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LINGUIST List 22.2917

Sun Jul 17 2011

Jobs: NLP; Comp Ling: Scientist, DECISIVE ANALYTICS Corporation

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        1.     Jessica Vermeire , Natural Language Processing; Computational Linguistics: Scientist, DECISIVE ANALYTICS Corporation, VA, USA

Message 1: Natural Language Processing; Computational Linguistics: Scientist, DECISIVE ANALYTICS Corporation, VA, USA
Date: 15-Jul-2011
From: Jessica Vermeire <jobsdac.us>
Subject: Natural Language Processing; Computational Linguistics: Scientist, DECISIVE ANALYTICS Corporation, VA, USA
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University or Organization: DECISIVE ANALYTICS Corporation
Department: Analytic Products Division
Job Location: Virginia, USA
Web Address: http://www.dac.us
Job Rank: Scientist

Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics; Natural Language Processing; Software Engineering; Machine Learning


Description:

Scientist - Natural Language Processing

The DECISIVE ANALYTICS Corporation's Analytic Products Division is focused
on developing and implementing advanced analytical algorithms for military
and intelligence community applications. In particular, we are working on
developing a solution to the problem of having too much unstructured data.
Whether this data is in the form of unstructured text, video, or audio, we
want to be able to allow users of our product, Contour
(http://contour.dac.us), to be able to find exactly what they need to solve
their problem as quickly as possible.

To support these efforts, DAC is seeking applicants with backgrounds in
algorithm development for Natural Language Processing.

The successful candidates will:
- Maintain an understanding of the current and emerging trends in Natural
Language Processing
- Lead the development of cutting edge algorithms for Natural Language
Processing
- Provide end-to-end Research and Development from project conception and
proposal through algorithm development and prototyping
- Possess a strong entrepreneurial spirit to aid in driving the growth of
this employee-owned company
- Grow the business through expansion into tangential areas of interest

Required Experience and Skill Sets:
- Minimum of two (2) years experience in Natural Language Processing or
equivalent academic experience
- Basic familiarity with Java or Matlab
- Demonstrated ability to convert academic ideas into realized prototype
solutions
- Strong skills working within a collaborative team environment

Required Education:
Bachelor's degree or higher in Computational Linguistics, Computer Science,
or a related discipline with significant software development experience.

Desired Education:
Master's degree or higher in Computational Linguistics, Computer Science,
or a related discipline with significant software development experience.

Security Clearance:
Applicants must be a U.S. Citizen and have a SECRET clearance or be able to
obtain a DoD SECRET clearance upon hire.

Our trusted products and services, fun company culture, and top-notch
benefits have led DAC to receive the following impressive awards:
- 'Top 50 Best Places to Work' (2011) - Ranked - #1 Medium Company,
Washington Business Journal
- 'Top Virginia Businesses' (2011), DiversityBusiness.com
- 'Great Place to Work' (2009), Washingtonian
- 'Top 50 Best Places to Work' (2009), Washington Business Journal
- 'Top Virginia Businesses' (2008), DiversityBusiness.com
- 'Great Place to Work' (2007), Washingtonian
- Deloitte's Technology FAST 50 in Virginia and FAST 500 nationwide
(2003-2008)
- 'Fantastic 50', fastest growing companies (2006-2008), The Virginia
State Chamber of Commerce

To learn more about DECISIVE ANALYTICS Corporation and apply online, please
visit http://www.dac.us.

Application Deadline: Open until filled.

Email Address for Applications: jobsdac.us
Web Address for Applications: http://www.dac.us/careers_welcome.html
Contact Information:
Recruiter Jessica Vermeire
Email: jobsdac.us
Phone: 703-414-5001


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