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31 Oct 2016

Full-Time Data Scientist – DNA analysis

MyHeritage – Posted by MyHeritage Or Yehuda, Tel Aviv District, Israel

Job Description

As our new Data Scientist, you will play a critical role in the most strategic and game-changing new arena for MyHeritage — DNA analysis

You will help define and build the company’s know-how in the DNA analysis realm while helping us create state-of-the-art DNA analysis products. You will deal with hundreds of thousands of genotyped individuals, use this vast amount of information for internal and business research, while also working hands-on side by side with MyHeritage’s R&D developers.

What you bring:

  • M.Sc./PhD degree in Statistics/Computer Science/Bioinformatic (or similar) from a prestigious university. Graduation with honors — major plus
  • Highly analytical, data-focused and detail-oriented
  • Proficiency in R/Python/Julia/Octave for reproducible data analysis.
  • Experience with statistics/machine learning methodologies.
  • Experience with scripted data visualization (Shiny or equivalent).
  • Advantage – Experience with graphical probabilistic models

How to Apply

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Job Categories: Data Scientist / Statistician. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: DNA, Julia, Msc, Octave, PhD, python, and r.

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