LINGUIST List 15.63

Tue Jan 13 2004

Jobs: Ontology: Recruiter, ACC Staffing

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  1. scott, Ontology: Recruiter, ACC Staffing, NC

Message 1: Ontology: Recruiter, ACC Staffing, NC

Date: Tue, 6 Jan 2004 13:11:49 -0500 (EST)
From: scott <>
Subject: Ontology: Recruiter, ACC Staffing, NC

University or Organization: ACC Staffing
Department: Recruitment
Rank of Job: Recruiter
Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics


Description - 6months-1yr

- Develop and manage automated, semi-automated and manual quality
 assurance/quality control (QA/QC) processes to perform quality
 testing for taxonomies/thesauri, authority files, classification and
 extraction. Design and implement automatic feedback loops to
 identify changes to taxonomy/authority terms and structure.
- Create, maintain and enhance new and existing test plans and
 procedures. Determine the type and extent of testing necessary.
 Maintain test documentation.
- Provide clear and consistent reports to Ontology Team and senior 
- Write and execute clear SOP's and related Ontology QA documentation.
- Ensure that data integrity issues are identified and proactively
 addressed and that taxonomical assets comply with ANSI/NISO standard
- Ensure work and projects are aligned with business and product
- Provide general ontology assistance to Thomson Dialog as requested.


- 5+ years hands-on QA/QC experience. 3+ years Project Management.
 2+ years experience creating, implementing and maintaining taxonomies,
 authorities and complex hierarchical structures.
- Knowledge of document classification/extraction processes and
 ontological concepts is essential.
- Extensive knowledge of XML. Ability to write complex database
 queries and test scripts.
- Knowledge of content and data architectures and their relationship 
 to Information Architecture and Knowledge Management practices.
- Strong process orientation and knowledge of the software development
 life cycle.
- Demonstrated ability to think critically and work in a deadline
 driven, fast-paced environment.
- Ability to work in an open office environment.


- Experience with online database searching. 
- Familiarity with Business Information and News content and products.
- Familiarity with thesaurus management software programs. 
- Master's Degree in Information Science. 

Please email a resume to

Address for Applications:

	Attn: Scott Sides
	312 West Millbrook Rd
	Raleigh, NC 27609
	United States of America
	Position is open until filled

Contact Information:
	Scott Sides
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