LINGUIST List 21.4686
Sun Nov 21 2010
Jobs: Computational Linguistics: Data Quality Analyst, Factual Inc.
Editor for this issue: Christy Bird
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Computational Linguistics: Data Quality Analyst, Factual Inc., CA, USA
Message 1: Computational Linguistics: Data Quality Analyst, Factual Inc., CA, USA
From: Human Resources <jobsfactual.com>
Subject: Computational Linguistics: Data Quality Analyst, Factual Inc., CA, USA
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University or Organization: Factual Inc.
Department: Data Team
Job Location: California, USA
Web Address: http://www.factual.com/jobs
Job Rank: Data Quality Analyst
Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics
Factual is looking for fast-working, highly focused individuals with strongattention to detail and correctness, great organizational skills, andwide-ranging interests and areas of expertise.
Time:Full time candidates. Two internships will also be available for the2010-2011 academic year.
The ideal candidate would:- Have a degree in engineering, science, or linguistics- Be eager to learn new tools and skills related to data and analysis- Be able to propose out-of-the-box strategies based on insights about data
Desired Skills:- Excellent web research skills- Familiarity with multiple languages- Experience with data curation
Responsibilities:- Evaluate and judge algorithmically generated data and assess data quality- Research and analyze data on the web, including finding and evaluatingdata sources and providing answers for specific data questions- Research domain-specific data standards in a variety of subjects (eg.,international points of interest, health, entertainment, education)- Apply data generation software and scripts- Thoroughly document findings, assumptions, and conclusions- Provide feedback and direction for data acquisition and scrubbing- Author specifications to improve data processing and natural languageprocessing, if appropriate
Big Pluses:- Familiarity with Linux commands- Regular expressions, XPath, or SQL
To apply, send a brief cover letter and resume/CV in Word or PDF format tothe email address below, or via post to the application address below. Norecruiters please.
Application Deadline: Open until filled.
Mailing Address for Applications:
11111 Santa Monica Blvd.
Santa Monica, CA 90025
Email Address for Applications: jobsfactual.com
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