects that support strategic business direction/decisions, as well as, tactical program(s) execution plans. Where appropriate proactively communicates/surfaces internal analytic opportunities to their manager for the Boeing IT organization.” Read more

Semantic Web Jobs: Boeing

Boeing is looking for a Technical Lead – Systems Engineer in Annapolis, MD. The post states, “The Boeing National Security Programs Team is seeking a talented and experienced Technical Leader to help lead a program in a growing portfolio of intelligence customers and leading edge technologies. The successful candidate will lead a wide range of prototype and development tasks for various customers… This position involves travel – candidates must be willing to travel 25% of the time. The position is contingent upon clearance verification and program/customer concurrence. Applicants must include security clearance level, investigation type, and investigation date on their resumes to be considered.” Current Top Secret SCI Clearance is required for this position. Read more

Semantic Web Jobs: Boeing

Boeing is searching for a Systems Engineer in Denver, CO. The post states, “The Boeing National Security Programs Team is seeking a talented and experienced Systems Engineer to work on programs in a growing portfolio of intelligence, security and information systems. Qualified Candidates will be required to have extensive working knowledge and practical use of data modeling techniques using Unified Modeling Language (UML) and XML technologies (XSDs and schemas, and XML generation), ontologies, and semanitics. Desired skills are superior interpersonal and communications skills and the ability to work with a wide variety of customers. Along with experience using Sybase PowerDesignera and knowledge of ELDM.” Read more

Who Attended SemTech 2009? A Partial List of Attending Organizations

The 2009 Semantic Technology Conference (SemTech) took place June 14-18, 2009 in San Jose, California. SemTech is produced by Semantic Universe and brings together the entire marketplace of semantic technology vendors, developers, researchers, start-ups, investors and customers. Here is a small sample of the hundreds of companies who signed up to attend:

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SemTech 2009 – List of Attending Organziations

The official attendance count for SemTech 2009 was 1170 individuals, from the following organizations (note many organizations were represented by multiple attendees).

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WolframAlpha: Loaded with Potential, Short on Meaning

I haven’t been formally trained on WolframAlpha nor have I thoroughly investigated it. In fact, I’ve spent more time reading the hype about it than I have actually kicking the tires. But from the time I’ve spent, some things are already obvious. First and prominently, WolframAlpha does not rely on semantic technology, neither Semantic Web nor Linked Data concepts, and it possesses no underlying ontology driving its structure or information. Having said that, I may be mistaken when I said “no underlying ontology” as there may be elements of ontology that I’m not aware of, but overall, it is not an application based on semantics. There does not appear to be a taxonomy of terms linking them across knowledge domains.

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