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Data Scientist - part time

Posted Oct 06, 2020

Data Scientist with experience in machine learning (feature selection, model training, model evaluation) and knowledge of statistics

Requirements

  • Available to work part-time (15+ hours a week) during the school year of 2019-20 and full-time during the summer of 2020

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, statistics, applied mathematics, bioinformatics, or a related discipline

  • Proficiency with model building pipeline, including data wrangling, machine learning model development, and model evaluation

  • Knowledge of statistics, including basic hypothesis testing, outliers detection, regression results interpretation

  • Located in the Greater Boston area

Responsibilities

  • Analyze data for trends and patterns, and interpret data with a clear objective in mind

  • Build machine learning models

  • Select and apply appropriate mathematical tools, write the code to implement your solution

  • Communicate analytic results to team members without statistical backgrounds

  • Work with physiological (heart rate, steps, sleep), blood and DNA data and detect outliers and optimal zones

Skills

  • Proficiency with R or Python, including popular packages (tidyverse, caret, pandas, tensorflow, etc.)

  • Comfortable working with modern software engineering tools, including the command line, version control, and writing tests

  • Master’s degree in computer science, stats, applied math, bioinformatics, or a related discipline

  • 2+ years of data science experience (including personal projects on GitHub)

  • Knowledge or interest in biology

About InsideTracker

InsideTracker is the leading personalized nutrition platform which generates ultra-customized recommendations to optimize an individual’s health by tracking and analyzing blood and genetic biomarkers using a patented algorithm.

Our expert system matches the most relevant, science-based recommendations to each individual based on blood data, DNA data and demographics, as well as self-reported preferences and goals. InsideTracker was founded in 2009 by leading scientists in aging, genetics and biometric data from MIT, Tufts and Harvard.

We are a seasoned and high performance team in a period of rapid growth. Relentlessly dedicated to what we do and why we do it, InsideTracker is fueled by our mission to transform the way every human being eats, sleeps and moves to live a longer, better life.

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