Modeler/Data Scientist

425 California Street
San Francisco, CA 94121
United States
Job Posted Date: 
March 18, 2019
Full-time Positions
Global Health

Metabiota is looking for an exceptional Modeler/Data Scientist. You will be a core member of the team responsible for evaluating and interpreting global infectious disease data with an eye towards developing models, creating statistical distributions of parameters, and performing model validation. Your core mission will be to build, manage, and scale infectious disease models within cloud computing environments. Your work will have direct public health and business implications.

Responsibilities: ● You will work closely with the Data Science, Engineering, and Product teams to research and create predictive models related to infectious diseases for government and commercial clients ● Build pipelines and scale models with cloud computing platforms (e.g., AWS and GCP) ● Develop appropriate models and methods for analysis and ensure the accuracy and reproducibility of data sets and analyses by following relevant work practices and procedures ● Provide interpretation of results and explain methodology to team members ● Create customer-facing reports of modeling/statistical work and present to internal and external stakeholders ● Ensure all modeling/statistical work is processed on time to appropriate quality levels

Your Profile—Who you are: You are an exceptional quant who craves to apply your skills to solve real world business problems. You are energetic, independent, and creative. You are nimble; build-test-validate-pivot is second nature to you. You are as comfortable building models by yourself as you are standing in front of a room and talking about your work.

Basic Qualifications: ● Experience with infectious diseases modeling is a must ● B.S. or Master’s degree/Ph.D. (preferred) in a data analytics or mathematics field, e.g. statistics, biostatistics, epidemiology ● Industry experience with building pipelines and scaling models with cloud computing platforms, e.g., AWS, GCP ● Experience with Docker and Container Technology is a strong plus ● Expertise with statistical software and associated programs, e.g., R (preferred), Python, SAS ● Experience in economic or financial models a plus, but not required ● The ability to effectively explain complex statistical models to individuals from different disciplinary backgrounds  ● Excellent oral and written communication skills ● Self-starter able to work independently and take ownership of work

Your Compensation: ● Strong competitive salary starts at $110k (base) annually ● Matching 401(k) ● Employer-paid health benefits, PTO and more

Job Requirements: 

Prior infectious disease data modeling experience is required.

How to Apply: 

Please send a cover letter and your resume via our website:

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