Jobs at pymetrics

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Frida Polli
CEO of pymetrics. 1st cognitive neuroscience based startup.Strong science background (PhD neuroscientist @ Harvard + MIT). HBS MBA 2012.
Julie Yoo
Founder pymetrics • Worked at @Massachusetts Institute of Technology • Studied at @MIT, @Harvard

Started by Harvard + MIT neuroscience PhDs, pymetrics provides a completely novel, neuroscience-based solution to talent assessment. We replace questionnaires with neuroscience games and recommendation engine technology to provide the most precise, sophisticated solution available. Our clients are top-tier technology, professional and financial service firms. A recent client saw cost savings of $1.2M yet improved talent identification of 20% + cultural fit of 50%.

Why Us?

Started by Harvard & MIT trained PhDs, pymetrics ( is applying neuroscience assessment and data science to the world of career search. We replace questionnaires with neuroscience tasks and classical statistics with data science to ideally match people with jobs and companies. It is currently used by undergraduates + MBA students and consulting, finance + technology clients across the US. Bootstrapped by revenue, we recently raised $2.5M from a top tier VC firm to expand the team + product. We are looking for excellent engineers, UI/UX designers and a VP of Engineering to build out cutting-edge web applications and services using the best available technologies and practices.

We're building practical uses for new discoveries in neuroscience and bringing them to a large audience. This is a unique opportunity to join an early-stage team with a world-class team of scientists from top research institutions which has already found initial market fit (as demonstrated by customers and revenue) and raised sufficient seed capital to allow us to further develop our product and scale the business.

We are seeking world-class talent to help us form the core of our technical team and build our culture and processes.

New York City
1-10 employees
$2.5M Seed in 2013
Enterprise Software, Neuroscience, Human Resources, Predictive Analytics

pymetrics Jobs

Full-stack Engineers and VP of Engineering
$80K – $130K Salary
0.01% – 5.0% Equity
Full Time · New York City
UI/UX Designer
$60K – $90K Salary
0.01% – 2.0% Equity
Full Time · New York City
Head of Marketing
$40K – $40K Salary
0.0% – 0.0% Equity
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Benjamin Ling
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Jeff Hammerbacher
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Ron Shah
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