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Located minutes from Washington, D.C., in one of the country's top technology corridors, Content Analyst Company is a leader in advanced analytics, one of the hottest technology areas in the software industry today. Our solutions help companies derive value from big content by providing information insight and organization. We are changing the way people think about and leverage information. Our objective is to deliver – Rapid Insight into Big Content. Our flagship product, CAAT (Content Analyst Analytics Technology), is software that provides advanced, concept-based analytics for "mission-critical" applications for partners in a wide range of markets: including highly-classified intelligence installations, brand/market awareness, eDiscovery, and Information Services providers. CAAT has been voted one of KMWorld's Trend Setting Products for six years running and Content Analyst was voted one of KMWorld's 100 Companies that Matter for three years in a row and has been nominated for two CODiE awards.

As we continue to grow, we seek individuals who share our passion for technology, our drive for excellence, and our commitment to building a great place to work.

We offer an excellent salary and benefits package as well as a stimulating office environment with opportunities for career advancement. If you're interested in joining the Content Analyst team, please send your resume to careers@contentanalyst.com.

Current Openings

DEPARTMENT: Engineering

REPORTS TO: Vice President, Engineering

LOCATION: Reston, VA

Corporate Overview:

A private software company, established in 2004 when the technology was acquired from SAIC, Content Analyst Company, LLC develops advanced text analytics software products for commercial and government clients. Our innovative and patented technical solutions automate the review and analysis of digitally stored information and reduce the time required to discover, organize, and analyze relevant information within extremely large volumes of unstructured data.

Job Description:

Content Analyst Company, LLC is currently seeking a high-energy and talented Senior Software Engineer to join our small, but growing cross-functional team, dedicated to designing and building an advanced analytics SDK that is second to none. The group participants in all aspects of software engineering, from research and design, to testing and implementation.

We want a team player who can take on a challenging assignment, investigate what is needed for it to be successful through research and communication with others, and make it happen with high-quality, good testing, and solid and consistent integration with existing code.

Qualifications:

Required Skills:

  • At least two years of Java programming experience, and a minimum of three years practical experience in software development.
  • Self-starting detail oriented developer with good teamwork and communication skills.
  • Proficient with concurrent computing principles and programming in multi-threaded environments.
  • Ability to troubleshoot and fix software issues while maintaining the integrity of the code.
  • Ability and commitment to good software testing and unit testing practices.
  • Competence with source code control, continuous integration and other development tools.

Preferred Skills:

  • Familiar with Agile development principles using the Scrum methodology.
  • Experience in algorithms, and in defining workflows to improve end-user experience
  • Experience with REST, JSON, Cloud computing, and Web Services is great
  • Experience with Hadoop, Scala, PostgreSQL, JDBC, C#, .NET is a bonus
  • Experience with GWT, SmartGwt, MVP4G, Ajax, Javascript, and CSS is especially helpful
  • Experience with Linux and Windows software development.

Education:

  • BS or MS in Computer Science or a related Engineering discipline.

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DEPARTMENT: Engineering

REPORTS TO: Vice President, Engineering

LOCATION: Reston, VA

Job Description:

Content Analyst Company, the leading provider of advanced text analytics software which uncovers unknown relationships in "Big Data", is seeking Software Engineers at all levels to join our team and help build the best text analytics SDK available.

This role will have a significant influence in a number of our core product features. This requires a team player who can own a challenging set of tasks and drive them to completion, and have fun doing it. It will require working within a cross-functional team, and collaborating with members in an agile environment.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Own and write features, typically in Java, for our text analytics product.
  • Work with big data: customers routinely ingest and process tens of millions of documents.
  • Design new kinds of analytics to provide valuable insight into big data.
  • Solve challenging problems in algorithms, scalability, performance, and API design.
  • Participate in peer code reviews.
  • Design and implement end-user workflows and experiences.
  • Use the best tools available: laptops, multiple monitors, your favorite IDE, and Git.
  • Avoid meetings and distractions: our daily 15 minute standup is all we need.

Qualifications:

  • BS or MS in Computer Science or a related Engineering discipline.
  • Recent grad? 10+ years of experience? Let's talk.
  • Strong object-oriented design & development skills.
  • Self-starting, detail oriented developer with good teamwork and communication skills.
  • Understand concurrent computing principles and programming in multi-threaded environments.
  • Experience with Gradle, Git, and Jenkins are a plus. We use them all.
  • Familiarity with Agile and Scrum methodology is a plus. It's how we do our work.
  • Experience with search technology or a mathematical background is a plus.
  • Experience with REST and JSON is a plus.
  • US Citizenship is required.

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DEPARTMENT: Engineering

REPORTS TO: Vice President, Engineering

LOCATION: Reston, VA

Job Description:

Content Analyst, the leading provider of advanced text analytics software which uncovers unknown relationships in Big Content, is seeking a Senior User Interface Engineer to design and build advanced workflows and visualizations.

This role is to help show our potential customers and partners the power of our APIs and text analytics engine. The appropriate candidate will have skills to implement simple user interfaces around complex ideas and Design compelling visualizations.

Our product is designed to uncover insights from unstructured documents and emails. We can classify documents, both supervised and unsupervised, provide conceptual search for relevant information, search across languages, and identify similar words and terms. We currently have OEM partners in a number of different markets, including the Legal and Intelligence communities.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Implement friendly, simple, and intuitive interfaces for a number of different markets
  • Design compelling visualizations that bring rapid insight to Big Content,
  • Quickly put together prototypes and workflows
  • Avoid meetings: our daily 15 minute standup is all we need to get stuff done
  • Help improve our development process every sprint

Qualifications:

  • Self-starting, detail oriented developer with good teamwork and communication skills
  • BS or MS in Computer Science or a related Engineering discipline
  • 3+ years of User Interface experience, 5+ years in Software Development
  • Expert understanding of JavaScript, HTML5/CSS3
  • Expert experience building and architecting single page web applications with AngularJS or other similar JavaScript frameworks (EmberJS, Knockout.js, Backbone.js, etc)
  • Experience building data visualizations with D3.js or other data visualization technologies
  • Knowledge of CSS pre-processors like LESS
  • Knowledge of JavaScript build tools (Node.js/Grunt/ Bower)
  • Knowledge of or a willingness to learn WebGL and WebGL frameworks (Three.js, Famo.us, etc)
  • Familiarity with Agile and Scrum methodology is a plus. It's how we do our work.
  • Bonus points for working with our side stack: Scala, Play, Akka, PostgreSQL, Elasticsearch and sbt.

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