Senior Data Scientist

Posted: Jun 11, 2019

About Quantgene: Quantgene is launching a product poised to change the course of medicine: a multi-cancer screening test capable of detecting the ten deadliest cancers in the blood at the earliest possible stage. Our clinical network includes some of the largest clinical institutions in the US and Europe. Global leaders in science, oncology, and biotech have validated our research and methodologies. Quantgene's wet lab division is led by one of the most accomplished teams in genomic diagnostics. We are small, agile and highly effective. We are a team of 20, and growing fast. Description Be a hands-on expert practitioner, leading the development and implementation of deep learning (CNN, RNN, etc…) models to identify, profile, and classify blood samples from affected and control patients Research and implement algorithms and techniques in deep learning and machine learning in the field of early cancer detection Perform advanced analyses on large and complex proprietary data sets of genomic data Supervise and mentor junior data scientists Implement testing frameworks Review code, diagnostic output and methodologies Work well in a lean and dynamic startup environment Skills and Experience Advanced degree (MS or PhD) in Computer Science, Mathematics, Statistics, Electrical Engineering or equivalent 5+ years of work experience in machine learning or deep learning Development experience in Python (industry or academic) Experience in manipulating datasets to extract signals from noisy data Development experience with a major deep learning framework (Tensorflow, Torch, Caffe, etc) Ability to communicate results of machine learning models with leadership teams Experience planning and documenting research work Experience leading a lean team of data scientists is a plus Experience developing an original machine learning or deep learning model on new data is a plus Experience with genomic data is a plus Location, Perks, Compensation, and Timeline Compensation is competitive, including substantial stock options. We offer vacation, 401k matching, and medical/dental insurance. We are in the Arts & Tech district in Santa Monica, CA in a modern, bright, and spacious converted industrial barn with a full kitchen…all within walking distance to the Metro. Work-from-home and flex days are available. Must live in the Los Angeles area and be willing to commute to our office. Relocation is possible for the right candidate. Culture Quantgene values entrepreneurial thinkers who love to devise new ideas and drive them to fruition. Your voice will be heard here, and welcome. Our office is a collaborative environment with smart people who are passionate about wellness, changing healthcare, and saving lives through early cancer detection. It’s fun, challenging, and ultimately meaningful work that makes a genuine difference.

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