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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 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

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

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.

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