Data Scientist - Medical Device R&D

Posted 8 March by Vector Recruitment Ltd Easy Apply

A superb opportunity for an ambitious Data Scientist (Algorithm Development / Machine Learning) has been created at a growing medical device company in Cambridgeshire. The Data Scientist will have a strong background in algorithm development & coding (Python or R), and exploratory data analysis. This is a perfect position for a talented Data Scientist to play a key role in ground breaking medical/healthcare technology development projects. This is an exceptional role for a talented Data Scientist at a truly innovative medical device company offering excellent career development opportunities coupled with a highly attractive rewards package.

This growing Medical Technology Company is set to revolutionise the healthcare marketplace with their novel non-invasive diagnostics device. The technology is unique in its ability to be used in a clinical setting for the early detection of disease biomarkers. This will ensure quick diagnosis and early treatment resulting in a significant increase in survival rates -and potentially significant cost savings for the global healthcare industry. Needless to say the excitement surrounding the company is huge and they have generated significant interest from third parties and investors all keen to play a part in bringing this technology to market.

The Data Scientist (Algorithm Development) will carry out exploratory data analysis using Python or R, on patient data as part of the biomarker discovery process, as well as contributing to the development of the analytical software currently under development.

The company are growing strongly and are looking for talented Scientists & Engineers (at all levels) to be a part of their evolution; to be a figure in the development of a technology set to save hundreds of thousands of lives a year. In return they offer an exemplary working culture with opportunities for career development and of course an attractive financial package (we have been asked not to advertise the salary openly but the figures we have been quoted are excellent -and the benefits include potentially highly lucrative share options).

To be considered for the role of Data Scientist (Algorithm Development, Python or R) you will need the following:

  • A Master's Degree or PhD in a quantitative field (Physics, Maths, Computer Science or Statistics, Computational Biology etc.)
  • Essential Skills & Experience
  • Computer modelling or machine learning
  • Algorithm development
  • Data visualization
  • Statistical analysis of large data sets
  • Proficiency in Python or R
  • Data Cleaning
  • Relational and non-relational databases
  • Desirable (but not essential)
  • Exposure to analysis of spectral or sensor data

Required skills

  • Data Visualization
  • Machine Learning
  • Python
  • Algorithm Development
  • R
  • Computer Modelling

Reference: 34638025

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