Location: Reston, VA
Data Extraction Engineer: Design robust Natural Language Processing (NLP) rule sets using data management and linguist methodologies.
Work closely with Direct Operations and Software Development teams to integrate data mining and Natural Language Processing (NLP) into cutting-edge entity extraction tools to feed enterprise tool capabilities and Data Science initiatives.
Coordinate with analysts to gather requirements to refine data extraction methods.
Develop and maintain methods of exposing extracted entities through unique data mining and Natural Language Processing (NLP) capabilities to customers through a big data analytic platform.
Manage quality of automated entity extraction and make necessary changes to extraction pipeline and rule sets.
Work through obstacles independently and seek creative solutions to apply linguist techniques to analyzing and extracting relevant information from large amounts of data through automated capability.
3+ years of experience with high-level languages, including Java
2+ years of experience with natural language processing technologies such as StanfordNLP, , OpenNLP, ClearNLP, NetOwl, etc.
Experience with using Agile software development methods in a DevOps environment
Experience with developing solutions and integrating and extending free and Open-source software (FOSS) or COTS products
Ability to exhibit flexibility, initiative, and innovation when dealing with ambiguous and fast-paced situations
Security+ or CISSP and DoD 8570 Compliance Certifications
Experience in MapReduce programming with Apache Hadoop, the Hadoop Distributed File System (HDFS), and processing large data stores
Experience with a real-time, large-scale data processing engine, including Apache Spark
Experience in working with various intelligence disciplines, including GEOINT, HUMINT, MASINT, OSINT, and SIGINT and comprehension of the data and tools associated with these disciplines
Experience with intelligence or operations analysis in the DoD or intelligence community
Experience with designing and developing automated analytic software, techniques, and algorithms
BA or BS degree
Challenging work in support of US Intel Community - a Mission that Matters!
Access to our cool ApogeePlex facility.
Wicked smart and collaborative coworkers.
Regular interfacing with company leadership
Support for new ideas & encouragement to take risks
Medical, Dental, Vision
Disability (Short and Long Term)
Accidental Death and Dismemberment (AD&D)
Professional Development Assistance (PDA)
Health Savings Accounts / Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
401(k) with huge company match
Paid Time Off / Floating Holidays
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