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Oracle Principal Applied Scientist - HDIP in Helena, Montana

Job Description

Building off our Cloud momentum, Oracle has formed a new organization – Oracle Health Data Intelligence Platform. The team’s focus is on product development and product strategy for Oracle Health, while building out a complete platform supporting modernized and automated healthcare. This is a net new line of business, constructed with an entrepreneurial spirit that promotes an energetic and creative environment. We are unencumbered and will need your contribution to make it a world class engineering and data science center with the focus on excellence.

As a Principal Applied Scientist, you will play a key role in shaping the future of AI at Oracle, with an emphasis on Large Language Models (LLMs) and Generative AI. Your contributions will be pivotal in delivering our new Generative AI-powered solutions for healthcare and enterprise customers. You will partner with our product, engineering, data science, research and field teams to help customers be successful using our products and influence our roadmap. A successful candidate will bring a passion for innovative products, strong collaboration skills and the ability to work closely with both external customers and internal teams, as well as hands-on experience as a data scientist applying AI to solve business problems in the healthcare space.



  • Develop, implement, and optimize machine learning models, with focus on large language models and generative AI technologies, including training/finetuning and computation optimizations.

  • Collaborate with software engineers to deploy LLMs and other Generative AI models into production environments.

  • Collaborate with product managers to translate business and product requirements into AI projects.

  • Collaborate with fellow technical leaders to ensure the successful and timely delivery of models and integration of services.

  • Coordinate with multinational teams to drive projects from research POC to production.

  • Develop new healthcare and enterprise services and features leveraging recent advances in generative AI, machine learning and deep learning.

  • Design and review the architecture of AI solutions, including data, model, training, and evaluation, employing best practices.

  • Lead and mentor both junior and senior applied scientists.

  • Develop production code and advocate for the best coding and engineering practices.

  • Participate in project planning, review, and retrospective sessions.

  • Identify and mitigate risks in our plans and executions, especially at the intersection of business, engineering, and data science.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Demonstrated experience in designing and implementing scalable AI models for production.

  • Deep technical understanding of Machine Learning and Deep Learning architectures like Transformers, training methods, and optimizers.

  • Practical experience with the latest technologies in LLM and generative AI, such as parameter-efficient fine-tuning, instruction fine-tuning, and advanced prompt engineering techniques like Tree-of-Thoughts.

  • Hands-on experience with emerging LLM frameworks and plugins, such as LangChain, LlamaIndex, VectorStores and Retrievers, LLM Cache, LLMOps (MLFlow, etc.

  • Proven experience in designing data collection/annotation solutions and systematic evaluation necessary for developing and maintaining production systems.

  • Commitment to staying up-to-date with the field and applying academic advances to solve complex business problems, and bringing them into production.

  • Experienced leading senior scientists and early-career scientists.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Knowledge of healthcare and experience delivering healthcare AI models are a significant plus.

  • Familiarity and experience with the latest advancements in computer vision and multimodal modeling is a plus.

  • Strong publication record, including as a lead author or reviewer, in top-tier journals or conferences.


  • PhD in Computer Science, Mathematics, Statistics, Linguistics or a related field with a dissertation, thesis or final project centered in Machine Learning and Deep Learning with 4+ years relevant experience for Principal role, 7+ years for Sr Principal; OR:

  • Masters or Bachelor’s in a related field with 7+ years relevant industry experience for Principal role, 10+ years for Sr Principal.

Oracle is committed to incorporating generative AI into our applications and workflows for business users. This role presents a unique opportunity to work on pioneering AI technologies and chip in to Oracle's Generative AI strategy. At Oracle, we value diversity and encourage continuous learning for career growth. Come join our team to make a significant difference!



Certain US customer or client-facing roles may be required to comply with applicable requirements, such as immunization and occupational health mandates.

Range and benefit information provided in this posting are specific to the stated locations only

US: Hiring Range: from $120,100 to $251,600 per annum. May be eligible for bonus, equity, and compensation deferral.

Oracle maintains broad salary ranges for its roles in order to account for variations in knowledge, skills, experience, market conditions and locations, as well as reflect Oracle’s differing products, industries and lines of business.

Candidates are typically placed into the range based on the preceding factors as well as internal peer equity.

Oracle US offers a comprehensive benefits package which includes the following:

  1. Medical, dental, and vision insurance, including expert medical opinion

  2. Short term disability and long term disability

  3. Life insurance and AD&D

  4. Supplemental life insurance (Employee/Spouse/Child)

  5. Health care and dependent care Flexible Spending Accounts

  6. Pre-tax commuter and parking benefits

  7. 401(k) Savings and Investment Plan with company match

  8. Paid time off: Flexible Vacation is provided to all eligible employees assigned to a salaried (non-overtime eligible) position. Accrued Vacation is provided to all other employees eligible for vacation benefits. For employees working at least 35 hours per week, the vacation accrual rate is 13 days annually for the first three years of employment and 18 days annually for subsequent years of employment. Vacation accrual is prorated for employees working between 20 and 34 hours per week. Employees working fewer than 20 hours per week are not eligible for vacation.

  9. 11 paid holidays

  10. Paid sick leave: 72 hours of paid sick leave upon date of hire. Refreshes each calendar year. Unused balance will carry over each year up to a maximum cap of 112 hours.

  11. Paid parental leave

  12. Adoption assistance

  13. Employee Stock Purchase Plan

  14. Financial planning and group legal

  15. Voluntary benefits including auto, homeowner and pet insurance

About Us

An Oracle career can span industries, roles, Countries and cultures, giving you the opportunity to flourish in new roles and innovate, while blending work life in. Oracle has thrived through 40+ years of change by innovating and operating with integrity while delivering for the top companies in almost every industry.

In order to nurture the talent that makes this happen, we are committed to an inclusive culture that celebrates and values diverse insights and perspectives, a workforce that inspires thought leadership and innovation.

Oracle offers a highly competitive suite of Employee Benefits designed on the principles of parity, consistency, and affordability. The overall package includes certain core elements such as Medical, Life Insurance, access to Retirement Planning, and much more. We also encourage our employees to engage in the culture of giving back to the communities where we live and do business.

At Oracle, we believe that innovation starts with diversity and inclusion and to create the future we need talent from various backgrounds, perspectives, and abilities. We ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to successfully participate in the job application, interview process, and in potential roles. to perform crucial job functions.

That’s why we’re committed to creating a workforce where all individuals can do their best work. It’s when everyone’s voice is heard and valued that we’re inspired to go beyond what’s been done before.

Oracle is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer * . All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability and protected veterans’ status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Oracle will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records pursuant to applicable law.

* Which includes being a United States Affirmative Action Employer