19.1889, Jobs: NLP: Software Engineer, FactSet Research Systems

Sat Jun 14 20:41:37 UTC 2008

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Subject: 19.1889, Jobs: NLP: Software Engineer, FactSet Research Systems

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Date: 14-Jun-2008
From: Sean McDermott < SMcDermott at factset.com >
Subject: Natural Language Processing: Software Engineer, FactSet Research Systems, NYC, NY, USA


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Date: Sat, 14 Jun 2008 16:40:08
From: Sean McDermott [SMcDermott at factset.com]
Subject: Natural Language Processing: Software Engineer, FactSet Research Systems, NYC, NY, USA
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University or Organization: FactSet Research Systems 
Department: Software Engineering
Job Location: New York, USA 
Web Address: http://www.factset.com

Job Rank: Software Engineer  

Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics; Natural Language Processing


FactSet is currently seeking a talented and motivated person to join the
parsing team within the Content Collection Services (CCS) Department. The
CCS Department develops and maintains the internal data system that
supports FactSet client needs. The primary responsibility for this position
will be the development and maintenance of systems for processing financial
data, with a focus on natural language text analysis. 

FactSet, with over $450 million in annual revenues, is headquartered in
Norwalk, Connecticut and employs over 1,400 people in North America,
Europe, and the Pacific Rim. Since 1996, FactSet has been publicly traded
on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol FDS. Although FactSet now
has users in all corners of the world, we have not lost our original focus:
that our clients are always our top priority.

To find out more about the opportunities FactSet has to offer you, please
visit us at http://www.factset.com/careers

An ideal candidate for this position has a good mix of technical and
analytical skills for software development, as well as a research-oriented
background suitable for developing novel solutions for language processing
tasks. Familiarity with natural language processing techniques strongly

Required Skills:
- Perl
- Unix/Linux 
- Software design/engineering
- Object Oriented Programming
- Advanced data structures and algorithms
- BS or MS in Computer Science or equivalent

Familiarity with any of the following is recommended:
- Natural Language Processing
- Machine Learning
- Data Mining
- SQL/Database development
- C/C++/Java
- Financial/Investment/Business knowledge

FactSet Research Systems Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) and
strongly supports diversity in the workforce.

Application Deadline: 30-Aug-2008 
Email Address for Applications: SMcDermott at factset.com 
Contact Information:
	Human Resources Sean McDermott 
	Email: SMcDermott at factset.com 
	Phone: 203-810-1660 

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