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LINGUIST List 19.1889

Sat Jun 14 2008

Jobs: NLP: Software Engineer, FactSet Research Systems

Editor for this issue: Luiza Newlin Lukowicz <luizalinguistlist.org>


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        1.    Sean McDermott, Natural Language Processing: Software Engineer, FactSet Research Systems, NYC, NY, USA


Message 1: Natural Language Processing: Software Engineer, FactSet Research Systems, NYC, NY, USA
Date: 14-Jun-2008
From: Sean McDermott <SMcDermottfactset.com>
Subject: Natural Language Processing: Software Engineer, FactSet Research Systems, NYC, NY, USA
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University or Organization: FactSet Research Systems
Department: Software Engineering
Job Location: New York, USA
Web Address: http://www.factset.com
Job Rank: Software 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.

FactSet, with over $450 million in annual revenues, is headquartered in
Norwalk, Connecticut and employs over 1,400 people in North America,
Europe, and the Pacific Rim. Since 1996, FactSet has been publicly traded
on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol FDS. Although FactSet now
has users in all corners of the world, we have not lost our original focus:
that our clients are always our top priority.

To find out more about the opportunities FactSet has to offer you, please
visit us at http://www.factset.com/careers

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
- Unix/Linux
- Software design/engineering
- Object Oriented Programming
- Advanced data structures and algorithms
- BS or MS in Computer Science or equivalent

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

FactSet Research Systems Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) and
strongly supports diversity in the workforce.

Application Deadline: 30-Aug-2008

Email Address for Applications: SMcDermottfactset.com
Contact Information:
Human Resources Sean McDermott
Email: SMcDermottfactset.com
Phone: 203-810-1660

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