Applied Senior Ontologist
Confirmed live in the last 24 hours
New York, NY, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Data Science
Data Structures & Algorithms
Natural Language Processing (NLP)
  • BA or BS in Library Science, Information Science, Computer Science or a related field
  • 6+ years of experience in ontology and knowledge engineering
  • Knowledge of Semantic Web technologies (RDF, RDFS, OWL), query languages (SQL, SPARQL) and validation standards (XMLSchemas, SHACL, SPIN)
  • Experience designing and building REST APIs and tools, preferably using Python and libraries such as Pandas, RDFLib, Owlready, or ROBOT
  • Design knowledge organization structures (controlled vocabularies, taxonomies, and ontologies) that elegantly conceptualize knowledge across several domains, including agricultural commodities, climate, global trade, and finance
  • Fluently translate natural language and business jargon into precise, complex knowledge representations; synthesize and arbitrate disparate views of a knowledge domain
  • Guide the use of knowledge management tools by subject matter experts to ensure accurate domain concept representation and adherence to Gro knowledge organization principles
  • Work with subject matter experts to develop graph-based semantic models which capture knowledge about diverse real-world scenarios; identify 3rd-party knowledge organization structures to seamlessly integrate into the Gro knowledge graph wherever practicable
Desired Qualifications
  • Contribution to semantic tech standards
  • Contribution to open source SemTech tools
  • Experience with Semtech tooling (e.b. Protege, TopBraid Suite, PoolParty, or similar); 2x points if you built your own!
  • Experience with triple stores (e.g. GraphDB, RDFox, Stardog) and deploying them in production.Familiarity Javascript front-end technologies for data visualization; 2x points if you built your own!
  • Add machine learning, data science around NLP and Graph ML algorithms
Gro Intelligence

51-200 employees

Agriculture & climate insight platform
Company Overview
Gro's mission is to illuminate the interrelationships between the Earth’s ecology and our human economy, the company allows users to see the big picture and act on the small details. From assessing the impact of climate change in real time to optimizing agricultural supply chains, Gro’s data, analytics, and forecast models provide the honest answers to what on earth is going on.
  • Equity
  • Generous PTO policy
  • Health, vision, & dental insurance
Company Core Values
  • Teach
  • Ask
  • Listen
  • Always learn