Semantic Web Engineer

Terminology Data Engineering
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IMO Health is a clinical data intelligence business improving how data is used across the healthcare landscape. Combining rich, highly nuanced medical terminology, extensive domain knowledge, and artificial intelligence (AI), we expertly structure and operationalize clinical data to generate sharper insights and inform more intelligent decision-making.   

For all IMO Health positions, if you live in the Greater Chicagoland Area, Houston, TX, or Roseville, CA, you’ll be expected to work from any IMO Health office 2 days per week. 

Semantic Web Engineers (SWEs) at IMO Health are essential members of our ontology-driven semantic web team. As an SWE, you will be an integral part of a wide array of projects aimed at virtualizing vast amounts of complex medical terminology. Your contributions will be crucial in helping IMO Health deliver a more comprehensive and responsive source of clinical terminology to healthcare professionals.
You will utilize your expertise in ontology architecture and tooling to harmonize and leverage complex data sources. This will involve developing automated methods for large-scale data ingestion, manipulation, visualization, and delivery. Your role will be pivotal not only in virtualizing existing content but also in assisting our product teams to leverage our world-class content to meet the intricate needs of our clinical partners. This work will significantly enhance content relationships and the quality of information we provide to over 740,000 physicians daily.
One recent cross-functional project involved our ontology team collaborating with five other software and data engineering teams to develop a cutting-edge platform. This platform sequentially integrates LLM content generation, entity recognition, normalization, the layered use of multiple graphs for data enrichment, LLM verification of newly generated data, and the development of numerous APIs. 
What You'll Do:
  • Be a resident expert in all areas of development within our graph data team and work on cross-functional projects as we develop meaningful data relationship experiences, tangential to state-of-the-art Natural Language Processing, Machine Learning, and AI techniques driven from our cutting edgeClinicalAI platform.    
  • Take part in all stages of the software life cycle, including DevOps needs, to ensure that our semantic web processes and resources operate optimally and meet the needs of our internal and external clients.    
  • Work closely with the Semantic Architect (SA) to standardize the tooling, approaches, and patterns that can be broadly used at IMO and partner on design challenges.  You will also help orient the SA to specific content and problem space, design concerns, and product goals.    
  • Design and write quality source code, including documentation of detail level designs.    
  • Leverage automation across testing, integration, and deployment activities.    
  • Work hand-in-hand with product owners to break down features into actionable user stories.    
  • Find, evaluate, recommend, and reason against existing taxonomies / ontologies that may be applicable to our work. Design and publish taxonomies/ontologies to describe the core concepts of our domain when other sources are non-existent or incomplete.    
  • Refine and grow the governance process for graph data.    
  • Aid in the implementation, growth, and maturation of the use of an enterprise ontology / graph data management software. 
What You'll Need:
  • A relevant STEM BA/BS Degree and three years of relevant coding experience, or three years of relevant professional experience in semantic web development using multiple languages. 
  • Proficiency in Python; exposure to other programming languages such as JavaScript, C#, Clojure, and/or Java is a plus. 
  • Exposure to semantic web languages including RDFS, OWL, and SPARQL (or other graph database query languages); implementation of data constraints using SHACL is a plus. 
  • Proficiency in database querying (SQL strongly preferred, no SQL experience OK if you have SPARQL experience)  
  • Experience working with instance-level graph data, as well as exposure to ontology development and/or maintenance. 
  • Experience with graph data curation tools such as TopQuadrant’sTopBraid EDG or others such as PoolParty, Anzo, Semaphore ideal.   
  • Familiar with agile development, incorporating Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery (CI/CD), utilizing technologies such as GIT, Jenkins.   
  • Strongly prefer significant exposure with AWS and Terraform, ideally including working with graph data in Neptune.   
  • Experience mentoring and leading junior engineers, communicating and providing effective interface between departments and stakeholders, and leading teams to decision making.   
  • Knowledge of Healthcare Ontologies and Healthcare Standard Terminologies (LOINC, SNOMED-CT, RxNorm, ICD10-CM) is a plus.

At IMO Health, we celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. IMO Health is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. 

IMO Health also provides visa sponsorship opportunities. Please don't hesitate to apply if you meet all the qualifications for this position and require visa sponsorship.