Semantic Web Jobs: Life Technologies


Life Technologies, a division of ThermoFisher Scientific, is looking for a Software Engineer in Ann Arbor, MI. According to the post, "At Life Technologies – Ann Arbor, our mission is to cure cancer with genomic data. It is a close-knit, collaborative, cross-functional setting where we believe none of us is as smart as all of us and we each have something valuable to contribute toward our goal. The Software Engineering team is tasked with applying industry best practices to the management of large amounts of complex data as well as the development of internal and external software products. We are looking to hire individuals with a wide breadth and profound depth of software development expertise to help us solve the next wave of technical challenges like natural language processing and seriously big data analysis."


Qualifications for the position include: "Desire to contribute your own unique perspective to our collective understanding of how we can cure cancer with genomic data. Skilled in SQL and object-oriented programming (Java preferred, but Ruby, Python, C++, etc. considered) including common data structures. Prior exposure to scripting languages (e.g. Perl, Bash), Linux, and web development. Data storage and management expertise using a variety of traditional (Oracle, MySQL) and non-traditional technologies (MongoDB, CouchDB, Cassandra, Neo4j). Experience with data modeling, data integration, data analysis, data mining, database design, and ETL technologies. Experience in natural language processing – Preferred, but not required. Experience interacting with semantic web ontologies (OWL, RDF) – Preferred, but not required."


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