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3M HIS M*Modal Software Engineer NLP (Pittsburgh, PA) at 3M

Posted in Software 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania





Job Description:

3M is seeking a Software Engineer - Natural Language Understanding for the Health Information Systems located in Pittsburgh, PA. At 3M, you can apply your talent in bold ways that matter.  Here, you go.

3M Health Information Systems (HIS) is the world leader for innovating the language of health and delivers comprehensive software and consulting services. Working at 3M Health Information Systems you will be helping with today’s challenges while preparing for tomorrow’s. Transforming health care from a system that treats disease, to a system that improves health and wellness begins with accurate health information and payment. From improving the efficiency of medical records coding to outlining success in value-based care and healthcare analytics. All while working with the best and the brightest to advance more than your own career, you are working to advance the entire world. 

Job Summary:

We are a growing, talented, and motivated team focused on developing natural language-driven features which maintains and enhances the Natural Language Understanding (NLU) platform responsible for powering a wide range of Health Information Systems applications. You will be joining an international team of other engineers to share ideas and explore new ways to utilize NLP in Healthcare. 

This position provides an opportunity to transition from other private, public, government or military environments to a 3M career.

Primary Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:


  • Maintains and enhances NLU platform by using a combination of Java and XML technologies.

  • Gathers requirements from clinical content specialists for NLU enhancements.

  • Resolves issues identified by clinical content specialists as part of NLU QA.

  • Works in an agile development environment with short sprints.

  • Deploying cutting edge technology

  • You will have the autonomy to explore new technologies

  • You must be a creative problem solver who thrives in a fast-paced environment, working across teams and organizations

  • Actively participates in relevant corporate programs/initiatives, complies with professional and quality standards complies with corporate policies and procedures, and acts in a manner consistent with 3M’s values and ethical standards.

Basic Qualifications:


  • Possess a Bachelor’s Degree or higher from an accredited university OR High School Diploma/GED or higher from an accredited institution and a minimum of six (6) years of experience in software development in lieu of the bachelor’s degree education requirement

  • Minimum of one (1) year of development experience with object-oriented programming, such as Java, C#, or C++ in a private, public, government or military environment

Preferred Qualifications:


  • B.Sc. or M.Sc. degree in Computer Science or related engineering field.

  • Experience with test frameworks, such as JUnit or TestNG

  • Experience in version control systems, such as SVN, Mercurial or Git

  • Familiarity with microservices

  • Familiarity with JSON technologies

  • Familiarity with XML technologies (XPath, XSLT, DTD)

  • Interested and excited about Healthcare technology

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Ability to solve problems in a logical, methodical, and time efficient manner

  • Ability to direct and influence others

Location: Pittsburgh, PA

Travel Requirements: Occasional Travel might be required

Relocation: May be considered for this position

Diverse & Inclusive 3M

3M is a place where you can collaborate with other curious, creative people. Where your diverse talents, inclusiveness, initiative, and leadership are valued. Where you’ll find challenging opportunities that make your career exciting and rewarding. With a diversity of people, global locations, technologies, and products, 3M is a place to grow and be rewarded for excellence.

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