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Senior Data Scientist

$120k – $180k AngelList Est.
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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 Junior or Senior Data Scientist to join our Science & Health Partnerships 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 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 development of reusable signal processing tools, which can be deployed at scale
  • Contribute to algorithm development and feature engineering for efforts around core data science products
  • Conduct validation studies to benchmark and improve the accuracy of Oura’s biomarkers and algorithms
  • Provide scientific content in support of data stories that help users understand the rigor of the data science underlying Oura’s approach
  • Ensure that our data science products adhere to the latest security and compliance regulations
  • Coordinate with cross-functional teams and overseas stakeholders
  • 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:

  • 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 5+ years of solid programming skills in Python and SQL
  • Have experience with multiple machine learning and statistical modeling approaches
  • Have an advanced degree in a STEM-related field or equivalent work experience
  • Have experience developing signal processing algorithms and validating them for health-relevant applications
  • Have experience building data science products in AWS
  • Have a pragmatic can-do attitude and delivery-focused mindset: you can move quickly and prioritize effectively
  • Build robust pipelines capable of being shared with and reused by other members of the Data Science team
  • Are comfortable working with a diverse and talented group of team members residing throughout the globe
  • Although not required, we appreciate experience with containerized solutions

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 100s 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

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
Location
San Francisco
Job type
Full-time
Visa sponsorship
Not Available
Hiring contact

Rachel Lim

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Oura at a glance

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Oura focuses on Fitness, Health and Wellness, Hardware + Software, and Wearables. Their company has offices in San Francisco, San Francisco Bay Area, Oulu, and Helsinki. They have a mid-size team that's between 51-200 employees. To date, Oura has raised $48.3M of funding; their latest round was closed on March 2020.

You can view their website at http://ouraring.com

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