Knowledge/Ontology Engineer

Boston, MA

3Derm is looking for an experienced and skilled engineer as a member of our collaborative, curious, and friendly operations and engineering team.

We’re a leading skin imaging and diagnostics company using 3D imaging and AI to set a new standard for dermatology. Our team of scientists, technologists, and entrepreneurs who are on a mission to increase access to dermatology for all patients.

Job Responsibilities

As an Knowledge or Ontology Engineer, you will report directly to the CTO. You will be responsible for helping design and building AI products.

You’ll be:
  • Working with product and business teams to ensure customer needs are met
  • Follow test-driven development methodology (everything breaks, but at 3Derm it only breaks the same way once)


At 3Derm, we’re looking for candidates who are team players, passionate about improving healthcare access and love a challenging work environment.

  • PhD, MS, or equivalent experience in Knowledge Engineering or Ontology Engineering
  • 3+ years of work experience (or 1 + with M.Sc., PhD)
  • Experience building AI/data science tooling and/or apps is a plus
  • Experience developing knowledge-based systems in different contexts such as information retrieval, intelligent agent,s spoken dialog systems or natural language processing
  • Flexibility in project assignments and learning new technology
  • Desire to tackle challenging problems and learn all day, every day


  • Python experience
  • Protege experience
  • Experience with object oriented, strongly typed languages such as Java or C# is a plus

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