Location: Syracuse, NY or Rochester, NY

Job Summary

IP.com/TextWise is seeking a creative and self-driven research scientist to work on the semantic search and analytic solutions that help customers better find, analyze and understand structured and unstructured content. You will work with a team of scientists, software engineers, domain expertise and product managers to turn data into critical information and knowledge that help make business decisions.


  • Model complex problems and discover insights and opportunities through the use of statistical, algorithmic, mining and visualization techniques.
  • Design and implement machine learning algorithms to analyze and visualize data.
  • Analyze and validate the results of experiments and communicate findings to managers.
  • Work on semantic technologies and improve search relevance.
  • Design and conduct automated evaluation of the effectiveness of the algorithms in the semantic search systems and related applications.
  • Investigate and elaborate techniques for representing the semantic content of natural language texts.


  • BS in computer science or relevant technical field.
  • Skilled in solving analytical problems using quantitative approaches.
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills with a passion for empirical research and answering business questions.
  • Experience in statistical modeling algorithms in natural language processing and text mining. Experience in language models and neural networks a plus.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong programing skills in Java, C/C++, R, Python. Experience with MySQL, Lucene, Solr, Hadoop, map reduce, distributed computing is a plus.
  • Compliance with ITAR/Export Control regulations, which can be demonstrated by US citizenship