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From: Berkan Eskikaya
Date: 03 Dec 2007
Subject: Brighton, UK: NLP and Machine learning research and development position at Magpie

Magpie.net is seeking to fill an NLP, Machine Learning and Java developer position. The successful candidate will join a dynamic team to participate in the development of an innovative online application and should satisfy most of the following requirements:

  • Primary field of study: Computational Linguistics, or Computer Science preferably with experience in NLP.
  • Experience with Machine Learning, especially as it is applied to unstructured text analysis and text classification.
    • Familiarity with working with web content is a big plus.
    • Practical knowledge in information extraction, fact finding and opinion mining is a big plus.
    • Hands-on experience with existing NLP and Machine Learning frameworks: GATE is a BIG plus, so is Rapidminer/YALE and/or Weka.
    • Background in statistical and probabilistic methods is a plus.
  • Sufficient Java programming and software development skills is essential.
This is an exciting opportunity to work with real and dynamic data on a daily basis. For further information, please contact Berkan Eskikaya at berkan AT magpie.net.

Interested candidates should send their CV, optionally with a cover letter and/or any material they deem relevant (project reports, publications etc) to jobs AT magpie.net.

About Magpie

Magpie is a cutting edge software company. Our business sits at the crossroads of 3 salient technologies -- the web, information retrieval, and natural language analysis.

We have a vision that one of the future needs for all businesses will be to understand what is being said about them and their competition -- by consumers and the media, on the web, every day.

We are building systems that will do just that. Brandwatch is the first, and we want to continue exploring this exciting area. We are a well-funded company with a passion for what we do, and if you have the desire to succeed and the drive needed to create something new and innovative, Magpie is the place for you.

We are based in Brighton, UK. Visit www.magpie.net for more information.

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