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Data Science Engineer

Description

Job Purpose: 
At UPMC Enterprises, we help create health care innovations that will impact the lives of patients in meaningful, lasting ways.
The Senior Natural Language Processing and Machine Learning (NLP/ME) Engineer will perform both exploratory and targeted algorithm development and research to develop cutting-edge NLP applications that help change the face of modern healthcare.

 

At UPMC Enterprises, we help create health care innovations that will impact the lives of patients in meaningful, lasting ways.
The Data Science Engineer will perform both exploratory and targeted algorithm development and research to develop cutting-edge NLP applications that help change the face of modern healthcare.
  • Design, develop, test, and maintain NLP applications using supervised and unsupervised methods.
  • Propose appropriate existing statistical language models/methodologies for specific NLP use cases
  • Propose accuracy measures and validation criteria for the language models
  • Implement and evaluate proposed model/methodology
  • Work with product managers, partners and peers to formulate the language analysis problems
  • Work with an existing, experienced inter-disciplinary healthcare NLP team to define and deliver new products
  • Communicate the results and methodology effectively within the team
  • Promote and participate in professional self-development to stay up-to-date with new technologies and development approaches within the industry
  • Participation in the full software development cycle using Agile methodology
  • Implementation of Packaged Solutions: Configuration & Testing
  • Technical competency, ability to find creative solutions to difficult problems and operate within a flexible, fast-paced development environment dedicated to converting advanced concepts in natural language processing and machine learning research into real-world functional solutions.

 

Qualifications

Educational/Knowledge Requirements:
    • Educational background in relevant field (Computer Science, Applied Math, Statistics, Operations Research, Physics, or other quantitative fields) or has acquired core software development, natural language processing, and machine learning skills and knowledge via practical experience
    • Minimum 1-3 years of relevant experience in natural language processing and machine learning.
    • Fluency in R or Python, and Java.
    • Experience in statistical and machine learning NLP methods.
    • Ability to write well documented and clean code using software engineering best practices


Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
UPMC is an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Females/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

Location: Pittsburgh, PA, United States
Job ID: 608219

UPMC is an equal opportunity employer.
Minority / Females / Veterans / Individuals with Disabilities