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Principal Machine Learning Engineer

Principal Machine Learning Engineer

Job Title: Principal Machine Learning Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Manhattan, New York
Industry:
Salary: US$180000.00 - US$200000.00 per annum
Reference: HQ00064153_1515730880
Contact Name: Tim Tirabassi
Contact Email: t.tarabassi@lawrenceharvey.com
Job Published: January 12, 2018 04:21

Job Description

A key client of ours, have beaten some of the worlds most reputable organizations in the race to develop a best-in-class Artificial Intelligence platform for Pharmacovigilance
We are looking for a world class Principal Machine Learning Engineer with experience in Software Development to apply their skills to the development of the heart of this platform, working with bleeding-edge technology to transform Pharmacovigilance and Drug Safety.
This is a truly unique opportunity to be part of something new and exciting, this group are applying advanced digital technologies such as Graph Analytics, Ontology Generation, Natural Language Processing (NLP), Computer Vision (CV) and Machine Learning (ML) to extract and code Adverse Event data from unstructured documents to transform the industry.

The Role:
Implement advanced algorithms for medical document triage, data extraction and signal detection
Write code daily helping to bridge team prototyping and production build activities
Provide inputs into future infrastructure needs as per use of new algorithms
Help maintain highly performant compute environments for team
Test data pipelines and ensure algorithm scaling

Experience:
Must have:
At least 10 years of experience in advanced engineering teams
Interest in Life Sciences applications
Expert level computer programming skills
Strong parallel computing and database management skills
Experience working with very large data sets and live production systems
Be willing to travel 10 20%
Preferred:
MS/PhD in advanced technical field
Notable contributions to Open Source Software Community
Strong knowledge of big data concepts and technologies such as; Apache Beam, Hadoop, Spark, Pig, Hive, MapReduce, Flume
High ranking on the Kaggle Data Science Competition Platform

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