Taxonomist / Ontologist

Zoek Pin Beaverton, Oregon


Permanent (Unspecified)

Posted 12 days ago

Kforce has a client that is seeking a Taxonomist/Ontologist in Beaverton, a commitment to innovation, this client employs some of the world's top engineers and designers! It was ranked as one of the 'Happiest Companies to Work For' and awarded an 'Employees' Choice Award 2018 Best Place to Work' by Glassdoor. Its culture thrives by embracing diversity and rewarding imagination. If you would like to make a difference globally and locally, apply Tasks:

  • Taxonomist/Ontologist will develop taxonomy and ontology structures to support defined enterprise taxonomy use cases
  • Holistically design faceted taxonomies, ontologies, and controlled vocabularies to be used for search, browse navigation, personalization, and analytics
  • As a Taxonomist/Ontologist, you will collaborate with internal business stakeholders to ensure that semantic structures accurately represent specialized business knowledge and points of view
  • Collaborate with engineering teams to triage and troubleshoot taxonomy and ontology data issues, and to deliver taxonomy data solutions to end consumers


  • 3+ years of working on customer-centric taxonomies, ontologies, or controlled vocabularies- preferable in an e-commerce or retail setting
  • Familiarity with taxonomy and ontology management toolsets
  • Familiarity with RDFS, OWL, SPARQL, and SKOS
  • High degree of comfort with ambiguity and ability to operate independently

Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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