Posted Mar 20 2019
London or Edinburgh
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We are seeking a Director, Data Science, reporting to our CTO, to lead and build our data science team. You will be hands-on with prior experience in a data science leadership role. You will have 4 key strategic objectives:
1. Support the development of our wearable device and 3rd party integrations to ensure we capture the necessary data for product development
2. Deriving new actionable health insights from the vast and complex amount of individual-level health data we collect
3. Using these actionable insights to predict health trajectory and recommend therapeutic interventions in order to save lives and reduce healthcare delivery costs
4. Rigorously validate our models through design and execution of clinical and healthy volunteer validation studies and experiments
You will split your time between people management, team development, recruitment and oversight of algorithmic development and implementation as well as considerable statistical validation, risk analysis and software verification efforts. This role will involve working closely with executive leadership, sales, marketing, product managers, software engineers, electronics engineers and external stakeholders.
There will be opportunities for research, publication and attendance at academic conferences.