LINGUIST List 11.519

Fri Mar 10 2000

Jobs: Comp Ling Taxonomy Manager, GateSource Partners

Editor for this issue: Naomi Ogasawara <>


  1. Kent Clizbe, Comp Ling: Taxonomy Manager at GateSourse Partners San Francisco, USA

Message 1: Comp Ling: Taxonomy Manager at GateSourse Partners San Francisco, USA

Date: 8 Mar 2000 15:51:44 -0000
From: Kent Clizbe <>
Subject: Comp Ling: Taxonomy Manager at GateSourse Partners San Francisco, USA

Rank of Job: Manager
Areas Required: Taxonomy Manager
Other Desired Areas: Perl Scripting, Classification, Web-based
University or Organization: San Francisco
State or Province: CA
Country: USA
Final Date of Application: May 2000
Contact: Kent Clizbe

Address for Applications:
14150-A Willard Rd
VA 20151

Ontologists (6-8 positions available)
Locations: Palo Alto, CA; Philadelphia, Washington DC
Compensation: Base of $75k-100k, full benefits, plus valuable stock

Join the Internet's leading creator and operator of vertical trade
communities, leveraging the interactive features and global reach of the
Internet to create multi-national, targeted business-to-business
communities. These narrowly focused web sites attract buyers and sellers
from around the world by catering to individuals with similar
professional interests.

You offer:
A proven track record developing timely and usable solutions to complex
Experience building ontologies and knowledge representation systems.
Effective oral and written communication. 

2+ years experience as an ontologist.
Knowledge of computational classification methodologies.
Ability to lead and work with a team.

Software development experience.
1+ years experience building ontologies for commercial use. 
Experience in eCommerce. 

Assist in the development and implementation of schema for classifying
and describing items across multiple domains.
Assist in development of automatic classification methods. 
Work with SME's in over 50 industries.
Work with domain experts inside the company.
Undertake ontology "maintenance" procedures.

Work under tight deadlines.
Be open to new ways of thinking.
Possess knowledge base of industry available tools.
Applicable area of expertise. 
Able to interface and deal with a wide variety of people.
Goal driven.

Graduate degree or equivalent experience: Linguistics, Computer
Science, AI, Knowledge Representation, Lexical Semantics

We offer:
Competitive compensation package in a fast paced environment. 
Opportunity to work for a leading edge internet company.
Opportunity for advancement. 
Casual work environment and flexible hours. 

Please email your resume immediately:
Kent Clizbe
GateSource Partners, LLC
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