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From: Julie Chabalier <julie_chabalier@natural-solutions.eu>
Date: Tue, 04 Jan 2011 18:18:05 +0100
Message-ID: <4D23564D.6090002@natural-solutions.eu>
To: public-lod@w3.org

JOB TITLE:Biodiversity Informatics / Semantic Web Engineer

REPORTS TO:CEO, Director of Innovation
_________________________________________________________________________

CONTEXT

Natural Solutions is a young innovative company specialized in advanced
information technologies. We focus on creating a set of modern software
solutions to handle the current biodiversity crisis.

Natural Solutions technology deals with each step of the scientific
process with the great care:

    - Data acquisition: electronic field guide and on-line data entry
    - Data storage and modeling: Databases and GIS
    - Data analysis and visualization: Online and offline communication.

In the last year Natural solutions have been focusing its RD effort in
the area of knowledge representation and Semantic web technologies as a
firm believer that these technologies will improve biodiversity
knowledge in the future.

JOB SUMMARY

While reporting to the RD lead, the engineer will be able to create
complex pieces of software around the advanced concepts of Biodiversity
Informatics.

DUTIES&  ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

    - Analyze and understand advance technologies and RD Concepts
    - Produce software prototype
    - Participate in the RD project Specification
    - Write project proposal
    - Promote the project and company at international conferences
    - Interact with research partners

REQUIREMENTS

    - Prior experience in international research program
    - Have demonstrated an effective programming experience
    - Demonstrated ability for rapid analysis of complex issues, strong
    decision-making, and translation of programmatic priorities into
    operational strategies.
    - Excellent organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills.
    - Must be comfortable working as part of a team in a complex
    technological environment.
    - Ability to travel frequently to client sites.
    - Fluent in English and French.

QUALIFICATIONS

The Candidate will have holding a Master’s or a PHD qualification degree
in on the following fields:

    - Semantic Web
    - GIS
    - Knowledge representation
    - Biodiversity Informatics

TECHNOLOGIES

Required

    - Protegé
    - RDF, OWL, RDFa
    - SPARQL, Triple Store (Virtuoso)
    - Java (Hibernate, Spring)

Preferred

    - RIA: Flex / Flash
    - PHP, Drupal, Dojo, JQuery
    - XSLT, XSD
    - SQL Server/ PostGres /MySQL
    - SOA/Rest Web services
    - Design Pattern

Optional

    - Knowledge of the GBIF and TDWG standards
    - Some GIS knowledge
    - Interest in Biodiversity and Environment Sciences

REPORTING RELATIONSHIPS

The engineer will be asked to mentor junior programmer and trainee
within the company.

SALARIES

30 to 40 K€ (French annual wages before taxes) according to experience

DEADLINE: asap!


-- 
Julie Chabalier
R&D director
+33 4 91 335 387

Natural Solutions
68 rue Sainte - 13001 Marseille
www.natural-solutions.eu
www.natural-solutions.eu/nslabs/
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