VIEW JOBS11/16/2019 12:00:00 AM2020-02-14T00:00GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES: To be responsible for the administration of the statewide engineering program in one of the areas of specialization: Bridge, Road Design, Road Construction, Materials, Traffic, Transportation Planning and Mechanical Systems; to coordinate such program with overall departmental programs and activities; to be responsible for the evaluation of the effectiveness of this program and its personnel; and to do related work as required.
SUPERVISION RECEIVED: Works under the general direction of a superior with considerable latitude for the exercise of independent judgement in technical and administrative matters; work is reviewed for conformance to policies and instructions.
SUPERVISION EXERCISED: Plans, organizes, directs, coordinates, and reviews the work of professional, technical, sub-professional, clerical, and other employees.To be responsible for the administration of a statewide engineering program in one of the following areas of specialization: The field inspection of all state road construction/maintenance activities or projects to assure compliance with plans and specifications by contractors; the negotiation with engineers, contractors, and representatives of the Federal Highway Administration for changes in construction plans and the checking and approval of contract changes and all payments to contractors for work done; the investigation of claims and complaints relative to the prosecution activities. As required to be responsible for personnel and labor relations matters.
To do related work as required.KNOWLEDGES, SKILLS AND CAPACITIES: A thorough knowledge of the principles and practices and techniques of civil and mechanical engineering and the ability to apply such knowledge in the administration of statewide engineering program in the field of specialization and ability to read and interpret all types of civil engineering and mechanical plans and specifications and to approve or reject proposed changes therein; a through knowledge of the state's building, mechanical, energy and industrialized building code; the ability to plan, organize, direct, coordinate and review the work of a subordinate staff of professional, clerical and other personnel; the ability to evaluate the effect changes, where necessary, of an assigned state-engineering program in the field of specialization; the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates, contractors, representatives of state and federal agencies, superiors, and the public; and related capacities and abilities
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Education: Such as may have been gained through: graduation from a college of recognized standing with specialization in Civil and Mechanical Engineering; and
Experience: Such as may have been gained through: employment as a professional civil engineer or mechanical engineer in a responsible administrative and technical position in a specialized engineering program such as highway or bridge construction or engineering program such as highway or bridge construction or design, road maintenance, transportation planning, traffic, mechanical or other comparable level civil engineering program within a public agency or in a private industry.
At the time of appointment must possess a certificate of a Registered Professional engineer issued by the Rhode Island State Board of Registration for Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors and must maintain such certification as a condition of employment.Must be a RI registered PE at the time of appointment; Minimum of 10 years of bridge design experience desirable; proficient in the same use of bridge design, evaluation, and inspection codes/guidelines; proficient in the use of bridge/structural design/analysis programs/bridge construction inspection and/or bridge condition inspection experience desirableState Of Rhode IslandProvidenceRI
VIEW JOBS11/19/2019 12:00:00 AM2020-02-17T00:00<p>Agolo is a fast-growing artificial intelligence startup headquartered in New York City. Our work is cutting-edge and it's changing how the world consumes information. We fight information overload by using artificial intelligence to summarize information in real time.</p><p>Agolo is seeking an experienced Natural Language Processing Engineer to join our science and engineering team. We're want the best of the best. As a Senior NLP Engineer, you will help us improve and scale our state-of-the-art text summarization and document-clustering platform.</p><p><br></p> <p><strong>As an NLP Engineer, you will enjoy:</strong></p> <ul> <li>Being a part of a team of driven software engineers to architect, prototype, implement, deploy, and maintain features for our text summarization platform</li> <li>Identifying problems and implementing solutions to enhance our summarization system using innovative NLP techniques </li> <li>Guiding the team's engineering decisions and improving software development practices with an eye for performance, reliability, and maintainability</li> </ul><p><strong>Requirements</strong></p><ul> <li>2–5 years of experience designing, implementing, and maintaining NLP software systems in production</li> <li>Experience with summarization technologies and modern approaches to NLP</li> <li>Experience building highly scalable, performant, and reliable software services that continuously deal with noisy, unstructured text data</li> <li>Experience in Java or C#, preferably Enterprise Java</li> </ul> <p><strong>Preferred qualifications:</strong></p> <ul> <li>BS degree and MS degree or equivalent practical experience in a quantitative field, preferably computer science, statistics, or mathematics</li> <li>Experience with Stanford CoreNLP or other open-source NLP Java software</li> <li>Experience in at least one scripting language, preferably Python</li> </ul><p><strong>Benefits</strong></p><p>We think the most interesting work is done when a variety of viewpoints come together. You get to collaborate with people from different skill-sets and backgrounds so you can expand your own. We all work together to grow our products and the team.</p> <p>Be a part of the team that's pioneering summarization.</p>ThiswayProvidenceRI
VIEW JOBS11/19/2019 12:00:00 AM2020-02-17T00:00Who is Virgin Pulse?
Virgin Pulse, founded as part of Sir Richard Branson's famed Virgin Group, helps organizations build employee health and wellbeing into the DNA of their corporate cultures. As the only company to deliver a powerful, mobile-first digital platform infused with live services, including coaching and biometric screenings, Virgin Pulse's takes a high-tech-meets-high-touch-approach to engage employees in improving across all aspects of their health and wellbeing, every day – from prevention and building a healthy lifestyle to condition and disease management to condition reversal, all while engaging users daily in building and sustaining healthy habits and behaviors. A global leader in health and wellbeing, Virgin Pulse is committed to helping change lives and businesses around the world for good so that people and organizations can thrive, together. Today, more than 3100 organizations across the globe are using Virgin Pulse's solutions to improve health, employee wellbeing and engagement, reduce costs and create strong workplace cultures.
Who are our employees?
At Virgin Pulse we're passionate about changing lives for good. We want to make a difference in the world by helping people be healthy so they can perform at their best, every day, at work and home. Our award-winning solutions support leading employers in improving and simplifying the employee health and wellbeing journey and engaging people in all aspects of their health. But our world-class products and programs are nothing without our people – the employees who design, build, promote, sell, test and perfect the latest innovations in workplace health and wellbeing. Our people are our top priority and we invest in their health and happiness. At Virgin Pulse, we have so much more than a strong, supportive company culture – have a shared vision for a healthier, happier world.
Who you are.
As the Data Engineer, you should be passionate about top quality data software and business insights to internal clients and customers. You will understand SQL deeply and have experience in professional-level Python development. You should have an agile mindset and a deep commitment to the principles of agile software development. You should understand modern non-relational databases, and how they are different from traditional databases. You should have excellent verbal and written communication skills and a strong team ethic.
Our next generation SAAS platform is using an exciting mixture of technologies: Large scale, highly available, public-facing websites built in React/Angular/Angular2 and leveraging tools like Puppet, Pug, Grunt and NPM to make things automated and repeatable. Our Java/Scala/Kotlin-based REST API is built on Spring Boot and Hibernate which serves traffic to both web and mobile consumers. We're using a combination of Mongo, MySQL, PostgreSQL, Cassandra and Redis. Redis, specifically, is used extensively in a distributed locking system, responsible for supporting real-time data processing. All of this uses Amazon Web Services extensively for stability and high availability.
We practice Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery using TeamCity; as a result we have continual smaller releases to our environments (Development, QA, Staging, Production), with integrated unit tests and code coverage analysis while eliminating the risk taken on with only a few large releases/product updates.
What you bring to the team.
In order to represent the best of what we have to offer you come to us with a multitude of positive attributes including:
* 5+years of Python experience
* 5+ years of SQL experience
* 5+ years on an agile develop team
* Experience with at least one non-relational database (Vertica, MongoDB, Cassandra, etc)
* Experience with Jira and Git
* Experience with an ETL framework (SSIS, Talend, etc)
* Familiarity with Business Intelligence Tools (Tableau, PowerBI, Microstrategy,etc)
* BS or equivalent in a relevant field.
* Must love the importance Oxford comma, perfect spelling,and understand why we love it!
What makes you stand out?
* Use Python to create clean, extensible code
* Design and implement performance relational database schemas
* Design and implement data warehouse schemas for big data
* Stream ETL data between file and databases
* Eat, breath, and think agile
* Embrace the full lifecycle of product development from inception to continual support
Work to ensure system and data security is maintained at a high standard, ensuring the confidentiality, integrity and availability of the Virgin Pulse application is not compromised. Ensure industry best practice coding standards are adhered to in particular ensure all code developed at Virgin Pulse is free from bugs and security vulnerabilities, such as those defined and published by OWASP.
Why work here?
We believe a career should provide competitive pay and benefits, a collaborative and supportive work environment, strong employee culture and cutting-edge technology and services — so many reasons to love it here.
* We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to any protected class status.