AI/ML Job: Machine Learning (ML) Engineer

TeleTracking

Machine Learning (ML) Engineer at TeleTracking

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States 🇺🇸   (Posted Jun 5 2018)
About the company
The mission of TeleTracking is simple: no patient should ever have to wait for the care they need.

As the world leader in patient flow solutions, TeleTracking is more than a healthcare technology company. Industry experts, process consultants and thought leaders in the healthcare space, TeleTracking is delivering reportable and proven outcomes impacting hospitals and healthcare systems all over the world.

TeleTracking began over twenty-five years ago as a solution to solve the bed turnover problem using what was found in every patient room: a telephone. Expanding, growing and changing, now with a portfolio of end-to-end patient flow software solutions, and proven best practices, the name TeleTracking describes the journey of the past, current and future. As hospital enterprises spend hundreds of millions to install systems that move patient records, TeleTracking is positioned to add significant value to that spend by offering an interdisciplinary, real-time system that moves people and resources more efficiently and safely than ever before.

Job position
Permanent

Job description
WHO WE ARE

For every hour patients wait for care, they face objectively worse outcomes. TeleTracking believes it is unacceptable that patients are not able to access the care they need, when they need it, due to operating inefficiencies and unnecessary cost barriers. Our mission is simple, to ensure no one waits for the care they need. Named one of Becker's "Great Places to Work" and a Pittsburgh Business Times “Corporate Citizenship Award” winner, TeleTracking delivers extraordinary outcomes that have been the subject of study by the RAND Corporation, and is the perennial KLAS Patient Flow Category Leader.

TELETRACKING GUIDING PRINCIPLES

 We take pride in our mission and are grateful for the opportunity to do noble work

 We value honesty and treat others with respect

 We innovate to solve problems and create elegantly simple offerings

 We hold ourselves and one another accountable

 We relentlessly pursue continuous improvement and challenge the status quo

 We contribute positively to meaningful outcomes for our partners and for healthcare

 We make sound decisions and operate efficiently in order to sustain employment and grow the business

JOB SUMMARY

TeleTracking is growing and the data processing landscape is shifting. We collect terabytes of data of various types, including real-time, from a cadre of sources from all of our clients. Our clients, large and small health systems, too are growing. The kinds and amount of data that each generates on a yearly basis is exponentially growing. Having this data improves our clients’ situational awareness leading them to better understand how they are performing in order to improve their overall outcomes. This is true for the smallest community hospital to the largest health system.

As a TeleTracking Machine Learning Engineer you will be working in one of the most complex data environments in healthcare. You will be responsible to determine ways to intelligently use this data to enhance the users’ experience and to inform customers of trends identified by the data. You should have excellent business and communications skills to be able to work with both technical teams as well as other parts of TeleTracking and our clients. You should be someone who loves to bring data together to answer business questions and drive change.

PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

We are looking for talented Machine Learning Engineers with a strong foundation in multiple programming languages to lead the design and development of the next generation machine learning algorithms that will drive operational improvements across the healthcare continuum of care. Your role as one of the core members of the team, will be to bring to bear your expertise in software design and development to create machine learning algorithms that can dramatically improve insights for all our stakeholders both internal (analysts, business leaders, etc.) and external (clinicians, health system CEOs and CIOs, etc,).

Skills & requirements
EDUCATION

Bachelors in Computer Science, Machine Learning or related Field

Master’s or PHD preferred

EXPERIENCE

Previous experience building functional ML applications for prediction, utilization (e.g., commercial products or government projects)

Previous experience in using Hadoop ecosystem ML tools (SparkML, Mahout, etc.)

A portfolio of relevant publications or open-source projects to share with us

A desire to keep up with the field by attending or publishing at relevant conferences (ACL, EMNLP, NAACL-HLT, ICML, NIPS, etc.

SKILLS

Graduate-level expertise (or equivalent industry experience) in machine learning, natural language processing, or related field

Experience implementing ML systems at scale in Python, Java, Scala, SparkML, or C/C++ (i.e., not just R or MATLAB)

Experience validating software through industry accepted testing strategies

Experience working in an Agile development environment

Proven experiences on delivering distributed systems and services in a production setting

A strong mathematical background in statistics and machine learning

Great presentation and communication skills

Experience with some or all of the following:

REST API’s

SQL

Amazon Web Services

Windows and Linux

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