Posts Tagged ‘Boulder’

Semantic Web Job: FIS Software Developer

University of Colorado, Boulder - logoThe University of Colorado at Boulder is looking for a FIS Software Developer. The job summary states, “Are you a software developer looking for fun and challenging projects where your initiative is appreciated? Do you have success in data management and development of web applications? Do you like being part of an innovative team where your contributions can make a real difference? At CU-Boulder, we are working on cutting edge projects involving linked data and the semantic web, and we need an experienced software developer to bring their Java expertise to support this exciting collaborative work. As the flagship university of the state of Colorado, CU-Boulder is a dynamic community of scholars and learners with a proud tradition of research and academic excellence. The University’s Office of Faculty Affairs coordinates a variety of activities associated with faculty life and academic programming on the Boulder campus and supports the Faculty Information System (FIS).

Some of the key responsibilities include:

  • Analyze paper and electronic data flows and related business policies to ensure appropriate FIS data management policies, practices and procedures.
  • Responsible for data management tasks including data integration, data movement (ETL), data mining, metadata discovery, data quality management and data security management using tools like the VIVO Harvester.
  • Collaborate with FIS team members on evolving, automating and scaling data management plans and policies.
  • Participate in formal or informal training and professional development to maintain currency and to improve technical expertise in the area of data management.
  • Participate in formal or informal training and professional development to maintain currency and to improve technical expertise in the areas of web application and Semantic Web development.

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Semantic Web Jobs: Federated Media Publishing

Federated Media Publishing is looking for a Senior Software Engineer in Boulder, CO. The post states, “As a Senior Software Engineer on the Conversation Targeting team at Federated Media, you’ll build software that enables innovative products for our media and marketing partners, and robust operational tools that help scale our business. We’re looking for a passionate engineer who can take a project, understand the requirements and convert them into properly-designed and functional software. Design and develop C++ modules, tools, and applications on in-house distributed processing systems. Create unit tests, optimize performance of new and/or existing code, write documentation, participate in code reviews.” Read more

Semantic Web Jobs: UCAR

The University Corporation for Atmospheric Research is looking for a Library Analytics & Repository Engineer in Boulder, CO. The post states, “This position will lead the NCAR Library’s efforts in developing and implementing systems for collecting and analyzing data around the science and scholarship of the organization. The individual will be responsible for the implementation of technical approaches to demonstrate NCAR/UCAR’s impact and place in the atmospheric science research community network. This position will work with other divisions, labs, and metrics groups in the organization to identify data that can be associated with information the Library currently maintains in its Institutional Repository and other databases.  The position will also provide design and development direction to the Library’s Institutional Repository project, OpenSky, to better support the metrics/analytics efforts.” Read more

Semantic Web Jobs: University of Colorado, Boulder

The University of Colorado, Boulder is looking for a Professional Research Assistant: Database and Semantic Web Developer in Boulder, CO. According to the post, “National Science Foundation funded project called Biological Science Collections Tracker will use semantic web approaches to develop an infrastructure for tagging and tracking scientific collections and all of their derivatives. In order for BiSciCol to fulfill its mission, scientific collections data and downstream data products such as sequences, genomes, images, etc. need to be brought into a semantic web framework, which presents a set of technological and social challenges.” Read more

Semantic Web Jobs: University of Colorado, Boulder

CU-Boulder is looking for a Faculty Information System (FIS) Developer in Boulder, CO. Responsibilities of the position include the following: “Analyze paper and electronic data flows and related business policies to ensure appropriate FIS data management policies, practices and procedures. Responsible for data management tasks including data integration, data movement (ETL), data mining, metadata discovery, data quality management and data security management using tools like the VIVO Harvester. Collaborate with FIS team members on evolving, automating and scaling data management plans and policies. Participate in formal or informal training and professional development to maintain currency and to improve technical expertise in the area of data management.” Read more

Lijit Networks Acquired by Federated Media

Five months after raising $10 million in fifth round funding, Lijit Networks has been acquired by blog network Federated Media for an undisclosed amount. According to the article, “The Boulder, CO-based search tools provider will keep its name and headquarters. Lijit CEO Todd Vernon will become EVP of Technology and Lijit COO Walter Knapp will become SVP of Platform Revenue at Federated Media Publishing and will report directly to FM’s CEO, Deanna Brown. The deal comes a year after FM has been quiet on the acquisition front, in comparison to 2010, when it bought three companies—gourmand-focused blog aggregator FoodBuzz, parenting portal BigTent and semantic search technology from TextDigger—in quick succession.” Read more

Semantic Web Jobs: EchoStar

EchoStar is looking for a Web Services Development Engineer in Boulder, CO. According to the description, “You will be responsible the technical design, specification creation, prototyping, debugging, and full lifecycle application development for web service tier within the Troppus Digital LifeSupport* Customer Service & Support Delivery Platform and associated application modules: DLS Service Operations Center (SOC) Agent Application, Client Application(s), Semantic Knowledge Management System (SKMS), Application Framework and User Interface Extensions across the SOC Agent, Semantic Knowledge Management System (SKMS) and Service & Support Delivery platform.” Read more

Open Positions in Semantics

Three positions are open to doctoral students within the Data & Knowledge Management unit of the University of Trento in Italy. The deadline for these positions is fast approaching – March 16, 2011. The available positions regard research on combining ontological and process-based reasoning, mixing logical and statistical reasoning, and structured data indexing and retrieval. These positions “are among the grants of the ICT International Doctoral School at the University of Trento. Click here for more information on each position and its requirements. Read more