Senior Data Scientist

Cambridge, United Kingdom

£40-50,000 pa

Primary Role:

To contribute to Sphere Medical’s research and development activities as part of a multidisciplinary team, focussed towards the development of novel and innovative medical devices

To develop analytics projects within R&D, encompassing data processing & analysis, algorithm development and mathematical/computational modelling

To maintain and expand infrastructure for the analysis of data, trending and re-processing using new algorithms

Contribute to company-wide risk-management and problem-solving activities

Provide support, training & guidance for more junior colleagues

Identify and culture ideas for future sensing applications, including expansion of Intellectual Property (IP)

Education, Knowledge & Skills:

A masters-level degree, and PhD or equivalent experience in the physical sciences, mathematics or a related field (considered essential)

Extensive experience in programming for data analysis and visualisation (MATLAB), version control (e.g. SVN) and database integration (e.g. SQL)

Experience in building data processing pipelines

Experience of trend analysis and fault analysis within datasets

Technology- or product-development experience, ideally of medical devices

Knowledge of project management and software development processes

Personal Attributes:

Self-motivated and goal-orientated, with the ability to work independently and deliver to a deadline

Strong interpersonal skills with a desire to work within a multi-disciplinary team

Excellent verbal and written communication skills

An ideal applicant would have an effective & logical mindset, demonstrable experience of analytics/algorithm development in an industrial environment and an appreciation for project completion


Information for recruitment agencies

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