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Sat Mar 07 2009

Jobs: Information Extraction: Senior Software Engineer, Skygrid, Inc.

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        1.    Walter Johnson, English & Information Extraction, Data Mining, NLP: Senior Software Engineer, SkyGrid, Inc., Sunnyvale, CA, USA


Message 1: English & Information Extraction, Data Mining, NLP: Senior Software Engineer, SkyGrid, Inc., Sunnyvale, CA, USA
Date: 06-Mar-2009
From: Walter Johnson <jobsskygrid.com>
Subject: English & Information Extraction, Data Mining, NLP: Senior Software Engineer, SkyGrid, Inc., Sunnyvale, CA, USA
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University or Organization: SkyGrid, Inc.
Job Location: California, USA
Web Address: http://www.skygrid.com

Job Rank: Senior Software Engineer

Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics; Information Extraction

Required Language(s): English (eng)

Description:

Senior Software Engineer - Information Extraction

SkyGrid has an exciting and challenging opportunity for a passionate,
focused, and experienced innovator to join our engineering team. Help us
create the next-generation of our SkyGrid Internet application. Our
application provides real-time semantic analysis and personalized delivery
of Internet news. Your role will be central to insuring that our system
continues to provide high quality news to our clients.

As a Senior Engineer you will use your knowledge in fields such as
information extraction, data mining, natural language processing, and
computational linguistics to advance the capabilities of our core
analytics. You will participate in the design, creation, and maintenance
of our analytics infrastructure. The candidate is expected to take
ownership of significant parts of our technology and continually improve
the system.

Responsibilities

- Take responsibility for the core components of our semantic analytics
engine while advancing the state of the art.
- Work with other software developers on our team to ensure that our
internet application remains best of class.
- Take responsibility for delivering stable code, meeting specifications
and timelines.
- Participate in ongoing code reviews and inspire and mentor junior
developers to ensure consistent quality and adherence to internal standards.

Qualifications
- PhD Degree in Computer Science or equivalent working experience.
- Experience in relevant fields such as information extraction, data
mining, NLP, and computational linguistics.
- 5+ years of relevant software development experience.
- Experience in Python, Java, or C/C++.
- Proven problem-solving skills and track record of successful software
delivery.

We offer a competitive salary with strong stock options, and full benefits.

Please send your resume to the application address listed below.

About SkyGrid:
SkyGrid's vision is to provide a powerful internet platform that brings all
your news into one screen. The growing success of our SkyGrid platform is a
result of leading-edge technology, easy-to-use products and a unique
devotion to great customer service. SkyGrid is well-funded and our current
customers include leading financial institutions. Our headquarters are
located in Sunnyvale, CA.


Application Deadline: (Open until filled)

Email Address for Applications: jobsskygrid.com
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