Jobs [temporary position]: NLP

[Job posted on june 19th 2015 by H5 on Linguist List]

Document Search and Review


University or Organization: H5
Job Location: California, USA
Job Title: Document Search and Review Analyst
Job Rank: Document Search and Review Analyst; Researcher

Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics; Text/Corpus Linguistics


We’re not just another eDiscovery vendor selling routine services—we are
experts in combining technology and human brainpower to solve problems and
assist counsel in the areas of litigation, investigations, compliance and
information governance.

H5’s Professional Services Group is looking to add Information Retrieval
Researchers to our cross-functional project teams.  The core responsibilities
of the Information Retrieval Researcher include self-directed research,
documentation and presentation of research results, and data analysis.
Experience as a Paralegal is a plus.

This position is a contract role (W4) and located in San Francisco. It is not
a remote position.


– Rapidly developing an understanding of new subject matter related to complex
litigation via independent research and team interaction
– Construct strategic search queries in large corpora of electronic data to
locate targeted subject matter
– Creatively solve information retrieval challenges using proven methodologies
and self-generated ideas
– Synthesizing large amounts of information from a variety of sources (case
materials, client direction and feedback, internet sources)
– Formulate and test hypotheses in a coherent and organized fashion within
large corpora of electronic data
– Presenting research results to a project team, discerning crucial
information from less important details, and accurately depicting data trends
and inconsistencies
– Working in a fast-paced environment to meet client deadlines both
collaboratively and autonomously
– Undertaking and successfully concluding projects with minimal supervision
while providing updates and progress reports to the project team


– Ability to approach research conceptually and creatively
– Ability to synthesize information effectively and formally document/report
– Investigatory skills
– Superior oral and written communication skills
– Aptitude for learning new technologies and processes
– Sharp eye for detail and a practiced sense of order and organization
– Ability to meet deadlines while balancing competing priorities
– Ability to work independently and collaborate effectively to a team effort
– Comfort working in a fast-paced environment
– Solid competency in a PC/Windows environment using Microsoft Office (Word,
Excel, and Outlook)


– Experience with research, data analysis, text analysis, linguistic analysis
– Experience as a Paralegal is a plus
– Knowledge or experience with the US legal system
– 2+ years experience in a professional/ business environment
– Experience with Concordance and similar legal search platforms a plus
– BA or BS (MA, MS, JD, LLM, or MLS a plus)

This is a temporary/contract assignment position.

Application Deadline: 16-Dec-2015

Web Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Human Resources

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