Natural Language Processing Expert (OF0519)


Gradiant selects a profile to participate in a European project whose objective will be the construction of an inference engine for a clinical decision support system that will recommend optimal treatments for cancer survivor patients. The selected person will use advanced natural language processing techniques to process a large volume of electronic medical records and medical texts, converting them into standard entities (ICD10, SNOMED CT, etc.).


Main responsabilities

  • Technical project management: definition of technical specifications, planning of milestones, management of tasks, resources and costs
  • Use advanced natural language processing techniques to process large volumes of medical texts
  • Apply IA/Machine Learning techniques in the discovery of cohorts and identification of patient trajectories
  • Develop software specifications, research, propose and develop technological solutions, ensuring code quality

Technical skills

  • Engineering, Bachelor’s, Degree, Master’s or Doctorate in Telecommunications or related careers




  • 3-5 years of experience in Artificial Intelligence tools and libraries (Tensorflow, Keras, etc.), especially those related to natural language processing (NLTK, spaCy, etc.)
  • Experience in software development (Python, C/C++, Java, etc.) within a team, with a passion for clean, maintainable and stable code
  • Very fluent English

Valuable requirements

  • Knowledge of medical standards (FHIR, etc.) and sanitary coding (SNOMED CT, LOINC, etc.)
  • Experience and/or knowledge in Big Data platforms

We offer

  • Contract linked to a project with an estimated duration of 3 years
  • Salary range: up to €30,000 FBA depending on the experience provided by the candidate
  • Incorporation in early 2020
  • Flexible hours
  • Training programmes
  • Work in close collaboration with a multidisciplinary team belonging to organizations from 10 European countries



If you have any public repository of code (GitHub, Bitbucket…) do not hesitate to share it.

We will positively value candidates who fit the profile and who have a disability certificate equal to or greater than 33%, in compliance with current legislation, General Law on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities and their Social Inclusion (LGD).