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[liberationtech] QCRI's CrisisComputing Team is hiring!

Patrick Meier (iRevolution) patrick at
Tue Feb 19 00:48:00 PST 2013

Dear All,

As per Yosem's suggestion, I am posting this opening on the main LibTech

QCRI ( <>) conducts world-class
computing research, creating knowledge and supporting innovation in select
areas of advanced computing that has long-term relevance and lasting value
for the region and the international community.

We are seeking candidates for a Software Engineer or Senior Software
Engineer position in our Social Computing group to work on our
CrisisComputing projects:

Job Description:

Software Engineers will lead and be actively involved with researchers in
the analysis, design, development, and implementation of in-house-developed
application systems. They will establish technical objectives, design and
execute work-plans, and manage software development projects.

Skills and Experience Required:

* Proven track record developing web applications
* Fluency in Java and at least one scripting language (e.g. Perl, PHP, Ruby
or Python)
* Experience dealing with microblogging or other types of user generated
* Experience in the development of data-intensive applications involving
distributed computing and/or the processing of large datasets, a plus
* Experience applying Machine Learning or Natural Language Processing
methods, a plus
* Strong communication and collaboration skills; must be fluent in English


* BSc (with 5+ years experience) in Computer Science Computing Engineering,
or related field
* Postgraduate studies, MSc, and/or PhD a plus


QCRI offers highly competitive compensation including attractive tax-free
salary and additional benefits such as furnished accommodation, excellent
medical insurance, 6+ weeks of annual paid leave, etc.

To apply, please send your resume to me at: pmeier at and include
"Social Computing Application" in the subject header.

Feel free to forward this to your networks.

Many thanks,

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