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LINGUIST List 22.1973

Sat May 07 2011

Jobs: Natural Language Processing: NLP Engineer, FactSet Research

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        1.     Lindsey Ault-Authier , Natural Language Processing: NLP Engineer, FactSet Research Systems Inc., New York, USA

Message 1: Natural Language Processing: NLP Engineer, FactSet Research Systems Inc., New York, USA
Date: 04-May-2011
From: Lindsey Ault-Authier <laultauthierfactset.com>
Subject: Natural Language Processing: NLP Engineer, FactSet Research Systems Inc., New York, USA
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University or Organization: FactSet Research Systems Inc.
Job Location: New York, USA
Web Address: http://www.factset.com/
Job Rank: NLP Engineer

Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics; Natural Language Processing


Description:

FactSet is currently seeking a talented and motivated person to join the
parsing team within the Content Collection Services (CCS) Department. The
CCS Department develops and maintains the internal data system that
supports FactSet client needs. The primary responsibility for this position
will be the development and maintenance of systems for processing financial
data, with a focus on natural language text analysis.

The FactSet Engineering team is composed of highly talented and motivated
individuals, primarily selected from top-tier technical programs around the
world. We believe this approach fosters the continual introduction of new
technologies and ideas, which has been critical to our success. Our
engineers believe that a key to their, and FactSet's, success is creating a
loose team environment in which everyone can contribute individually, yet
at the same time cultivate a community where engineers can depend on each
other for help, learning, and development.

Our management approach is to trust and expect the best. We believe in
hands-off management and encourage developers to take initiative to
complete projects, manage multiple tasks, and set their own individual
day-to-day priorities. We also encourage creativity and innovation, since
they benefit FactSet in the long run. In our friendly yet professional
atmosphere, FactSet offers an excellent opportunity to grow and be a part
of a successful team.

An ideal candidate for this position has a good mix of technical and
analytical skills for software development, as well as a research-oriented
background suitable for developing novel solutions for language processing
tasks. Familiarity with natural language processing techniques strongly
recommended.

Required Skills:
-Perl (OOP & regular expression)
-Unix/Linux
-Problem-solving skills
-Advanced data structures and algorithms
-BS or MS in Computer Science or equivalent

Familiarity with any of the following is recommended:
-Natural Language Processing/Computational Linguistics
-Machine Learning
-Data Mining
-SQL/Database development
-C/C++/Java
-Financial/Investment/Business knowledge

FactSet Research Systems Inc. is an E-Verify participant and EOE/M/F/D/V
Employer which strongly supports diversity in the workforce.

Application Deadline: Open until filled.

Email Address for Applications: laultauthierfactset.com
Contact Information:
Recruiting Specialist Lindsey Ault-Authier
Email: laultauthierfactset.com
Phone: 203-810-2369


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