Job Opening

Data Scientist

Location
Helsinki
Commitment
Full-Time
Team
Engineering

Kaiku Health is looking for a Data Scientist to join our product team in Helsinki. You will take part in building our next generation digital patient monitoring and guidance platform that improves the outcomes of cancer treatments.

Nurses and physicians use the product to manage patients’ treatment journeys, follow patients’ symptoms and quality of life, and communicate with patients about their treatments. We value quality software as we’re building a product that will be used by people of all ages with varying skills. You would be working in a team that is a mix of design, engineering, data science, and medical professionals.

As a Data Scientist you will work in cooperation with our engineering team, medical science team and product management to build production grade machine learning systems and to draw insights from data to benefit our users including both cancer patients and health care professionals. You will also participate in our machine learning and data science related R&D activities including academic research conducted jointly with our partner clinics and hospitals. We value earlier experience in the medical field but it is not required.

Interested? Great, we can’t wait to hear from you! Apply by sending your CV, application, or portfolio to people@kaikuhealth.com. For additional information and questions please contact jussi.ekstrom@kaikuhealth.com.

What we expect from you
  • 2+ years of experience in the field of data science, especially in machine learning from concepts to implementation
  • Experience with Python and libraries such as pandas, scikit-learn and Flask
  • Master’s or PHD in Statistics, Mathematics, Computer Science or another quantitative field
  • Experience in academic research is a plus
  • Experience in web development and with Ruby on rails, SQL, analytics pipelines, R or Docker is a plus
  • Understanding of modern software development tools and technologies
  • You communicate fluently in English (Finnish, German and/or Swedish is a plus).
What we offer you
  • High ownership of your work in a humane, respectful and open organization
  • Meaningful work that has real-life impact on cancer patients’ well-being
  • Occupational health care service and an extended private healthcare insurance
  • Possibility for remote working
Our recruiting process
  • Get to know one another
    At the first meeting we want to get to know you. We’ll talk about where you stand at the moment, what motivates you and what are your life goals at the moment. This is also an opportunity for you to learn more about Kaiku Health.
  • Show your skills
    This part is either a technical interview combined with coding exercise or a role-specific case interview. We aim to get a clear overview of your skills and how we could help you grow. Growing together and learning from each other is one of our values.
  • Greet the CEO
    Our CEO and Co-Founder Lauri chats with you to discuss our culture and to learn about your ambitions: how you would contribute in Kaiku Health’s mission to improve lives through health data science.
About Kaiku Health

Kaiku Health is a digital health company aiming to improve cancer patients’ quality of life through health data science. Our pioneering patient monitoring platform is used in routine care by over 50 clinics in Europe. Founded in 2012, Kaiku Health has raised over 6 million euros in total funding. We are based in Helsinki, but our people also harbour in Frankfurt and Stockholm.

Founded
in 2012 in Aalto University, Espoo, Finland.
Employees
30+ and counting
Offices
in Finland, sweden and Germany
Operations
Switzerland, Germany, Italy, Sweden and Finland

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