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Lead Data Scientist

Job Title: Lead Data Scientist
Location: New York
Salary: 200000
Start Date: ASAP
Contact Name: Mia Monaghan
Contact Email:
Job Published: 10 months ago

Job Description

My client, a fast growing, venture-backed wellness startup based in New York City are looking for a Lead Data Scientist to join their small team. Their technology makes it possible for people to get custom vitamin recommendations based on their diets and health goals.

Do you specialize in machine learning? Are you also a highly technical analyst who is comfortable with modern tools of data analysis and the scale of data at a tech start-up? If so, I think this is the role for you!

As part of a small team at a young company, you'll also work closely with engineering to guide the instrumentation of new events and data sources. You will help establish a solid foundation for the data stack and build a culture of rigorous analysis across numerous different departments. 


  • Master's degree or Doctorate in Computer Science, Mathematics, Physics, Statistics, or other quantitative field
  • 3+ years of professional experience either at a tech startup or financial corporation
  • Proficiency with Python and the scientific Python suite (numpy, pandas, scikit-learn, matplotlib, Jupyter notebooks)
  • Expertise in deep learning
  • Perform deep analyses into product performance and customer behavior, with an emphasis on machine learning prediction
  • Manage high-dimensional datasets, including with clustering and dimensionality reduction
  • Collaborate cross-functionally with other teams
  • Work closely with the head of data science and executives to inform strategic decisions in marketing, operations, and product

Salary up to $200,000