• Senior Data Scientist

    Job ID
    2018-23025
    Employment Type
    full-time
    Hours Per Week
    40
    Onsite Work Schedule Details
    M-F 8am-5pm
  • Overview

    As a Senior Data Scientist in the Solutions Organization, you will responsible for developing and maintaining custom Data Science solutions using Machine Learning and Natural Language Processing.  As a Senior colleague, you will be responsible for making key technology decisions about our industry-leading Patient-to-Payment software solutions.  Your applied research and development responsibilities will include assuring scalable designs, optimizing the software solutions you create, and mentoring your colleagues.

    Responsibilities

    • Work with development team and Product Management to understand product requirements and support customer needs.
    • Develop new features; enhance existing functionality in current Data Science solutions.
    • Communicate and coordinate development activities with management and colleagues to ensure timely product delivery.
    • Exhibit consistent ownership of the products to which you are assigned.
    • Seek development opportunities above and beyond required training.
    • Maintain a broad knowledge of emergent trends in relevant Data Science, AI, and Software Development.
    • Ensure quality through unit testing, code review, and performance metrics.
    • Provide production support in conjunction with the support organization to resolve production issues.
    • Share what you know with other colleagues while learning from them. Provide mentoring and technical guidance to junior members to assure the team is successful.
    • Travel occasionally to meet with management, colleagues, clients, or 3rd party vendors.
    • Protect the integrity and confidentiality of all personal health data and proprietary information.
    • Observe all Policies and Procedures.

    Qualifications

    • Master's degree in Linguistics, Computational Linguistics, Machine Learning, Data Science, Computer Science, Statistics, Applied Mathematics, or equivalent discipline
    • 5+ years of experience delivering software solutions solving real business problems with Data Science, Machine Learning or Natural Language Processing
    • Experience building and optimizing classification and/or regression Machine Learning models using various approaches such as LR, SVM, KNN, Neural Nets, MLPs, Random Forest, Naïve Bayes, or Decision Trees
    • Experience with at least two languages from Python, Java, Scala, C#, C++, Ruby, Perl, or similar
    • Experience developing software in an Agile environment
    • Excellent interpersonal skills coupled to strong oral and written communications
    • Excellent time management and self-motivation skills

    Preferred Skills

    • Ph. D in Linguistics, Computational Linguistics, Machine Learning, Data Science, Computer Science, Statistics, Applied Mathematics, or equivalent discipline 
    • Mastery of a tool or framework such as Spark, DASK, Mahout, Hadoop, Azure, Theano, Torch, or TensorFlow
    • Experience using scalable distributed implementations using one or more frameworks such as Spark, DASK, Mahout, Hadoop, Azure, Theano, Torch, or TensorFlow
    • Experience with cloud-based solutions
    • Experience with Regular Expressions
    • Experience with text information extraction, grammars, semantics, and morphology
    • Experience with parsers, tokenizers, and other text based linguistic tools
    • Spoken and/or written fluency with one modern or ancient language in addition to your native language
    • Experience with structured and unstructured data
    • Creativity in compensating for incomplete or sparse data
    • Experience managing and utilizing curated corpora & ontologies
    • Familiarity with Test Driven Development (TDD) practices
    • Experience in Healthcare Information Technology

    About nThrive

    Be Inspired. Ignite Change. Transform Health Care.
    From Patient-to-Payment, nThrive provides all the technology, advisory expertise, services, analytics and education programs health care organizations need to thrive in the communities they serve. Our colleagues share a united passion to help health care organizations strengthen their financial position, which translates to accessible, quality care for all. This passion fuels our drive to innovate and participate in community outreach through the nThrive CARES program. Our colleagues are encouraged to think differently and empowered to make a lasting impact that ensures our health care providers, and our world, are healthy and productive.#dce

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