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Parity Computing has been providing intelligent automation systems to science, technology and medicine (STM) publishers, academic/industry researchers, and healthcare organizations for over 15 years.

Our text analytics and predictive modeling technologies enable Parity’s products to achieve industry-leading accuracy for large-scale entity disambiguation and profiling, real-time clinical decision support, and responder prediction for precision medicine. 

 

Sr. Software Architect/Developer

We are looking for a talented senior level Java software architect/developer with experience productizing innovative software.

Responsibilities (including but not limited to):

  • Design and write high quality and scalable software
  • Contribute to key architectural decisions
  • Assign responsibility for tasks to team members
  • Gather, implement, and test critical system requirements
  • Make sound technical decisions
  • Drive best practices coding standards and configuration management
  • Review documentation and code created by the development team
  • Facilitate and contribute to QA test plans. Help with testing as the need arises
  • Contribute to system design/deployment and performance optimization

Required skills/education:

  • BS or higher in Computer Science
  • Large-scale enterprise application development experience
  • Java, J2EE, Object Oriented Design, design patterns
  • Strong problem solving, critical thinking, and algorithm skills
  • 10-20 years in software development with several full product lifecycle experiences
  • XML/XSL, SQL/Oracle, NoSQL (Cassandra or equivalent), Regular Expressions, UI experience (JSP, servlets)
  • Outstanding communication and teamwork skills
  • Knowledge of Windows and UNIX/Linux from a development perspective

Desired skills:

  • Information Retrieval (IR), Artificial Intelligence (AI) and/or Linguistics
  • PERL or similar scripting language
  • Actual experience in Agile Development methodologies
  • Experience with Solr/Lucene
  • Cloud, especially AWS, application development and deployment

Benefits

Vacation, health, stock options

Salary

Depending on background and experience

Interested applicants, please send you resume and cover letter to jobs@paritycomputing.com

 

Lead Content Analyst

We are currently searching for a Lead Content Analyst who will be part of Parity’s Content Division and will focus on discovering and preparing content that can be integrated as part of existing Parity products, or can form the basis of new products that will drive sustainable business growth.

We are looking for a highly motivated person who can contribute product concepts, identify new opportunities, and work collaboratively with Parity’s unique development and content teams. The right candidate may have the opportunity to manage projects and people.

Responsibilities

  • Proactively conduct research to identify new content that can enhance existing Parity products or form the basis for new products
  • Guide the development of procedures for extracting and ingesting content from a variety of sources and in disparate formats
  • Assist in developing and maintaining a database of the collected content
  • Assess the quality, completeness, and other characteristics of the content
  • Envision, design, and oversee development of methods for managing, maintaining, and updating the content and ongoing monitoring of its quality
  • Participate in full product development lifecycle alongside software and data science teams

Required education/skills

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Deep domain knowledge of STM
  • Excellent research skills
  • Ability to develop data models
  • Experience with analysis of large textual data sets
  • Experience with databases and data manipulation:
    • ability to sort, normalize, and analyze data
    • understanding of relational data base concepts
    • working knowledge of SQL querying
    • some shell scripting experience
    • experience with Excel macros
  • Ability to analyze the legal, policy, and logistical aspects of acquiring third-party data
  • Ability to work well both independently and collaboratively, in a fast-paced and demanding environment
  • Analytical and detail oriented with a demonstrated ability to meet deadlines
  • Have good writing and presentation skills
  • Strong proficiency in creating mockups

Desired skills

  • Expertise with tools related to RDF, OWL, Dublin Core/SKOS
  • Expertise in XML including ability to author schemas
  • Experience working with scholarly publishers or in an academic library or a research setting
  • Domain knowledge of healthcare and/or precision medicine
  • Experience with digital libraries
  • Experience with managing projects and people

Benefits

Vacation, health, stock options

Salary

Depending on background and experience

Interested applicants, please send you resume and cover letter to jobs@paritycomputing.com

 

Bioinformatics Scientist 

We are looking for Bioinformatics Scientists with 5+ years of experience, to be part of a small team that develops predictive models, knowledge bases, and software for precision medicine.  

Responsibilities: 

  • Research and development of novel approaches to leveraging genomic/proteomic/expression data for precision medicine.
  • Develop algorithms and analysis pipelines for interpretation and integration of multiple data types from customers and public sources.
  • Identify and integrate public data sources to enhance predictive models and knowledge bases for precision medicine.
  • Harmonize data originating from diverse studies and varying platforms (e.g. multiple microarray and RNA-seq platforms) for combined analysis and use in machine learning, with attention to data quality and other limitations.
  • Collaborate with biomedical natural language processing teams on automated mining of text-based research and clinical data.
  • Collaborate with content teams on annotation and data Q/A protocols.
  • Work closely with software engineering teams to drive experiments, implementations and new feature creation.
  • Stay up to date and provide expertise on the capabilities and limitations of sequencing/genotyping/expression/proteomics platforms and bioinformatics pipelines.

Skills and Behavioral Attributes: 

  • A PhD or MS in Bioinformatics, Computer Science, Computational Biology, or related disciplines with sound technical expertise applicable to the above mentioned areas.
  • Experience in bioinformatics pipelines for sequencing, genotyping, expression, proteomics data.
  • Current knowledge of public bioinformatics/genomics data resources.
  • Statistical expertise and experience with machine learning.
  • Expertise in Perl, Python, and/or R.  Experience with Java is a plus.
  • Background in cancer biology and/or companion diagnostics is a plus.
  • Hands-on, able to work independently.
  • Interest in identifying and researching new technologies, tools, etc.
  • Structured problem solving skills to translate problems into solutions.

Benefits: Vacation, health, 401k, stock options

Salary is commensurate with education and experience.

Interested applicants, please send you resume and cover letter to jobs@paritycomputing.com

 

Data Scientists / Researchers (Biomedical NLP Experts)

We are looking for Data Scientists with 5+ years of experience, especially in biomedical NLP and Text Analytics, to be part of a small team that develops NLP technology and analytics models for Parity products targeted to the medical industry (healthcare providers, pharma, and other biomedical organizations).

Responsibilities: 

  • Research and development of algorithms for entity extraction, parsing, and classification of unstructured and semi-structured text from medical records and biomedical research publications.
  • Develop and extend machine learning models, both for NLP and for predictive modeling that leverage structured and unstructured biomedical data.
  • Investigate and integrate novel data sources.
  • Work with Parity’s content teams to establish protocols for collecting and annotating gold standard training and evaluation data, including data Q/A processes.
  • Collaborate internally with other members of the R&D team for complete life cycle from idea generation, through development and deployment.
  • Work closely with software engineering teams to drive experiments, implementations and new feature creation.
  • Have a strong understanding of Data Science and a genuine appreciation for Data Science research.

Skills and Behavioral Attributes: 

  • A PhD or MS in Computer Science, Data Science, or related disciplines with sound technical expertise applicable to the above mentioned areas.
  • Experience with biomedical NLP/medical informatics (EHR systems, HL7, SNOMED/UMLS, UIMA for biomedical NLP).
  • Experience with Java and Perl/Python.
  • Hands-on, able to work independently.
  • Interest in identifying and researching new technologies, tools, etc.
  • Structured problem solving skills to translate problems into solutions.

Benefits: Vacation, health, 401k, stock options

Salary is commensurate with education and experience.

Interested applicants, please send you resume and cover letter to jobs@paritycomputing.com

 

Data Scientists / NLP Experts

We are looking for Data Scientists with 10+ years of experience, especially in NLP and Text Analytics, to lead or be part of a small team that identifies, develops and maintains advanced analytics models for Parity products targeted to STM organizations and researchers. 

Responsibilities: 

  • Research and development of algorithms for parsing and matching structured and semi-structured publication data, especially in the science, technology and medicine fields.
  • Develop scalable, efficient, automated processes for large scale data analyses, model development, model validation and model implementation
  • Create lexical semantic resources for NLP-based applications.
  • Apply ontologies to NLP applications by using statistics, NLP and machine learning techniques. 
  • Work independently and cooperatively with others members in remote locations.
  • Collaborate internally with other members for complete life cycle from idea generation, through development and deployment.
  • Lead or assist in defining new product requirements and estimating the cost of building production ready solutions.
  • Work closely with software engineering teams to drive experiments, implementations and new feature creation.
  • Have a strong understanding of Data Science and a genuine appreciation for Data Science research. An understanding of NLP and text mining is a plus.

Skills and Behavioral Attributes: 

  • A PhD in Computer Science, Data Science, Applied Statistics, or related disciplines with sound technical expertise in one or more of the above mentioned areas.
  • Experience with Java, Perl/Python and databases. 
  • Hands-on but able to lead or grow into leading a team.
  • Interest in identifying and researching new tools, technologies etc.
  • Structured problem solving skills to translate problems into solutions.

Benefits: Vacation, health, 401k, stock options

Salary is commensurate with education and experience.

Interested applicants, please send you resume and cover letter to jobs@paritycomputing.com

 

Jr Data Scientists

We are looking for Data Scientists with 3+ years of experience, especially in NLP and Text Analytics, to be part of a small team that identifies, develops and maintains advanced analytics models for Parity products targeted to STM publishers, biomedical researchers, and healthcare organizations.

Responsibilities: 

  • Research and development of algorithms for entity extraction, parsing and matching structured and semi-structured publication data, especially in the scientific literature and medical records.
  • Develop scalable, efficient, automated processes for large scale data analyses, model development, model validation and model implementation.
  • Apply ontologies to NLP applications by using statistics, NLP and machine learning techniques. 
  • Work independently and cooperatively with others members in remote locations.
  • Collaborate internally with other members for complete life cycle from idea generation, through development and deployment.
  • Work closely with software engineering teams to drive experiments, implementations and new feature creation.
  • Have a strong understanding of Data Science and a genuine appreciation for Data Science research. An understanding of deep learning, NLP and/or text mining is a plus.

Skills and Behavioral Attributes: 

  • A PhD in Computer Science, Data Science, or related disciplines with sound technical expertise in one or more of the above mentioned areas.
  • Experience with Java, Perl/Python and databases. 
  • Hands-on, able to work independently.
  • Interest in identifying and researching new tools, technologies etc.
  • Structured problem solving skills to translate problems into solutions.

Benefits: Vacation, health, 401k, stock options

Salary is commensurate with education and experience.

Interested applicants, please send you resume and cover letter to jobs@paritycomputing.com

 


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