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Senior Data Scientist

Permanent employee, Full-time · Attersee/Salzburg/Wien

Your responsibilities
  • Design and implement models to improve the diagnostic capabilities of Symptoma.
  • Communicate data-driven results to both key stakeholders and company-wide.
  • Own projects from development to deployment, either working independently or as a team lead.
  • Coaching Data Scientists and nurture the capabilities of the team as a whole.
Your profile
Must criteria:
  • Graduate degree (MSc/PhD) in a quantitative field (e.g., computer science, statistics, math, physics, informatics). 
  • >3 years of working experience in data science. 
  • Ability to lead projects.
  • Ability to work independently, but also as part of a team.
  • Experience in Python.
  • Experience with LINUX operating systems. 
  • Fluency in the English language.
Ideal criteria:
  • Experience with Java 
  • Experience in natural language processing, especially when applied to medical data. 
  • Experience in deep learning and neural nets. 
  • Experience with Elastic Search. 
  • Experience in software engineering, including code versioning and test-driven development. 
  • Experience with containerization (Docker) and cloud-computing.
  • Domain knowledge in medical informatics and/or digital health.
Your prospects
  • Your ideas and suggestions are highly valued and evaluated in a quick decision-making environment.
  • You can bring in your talent and new ways of thinking to shape the way we offer Symptom Checkers and Personal Health Assistants to the public.
  • Your responsibilities grow with the company and your achievements.
  • In accordance with Austrian law regulations it is stated that the minimum gross yearly salary for this position is 50,652 Euros (ST2 Regelstufe KV IT 2021). Your actual salary will depend on your training and experience.
Please send us the following:
  • Short letter of motivation (1 page)
  • CV (2 pages max.)
  • Contact details of 2-3 references
About us

We save lives. Are You in?

Symptoma was founded in 2006 to save up to 1.5 million lives each year with the right diagnosis.

Our Mission:

Every patient deserves the right diagnosis and treatment.

Our Vision:

Building the Digital Health Assistant championing for the patients’ sovereignty.

Our core values:

  1. Lean: Little resources, big impact.
  2. Helpful: Leave a dent in this universe – for the better.
  3. Strong: Each one of us has unique super-human skills.

We are a complementary team and joined for a bold mission worth fighting for. We know how to overcome and embrace even the biggest challenges. When we fail, we stand up and win even bigger.

Symptoma is a Digital Health Assistant. Patients and doctors enter symptoms, answer questions, and find a list of matching causes – sorted by probability. Symptoma empowers users to uncover even ultra-rare diseases.

We're looking forward to your application!
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