LINGUIST List 11.949

Wed Apr 26 2000

Jobs: Comp Ling Ontologist, Requisite Technology

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  1. Dave Elliott, Comp Ling: Ontologist at Requisite Technology, Westminster, Colorado

Message 1: Comp Ling: Ontologist at Requisite Technology, Westminster, Colorado

Date: Mon, 24 Apr 2000 14:10:33 -0600
From: Dave Elliott <delliottrequisite.com>
Subject: Comp Ling: Ontologist at Requisite Technology, Westminster, Colorado

Requisite Technology uses ontological and computational linguistics
concepts to develop powerful "e-commerce content management"
solutions. Our next generation search engine technology provide
businesses with easy-to-find product information for electronic
commerce. Requisite offers a very competitive compensation package!

ONTOLOGIST

Position Summary: 
Our search engine technology uses ontological/computional linguistics
concepts to improve the precision and recall of our search engine.
You will play a key role in the development and maintenance of
Requisite Technolgy ontological schema. This position is primarily
responsible for the development of the linguistic attributes that our
search engine (Bugseye) relies upon to acheive next generation search
engine technology performance. 

ONTOLOGIST Position Summary: 
Our search engine technology uses ontological/computional linguistics
concepts to improve the precision and recall of our search engine.
You will play a key role in the development and maintenance of
Requisite Technolgy ontological schema. This position is primarily
responsible for the development of the linguistic attributes that our
search engine (Bugseye) relies upon to acheive next generation search
engine technology performance. 

Position Responsibilities: 

Define ontological methodology; develop training materials for our
ontological methodology; ensure that all structure developing for the
ontology conforms to the defined methodology. In addition, this person
may be responsible for developing software tools for maintaining
Requisite's ontology, ontology workflow, and others as the needs
arise. Develops attributes and description additions or corrections to
terminology or data in the knowledge base as required from customer
input, product management, sales force and others. Provides system
analysis for search engine software and other production-based
systems; assists in the development, design and implementation of
classification, term structuring and data structuring systems. 
Implements and maintains item specific category listings;
develops and maintains authority files for synonymous terminology;
develops and maintains hierarchical structure for use by classifiers;
develops and maintains technical dictionary including term definition,
term use guidelines, indication of broader terminology, related
terminology, SPSC or industrial codes and attribute definitions as
needed. 

Skills and Qualifications: 
* Years Experience Required: We require a minimum of 1 year work experience, 
 or graduate level education in Ontology, Computational Linguistics, 
 or Knowledge Representation/Knowledge Management. 
* Degree Required: BA/BS in Computer Science, Linguistics or related field. 
* Familiarity with international, domestic, and industry specific 
 classification structures 
* Editorial and publishing experience preferred 
* Experience with the use of computers, and the design of computer-based
 classification systems 
* Indexing, classification and library skills 
* Data analysis skills 
* Excellent problem-solving skills 
* Excellent research skills 
* Knowledge of Java software would be beneficial

Please call or forward your resume to the below address:

David Elliott
Requisite Technology
Westminster, Colorado
(303) 474-5668
delliottrequisite.com 
http://www.requisite.com
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