Watson Health Imaging - Senior Cognitive Software Engineer
Location:
CAMBRIDGE, MASSACHUSETTS
Posted:
February 23, 2016
Position Type:
Full Time
Category:
Information Technology
Reference:
32053BR
The newly formed IBM Watson Health business unit is now looking for talented individuals destined to usher in the next era of healthcare. We live in a moment of remarkable change and opportunity. The convergence of data and technology is transforming healthcare and life sciences organizations in every way. New roles are being created that never existed before to meet the demands of this transformation.

Job Summary:

The Cognitive Services Development is a team of Cognitive Software Developers and Test Engineers within IBM Watson Health Imaging. We are responsible for populating a catalog of services and solutions (services, APIs, etc.) that will provide robust, scalable, manageable and extensive cognitive services (text analytics) capabilities which are used by IBM Watson Health services and applications. We will develop and maintain these services using Agile and DevOps methodologies to enable rapid iteration and responsiveness.

Ideal candidates will be expected to have:
  • Strong programming skills (Java/J2ee) and experience with software systems architecture, web services, web applications, and current software development tools, technologies and frameworks such as Hadoop, Spark, MongoDB, Git, and Jenkins; Front-end / GUI experience with AngularJS, CSS, HTML and JavaScript
  • Demonstrated software engineering skills in developing or modifying large-scale software systems where scalability, availability, performance and security are important requirements;
  • Interest or experience with Natural Language Processing (NLP), medical text analytics, Machine Learning, and Statistical Analysis, Medical Imaging (HL7 or DICOM), or Healthcare is preferred;
  • Demonstrated communication and cross-functional collaboration skills;
  • A Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering or closely related areas; a Master's degree is preferred.
We are looking for self-motivated and driven candidates that are passionate about working on cutting edge technologies and that thrive in a highly collaborative environment.

Note: This position will be located at Watson Health Global Headquarters (75 Binney St. Cambridge, MA)

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