Senior Software Engineer, Backend

Senior Software Engineer, Backend

Toronto, Ontario, Canada †-†Permanent


Job Description

Our client is a San Francisco based technology company with an engineering team out of Google, Facebook, Amazon, and Dropbox. They're on a mission to automate away the $500B spent annually on administrative costs in the US healthcare system. They work with some of the nationís largest RCM organizations and physician groups. They empower medical coding operations with a world-class solution that is faster, more accurate, and more cost effective than any existing solutions.

They're looking for a Senior Software Engineer, Data to work on data products that drive the core of the business. They want to work with teammates in the Toronto area, who are excited about learning how to build and support machine learning pipelines that scale not just computationally, but in ways that are flexible, iterative, and geared for collaboration. If you are a data expert able to unify data, and build systems that scale from both an operational and an organizational perspective, our client is an interesting opportunity to explore.

Responsibilities:

● Developing data infrastructure to ingest, sanitize and normalize a broad range of medical data, such as electronics health records, journals, established medical ontologies, crowd-sourced labelling and other human inputs
● Building performant and expressive interfaces to the data
● Creating infrastructure to help us not only scale up data ingest, but large-scale cloud-based machine learning


Must Have Skills:

● 5+ years of development experience in a company/production setting
● Experience building data pipelines from disparate sources
● Hands-on experience building and scaling up compute clusters
● A solid understanding of databases and large-scale data processing frameworks like Hadoop or Spark and the ability to evaluate which tools to use on the job
● A unique combination of creative and analytic skills apt of designing a system capable of pulling together, training, and testing dozens of data sources under a unified ontology


Nice to Have Skills:

● Know-how of developing systems to do or support machine learning, including experience working with NLP toolkits like Stanford CoreNLP, OpenNLP, and/or Pythonís NLTK
● Expertise with wrangling healthcare data and/or HIPAA
● Experience with managing large-scale data labelling and acquisition, through tools such as through Amazon Turk or DeepDive


Details:

Starting: ASAP
Travel: 0%
Dress Code: Casual







Similar jobs in Toronto:

Similar jobs in other locations: