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As text analytics expert, he/she will investigate and implement text mining and natual language processing based solutions for solving business problems and develop internal products. He/she will focus on building information extraction, information retrieval, predictive models, and operationalize the delivery mechanism in close colloboration with text analytics product owner and delivery lead. At the project level, he/she will need to identify the appropriate techniques, develop new data sets and models, define and monitor success, and communicate with technical and non-technical partners within the team.
Masters or PhD degree in computer science, information science, data mining, bioinformatics, or similar fields
Atleast 4 years experience in text mining, natural language processing, machine learning applied to text data, information extraction and information retrieval
Experience developing and applying NLP and machine learning methods in java, python, or scala
Experience in Python libraries for text data analyses and machine learning such as NLTK, Spacy, ScikitLearn, Tensorflow, Word2Vec
Experience in document indexing systems such as Elasticsearch, Solr or Lucene
Experience with Apache open-source text mining frameworks such as UIMA or GATE is a plus
Experience working with biomedical open-source ontologies and terminologies such as MeSH, MedDRA, UMLS, SNOMED etc. is a plus
Experience with publication databases such as PubMed, PubMedCentral, ClinicalTrials.gov, PatBase, FreePatentsOnline is a plus
Experience working with open-source lexicons such as Dbpedia, WordNet is a plus
Experience developing or applying text analytics solutions in Hadoop data lake environment is an added asset
Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with ability to communicate effectively within the team
Progressive thinker and problem solver, with a strong ability to manage ambiguity/complexity.
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