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Principal NLP Research Engineer - Healthcare (099374)

Company:
Placement Services USA, Inc.
Location:
Burlington, Massachusetts, United States
Salary:
Not provided
Posted:
October 06, 2017

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Description:

Duties: Design, experiment and evaluate highly innovative models for clinical natural language understanding. Research latest modeling techniques. Understand trade-offs between competing approaches, and identify the ones that are likely to have real impact on customers. Create statistical machine learning systems using in-production (feedback) data. Research and apply machine learning techniques for clinical language understanding healthcare products. Utilize JAVA, Python, and PERL to develop CLU systems that are scalable, and efficient. Establish efficient and automated processes for large scale data analyses, model development, model validation and model implementation. Present and discuss ideas and results with fellow researchers and management within and beyond the team. Work closely with software engineering teams to support implementations of the models. Work closely with product management to optimize product customer experience.

Requirements: Master's degree (or foreign education equivalent) in Computer Science, Computational Linguistics, Electrical Engineering, Information Systems or related field plus three (3) years of experience performing Natural Language Processing (NLP) research or, alternatively, a Bachelor's degree and five (5) years of experience as noted above.

Also requires demonstrated expertise (DE): applying machine learning algorithms, including maximum entropy, support vector machines and deep learning, to large, unstructured data sets; DE performing software development using Java, Python, or PERL to develop rule based and machine learning systems; DE analyzing statistical patterns in data and performing error analysis and debugging; and using clinical ontologies or knowledge bases, such as MeSH or SNORMED CT.

Requirements: Master's degree (or foreign education equivalent) in Computer Science, Computational Linguistics, Electrical Engineering, Information Systems or related field plus three (3) years of experience performing Natural Language Processing (NLP) research or, alternatively, a Bachelor's degree and five (5) years of experience as noted above.

Also requires demonstrated expertise (DE): applying machine learning algorithms, including maximum entropy, support vector machines and deep learning, to large, unstructured data sets; DE performing software development using Java, Python, or PERL to develop rule based and machine learning systems; DE analyzing statistical patterns in data and performing error analysis and debugging; and using clinical ontologies or knowledge bases, such as MeSH or SNORMED CT.

Please copy and paste your resume in the email body (do not send attachments, we cannot open them) and email them at candidates(at)placementservicesusa.com with reference #099374 in the subject line.

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