LINGUIST List 30.4517

Fri Nov 29 2019

Jobs: English; Computational Linguistics: Metadata Analyst, Associated Press

Editor for this issue: Becca Morris <>

Date: 22-Nov-2019
From: Keisa Caesar <>
Subject: English; Computational Linguistics: Metadata Analyst, Associated Press, New York, USA
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University or Organization: Associated Press
Department: Technology
Job Location: New Hampshire, USA
Web Address:
Job Title: Metadata Analyst

Job Rank: Metadata Analyst; Other

Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics

Required Language(s): English (eng)


Metadata Analyst:
The Associated Press seeks a Metadata Analyst based in New York, NY.
Reporting to the Deputy Director of Metadata Technology, the individual in this role will:
Partner with the Metadata Technology Manager to deliver ontologies and content enrichment capabilities to drive automation and business value.
Create schema and metadata specifications for content management and enterprise projects.

Responsibilities Include:
- Create and maintain rules-based automated classification capabilities for internal content enrichment services and the AP Metadata Services product.
- Compile and refine training sets for statistical classifiers.
- Evaluate results and respond to user feedback to improve quality.
- Define, document, and implement policies regarding scope and goals of the AP content enrichment services.
- Engage on capital projects to deliver schema and metadata specifications for new services and solutions.
- Evangelize metadata across the organization, bring customer facing and back office teams together on metadata needs for the enterprise.

- Experience working with rules-based and statistical classifiers, as well as taxonomy management solutions, particularly Mondeca ITM.
- Experienced in applied, corpus and computational linguistics techniques and natural language processing technologies.
- Ability to engage with a variety of technical and non-technical stakeholders to deliver on the content enrichment roadmap.
- Familiarity with XML and JSON schema standards and practice.
- Experience developing XSLTs and XPROC pipelines.
- Critical thinking skills to deliver efficient specifications and recommendations that meet business requirements.
- Ability to work on multiple projects and time management skills to deliver on deadlines.
- Authorization to work in the U.S. will be mandatory
- Advanced-level professional competency in written and spoken English

Application Deadline: 14-Dec-2019

Web Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
HR Manager Keisa Caesar

Page Updated: 29-Nov-2019