Machine Learning Scientist

Location: Pittsburgh, PA
Job Type: Direct Hire
Salary: $130,000.00 - $145,000.00
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy; Master of Science;
Date: 4/18/2017
Job ID: 02466280
Job Description
My client’s team is growing and they look to add a new Machine Learning Scientist to their team.  The ideal candidate will solve technically challenging problems, develop new and improved products and services, and liaise with a team of technical professionals focused on patient health.  The ideal candidate will take on the following tasks:
  • Create algorithms to advance the company strategy of improving outcomes for at-risk patients.
  • Collaborate with physicians, software engineers, and data scientists to identify needs, define requirements, and develop practical solutions.
  • Develop systems for training, testing, and deploying machine learning models.
  • Combine literature mining and data to determine next steps of development.
  • Share development processes, tools, and best practices with the R&D organization.
The ideal candidate will possess the following qualities:
  • MS/PhD in computer science or related area with an emphasis on digital signal processing, machine learning or predictive algorithms.
  • Industry experience in healthcare, clinical, pharma, biotech or medical device fields.
  • Deep understanding of pattern recognition and functionality of machine learning algorithms.
  • Python/C++ experience is preferred.
  • Experience with distributed data processing and big data analysis. 
  • Familiar with project management methodologies.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills. 
My client offers a comprehensive relocation and benefits package, and salary is commensurate with experience.