Senior Data Scientist

Oulu, Northern Ostrobothnia, Finland

Full Time Mid-level / Intermediate
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Posted 3 weeks ago

Our mission at Oura is empowering every individual to own their inner potential. Our award-winning products, the Oura Ring and its accompanying app, helps our global community gain a deeper understanding of their health, lifestyle, and sleep quality, which we believe are foundational to living a healthy, fulfilled life.

We are looking for a Data Scientist to join our Science team in Oulu or Helsinki. Our team is passionate about building science-driven features that rely on advanced signal processing and machine learning techniques to provide users with new insights into their health. We are dedicated ensuring that the physiologic information Oura provides is both accurate and actionable. The ideal candidate will ensure the excellence of our data science products.

What You will do:

  • Contribute to the development of reusable data analytics tools, which can be deployed at scale
  • Contribute to algorithm development and productization for science-based features
  • Provide scientific content in support of data stories (e.g. https://ouraring.com/blog/sleep-during-election-night/ ) that help users understand the rigor of the science underlying Oura’s approach
  • Ensure that our data science products adhere to the latest security and compliance regulations
  • Communicate with cross-functional teams and overseas stakeholders

Oura is not your typical web app. We are working on interesting technical challenges such as:

  • Distributed systems: Multiple data producers, apps with offline support and real-time sync
  • Modern Cloud Architecture: AWS + Containers + Managed services
  • Large scale data: Oura customers generate terabytes of data
  • Applied ML: Great data for building production machine learning systems
  • Security: We handle sensitive user data, where security is not an afterthought
  • Embedded / Bluetooth / C++ / low level programming
  • A continuously growing user-base of highly active and passionate users

We would love to have you on our team if you:

  • Have 5+ years of experience in Software Development and/or Data Science
  • Solid programming skills in Python
  • Have experience with machine learning and statistical modeling approaches
  • Have an advanced degree (Masters or PhD) in a STEM-related field (e.g. engineering, computer science, mathematics, statistics) or equivalent work experience
  • Have experience developing physiological data based algorithms and validating them for health-relevant applications
  • Have experience building and deploying data science products in AWS
  • Have a pragmatic can-do attitude and delivery-focused mindset: you can move quickly and prioritize effectively
  • Able to think from the end-user's perspective and understand practical considerations of putting models into production use
  • Have a good understanding of product and user analytics
  • Are comfortable working with a diverse, distributed and talented group of team members
  • Experience building containerized solutions
  • Experience working with physiological data and developing health-relevant applications would be a plus

Together we will continue to define Oura as a company where you can:

  • Be productive and do your best work
  • Be part of a world-class science team, where you both follow and help define best practices
  • Contribute to a product that improves the lives of 100s of thousands of people across the globe
  • Grow on your chosen career path, be it technical, people, managerial or leadership skills, or any mix of those

What we offer:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Lunch benefit, weekly breakfast / healthy snacks and excellent coffee
  • Wellness benefit
  • Flexible working hours
  • Collaborative, smart teammates
  • An Oura ring of your own
  • Easy-to-reach office in Oulu Teknologiakylä or Helsinki city center
  • Latest equipment of choice (laptop, phone, screen)

If this sounds like the opportunity for you, please send us your application as soon as possible but by June 13th the latest. We will start reviewing the applications immediately, as we receive them.

Oura is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. Individuals seeking employment at Oura are considered without regards to age, ancestry, color, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, mental or physical disability, national origin, socioeconomic status, protected family care or medical leave status, race, religion (including beliefs and practices or the absence thereof), sexual orientation, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws. We will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics.

Job tags: AWS Data Analytics Distributed Systems Engineering Machine Learning ML Python Security
Job region(s): Europe
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