LINGUIST List 16.1493|
Tue May 10 2005
Jobs: Ontology: Manager, Aptas, Inc.
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Ontology: Manager, Aptas, Inc, CO, USA
Message 1: Ontology: Manager, Aptas, Inc, CO, USA
From: Rebecca Weiss <rweissaptas.com>
Subject: Ontology: Manager, Aptas, Inc, CO, USA
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University or Organization: Aptas, Inc
Job Rank: Manager
Specialty Areas: Ontology
Aptas, Inc. provides technology solutions to the Yellow Pages industry,
converting print and digital content into versatile, high-impact online media.
Headquartered in downtown Denver, Aptas is expanding its staff to enhance our
local search core competencies.
The Lead Ontologist will be responsible for creating, designing, and modifying
Ontology and Ontology structure for our various customers. This person will be
responsible for innovation and general Ontology development as Ontology
requirements change. They will serve as Team Lead on various Ontology projects,
and they will assist the Director with certain aspects of management, including
the development of department culture and standards. They will also serve as a
liaison between the Director and the rest of the team.
- Basic computer skills such as Internet, email, and spreadsheet programs.
Ability to edit & manipulate text highly desired, using tools such as Emacs and
Perl. SQL also desired.
- Knowledge of Ontology structures; experience with developing and maintaining
such structures essential.
- Ability to assist with Ontology development, especially through input in
meetings. Ability to use problem-solving skills to overcome obstacles.
- Ability to lead projects from set-up through to QA.
- Ability to QA own Ontology work, and work of others.
- Travel &/or foreign language experience desired.
- In-depth knowledge of any major industry, such as Health Care, Automotive,
Legal, Construction, and so forth helpful.
- Superior communication skills, both oral and written. Ability to communicate
effectively with reports, peers, superiors, and customers essential.
- Leadership or management experience a plus.
- Ability to work successfully in a dynamic environment with aggressive
deadlines and complex customer requirements.
- Ability to work independently and/or as part of a team from start of project
- Ability to adjust to changing focus and/or priorities.
- Ability to successfully multi-task and set priorities as needed.
- Ability to work in a dynamic, challenging and aggressively fast-paced environment.
- Proven desire to push Aptas to the pinnacle of the Local Search industry.
- Bachelor's degree in Linguistics, Library Science, or related field
- 2-3 years experience in Ontology or related field.
Salary commensurate with experience.
Send resume, cover letter, and salary requirements &/or history to
rweissaptas.com. No phone calls, please.
Absolutely no third parties
Address for Applications:
1517 Blake St
Denver, CO 80202
United States of America
Application Deadline: Open until filled.
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