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Data Scientist

Permanent employee, Full-time · Vienna

We are happy that you have found your way to this job advertisement! If you are the kind of person who loves to get things done, this might be interesting for you. Would you like to make a difference and work at one of the most innovative companies in Austria?

If this is the case, please read on.

We want to save lives. And you can help us - be part of this journey!
What you will be doing:
  • 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 part of a team
What you bring along:

  • Degree in a quantitative field (e.g., computer science, statistics, math, physics, informatics)
  • Working experience in data science
  • Ability to work independently or as part of a team
  • Experience in Python
  • Experience with LINUX operating systems
  • Fluency in English. both written and spoken
Nice to haves: 

  • Experience with Java 
  • Experience in Natural Language Processing (NLP), especially when applied to medical data
  • Experience in Deep Learning and neural nets
  • Experience with ElasticSearch
  • 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
Why you should apply:
  • Be part of the meaningful mission to eliminate the guesswork out of medicine - every patient deserves the right diagnosis and treatment!
  • We appreciate your abilities and skills - no micro-management is needed
  • Work at a fast-growing company with great opportunities for career progression
  • We provide flexible hours 
  • Good accessibility (underground, bus, tram stations nearby)
  • Highly motivated employees must be remunerated appropriately. The minimum salary for this position is € 3094,- gross per month (full-time, collective wage agreement). The actual remuneration package will be guided by your professional experience and your qualifications, so increased payment is possible
Please send us the following in English:

  • CV (2 pages max.)
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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