NLP Data Scientist

OKRA, proudly part of Envision Pharma Group, is an artificial intelligence company for healthcare. We deliver predictions, suggestions, and explanations to empower life sciences executives and operational teams in complex decision-making to drive the right drug to the right patient with humanized and understandable AI outputs. We are fostering a new generation of Artificial Intelligence (AI) solutions implemented at top Pharma companies.

Our mission is to the get the right treatment to the right patient at the right time, by building the world’s most trustworthy artificial intelligence engine. The OKRA platform is live and has already generated millions of actionable insights and predictions.

AI for us is not a data science project. We deploy, monitor, and manage the analytics and we ensure that we operationalize AI products to drive health and patient outcomes. We embrace agile, iteration, and co-creation.

Being part of a collaborative team means there’s no limit to what you can achieve. With us, you can be a part of a growing company you want to work for.

The opportunity:

As a Natural Language Processing (NLP) Data Scientist at OKRA, you will be at the forefront of creating NLP pipelines and ensuring product reliability. The NLP Data Scientist plays a key role in building new capabilities that can be leveraged to capture insights in unstructured free-text data to drive appropriate actions and desired outcomes for healthcare and life sciences.

Role responsibilities:

  • Define and build systems to model unstructured data sets to generate insights for clinical problems that NLP techniques can solve.
  • Apply NLP techniques and statistical analysis to extract and validate data generated.
  • Build and prototype NLP pipelines to iteratively provide insights at scale.
  • Contribute to defining and testing our products in the broadest sense possible, including testing for AI bias, transparency, and reliability.
  • Work closely with the engineering and data science teams to drive product releases.

Do you have what we are looking for?

  • Master’s or PhD in NLP, Computational Linguistics, Data Science, Computer Science, or related field.
  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience with real-world applications in the NLP field.
  • Experience with generative language models and LLMs fine-tuning, and deployment to production.
  • Practical experience with Machine Learning algorithms is a plus.
  • Working knowledge of AWS is a plus.
  • Proficient in modern Python programming.
  • Familiarity with Agile frameworks and tools such as Jira.
  • Strong problem-solving skills with an emphasis on product development.
  • Proficient in English.
  • Ability to work in our Leiden office 3 days per week.

Magic happens when people care deeply about what they do!

We’re on a mission to use Artificial Intelligence to transform healthcare as we know it.

We’re pioneers. Everyone here is passionate about their impact on our products and teams and ultimately, the world. This is how we became leaders in what we do.

If you’re looking for fascinating and complex projects and can thrive on change, you’ve found the right place.

Join us in bringing AI to life. Do you have the experience highlighted above? If so, we would love to hear from you. Apply today!

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