Data Science - SidekickHealth


You have a passion for developing actionable insights from vast amounts of data - insights that will help us make smarter decisions and improve our products and services. You have an excellent command of various data mining tools and techniques, statistical analysis and building high quality prediction systems and a proven ability to translate your work into business impact. Preferably you have a Master’s or PHD in Statistics, Mathematics, Computer Science or another quantitative field.

Our ideal candidate will have:

  • Excellent understanding of machine learning techniques and algorithms, such as k-NN, Naive Bayes, SVM, Decision Forests, etc.

  • Experience with data visualisation tools, such as D3.js, GGplot, etc.

  • Good applied statistics skills, such as distributions, statistical testing, regression, etc.

  • Good scripting and programming skills 

  • Strong problem solving skills with an emphasis on product development.

  • Experience using statistical computer languages (R, Python, SLQ, etc.) to manipulate data and draw insights from large data sets.

  • Knowledge of a variety of machine learning techniques (clustering, decision tree learning, artificial neural networks, etc.) and their real-world advantages/drawbacks.

  • Knowledge of advanced statistical techniques and concepts (regression, properties of distributions, statistical tests and proper usage, etc.) and experience with applications.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills for coordinating across teams.

  • We’re looking for someone with experience manipulating data sets and building statistical models, has a Master’s or PHD in Statistics, Mathematics, Computer Science or another quantitative field.

 

For more information contact:
Sverrir Briem - sverrir@hagvangur.is
Jóhann Pétur - johann@hagvangur.is

 

About SidekickHealth 

We develop and market digital therapeutics that revolutionize the prevention and management of diseases such as heart diseases, inflammatory diseases, and type 2 diabetes.

Our clients – including some of the world’s leading pharmaceutical and insurance companies – use our digital treatments in combination with traditional medical treatment to improve people’s health and wellbeing at scale.

Our digital treatment platform uniquely combines game design, behavioral science, artificial intelligence and world-class health content, to tackle some of the world’s most pressing health challenges.

Based in Reykjavik, our rapidly growing team includes medical doctors, behavioral experts, designers, developers, and sales and marketing professionals and we offer our team members a fast-paced, creative and collaborative environment. We are looking for ambitious, innovative and driven people to join our team and help us shape the future of health.

Umsóknarfrestur til og með 22. ágúst 2019