Senior NLP Engineer

Engineering · Austin, Texas
Department Engineering
Employment Type Full time
Minimum Experience Experienced

Iodine Software is a healthcare AI company that has pioneered a new machine learning approach -- Cognitive Emulation -- to help healthcare finance leaders build resilient organizations. Cognitive Emulation uses proprietary AI technology and machine learning algorithms to think the way a clinician thinks and emulate clinical judgement. This allows us to help nearly 500 hospitals quickly and accurately identify areas of potential opportunity to accelerate productivity, data accuracy, and financial return.

What You’ll Do

If you are interested in working with a dynamic team on cutting edge software, and applying your NLP expertise, then please come join us!!

In this position, you will be leveraging the latest advancements in NLP and our existing corpus of over a 100 million clinical notes to develop a state-of-the-art pipeline for interpreting clinical text in real time.  Key problems include information extraction from mixed narrative and semi-structured text, dealing with word sense disambiguation, abbreviated terms and contextual resolution of mentions.  Working with the rest of our data science team you'll develop ML models utilizing the clinical insights derived from textual notes combined with structured clinical data to identify disease and disorders affecting the patient, associated treatments and gaps in the documentation.

What You'll Need

Minimum Requirements (Education, certifications and experience):

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Mathematics or similar field
  • 4-5+ years’ experience leveraging NLP techniques to extract meaning from text
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Comfortable working with a small team in a fast paced, highly collaborative environment

Preferred Requirements:

  • 3+ Experience designing and implementing code
  • Production development experience in Java or Python
  • Experience in machine learning (especially transformers and active learning)
  • Experience in all stages of the Data Science cycle from concept to production
  • Demonstrated ability to lead projects

See Something, Do Something 

At Iodine, we are incredibly privileged to be entrusted with an enormous amount of Protected Health Information (PHI) amounting more than 90 million lives. Inherent to our culture is the need to live up to that trust in everything we do. Security is a primary responsibility shared by every Iodine employee and we expect everyone to honor that responsibility. That includes abiding by our security policies, being constantly vigilant to possible risks to the privacy and safety of the information given to our care and bringing forward any concerns about security.

What You'll Get 

This is a unique opportunity to join a close-knit, rapidly growing team and help us improve a key piece of the organization. You will have the opportunity to drive the strategy and direction of our product for our users. You will join a passionate and ambitious team, with a proven record of success building multiple companies. Learn more about us at

You must be currently authorized to work full-time in the United States on a permanent basis.

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  • Location
    Austin, Texas
  • Department
  • Employment Type
    Full time
  • Minimum Experience