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ML Engineer Trainee

SWORD Health

SWORD Health

Software Engineering, Data Science
Porto, Portugal
Posted on Monday, June 17, 2024
Sword Health is on a mission to free two billion people from pain as the world’s first and only end-to-end platform to predict, prevent and treat pain.
Delivering a 62% reduction in pain and a 60% reduction in surgery intent, at Sword, we are using technology to save millions for our 2,500+ enterprise clients across three continents. Today, we hold the majority of industry patents, win 70% of competitive evaluations, and have raised more than $300 million from top venture firms like Founders Fund, General Catalyst, and Khosla Ventures.
Recognized as a Forbes Best Startup Employer in 2023, this award highlights our focus on being a destination for the best and brightest talent. Not only have we experienced unprecedented growth since our market debut in 2020, but we’ve also created a remarkable mission and value-driven environment that is loved by our growing team. With a recent valuation of $2 billion, we are in a phase of hyper growth and expansion, and we’re looking for individuals with passion, commitment, and energy to help us scale our impact.
Joining Sword Health means committing to a set of core values, chief amongst them to “do it for the patients” every day, and to always “deliver more than expected” on behalf of our members and clients.
This is an opportunity for you to make a significant difference on a massive scale as you work alongside 800+ (and growing!) talented colleagues, spanning two continents. Your charge? To help us build a pain-free world, powered by technology, enhanced by people — accessible to all.
As an ML Engineer trainee, you will have direct involvement with the AI initiatives that are core to Sword Health from scoping to productization significantly impacting Sword's AI products across all lines of business.

What you'll be doing:

  • Contributing to the design, development, evaluation, deployment, and enhancement of Sword’s products through hands-on AI/ML development;
  • Developing and maintaining data processing pipelines to gather the data required to build and evaluate models.

What you need to have:

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Engineering, Physics, or Mathematics;
  • Knowledge of SQL and Python (including libraries such as numpy, pandas, matplotlib, scikit-learn, etc.);
  • Ability to learn quickly and dive deep into new problems and fields;
  • Strong communication skills, with the ability to convey concepts clearly to both technical and non-technical stakeholders;
  • Critical thinking and self-direction: you are aware of the team’s direction and goals, allowing you to prioritize and solve issues effectively;
  • Fluency in English, both written and spoken.
*Please note that this position does not offer relocation assistance. Candidates must possess a valid EU visa and be based in Portugal.
SWORD Health, which includes SWORD Health, Inc. and Sword Health Professionals (consisting of Sword Health Care Providers, P.A., SWORD Health Care Providers of NJ, P.C., SWORD Health Care Physical Therapy Providers of CA, P.C.*) complies with applicable Federal and State civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of Age, Ancestry, Color, Citizenship, Gender, Gender expression, Gender identity, Gender information, Marital status, Medical condition, National origin, Physical or mental disability, Pregnancy, Race, Religion, Caste, Sexual orientation, and Veteran status.