Mousera: Data Scientist

Lead our focus in collecting and extracting scientifically relevant metrics from large multi-modal sensor datasets.

Mousera At: Mousera
Location: San Mateo, CA

Mousera empowers biomedical investigators with technology that accelerates the pre-clinical drug discovery and development pipeline. Researchers can design, run, and analyze experiments that rapidly surface insights and high volumes of quality data. The Mousera platform improves the speed and reproducibility of pre-clinical research so that it is more predictive of how drugs perform in humans. The result is that better therapies get moved more quickly to patients who need them.

Founded in 2013, we have a proven product, an awesome team, happy clients, smart investors and advisors, and plans to double in 2015 and beyond. Want to use your experience to help save lives? Here's the chance for you to make this a reality.

The role:
We're hiring a Data Scientist to lead our focus in collecting and extracting scientifically relevant metrics from large multi-modal sensor datasets. You'll work directly with our Head of Data and Algorithms, Scientists and Researchers, and Engineers to leverage unique large-scale datasets to solve challenging problems and accelerate scientific breakthroughs in human health.

Relevant and cool things you'll do:
  • Build new metrics, analyses and visualizations that will help us decide what data to collect and how to collect it.
  • Partner with our scientists and engineers to improve data quality and identify relevant data.
  • Work with (traditional) scientists to develop new and relevant metrics and analyses.
  • Have access to unprecedented datasets. We're talking hundreds of terabytes of multi-modal sensor data is collected by our proprietary platform.
  • Make a positive impact. By targeting research areas that include widespread medical challenges your work will lead to a direct positive change on human health.
  • Analyze data for the purpose of improving processes and occasional data engineering.

Our ideal candidate has:
  • Experience with Python, R and MATLAB
  • Masters Degree or PhD in Statistics or Computer Science with a strong focus on Data Sciences, or related field.
  • 2+ years of work experience in Data Science.

Bonus points for:
  • Experience with Cassandra, Hadoop or MapReduce
  • Experience with Kairos
  • Previous work experience at a startup or within a small team.
  • Experience with clinical trials or biological data.
  • Experience with sensor data and working with hardware teams.

More about our team: We're a group of talented individuals from a range of disciplines who've come together to radically improve the world of pre-clinical trials to accelerate medical advances so that we all lead longer, healthier lives.

  • Say what we'll do and then do it. As a small team, we've accomplished an incredible amount in 7 months.
  • Are technical polymaths. If it's technical, we either know about it or want to learn about it.
  • Have a wide range of interests, which is why we're in this company in the first place.
  • Work in the office as much as is necessary, but are focused on results more than hours-in-a-chair-at-the-office.
  • Are focused on making serious progress while acknowledging and paying for technical debt.
  • Our dev office is in San Mateo and the remote-controlled lab is in the South Bay.

And we're offering:
  • Good salaries and good benefits. Who doesn't want that?
  • Stock options
  • Catered lunch most days and fully stocked kitchen
  • Flexible work hours and Friday demo days/happy hours
  • Relaxed office in San Mateo
  • Company offsites and retreats including a whole week in the summer when we close up shop and go on vacation B-)

Apply online.