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Senior/Staff Natural Language Processing Engineer (NLP) - Remote (USA)

Company: Olive
Location: Los Angeles
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:


Olive's AI workforce is built to fix our broken healthcare system by addressing healthcare's most burdensome issues -- delivering hospitals and health systems increased revenue, reduced costs, and increased capacity. People feel lost in the system today and healthcare employees are essentially working in the dark due to outdated technology that creates a lack of shared knowledge and siloed data. Olive is designed to drive connections, shining a new light on the broken healthcare processes that stand between providers and patient care. She uses AI to reveal life-changing insights that make healthcare more efficient, affordable and effective. Olive's vision is to unleash a trillion dollars of hidden potential within healthcare by connecting its disconnected systems. Olive is improving healthcare operations today, so everyone can benefit from a healthier industry tomorrow.

Provider Products addresses healthcare providers' challenges in Revenue Cycle, Patient Access, Supply Chain, Pharmacy and Clinical with the mission of building the Healthcare AI Workforce of the future and implementing the Internet of Healthcare. Provider Products has a robust set of products and technologies, at varying stages of development, deployment and customer adoption.

As Olive's customer-focused machine learning team, Applied ML partners with providers to build first-of-their-kind models and machine learning systems that remove administrative burden and help healthcare workers focus their effort where it's needed most. We navigate the chaos inherent in healthcare data to make sense of complex systems built on an ever-evolving landscape, and deliver automated solutions within providers' existing workflows.

What You'll Do
Balance your engineering expertise with a product mindset to find a shared language between product managers, machine learning and software engineers
Provide thought leadership and technical depth to support the development and advancement of innovative natural language processing solutions
Partner with leading healthcare experts to optimize the value of clinical, claims and administrative data to address use cases across all of Provider Products' functional areas
Apply best-practices for data collection and labeling techniques for training machine learning models
Architect pre-processing and normalization pipelines for unstructured textual data
Implement mechanisms to automatically monitor and assess the quality of machine learning models hosted on our cloud platform
Create production-grade software systems utilizing up-to-date software engineering and agile best practices
Coach teammates with a high level of organizational awareness to ensure each team member is growing and developing professionally


As a Senior or Staff Natural Language Processing Engineer you should have:
Excitement to lead a team through large, multi-faceted technical projects
Ability to seamlessly distinguish and delegate responsibilities and set success criteria
Solid grounding in core machine learning and natural language processing concepts and techniques.
At least 5 years of professional experience in data science, data engineering, machine learning, and API-based solution architecture.
Strong communication skills to own and share strategy, findings and key results across both technical and business stakeholders.
Experience building production machine learning models, and deploying them to solve real-world challenges at scale.

Preferred Skills/Experience Nice To Have
Experience with NLP libraries or models: BERT, GPT, spaCy, NLTK, OpenNLP, gensim and Word2vec
Understanding of Continuous integration, testing, deployment & release methodologies
Healthcare experience and EHR knowledge is helpful, but not required

At Olive, we're committed to growing and empowering an inclusive community within our company and industry. This is why we hire and cultivate diverse teams of the best and brightest from all backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives across our organization. Research shows that oftentimes women and other minority groups only apply to open roles if they meet 100% of the listed criteria. Olive encourages everyone - including women, people of color, individuals with disabilities and those in the LGBTQIA+ community - to apply for our available positions, even if they don't necessarily check every box on the job description.


We take the health and happiness of our employees seriously and consistently evaluate new ways to provide an amazing place to work. From retirement planning, to a wellness program designed to actively incorporate mental and physical wellness into daily interactions amongst fellow Olivians, we make sure to take care of our own.
Health, Dental, and Vision insurance that starts on your first day at Olive with 100% of premiums covered for team members and 75% covered for dependents
Monthly Grid stipend to cover work related expenses
Unlimited PTO
EAP/Mental health resources
Getaways by Marriott Bonvoy
Family-building and fertility support via Kindbody
12 weeks of parental leave
401(K) match
Wellness program
Stock Options

Keywords: Olive, Los Angeles , Senior/Staff Natural Language Processing Engineer (NLP) - Remote (USA), Engineering , Los Angeles, California

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