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LINGUIST List 17.1531

Thu May 18 2006

Jobs: English & Ontology: Ontologist, Local Matters, Inc.

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        1.    Patricia Tate, Modified: English & Ontology: Ontologist, Local Matters, Inc., CO, USA


Message 1: Modified: English & Ontology: Ontologist, Local Matters, Inc., CO, USA
Date: 25-Apr-2006
From: Patricia Tate <ptatelocalmatters.com>
Subject: Modified: English & Ontology: Ontologist, Local Matters, Inc., CO, USA


University or Organization: Local Matters, Inc.
Department: Ontology
Specialty Areas: General Linguistics
Required Language(s): English (eng)

Description:

Local Matters, Inc. provides technology solutions to the Yellow Pages
industry, converting print and digital content into versatile, high-impact
online media. Headquartered in downtown Denver, Local Matters is expanding
its staff to enhance our local search core competencies.

Local Matters is currently hiring for the Ontologist position. The skills
and qualifications for this positions are as follows:

Position Summary: Ontologist
This person will be responsible for modifying & editing Ontology
structures. The Ontologist is responsible for working directly in the
Ontology, leading projects as necessary, assisting with the development of
our Ontology model, and performing other Ontology related tasks as needed.

Skills
Basic computer skills such as Internet, email, and spreadsheet programs.
Ability to edit & manipulate text using tools such as Emacs and Perl
desired but not necessary. SQL also 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.

Travel &/or foreign language experience desired.

Requirements
- 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 through completion.
- Ability to adjust to changing focus and/or priorities.
- Ability to successfully multi-task and set priorities as needed.
- A healthy sense of logic, and a love for details.
- A deep and abiding love of language, and of rule-governed classification
systems.
This person should be excited by the challenge of figuring out the exactly
correct place where a word belongs, and be delighted with the prospect of
performing such tasks as the major part of their job.



Address for Applications:
Director, HR Patricia Tate
1221 Auraria
Denver, CO 80204
USA

Application Deadline: Open until filled.

Contact Information:
Patricia Tate
Email: ptatelocalmatters.com
Phone: 303-572-1122
Fax: 303-572-1123
Apply on-line at: http://www.localmatters.com
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