"Big Data". While this is an extremely cliché and totally abused definition, this is very much an appropriate use of jargon when discussing what our client is working with. Frankly, our client should coin the term, "Colossal Data Wranglers". Our client is a firm operating in stealth mode, and reaping incredible successes to-date. They are an impressive presence in the social media realm. This is all we can share for the time being.
They are growing, and on the verge of something big. As such, they need a strong Developer. Someone who has a solid background with Architecture, is an efficient coder, and isn’t afraid to do a little bit of opps works.
The companies’ NLP team is seeking a versatile Java developer with some C++ experience who will be able to handle core responsibilities for the optimization, implementation and support of our natural language processing stack.
Qualified candidates will:
Hold a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field
5+ years experience developing and deploying software systems
Know and love Linux command line.
Be very good and experienced developing production quality Java applications
Have the eye and skills to develop internal web based GUI tools for operations and NLP staff members
Have good experience developing production C++ applications
Feel comfortable at a MySQL prompt
Fundamentally believe in the automation of everything
The perfect candidate will:
Consider fast paced, high-pressure startup organization a natural environment
Have some C#/.Net experience
Have working or academic experience implementing rule based NLP systems
Understand what it takes to test NLP systems with natural language examples
Have working or academic experience annotating syntactic trees and semantic properties
Understand how to effectively take maximum advantage of every bit of compute, bandwidth and storage resources
Understand concepts of Artificial Intelligence and Natural Language Processing
Work effectively independently as well as within a small cohesive team
Be Meticulous and understand that mistakes may cost millions of dollars Have exposure to Brill POS Tagger or similar systems
Have exposure to Cass Partial Parser or similar system
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