LINGUIST List 21.4686

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Jobs: Computational Linguistics: Data Quality Analyst, Factual Inc.

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        1.     Human Resources , Computational Linguistics: Data Quality Analyst, Factual Inc., CA, USA

Message 1: Computational Linguistics: Data Quality Analyst, Factual Inc., CA, USA
Date: 19-Nov-2010
From: Human Resources <>
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:
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:
Factual Inc. 11111 Santa Monica Blvd. Suite 250 Santa Monica, CA 90025 USA Email Address for Applications: Contact Information:
Human Resources Email:

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