21.4686, Jobs: Computational Linguistics: Data Quality Analyst, Factual Inc.

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Subject: 21.4686, Jobs: Computational Linguistics: Data Quality Analyst, Factual Inc.

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Date: 19-Nov-2010
From: Human Resources [jobs at factual.com]
Subject: Computational Linguistics: Data Quality Analyst, Factual Inc., CA, USA
 

	
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Date: Sun, 21 Nov 2010 22:14:50
From: Human Resources [jobs at factual.com]
Subject: Computational Linguistics: Data Quality Analyst, Factual Inc., CA, USA

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University or Organization: Factual Inc. 
Department: Data Team
Job Location: California, USA 
Web Address: http://www.factual.com/jobs
Job Rank: Data Quality Analyst  

Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics 


Description:

Factual is looking for fast-working, highly focused individuals with strong
attention to detail and correctness, great organizational skills, and
wide-ranging interests and areas of expertise.

Time:
Full time candidates. Two internships will also be available for the
2010-2011 academic year.

The ideal candidate would:
-  Have a degree in engineering, science, or linguistics
-  Be eager to learn new tools and skills related to data and analysis
-  Be able to propose out-of-the-box strategies based on insights about data

Desired Skills:
-  Excellent web research skills
-  Familiarity with multiple languages
-  Experience with data curation

Responsibilities:
-  Evaluate and judge algorithmically generated data and assess data quality
-  Research and analyze data on the web, including finding and evaluating
data sources and providing answers for specific data questions
-  Research domain-specific data standards in a variety of subjects (eg.,
international points of interest, health, entertainment, education)
-  Apply data generation software and scripts
-  Thoroughly document findings, assumptions, and conclusions
-  Provide feedback and direction for data acquisition and scrubbing
-  Author specifications to improve data processing and natural language
processing, if appropriate

Big Pluses:
-  Familiarity with Linux commands
-  Regular expressions, XPath, or SQL

To apply, send a brief cover letter and resume/CV in Word or PDF format to
the email address below, or via post to the application address below. No
recruiters please.


Application Deadline:  (Open until filled)
Mailing Address for Applications:
	Factual Inc. 
	11111 Santa Monica Blvd. 
	Suite 250 
	Santa Monica, CA 90025 
	USA  
Email Address for Applications: jobs at factual.com 
Contact Information:
	Human Resources 
	Email: jobs at factual.com 



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