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Applied Scientist

Location

Infermedica is a remote-first company. So why do you see a particular location here? To boost the outreach, we advertise our jobs on external job boards that require us to specify the location.

Nevertheless, nothing has changed; we are and will remain remote-first.

Remote (Wrocław, Dolnośląskie, Poland)

Commitment

Full-time

About Infermedica

We’re a unique group of people, passionate about redesigning healthcare for millions of people on the planet. We’re on a mission to make healthcare accessible, affordable, and convenient by automating primary care, from symptom to outcome. We’re building a B2B Medical Guidance Platform that consists of a series of connected user-facing modules built on a common intelligent core, which supports patients and clinicians to make healthcare decisions with confidence.

We’ve experienced rapid growth over the past 3 years and have recently closed our Series B funding to support us in the next phase of our journey. Our team is constantly growing and we are always on the lookout for top-notch specialists with technological, data science, marketing, sales, customer success, medical, business, or product expertise.

Everything you need to know before joining Infermedica is nicely gathered in our Hello Book: Infermedica for candidates. Take a moment to flip through it and we look forward to hearing from you!

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Job description

We are looking for an Applied Scientist to empower our AI Accuracy team and work toward making our AI better through improvements in our NLP, diagnostic inference algorithms, and Medical Knowledge base. You will work on patient- and doctor-first production-grade intelligent systems that generate highly accurate results with high coverage of symptoms. 

The Accuracy team is responsible for making our Diagnostic AI robust, scalable, and highly accurate. Infermedica's AI consists mainly of the Inference Engine (a probabilistic Expert System that suggests possible conditions and triage levels to given sets of symptoms and factors) and our NLP Engine (which interprets inputs from patients given in plain text natural language). 

Your impact

  • Understanding the performance of our production AI based on data
  • Exploring potential improvements to the algorithms (NLP, Probabilistic Inference, Triage, etc.)
  • Troubleshooting our AI and driving improvements in Medical Content through production data analysis
  • Partnering with the Validation to gain an understanding of our algorithms' performance in the real world
  • Partnering with the AI Foundations team to develop novel algorithms and solutions
  • Requirements

  • Good understanding of Probabilistic reasoning / Probabilistic Programming
  • Experience with NLP
  • Experience with data analysis
  • Experience with algorithms, data structures, and numerical computation and optimization
  • Experience with Python Data Science/ML ecosystem: pandas, NumPy, scipy, statsmodels, scikit-learn 
  • Good communication and presentation skills with the ability to convey complex technical concepts to non-expert audiences
  • High proficiency in English
  • Beneficial skills for this position

  • Knowledge of Machine Learning and information retrieval fundamentals
  • General understanding of Knowledge/Expert/Rule-based systems
  • Hands-on experience building production-grade AI solutions
  • Experience in Pytorch or TensorFlow
  • Why is working at Infermedica awesome?

  • We are a remote-first company: work from anywhere in the European or Eastern Standard time zones. Despite this, we like to see each other in person, so be ready for in-person meeting invitations 4-5 times a year.
  • We're building an open and supportive startup culture where we encourage doing your best and building your skills. To help you achieve your goals, we have a development budget and an additional 3 days of leave at your disposal.
  • Once you become part of InferTeam, you will also be granted access to our Employee Stock Ownership Plan.
  • We offer a competitive salary that is both location- and benchmark-based.
  • Start work at a convenient time aligned with your work-life balance needs.
  • We provide you with the essential IT equipment as well as a one-time bonus to assist you in setting up your home office.
  • When you invite talented, enthusiastic people to join Infermedica, you help us diversify our company culture and values. We want to show our appreciation for helping our team grow through a referral bonus program.
  • Our healthcare benefits are package-based and offered by Medicover. You will also have access to free consultations with Infermedica's medical staff in case of urgent consultations or advice.
  • To ensure you make the most of your downtime, you have access to MyBenefit. Every team member is granted 200 points (200PLN) monthly to use as they see fit, whether it's gym memberships, book vouchers, or food delivery.
  • We offer a lunch stipend of 10PLN per day through pyszne.pl so you can have your choice of lunch delivered to the office or your home every day.
  • To support your mental health Infermedica offers consultations with our in-house psychologists and covers 100% of the cost up to 3 times in a calendar year.
  • We offer a Team Integration budget for activities outside of office hours. Get to know your team through outings like hiking trips, laser tag, lunch, or escape rooms.
  • Next Steps

    Looking for a job can be stressful, but we are here to help! If you have any questions regarding this job offer, requirements, perks, or the recruitment process, please contact Oleksandra Chernyak.

    We look forward to hearing from you

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