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Software Engineer - Telecommute

Company: UnitedHealth Group
Location: San Diego
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Combine two of the fastest-growing fields on the planet with a culture of performance, collaboration and opportunity and this is what you get. Leading edge technology in an industry that's improving the lives of millions. Here, innovation isn't about another gadget, it's about making health care data available wherever and whenever people need it, safely and reliably. There's no room for error. Join us and start doing your life's best work.(sm)NLP Developer is a key contributor in the design and development of state-of-the-art NLP for medical applications. The Sr NLP Developer works closely with other NLP developers, engineers and subject matter experts on current company technologies and forward looking projects.The successful candidate will have a background in linguistics and/or natural language processing, strength with at least one scripting or programming language, an interest in the medical domain, and a proven aptitude for technology.You'll enjoy the flexibility to telecommute* from anywhere within the U.S. as you take on some tough challenges.Primary Responsibilities:

  • Enhancement and maintenance of existing company NLP technologies and extension of those systems to new clinical domains and applications
  • Augmentation of various clinical knowledge resources (lexicons, nomenclatures, hierarchies, ontologies and rule systems) underlying the core NLP and AI modules
  • Evaluation of the performance of those components on clinical documentation at scale in production environments
  • Generation and interpretation of domain/solution analytics, and, in collaboration with engineering, enhancement of the underlying NLP modules and functionalityYou'll be rewarded and recognized for your performance in an environment that will challenge you and give you clear direction on what it takes to succeed in your role as well as provide development for other roles you may be interested in.Required Qualifications:
    • Degree in Linguistics, Computer Science, or other Computational discipline
    • 2+ years of related professional work experience - significant academic NLP development experience will be considered for strong applicants with advanced degree
    • Knowledge of algorithms and techniques within a computational domain with emphasis on text processing
    • Knowledge and experience with natural language processing or formal linguistics: morphology, syntax and semantics
    • Strength with at least one of the following: Java, C#, Python, SQLPreferred Qualifications:
      • Graduate degree
      • Experience with ontologies
      • Experience within the medical domainUnitedHealth Group requires all new hires and employees to report their COVID-19 vaccination status.Technology Careers with Optum. Information and technology have amazing power to transform the health care industry and improve people's lives. This is where it's happening. This is where you'll help solve the problems that have never been solved. We're freeing information so it can be used safely and securely wherever it's needed. We're creating the very best ideas that can most easily be put into action to help our clients improve the quality of care and lower costs for millions. This is where the best and the brightest work together to make positive change a reality. This is the place to do your life's best work.(sm)Colorado, Connecticut or Nevada Residents Only: The salary -range for Colorado residents is $64,800 to $116,000. The salary -range for Connecticut/Nevada residents is $71,400 to $127,400. Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to education, work experience, certifications, etc. In addition to your salary, UnitedHealth Group offers benefits such as, a comprehensive benefits package, incentive and recognition programs, equity stock purchase and 401k contribution (all benefits are subject to eligibility requirements). No matter where or when you begin a career with UnitedHealth Group, you'll find a far-reaching choice of benefits and incentives.*All Telecommuters will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Group's Telecommuter Policy.Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: UnitedHealth Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. - - - - -UnitedHealth Group is a drug - free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment. - - -Job Keywords: -Software Engineer, -Telecommute, Telecommuter, Telecommuting, Work at Home, Work from Home, Remote

Keywords: UnitedHealth Group, San Diego , Software Engineer - Telecommute, IT / Software / Systems , San Diego, California

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