LINGUIST List 15.2591

Fri Sep 17 2004

Jobs: Area Open: Researcher, Kanisa, Inc.

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  1. max.copperman, Jobs: Various Areas of Artificial Intelligence: Researcher, Kanisa,Inc

Message 1: Jobs: Various Areas of Artificial Intelligence: Researcher, Kanisa,Inc

Date: Fri, 17 Sep 2004 19:15:52 -0400 (EDT)
From: max.copperman <>
Subject: Jobs: Various Areas of Artificial Intelligence: Researcher, Kanisa,Inc

University or Organization: Kanisa, Inc.
Department: Advanced Technology Group
Rank of Job: Researcher
Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics, Text/Corpus Linguistics, 
 Machine Learning, Knowledge Representation,
		 Information Retrieval


Kanisa creates knowledge management applications for web self-service
and call center agents, used by Fortune 500 companies including Apple,
Microsoft, Ford, and Nike. Our applications are built on an innovative
knowledge platform that includes deep, patented ontology,
categorization, multi-dimensional information retrieval, and machine
learning technologies.

A core capability that we provide to our customers is enterprise
search. While internet search is sometimes considered a solved
problem; enterprise search is not; scalability and performance issues
aside, enterprise search is harder. We have plenty of interesting
problems to work on.

We are looking for a senior advanced technology engineer to join our
Advanced Technology Group. The right candidate will have hands-on
experience building production quality code in C++ and/or Java, and a
deep background in AI-related areas such as automated classification,
information retrieval, natural language processing, knowledge
representation, and statistical machine learning. We are looking for a
talented, experienced individual who knows how to innovate in these
areas, wants to make production quality versions of their innovations,
and wants to get them into the hands of users, in the form of
production quality products.

BS or advanced degree in computer science (advanced degree preferred)
8+ yrs software development experience 
5+ yrs professional C++ experience Java experience a significant plus 
Experience working on commercial software products that include
machine learning, information retrieval, search, natural language
processing, or automated classification algorithms. This is a full
time, permanent position and includes a competitive compensation and
benefits package. Interested parties please contact Max Copperman,
Director of Advanced Technology, via email:

Address for Applications:

	Attn: Max Copperman
	19925 Stevens Creek Blvd.
	Cupertino, CA 95014
	United States of America 

	Position is open until filled.

Contact Information:
	Max Copperman
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