Senior Machine Learning Data Scientist

Remote - San Francisco, California, United States

Full Time Senior-level / Expert
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Posted 2 weeks ago

Oura is an award-winning and fast-growing startup that helps people track all stages of sleep and activity using the Oura Ring and connected app. By providing daily feedback and practical steps to inspire healthy lifestyles, we've helped hundreds of thousands of people improve their sleep, understand their bodies, and transform their health. We’re on a mission to empower every person to own their inner potential, and we’re seeking candidates who want to make an impact on our journey.

We are looking for a Senior Machine Learning Data Scientist to join our Science team. Our team is passionate about building algorithms, deriving novel biomarkers, and conducting validation studies in order to provide users with new insights into their health. We are dedicated to ensuring that the physiologic information Oura provides is both accurate and actionable. The ideal candidate will ensure the excellence of our data science products.

You will:

  • Contribute to the research, development and deployment of signal processing and/or machine learning algorithms for core Oura features/products
  • Contribute to the development and deployment of reusable data science tools at scale
  • Conduct validation studies to benchmark and improve the accuracy of Oura’s biomarkers and algorithms
  • Coordinate with cross-functional teams and overseas stakeholders
  • Ensure that our products adhere to the latest security and compliance regulations
  • Provide scientific content in support of data stories that help users understand the rigor of the data science underlying Oura’s approach
  • If remote, attend occasional on-site meetings in SF several times a year as needed

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

  • Partnership: We work with a wide range of established institutions to get high-quality labeled data for all kinds of physiological signals and information.
  • 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

Requirements

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

  • Have a PhD degree in biomedical engineering, electrical engineering, bio-statistics computer science or a related field
  • Have 2+ years work experience
  • Have 5+ years of solid programming skills in Python and SQL
  • Have experience with multiple machine learning and statistical modeling approaches
  • Have experience developing and validating time-series algorithms
  • Have experience building robust pipelines capable of being shared with and reused by other team members
  • Have a pragmatic can-do attitude and delivery-focused mindset: you can move quickly and prioritize effectively
  • Are comfortable working with a diverse and talented group of team members residing throughout the globe
  • Having experience developing health-related products is a big plus
  • Having experience building data science products in AWS is a big plus
  • Having experience with containerized solutions is a big plus

Benefits

At Oura, we care about you and your wellbeing. Everyone here at Oura has a ring of their own and are continually looking to improve their health and add to our benefits!

What we offer:

  • Competitive salary and equity
  • Health, dental, and vision insurance
  • Wellness benefits
  • Flexible working hours + work-life balance
  • An Oura ring of your own
  • Beautiful workspace in San Francisco by Pier 31
  • 20 days of PTO
  • Amazing culture of collaborative and passionate coworkers

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 health science and partnerships team, where you both follow and help define best practices
  • Contribute to a product that improves the lives of hundreds of thousands of people across the globe
  • Be happy and find work-life balance - we work efficiently, remove the fluff and pointless meetings, so that work continues to inspire and motivate you
  • Grow on your chosen career path, be it technical, people, managerial or leadership skills, or any mix of those

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, socioeconomic status, 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, 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 Distributed Systems Engineering Machine Learning ML Python Research Security SQL
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