Posts Tagged ‘IA’

Semantic Web Jobs: Healthwise

healthwise-logo_hr_0Healthwise is looking for a Senior Software Engineer in Boise, IA, or to work remotely. The post states, “Your experience and your passion for software engineering and making a profound difference in health care make you an ideal candidate. And Healthwise, a nonprofit organization makes an ideal workplace where you can thrive. Since 1975, the Healthwise mission has been to help people make better health decisions. This mission—combined with our innovative spirit—has led to health education and technological solutions that clinicians use to deliver education as part of care.” This position will “Do real-world work with semantic technologies. (RDF, OWL, SPARQL, etc.) Help others (engineers, qa, execs, etc) understand the promise and power of semantic web technologies. Lead and work alongside the team to develop products and systems that make it easier for health care professionals to deliver health education and make it easier for people to access it.” Read more

Semantic Web Jobs: University of Iowa

uiowaThe University of Iowa is looking for a Metadata Analyst in Iowa City, IA. Responsibilities of the position include the following: “Lead the Cataloging-Metadata Department’s efforts to provide non-MARC metadata for the Libraries’ resources, explore innovative ways to enhance existing metadata, and contribute to making the Libraries’ digital content more readily discoverable. Recommend and develop descriptive and administrative metadata schemas appropriate for diverse digital collections in collaboration with Special Collections and Preservation Department personnel, subject specialists, catalogers, and staff from the Libraries’ Digital Research and Publishing Department, serving as a resource for colleagues on metadata issues and practices, the definition of data elements, metadata usage, and mapping between metadata schemas.” Read more

Semantic Web Jobs: Iowa State University


Iowa State University is looking for a Systems Analyst in Ames, IA. According to the post, “This position will function as a software/knowledge engineering specialist responsible for designing, implementing, integrating, documenting, and supporting a system of formal language schemas and accompanying applications to protect the nation’s critical infrastructure and support national cyber intelligence coordination. The candidate will work independently and lead efforts, as well as contribute to team efforts internally and with Argonne National Laboratory (ANL). Work will involve the design, documentation, development, and testing of formal language schemas (RDF, XML, or similar) as well as RESTful web services, clients, and back-end software to support them. ” Read more

Semantics and Cyber Security – part 1

There are still many folks out there wondering exactly how Semantic Technology can add value within mainstream solutions architectures and practices. This is something that I’ve spent the last three years working on, specifically developing a set of IT practices which leverages an underlying methodology that we’ve discussed here before called “Semantic Integration” (SI). SI can be applied to any functional or industry domain because what it really represents is the first philosophical breakthrough for enterprise integration in decades. Some people may feel that SOA represented a similar breakthrough, but in fact it hasn’t. The reason SOA has fallen short is because of continued misunderstanding as to where the application architecture began and the middleware and data architecture ended. Semantic Integration avoids this critical flaw by virtue of the fact that it supports every tier of the architecture and is relevant in both horizontal and vertical dimensions. One of the most exciting practices that we’ve built atop Semantic Integration is dedicated to improving Cyber Security through unification of the many IT security stovepipes.  

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