Request ID: 30544-1
Contract Duration: 12 months (potential for extension or permanent placement)
Work Location: US - CA - Menlo Park
Job Title: Content Operations - Taxonomist II

Job Description:

The crux of this work is in developing, maintaining, growing a taxonomy for use in the AR applications while integrating it into our broader taxonomy/ontology infrastructure. The work also includes following taxonomy management best practices, metadata and vocabulary standards, and building cross-functional relationships. This role will be focused on extending our Taxonomy to work with future AR systems and will be an amazing opportunity to help define AR systems to improve content creators and user’s lives.

The person in this role will be expected to be an experienced taxonomist able to quickly expand knowledge domains.

Key Roles and Responsibilities:

Establishing a strategy for extending our taxonomy and ontology to proposed use cases and design.
Lead collaboration with UX, AI, design and data science teams.
Utilize industry best practices for taxonomy development and maintenance.
Help build out and establish a taxonomy program for new applications.

Minimum Requirements:

Experience leading design changes for extending taxonomies to new domains.
5+ years of experience in developing taxonomies/or ontologies to support a variety of systems both for front-end and back-end use.
Experience with developing complex taxonomies, thesauri, and ontologies.
Experience with evaluating and implementing taxonomies to support systems such as search systems and development of ML classification algorithms
Experience with a variety of topic/domain types and complexity of taxonomies.
Highly experienced communicating and presenting taxonomy principles and standards.

Preferred Qualifications:

Master’s Degree in Library Science, Information Management or Linguisitics
Experience with scripting language such as Python and/SQL.