Senior Data Scientist

San Francisco

Bodyport is hiring a senior data scientist. You will join an early-stage company dedicated to bringing lifesaving medical technology into every home. Bodyport is backed by notable investors in hardware and health, including Y Combinator.

As senior data scientist, you will lead the development of algorithms that will enable our products to detect, predict and prevent heart disease. You will decipher the patterns in large data sets, make key inferences and help guide the firmware team in implementing your findings.


    • Design and develop algorithms from biomedical signals in Matlab, Python, C, C++ or other suitable language
    • Use Bodyport's data sets to develop new insights and find new patterns
    • Interface with engineering teams to enhance sensor accuracy
    • Validate algorithms to show product accuracy on suitable subject population
    • Provide guidance to data collection teams on test protocols
    • Provide design input specifications, requirements, and guidance to software engineers for algorithm implementation
    • Have proficiency in learning algorithms (i.e. classification, bayesian and regression techniques), data mining, signal processing, and statistics


    • MS or PhD in computer science, data science, statistics or other relevant field
    • Expertise in machine learning, data mining, algorithm development and signal processing
    • Proficient in Matlab, Python, C and/or C++
    • Proficient in Microsoft Excel
    • Good database skills (SQL or other)
    • Loves solving difficult problems using data


    • Experience in developing algorithms for medical devices or health applications
    • Familiarity with embedded systems and firmware development

What we offer

    • Competitive salary and equity
    • Health Benefits
    • Open vacation policy
    • Great location in South Beach, SF near great lunch spots and cafes