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Principal NLP Research Engineer - Healthcare (099376)

Company:
Placement Services USA, Inc.
Location:
Burlington, Massachusetts, United States
Salary:
Not provided
Posted:
October 11, 2017

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Description:

Duties: Design and develop clinical language understanding (CLU) systems for Computer Assisted Medical Billing Coding (CAC) and Computer Assisted Clinical Documentation Improvement (CACDI) products. Create rule-based and machine learning systems using in-production (feedback) data. Research and apply automatic rule learning methods for clinical language understanding healthcare products. Utilize JAVA, Python, and PERL to develop CLU systems that tune rules-based on new data, as well as evaluate performance on multiple data sets. Leverage understanding of Natural Language Processing methods and Machine Learning algorithms to debug multiple interacting components and phases of rule application. Research automatic rule discovery, perform statistical analysis of data patterns, perform error analysis, and engage with CLU product development team. Lead team of researchers to run experiments for the development of new models. Report team results to management.

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

Also requires demonstrated expertise (DE): applying machine learning algorithms, including maximum entropy, and support vector machines, to create models of large, unstructured data sets; DE performing software development using Java, Python, and PERL to develop rule based and machine learning systems; DE analyzing statistical patterns in data and performing error analysis and debugging; and DE leveraging Bash and Unix scripting to run experiments on data, perform research, and automate processes.

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 #099376 in the subject line.

Thank you.