As a Research Scientist (NLP & ML) in our Advanced Development group, you will define and build novel techniques to infer medical knowledge from clinical documentation, and apply this knowledge to healthcare analytics in a Big Data environment.


  • Propose and carry out research projects
  • Create new algorithms and techniques to analyze medical corpora
  • Identify and solve technical problems with a data-driven approach
  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge of relevant algorithm literature
  • Communicate solutions to engineering team

Qualifications & Requirements

  • Desire to roll up your sleeves and work with data to produce meaningful results.
  • Experience working with large datasets in two or more of the following: text mining, search algorithms, machine learning, information retrieval and information extraction.
  • Strong programming skills in Hadoop Map-Reduce, Pig/Hive and Java.
  • Practical experience with SQL and other data transformation technologies.
  • Ph.D. or equivalent in Computer Science or related field.
  • Experience with medical terminology and clinical information retrieval preferred.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Ability to work on a team with other scientists, engineers and medical professionals.
  • Ability to transform research results into applications that support business strategy.

Join The Apixio Team 

  • Be a vital part in Apixio's mission to deliver actionable insights from textual, scanned and coded data for optimal risk assessment, population management and revenue.
  • Our start up culture and creative environment enables development, learning and growth. 
  • Positively impact the world of healthcare by transforming how doctors, physicians and hospitals access, share and analyze medical records, data and information. 
  • Office is less than one mile from CalTrain station, with quick accessibility to Hwy 280 and Hwy 101.
  • Work in a lively, open office environment.
  • Earn a competitive salary with comprehensive benefits.


  • Vision, dental, and health insurance
  • 401(k)
  • A well-stocked kitchen 
  • Free lunches four days a week 
  • Social Fridays! Enjoy delicious snacks and drinks with the team
  • Birthday celebrations, holiday parties, baby showers, and company outings

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