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NLP Specialist - San Diego, CA

UnitedHealth Group

San Diego, CA
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NLP Specialist - San Diego, CA(Job Number:679819)

Combine two of the fastest-growing fields on the planet with a culture of performance, collaboration and opportunity and this is what you get. Leading edge technology in an industry that's improving the lives of millions. Here, innovation isn't about another gadget, it's about making health care data available wherever and whenever people need it, safely and reliably. There's no room for error. Join us and start doing your life's best work.(sm) 


The NLP Specialist is a key technical contributor in the design and development of state-of-the-art NLP for medical applications. The NLP Specialist works closely with other NLP engineers, research linguists, software engineers and subject matter experts on current company technologies and forward looking projects.



Primary Responsibilities:

  • Enhancement of existing company NLP technologies and extension of those systems to new applications

  • Direct support of team members in the maintenance of company NLP systems for production environments and resolution of internal and external customer issues

  • Work will involve all aspects of software design and development from system requirements definition to implementation, integration and testing

  • A demonstrated ability to function within a team and to handle a variety of tasks, whether independent or working from specifications

  • Logical thinker and quick learner with strong problem solving and analytical ability

  • Customer service oriented with a strong commitment to produce high quality, workable solutions for both internal external customers

  • Effective team member who will support and contribute to a common goal as well as encourage group cooperation and participation to meet team objectives

  • Strong oral and written communication skills; capable of contributing at every level to effective project documentation


The successful candidate will have a strong background in Natural Language Processing, Artificial Intelligence with an emphasis on text, Information Retrieval, Information Extraction, or modern machine learning. The successful candidate will be comfortable contributing to research and design, but also demonstrate a willingness to support team members in the ongoing maintenance of existing systems. Strong technical skills are required, as the successful candidate must be able to deliver solutions for use in a production environment.


Job Product/Software Engineering
Primary Location US-CA-San Diego
Other Location 
Organization O360 Rev Cycle Technology
Schedule Full-time
Number of Openings 1
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UnitedHealth Group is the most diversified health care company in the United States and a leader worldwide in helping people live healthier lives and helping to make the health system work better for everyone.

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