[Corpora-List] Jobs: NLP software developer at CodeRyte. Maryland, USA.
mniv at coderyte.com
Thu Oct 19 00:52:00 CEST 2006
POSITIONS IN DATA-DRIVEN NLP FOR PATIENT RECORDS
CodeRyte Inc., located in Bethesda, Maryland, is a small, growing,
entrepreneurial company whose premiere product is software to automate
the medical billing process using natural language processing to analyze
a doctor's dictation of a patient encounter, in order to determine the
appropriate diagnosis and procedure codes. The company's future
directions include using NLP to populate electronic medical records,
clinical data mining, decision support, linking patient records with the
research literature, and other exciting applications of technology to
We are looking for excellent people to join our talented natural
language processing team, working on CodeRyte's cutting-edge medical
coding application. We use a wide variety of NLP and machine learning
techniques to extract medical procedure and diagnosis information.
Our data-driven approach involves the analysis of a constantly growing
set of millions of human-coded clinical records. If you think more data
is better data, then this is the place for you!
1) Job Title: NLP Software Developer
Job Description: As an NLP Software Developer, you will work with the
natural language processing team to maintain and extend CodeRyte's
natural language processing engine and medical coding software. You will
also perform exploratory data analysis. Strong programming skills in
Perl or Java (preferably both) are required. Preference will be given to
candidates with experience in the following areas: statistical NLP,
software development in Unix environment, Web application development,
machine learning, and medical coding. Significant work experience is
preferred but entry-level candidates are welcome.
2) Job Title: Senior NLP Software Developer
Job Description: As a senior NLP software engineer, you will develop the
natural language processing engine's core technologies, at times
assuming a project leadership role on the design and implementation of
engine components. Strong software design and development skills are
required, and you must be very strong in either Perl or Java (preferably
both). Preference will be given to candidates with experience in the
following areas: statistical NLP, supervised machine learning
techniques, Web applications development, and/or medical coding.
Experienced candidates are preferred (3-7 years in a software
development environment with professional or university NLP experience);
very strong candidates with less work experience will be considered.
Benefits: CodeRyte offers generous benefits, stock options, a flexible
work environment, opportunities for advancement, and the opportunity to
work on fascinating, meaningful problems. CodeRyte offices are in
downtown Bethesda, MD, walking distance from the Metro, and biking
distance from downtown Washington, D.C.
Please send a resume and cover letter to jobs at coderyte.com
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