Artificial Intelligence Scientist Summer Internship - Durham

Company: IQVIA
Location: Durham , North Carolina, United States
Type: Full-time
Posted: 07.FEB.2019

Summary

Join us on our exciting journey! IQVIA™ is The Human Data Science Company™, focused on using data and science to help healthcare clients fin...

Description

Join us on our exciting journey! IQVIA™ is The Human Data Science Company™, focused on using data and science to help healthcare clients find better solutions for their patients. Formed through the merger of IMS Health and Quintiles, IQVIA offers a broad range of solutions that harness advances in healthcare information, technology, analytics and human ingenuity to drive healthcare forward.

PURPOSE


The AI Scientist will be part of a new stealth group building the next generation of smart machine cloud-based solutions. This provides an opportunity to get in on the ground floor level of something new and exciting for an industry working with the latest and greatest technologies.


RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Participate in cutting edge research using tools such as Machine Learning, Natural Language Processing, Robotic Process Automation and Blockchain amongst other capabilities.
  • Help develop software and algorithms and build new cognitive computing platforms for areas such as sensors and tracking systems, deep learning algorithms and models, workflow and automation through to new areas such as virtual assistants and AI in IoT to enhance our Artificial Intelligence functionality.
  • Help the research and development of a local AI team, deliver practical AI components to be used within clinical processes.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

  • Knowledge in some of the following areas:
    • Optical Character Recognition - utilizing character recognition tools to convert images, PDFs and other document types into digitally recognized structure with meta-tagging;
    • Machine Learning - deep learning, online learning, transfer learning, reinforcement learning, structured/unstructured learning;
    • Natural language processing - NLTK/OpenNLP, StanfordNLP, Translation, Semantic Ontology, Natural Language understanding/generation;
    • Robotic Process Automation - virtual worker process builds, script generation utilizing AI tool sets;
    • Blockchain - smart contracts, supply chain programming, encryption programming.
  • Strong research and innovation skills and ability to solve difficult machine vision and learning problems and transferring business problems into AI use cases and requirements.
  • Strong programming skills in languages such as Java, C#/C++, Spark, Flink, Tensorflow and Python.
  • Strong communication and teamwork skills.
  • Flexibility and adaptability to work in a growing dynamic team in a highly visible role.


MINIMUM REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE


Master's degree or Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Applied Statistics, Engineering, Mathematics, Physics or other qualitative discipline with some modules in Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Natural Language Processing, Cognitive Science, Deep Learning or other related fields.


Preferably some post-academic work experience or additional years of experience at BSc level will be considered. Strong mathematical/computing science background with strong knowledge in at least one of the following fields: Cognitive Science, Advanced Semantic Design, Information Extraction, Information retrieval, Probabilistic Decision Marking, or similar.


DESIRED ADDITIONAL SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Someone who is passionate about AI and can show examples of their skills utilizing open-source capabilities that they can show as part of that passion;
  • The freedom to use your talent and background to help us make noise in the industry quickly.


EEO Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled

IQVIA is an EEO Employer - Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled'

We know that meaningful results require not only the right approach but also the right people. Regardless of your role, we invite you to reimagine healthcare with us. You will have the opportunity to play an important part in helping our clients drive healthcare forward and ultimately improve human health outcomes. Whatever your career goals, we are here to ensure you get there! We invite you to join IQVIA™



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