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Research Scientist for TextMining, Machine Learning, and/or Natural Language Processing

at Textnomics, Inc. in Sunnyvale, CA   —   Mar 29, 2014   |  
Overview
Textnomics is building the most comprehensive toolset for the massive job market space on the planet. We are a vertical text mining, natural language processing and machine learning company based in Silicon Valley, and we're hiring. This is a low-risk, high-return position for highly qualified candidates.

Our team consists of former NASA and European Scientists, entrepreneurs and senior executives, working on an IP rich product. We are looking for highly motivated, hands-on scientists who are interested in text mining, machine learning, and natural language processing. You will be part of a core team that will bring the product to market in 2 months time.
Responsibilities
Work on state of the art Algorithms for learning, keyword extraction, data clustering, NLP, and data mining
Experience
Technical Requirements:
> MS or PhD in Machine Learning, Text Mining, or Natural Language Processing
> Bayesian analysis and learning
> Data Driven Learning and Data Filtering
> Text / Data Mining background
Highly Desirable:
> Text analysis techniques (LSA, LDA, Pachinco, Brown…)
> Keypharse extraction…
> Various Parsers, Taggers, and Chunkers – their strengths and weaknesses.
Nice to Have:
> Familiarity with Wordnet, MacQuarie, Roget Thesaurus,
> Lucene, MongoDB
> Fluency in Java (our present code base) C++, Python and Perl a plus
> Latent semantic analysis, and LDA are a plus
Skills
Programming in Java preferred, but not required
Non-technical requirements;
> Having worked in a startup or in small team is a plus
> Must be goal driven / love to work in pairs
> Enjoy working in a research driven / fast learning / fast paced test and optimize environment
> Work with remote team if needed
> Work with an interdisciplinary team of linguists and non-computer scientist
> Shift between being a code junkie, creative thinker, and more cerebral analyst -- or at least be able to work with all three types
Education
MS or PhD in Machine Learning, Text Mining, or Natural Language Processing
Compensation
Stock options
Competitive Salary + 401K + Health Insurance (pending the close of the Series A)
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