Knowledge Engineer

Job Description (german version)

A Knowledge Engineer supports an organization by structuring information. This information will be used to answer potentially complex questions. Typical users of this information will be people and machines.

A Knowledge Engineer shapes the structure of the Knowledge Graph and coordinates to load the Graph with domain expertise from various stakeholders.

Internal stakeholders’ problem definitions are essential for the development of the Knowledge Graph’s structure and content.

Constantly operating at the levels operational facts (so-called ‘models’) and a meta-model (abstracting models), a Knowledge Engineer collaborates with domain experts to develop such models for each knowledge domain.

A Knowledge Engineer designs technical solutions for loading and analyzing the Knowledge Graph. A Knowledge Engineer selects a format that suits a particular problem definition best:

A Knowledge Engineer designs solutions for generating these target formats.

A Knowledge Engineer can be responsible or accountable for the Knowledge Management process (see Knowledge Manager role).