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 engineers and interns who have experience with Java and/or C++ and/or Python who love innovative products. You will be part of a core team that will bring the product to market in 2 months time.
We have broad set of projects dealing with text mining and data analysis, data bases and cloud programming, web design and improvements, analytics, as well as machine learning and clustering algorithms.
Technical Requirements and must haves:
> Strong knowledge of JAVA (our present code base); alternatively Python, Perl, or C++
> MySql, or H2 Databases is a big plus
> Experience in Natural Language Processing, Machine Learning, Data Mining and data analysis is A HUGE PLUS
> Ajax and web programming is a plus
Highly desirable are:
> Wordnet interface to Java
> Machine learning and data analytics particularly Bayesican learning and clustering, statistical analysis
> familiarity with OpenOffice API (or Scribd API)
> Amazon web services / LAMP stack / SSL / OR Google App Engine
> Lucene indexing and usage / Solr / MongoDB
> Knowledge about security and scalability
Nice to Have:
> Latent semantic analysis, and LDA are a plus
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