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Mon Mar 10 2008

Jobs: English & Natural Lang Processing: Text Developer, RiverGlass

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        1.    Pete Carroll, English & Natural Language Processing: Senior Text Developer, RiverGlass, Champaign/West Chicago, IL, USA

Message 1: English & Natural Language Processing: Senior Text Developer, RiverGlass, Champaign/West Chicago, IL, USA
Date: 07-Mar-2008
From: Pete Carroll <pcarrollriverglassinc.com>
Subject: English & Natural Language Processing: Senior Text Developer, RiverGlass, Champaign/West Chicago, IL, USA
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University or Organization: RiverGlass
Job Location: Illinois, USA
Web Address: http://www.riverglassinc.com
Job Rank: Senior Text Developer

Specialty Areas: Text/Corpus Linguistics; Natural Language Processing, Text Mining

Required Language(s): English (eng)


Senior Text Analytics Developer

RiverGlass, Inc. is seeking extremely talented and energetic innovators to
help us perfect and advance our text analytics. We are creating some highly
innovative applications that leverage sophisticate text and data analytics,
and information visualizations to help customers in a variety of markets,
ranging from homeland security and law enforcement to financial services.

Education and Training:
Ph.D. or M.S. degree in Computer Science, Computational Linguistics,
Statistics, Engineering or equivalent.

Job Description:
The primary goal of this position is the development and implementation of
the RiverGlass commercial software applications. This includes identifying
and modifying existing algorithms, code implementation, testing, and
maintenance. Development will be done in the Java programming language and
will integrate with the D2K analytics development environment unless
specified otherwise. The employee will collaborate with the entire
development team.

The candidate will work within the Analytics Group in planning and
executing the creation and delivery of text analytic features for the
RiverGlass products. This position in the RiverGlass analytics group
entails individual technical and programming contributions as well as
providing leadership on technical issues. Strong candidates will have
extensive experience developing object oriented high performance applications.

The position will report to the Vice President of Engineering and can be
located in either our Champaign IL offices or our offices in West Chicago,
IL. An attractive compensation plan including cash, stock and bonus is
available to the right candidate.

Skills & Experience:
- A strong background in Computational Linguistics or Natural Language
- Proven ability to deliver text mining or information retrieval solutions
for real world applications
- Demonstrates and applies thorough understanding of software development
methodology and protocols.
- Excellent programming skills in Java
- Expert-level understanding of machine learning and statistical techniques
as applied to text analytics, e.g., information extraction, summarization,
classification, clustering, tone/sentiment analysis, relevance ranking
- Experience in the creation and exploitation of domain and task ontologies
in text analytics are a plus
- Strong communication skills

A background check will be required; holding an active security clearance
is a plus.

RiverGlass, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.

Company Background:
RiverGlass was formed in December of 2003 as a spin out from the University
of Illinois' National Center for Super Computing (NCSA). The heart of the
technology was developed by some of the founders of Mosaic to help create a
rapid application tool kit solve significant data analytics challenges for
some of their Fortune 500 partners, over an 8 year period and through over
$20 million dollars of investments from these companies. The product
expanded into technology to help serve the needs of the text mining market,
images and data streaming market.

Application Deadline: Open until filled.

Email Address for Applications: careersriverglassinc.com
Contact Information:
Doug Marquis
Email: careersriverglassinc.com
Phone: 630-578-4271
Fax: 630-578-4260

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