3M HIS NLP Machine Learning Engineer (Silver Spring, MD)
Silver Spring , Maryland
January 10, 2017
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Job Description:

3M is seeking a NLP Machine Learning Engineer for the Health Information Systems Division located in Silver Spring, MD. At 3M, you can apply your talent in bold ways that matter. Here, you go.

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Job Summary:
The person hired for the position of NLP Machine Learning Engineer will....
  • Join our scrum teams that develop, support, and enhance our Natural Language Processing cloud services
  • This scrum team member will have the opportunity to help build and develop new technology and processing methods that contribute to our NLP abilities.

Primary Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:
  • Implement machine learning and statistical confidence techniques in our medical NLP engine
  • Responsible for participating in Test Driven Development
  • Software design, coding, debugging and integration with Natural Language Processing services
  • Apply Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) concepts and principles in software design and development
  • Participate in design sessions to influence design based on architecture principles
  • Work with other software engineers, clinical analysts, quality engineers, and other team members to design and build required systems
  • Estimate planned work, identify dependencies, and participate in sprint planning and scrum ceremonies
  • Adhere to Department design and coding procedures and standards
  • Other duties as assigned or needed

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Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree or higher from an accredited university OR minimum of five or more (5+) years of experience developing enterprise applications in lieu of educational requirement
  • Minimum of two or more (2+) years of machine learning experience (course work considered)

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Bachelor Degree in a computational / machine learning / informatics field from an accredited university
  • Experience with Perl or Java, including Regular expressions (Regex)
  • Experience with SQL/MySQL
  • Experience with SVN (merge / resolve conflicts) or other version control
  • Familiarity with manipulating XML
  • Experience with test automation tools/languages (Maven, Jenkins, etc...)
  • Experience with Continuous Integration
  • Good analytical and troubleshooting skills
  • Demonstrated initiative to complete automation projects
  • Must be a team player and have excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience with Machine Learning algorithms such as SVM, logistic regression, and expectation maximization
  • User knowledge and experience in Unix/Linux environments
  • Working knowledge of Unix commands.

Location: Silver Spring, MD
Travel: May include up to 10% domestic
Relocation: Is not authorized

Benefits Information:
The position is subject to the benefit package under 3M Health Information Systems benefits program. Details will be shared with you at the time of interview with the hiring manager. Please ask your recruiter for details.

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