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Data Scientist at SOMA ANALYTICS

Data Scientist in London
Is your work stressing you out? SOMA Analytics has an app for that.
London-based health tech startup SOMA Analytics helps companies lower work-related stress among staff with a smartphone app that measures well-being and increases employees’ mental resilience.

SOMA Analytics is an investor-backed and award-winning startup that develops pioneering mobile health technology. We are creating the world’s first mobile-based mental resilience program, combining aspects from psychology and medicine with machine learning and hardware.

We are a tight-knit, international family that is passionate about building great products.

From encouraging unconventional and lean thinking to advocating a healthy lifestyle, we treat our employees as our greatest asset. Join our innovative team and set your inner geek free with like-minded and awesome workmates.

We are offering a position in our Data Science team. You’ll be given the opportunity to combine statistics with machine learning to create meaningful visualizations and help us gain insight into our data. Your work will directly help improve SOMA Analytics’ products, which are used by companies and individuals around the world.

…you are barking up the wrong tree! This is what SOMA offers:
-Business dress-code
-Challenging position in a growing startup starting ASAP
-Your chance to commit code on day 1
-An Office in the epicenter of Europe’s startup capital, London
-Opportunity to learn about and contribute to SOMA’s innovative research
-Lots of fun team events (laser quest, get-away weekends, dinner/drinks)
-Competitive salary

Is this you?
-At Least two years of work experience as a data scientist (or statistician)
-Ability to work in lean startup environment
-Solid understanding of mathematical and statistical concepts
-Experience with data analysis tools such as Python, R or Matlab
-High aptitude and quick learner
-Experience with SQL
-Experience with visualizing complex data
-Desired: Knowledge of and/or interest in developing and applying machine learning methods to improving data analysis

Our vision
To reduce work-related stress and make work-life more sustainable. By leveraging technology, our aim is to build state of the art health programmes which are evidence-based, smartphone-driven and preventative.

Specialties
Stress Management, Health & Wellbeing, Mental Resilience, Data Science, Design, Smartphone

Product
SOMA Analytics’ flagship product is Kelaa, a mobile phone application that measures and analyzes the effects of psychological stress and provides you with a 14 day program to improve your mental resilience. The technology combines aspects from psychology and medicine with machine learning and hardware. We provide employers tools and mechanisms to improve their employee’s well-being. Our flagship product is an evidence based mobile resilience programme for employees which provides personalized improvement plans and interventions based on biometric information tracked by a smartphone.

Mental resilience is your ability to deal with stressful situations and bounce back from setbacks.

Team
We are an innovative start-up based in London’s TechCity, comprising a team of psychologists, computer scientists and mathematicians. Our firm is supported by leading universities, researchers & clinicians in the field of medicine, occupational and positive psychology.

PeterSchneider_SOMA_AnalyticsPeter Schneider, Co-Founder CTO at SOMA Analytics
• Studied at Christian Albrechts University Kiel, TU Chemnitz
Peter is the father of the idea. He masters in quantitative economics at the University of Kiel and also studies informatics at the University of Hagen. He receives a scholarship from the Foundation of German Business and has considerable experience in IT for tech-startups. Peter has spent a semester abroad studying at the Sorbonne University in Paris, France.

JohannHuber_SOMA_AnalyticsJohann Huber, Founder and CEO at SOMA Analytics
• Studied at University of St. Gallen (Switzerland)
Johann Huber is a digital health entrepreneur who was awarded the status of HSG entrepreneur of the year 2013 in Switzerland and holds a masters in business innovation (St. Gallen) as well as a bachelor in engineering (Germany). Alongside that, Huber secured several merit based scholarships and founded two business prior to SOMA.

ChistopherLorenz_SOMA_AnalyticsChristopher Lorenz, Co-Founder at SOMA Analytics
• Studied at Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel
With his background in Mathematics and Data Analysis Christopher is the person who brings understanding to the application’s data outputs and identifies key trends and insights. Holding an Honours Masters in Mathematics (elite graduate program TopMath at Technical University of Munich) he is doing a PhD in Financial Mathematics at University of Mannheim.

Our awards
* Kairos Society K50
* Healthbox Accelerator London 2012
* JnJ Digital Health Masterclass Participant
* TEDMED 2013 Participant
* Code_n Finalist
* UNESCO netexplo Award Winner
* UKTI Global Entrepreneurs programme
* EIT ICT Labs 2nd prize
* Smart UK Finalist

Interested? If you are just about to send us your standard cover letter—STOP! You can send us your CV (if you want), but instead we would love to see some projects you have worked on in the past – show us what you’re good at!

Send your material along with salary expectations.

Soma Analytics UK
Industry : Health, Wellness and Fitness
Company Size : 11-50 employees
Founded: 2012
London HQ
Unit 6, 104 Clifton street
London, EC2A 4DF
United Kingdom
Website: http://www.soma-analytics.com