Leidos is looking for a Senior Software Ontologist in Columbia, MD. According to the post, "Candidate is expected to be an Ontology/Digital Policy Management Subject Matter Expert (SME). The Ontology SME partners with senior customer leadership to provide strategic and software development support to help organizations improve performance by using ontologies, triple stores and reasoning for analyzing situations, identifying gaps, and proposing solutions. Serves as a performance change agent; influences stakeholder decisions by “selling” strategic performance concepts. Uses a variety of performance strategies, tools, and interventions (i.e., organizational development, needs or trend analysis, needs assessment, training evaluation, etc.) to implement change, monitor solution implementation, and assure organizational success."
Qualifications for the position include: "Bachelor's degree in a relevant field and 16+ years of overall related IT technical experience with at least 5 years of the IT experience having been in a leadership position directing significant research and development efforts. 5+ years of related experience in Ontology development and/or Data Modeling and at least 2 years in Ontology development. Experience performing software development using Java or C#. 2+ years of experience working with OWL, RDF, XML and SPARQL. A current Secret security clearance is required with the ability to obtain a TS/SCI with Polygraph clearance."