[jobs] Fwd: Research Engineer - R&D

Mark Saad mark.saad at ymail.com
Thu Jan 12 12:16:02 EST 2012

Hello Jobs@
  This is repost from work, I know there is someone out there who would
like this job.

 Research Engineer - R&D

The New York Times Company, a leading media company with 2010 revenues of
$2.4 billion, includes The New York Times, the International Herald
Tribune, The Boston Globe and more than *50 Web sites*, including *
NYTimes.com*, *Boston.com* and *About.com*. The Company’s core purpose is
to enhance society by creating, collecting and distributing high-quality
news, information and entertainment.****

The New York Times Company's Research and Development group is looking for
a talented developer to serve as the Research Engineer for Knowledge
Management.  The New York Times has one of the world's great archives and
our ideal candidate will be passionate about creating innovative
prototypes, systems, standards and products from this amazing resource.  We
are looking for someone with an innate curiosity and a passion for
innovation and who has the ability to channel this passion into both
individual and team projects.****

** **


·         Conceptualize and develop prototypes for innovative knowledge
management products and services with an emphasis on linked data

·         Solidify existing prototypes into production products and systems

·         Keep abreast of the evolving knowledge management landscape
including the emergence of new standards, technologies and systems****

·         Deeply understand the New York Times Company's data assets and
how these assets can be leveraged to create useful systems and compelling
new experiences****

** **


·         Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related subject,
Master's degree a plus****

·         3-5 years of experience in architecting, developing and
delivering complex knowledge management solutions****

·         Passion for knowledge management and big data problems****

·         Flexibility to work with a variety of technologies ****

·         Strong coding skills in at least one statically typed language -
Java / C# / Objective C / C++****

·         Proficient coding skills in at least one dynamically typed
language - Python / Ruby / etc.****

·         Experience with PHP strongly desired****

·         Proficient in at least one relational database technology - MySQL
/ Oracle / Access****

·         Experience or interest in learning in NoSQL database technologies
- MongoDB / RDF Triplestores / etc.****

·         Familiarity with basic approaches to natural language processing**

·         Interest in the development and promotion of industry-wide
digital standards****

·         Strong communication skills and experience with explaining deeply
technical concepts to non-technical audiences****

·         Ability to thrive in a self-directed environment ****

** **

The New York Times Company is an equal employment opportunity employer, and
does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, sexual
orientation, marital status, age, disability, national origin, citizenship
or any other protected characteristic. The New York Times Company is
committed to diversity in its most inclusive sense.****

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Mark Saad | mark.saad at ymail.com
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