Data Scientist

Job ID 2022-4082

Market Research & Analytics United Kingdom


Position at WebMD

WebMD is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, ancestry, color, religion, sex, gender, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, medical condition, disability, veterans status, or any other basis protected by law.

What are we looking for?

Medscape is building a global network of portals and apps that serve the professional health care community. We have successful products across the US, Latin America and Europe. We are looking for a Data Scientist to join our high performing Product team based in Paris. The successful candidate will be responsible for:
  • The development of a strategic NLP product.
  • Enhancing our current products/projets in order to help increase engagements on our platforms.
  • Proposing new ideas of AI applications based on WebMD's unique medical database.
What you will do
  • Build Solutions that identify user affinities to support personalization and our data monetization
  • Support the enhancement of NLP applications that allow deep characterization of content aboutness
  • Use text representations to transform natural language into useful features that support user engagement across our platforms
  • Find and implement the right algorithms and tools for NLP tasks
  • Train the developed model and run evaluation experiments
  • Perform statistical analysis of results and refine models
  • Build APIs that can be accessed by our platforms

Who are we looking for

  • 1-2 years of professional experience in Python development.
  • NLP libraries in Python (Spacy / NLTK / Scikit-Learn etc.).
  • Ability to do clean code in Python (class oriented, PEP8, list comprehensions etc.)
  • Knowledge about NLP (stemming, lemmatization, TFIDF etc.)
  • SQL capabilities.
  • Development capabilities (usage of a server, Github).
  • Experience with Deep Learning modelization applied to text (e.g.: Bert / BioBert framework).
  • Knowledge about less classic Machine Learning methodologies of NLP (such as LDA, NMF etc.)
  • Experience with data visualization tools (e.g.: plotly)
  • Strong appetite for healthcare topics 
  • You are fluent in English and French
  • You are able to work in a multicultural environment, with teams geographically distributed

What we offer

  • Base salary + bonus + participation
  • An international, multicultural and dynamic environment, with possibility to visit our offices across New York, London, Paris 
  • Remote friendly policy
  • Health Insurance by Axa (70% covered by WebMD)
  • Benefits from the Social and Economic Committee (chèque Culture, Chèque cadeau, refunding of holidays and leisure costs, access to an employee benefits platform)
  • Subsidization of the company restaurant and 50% refund of the Navigo card 
  • Learning and professional development program