iRobot is looking for some help. They say that C is the most important language, but that knowledge of LISP is a plus.
L-3 Communications at the Air Force Research Laboratory in Mesa, AZ is currently looking for help building a text-to-speech (TTS) speech synthesis system based on the Festival Architecture. They list both LISP and Scheme as their top preference for programming languages.
From William Paul Vrotney:
Position Title: Lisp / Knowledge Engineer
Bloodhound Technologies, developers of the Convergence Point Overpayment and Protection System, currently has an opportunity for a Lisp Software/Knowledge Engineer. This position offers a candidate the ability to work with a leading edge technology company, focused on the detection of errors, abuse and fraud in the Healthcare Claims Payment domain.
Bloodhound’s Development group consists of a small focused team of professionals, responsible for the design, development, and maintenance of the Convergence Point service. Convergence Point is offered to clients through a 24x7x365 Software as a Service (SaaS) model.
The successful candidate will have a blend of technology expertise that will allow them to collaborate in a technology rich environment. Additionally, the candidate will be a well-versed Lisp developer with expert system expertise.
This position will require the candidate to perform software requirements gathering, design new and innovative applications or systems, test, support, and deploy applications into the production environment. Knowledge of and experience building object-oriented and knowledge-based systems is highly desirable.
Professionals who are anxious to take their skill set to the next level, enjoy working with a broad range of leading edge technologies, and are looking for an opportunity to apply their creative talents to real world problems, are the candidates we are looking for.
Major Roles and Responsibilities:
Team Role: Reports to the Development Director. Works closely with the Development Director and other team members in a fast paced and dynamic environment to provide high quality solutions in limited timeframes.
Design: Candidate must have proven ability to take requirements and assist in the design of a complete system.
Development: Candidate is a software developer who can successfully build from a set of requirements. Will be qualified in the identification of implementation concerns and raise those concerns to the Development Director for evaluation and resolution.
Testing: Candidate must be experienced in and contribute to all aspects of software testing.
Required Skill Set:
5+ years experience designing and building both system-level and application software using ANSI Common Lisp.
Experience building CLOS based object-oriented and knowledge-based systems.
Experience with structured development methodologies and software development lifecycles.
Experience with at least 1 full life-cycle software development project.
Experience building practical applications of Artificial Intelligence.
Experience with expert system development, employing both forward and backward chaining rule systems.
Experience working with natural language authoring environments.
Experience building Ontologies.
Strong database SQL and analytical skills, highly desirable.
Experience using Oracle, desirable.
Experience with CVS, desirable.
Skilled with one of these OS’: Linux or Windows; and familiarity with the other platform
Ability to work well in a small team and independently in a fast-paced, demanding environment.
Must be able to write clear and concise documentation.
Good communication skills are required.
Strong time management skills.
Flexible and able to work in fast paced “get it done now” situations.
Customer service oriented.
Willingness to embrace new opportunities, and a passion for technology.
Willing to gain understanding of Health Insurance Industry. It is expected that candidate will have desire to gain a sufficient amount of clinical expertise to better compliment the engineering expertise.
Proactive, rather than reactive, at solving problems.
To apply, please e-mail your resume or curriculum vitae to firstname.lastname@example.org and indicate job title in the subject line.
This is a start-up position. They are looking for a software engineer with machine learning and artificial intelligence background. Lisp is a desired skill, while C++ and Java are required.
BAE Systems is looking for a software engineer. They need someone who has experience with military/intelligence systems and decision making processes, turbogears/RDFLib experience, Lisp development experience, and experience with ESRI products or Open Source Systems like MapServer.
Watch out for the heavy flash marketing blob on this job listing for a senior software engineer. Java, C++, LISP experience required. While the position description is light, their company seems fully buzzword-compliant.