Knowledge Entry Specialist
|Job category||Other (non-academic) / Tenured, continuing or permanent|
|AOS||Formal Logic, Philosophy and Computer Science|
Philosophy of Cognitive Science
Organization based in Austin, Texas, United States
Our knowledge entry specialists support the knowledge acquisition process for our AI Platform, Cyc, to give the platform the knowledge it needs to reason logically.
Cycorp is an AI software company focused on Machine Reasoning for the enterprise. Our AI Platform, Cyc, is the world’s foremost knowledge representation, logical inference and symbolic reasoning platform. Cyc uses common sense and domain specific knowledge to reason about the world using predicate logic in order to solve real world problems. For example, it is used to parse natural language, help guide patients through healthcare settings, identify and address supply chain issues, provide root-cause analysis for oil well performance issues, and much more.
Our knowledge entry specialists support the knowledge collection and representation process. This work cuts across many of Cycorp’s internal and external projects by aligning client knowledge, external knowledge sources and the Cyc platform ontology, using knowledge entry tools to rapidly expand Cyc’s ability to reason. Other tasks are likely to include supplementing Cyc’s knowledge of a wide variety of common sense phenomena.
For the last 38 years, our 50-person team has been building and commercializing Cyc, the world’s only AI that deeply understands what it’s reasoning about (as opposed to strictly statistical machine learning and limited-logic knowledge-graph searching). Human-level Artificial General Intelligence (AGI) only needs to be created once. Now that we are nearing our goal, we’re looking for people to join our team to help us push across the finish line. As a knowledge entry specialist, you will help flesh out the framework that our ontologists and programmers have built, expanding Cyc’s knowledge of the world. Your work will involve using knowledge entry tools to rapidly expand Cyc’s ability to reason about many topics. You should be capable of working efficiently, receiving feedback/coaching and have an interest in artificial intelligence. A background in logic, philosophy or computer science is not required but will be useful.
What it’s like to work as an Knowledge Entry Specialist
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Cycorp is headquartered in Austin, Texas, and applications are understood to be for regular, full or part time employment. Cycorp is an equal opportunity employer. Our employees have been highly effective during COVID-19, working from home, and our tentative plan is to have that continue post-COVID for those who wish to do so. We conform to all the laws, statutes, and regulations concerning equal employment opportunities and affirmative action. We strongly encourage women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans to apply to all of our job openings. We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin, age, disability status, Genetic Information & Testing, Family & Medical Leave, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We prohibit retaliation against individuals who bring forth any complaint, orally or in writing, to the employer or the government, or against any individuals who assist or participate in the investigation of any complaint or otherwise oppose discrimination. Cycorp will hire only persons authorized to work in the United States and will verify identity and eligibility for employment, and complete Form I-9 for all new employees on the date of hire.
|How to apply|
|Web address to apply||https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/re...|
|Hard deadline||No deadline specified (applications considered on an ongoing basis)|
|Web address for more information||http://www.cyc.com|
|Contact name||Angie Lopez|
|Time created||September 13, 2021, 9:11pm UTC|
|Scheduled expiry date||March 10, 2022, 7:58pm CST|
|Last updated||September 13, 2021, 9:11pm UTC|
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