NLP Machine Learning Engineer - BC-824

Project type: Innovation
Desired discipline(s): Engineering - computer / electrical, Engineering, Computer science, Mathematical Sciences, Mathematics
Company: iClinic Systems Inc.
Project Length: 4 to 6 months
Preferred start date: As soon as possible.
Language requirement: English
Location(s): Vancouver, BC, Canada; Canada
No. of positions: 1-2 (second intern to start in spring 2024)
Desired education level: CollegeUndergraduate/BachelorMaster'sPhD
Open to applicants registered at an institution outside of Canada: No

About the company: 

iClinic Systems Inc. is a Vancouver-based eHealth company.   We design and develop smart, innovative and intuitive eHealth solutions with shared patient records at the core, achieving One Patient, One Record concept. Our eHealth solutions deployed at various hospitals and private clinics over multiple specialties including cardiology, respirology, neurology and internal medicine, facilitate healthcare providers with improved accuracy and efficiency in patient care and outcomes.

iClinic’s next phase of growth will focus on curating our rich repository of discrete data for Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) capabilities, focusing on precision, preventative medicine, and therapeutic innovations.  

Describe the project.: 

As a precursor to future applications of AI for precision medicine, the team is working on the development of data pipelines to extract, transform and analyse data from disparate sources. Primary focus will be on the development of NLP models to extract pertinent medical entities from raw unstructured text data.

You will be involved in end-to-end development and deployment of the following:

  • Conducting experiments to compare/validate different NLP techniques to achieve business objectives
  • Building suitable data pipelines to convert raw data to work with your NLP models
  • Planning, designing and testing chosen systems for deployment into a production environment

Candidate must be able to work out of the Vancouver office.

Required expertise/skills: 

  • Proficiency in deep learning frameworks used for NLP
  • Proficiency in writing deployment-level code (python/SQL)
  • Knowledge of ETL/ELT engineering processes
  • Interest in solving advanced problems within digital health