Expert Lisp AI Programmer, New York

We are looking for a spiritually grounded hands-on senior lisp
programmer to help us complete an innovative business solution being
built on core human principles. The candidate will have significant
in-depth experience of AI programming specifically; Agents, Expert
Systems, Bayesian/Neural Networks, Relevance Feedback, etc. An advanced
degree is preferred; however consideration will also be given to persons
of outstanding experience and background.

This part-time contract position is in Nyack, NY, telecommuting is ok.
Contact us for more details if you’re interested.

Update: this is now a regular, full-time position, according to an email I received.

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Experienced Lisp Developers, Hyderabad, India

Experienced Lisp Developers

Teleonto Technologies Private Ltd., located in Hyderabad, India, builds and delivers an exciting and growing range of analytics for the telecommunications industry.

Teleonto has made a major commitment to the use of Lisp and functional programming.  Our versatile ApT platform is a service-oriented architectural workflow framework written in Common Lisp, and makes use of high-performance, dynamic, object caching database technology.  We are extending our range to include ontology  definition using RDF triples.

We are always interested in candidates who have experience with functional programming, particularly with Lisp, but also with other functional languages such as Scheme or Smalltalk.  We are particularly interested in candidates who have delivered products written in Lisp.  Experience with data mining or with applied artificial intelligence techniques is a plus.  We have openings at all levels of experience.

To apply or inquire, please send email with information about your experience and interests to beryl@teleonto.com.

More non-Lisp jobs from Powerset

Just because publishing sorta Lispy jobs from Powerset (my company) was not controversal enough, here are five new job postings from Powerset that I can pretty much guarantee won’t involve Lisp hacking. But you might be interested, or know someone who is:

Link for all Powerset jobs

Director of Consumer Research (DCR-001)

Powerset is a well-funded San Francisco based start-up developing a next generation search product based on natural language technologies.  This is a very rich user experience and design challenge in which consumer research will play a critically important role.  The Director of Consumer Research will be a core member the Product Development team.  We are looking for someone equally at home with quantitative and qualitative research methodologies.

Responsibilities:
* Manage quantitative and qualitative Consumer Research through all phases of the research cycle from problem definition to planning, fielding, analysis and recommendations
* Establish research processes and integrate into product development lifecycle
* Identify and apply emerging consumer research techniques to new product development and commercialized products
* Champion consumer interests and end-user needs from upstream brainstorming through development and commercial launch
* Work with Product and Technology teams to establish and track quantitative user experience metrics
* Manage a broad range of research methods including (but not limited to):
o Usability Research
o Task & Outcomes based Research
o User Segmentation Research
o Market Research and Analysis
o Online Surveys
o Bucket (aka A/B) Testing
o Web Log Analytics

Requirements:
* A degree in Human-Computer Interaction, Human Factors, Anthropology, Marketing, Marketing Research, Social Sciences, Behavioral Sciences and/or Statistics  (Masters Degree or Ph.D. preferred)
* 5 or more years experience in Consumer & New Product Development Research
* In-depth understanding of qualitative and quantitative research methodologies
* Experience with a marketing research consulting firm or in a corporate marketing research department
* At least five to seven years experience developing new products with demonstrated ability to understand consumer interests
* Proven ability to work with ‘fuzzy’ user needs and usability issues
* Proven ability to plan, organize and manage projects, resources and tasks
* Practical experience taking concepts from whiteboard to commercial product launch
* Demonstrated team leadership with ability to drive decision-making within marketing, executive and engineering organizations
* Strong inter-personal and communication skills
* Desire to work in a fast-paced start-up environment
* Ability to deliver consistently superior work
* Independent self-starter and extremely detail-oriented

Bonus:
* Experience with search related products and services
* Experience working with natural language technology

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Graphic/UI Designer (UID-001)

Powerset is a well-funded San Francisco based start-up developing a next generation search product based on natural language technologies.  This is a very rich user experience and design challenge in which graphic and UI design will play a critical role.  The Graphic/UI Designer will be a key member of The Product Team working very closely with consumer research, product management and prototype development.

Responsibilities:

* Lead visual design development for web product concepts from wireframe to mock-up to prototype to production
* Work closely with UI designers and front-end developers through design iteration and prototype implementation
* Design web applications and tools from icons to discrete features to whole product concepts
* Mock-up UI concepts in wireframe, storyboard, static graphic and animated forms
* Multi-task, keep work and projects organized and manage time effectively

Requirements:
* Very strong graphic design skills
* Understanding of user interface design and user experience
* 2+ years experience as a full-time designer working in an agency or design studio
* Understanding of web development process and web graphics constraints and affordances
* Strong proficiency with Macromedia Flash 8.0
* Proven ability to deliver consistently superior work
* Ability to design for multiple projects in parallel
* Ability to execute a range of design styles
* Highly organized and detail oriented
* Understanding of color and typography highly desirable
* BA in Graphic Design or related area
* Strong proficiency with Photoshop and Illustrator
* Strong inter-personal, communication and presentation skills
* Desire to work in a fast-paced start-up environment

Bonus:
* Understanding of brand issues highly desirable
* ActionScript knowledge a plus
* Project management experience
* Experience with search related products and services

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Jr. Product Manager (PM-001)

Powerset is seeking a product manager to help create Powerset’s next-generation search product. The Product Manager will be a key member of the product team creating breakthrough user experiences and interfaces for natural language search.  Early stage product development activities will focus on design, UI prototyping and usability testing. Activities will transition to focus on product specification, implementation, QA and launch.

Responsibilities:
* Collaborate on product and feature brainstorms, concept development, prototype specification, implementation and testing
* Help develop schedules, MRDs, PRDs and Functional Specifications
* Work with and manage content, design, traffic and technology partners
* Help develop, maintain and drive product schedules
* Assist in management and prioritization of all user experience issues through QA process
* Assist product launch
* Assist consumer research including test plans, recruiting and fielding of usability testing, online surveys, web log analysis, Alpha & Beta bucket testing and analytics

Requirements:
* 2 or more years managing a consumer oriented search product
* BS or MS and 3 or more years Product Management experience
* Deep understanding of entire product development lifecycle – from whiteboard to QA to market launch
* Innate ability to prioritize, organize and work out the details
* Excellent cross-functional project management skills
* Excellent writing and communication skills
* Strong desire to work in a fast paced start-up environment

Bonus:
* Experience as a product manager in a leading search company
* Experience working with natural language technology
* Graduate degree

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Front End Developer (FE-002)

Powerset is seeking a web developer to help create Powerset’s next-generation search product. Developer will be a key member of the product design team creating breakthrough user experiences and interfaces for natural language search.

Early stage product development activities will focus on design, UI prototyping and usability testing. Responsibilities will transition to focus on implementation of commercial grade code.

Responsibilities:
* Key participant and contributor to product design process
* Hands-on prototype development
* Rapid development to support usability research
* Writing product specifications
* Working with 3rd party technology and content partners
* Working closely with core engineering team to maximize potential of the Powerset technology platform

Requirements:
* Experience with complete product lifecycle – whiteboard to launch to version 2.0
* Rock solid web front-end development skills including HTML/XHTML, CSS, JavaScript, and AJAX
* Understanding of user-experience issues and user interface design
* Experience with database-backed web application development with MySQL, Perl, PHP or Ruby on Rails
* Desire to work in a fast-paced, start-up environment
* Very strong interpersonal, presentation and writing skills
* Ability to work with cross-functional teams and negotiate/resolve product and development trade-offs
* Strong portfolio of recent web development projects
* Minimum BS in computer science and/or 5 years web development experience

Bonus:
* Project management experience
* Flash design/development experience
* UI Design experience
* Experience utilizing usability research in product development
* Experience with search related products and services
* Experience working with natural language technology