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Data Scientist

iRhythm Technologies

Job Description

Data Scientist / Machine Learning Engineer

Job Summary

iRhythm Technologies, Inc. is a San Francisco-based medical device company combining novel diagnostic device and data analysis concepts together to create a new approach to cardiac rhythm monitoring. We are looking for a data scientist / machine learning engineer to help develop the next generation of our algorithms and play a key role in our data science initiatives. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to join a new team applying data-driven machine learning technologies to large data sets from wearable medical sensors.


  • Design, build and test machine learning algorithms for the analysis of electrocardiogram (ECG) signal data
  • Perform exploratory data analysis and visualizations of multivariate clinical data sets
  • Work closely with our software engineering team and clinical experts to deploy machine learning algorithms into production

Required Qualifications

  • MS or PhD in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Statistics or a related quantitative field
  • Excellent knowledge of various machine learning classification algorithms, statistical modeling and time-series analysis
  • Basic knowledge of signal processing concepts like filtering, Fourier and wavelet transforms
  • Strong programming skills in Python and familiarity with python libraries like numpy, scikit-learn, pandas etc.
  • Excellent knowledge of data structures, algorithms and modern OOP techniques
  • Experience working with real-world data sets with possible noise in data and labels
  • Ability to work independently and meet deadlines
  • Strong interpersonal and verbal communication skills

Desired/Preferred Qualifications

  • Previous research experience with biomedical signals
  • Familiarity or experience with recent advances in deep neural network architectures and software frameworks like Theano and TensorFlow
  • Experience developing software in a Unix/Linux programming environment
  • Familiarity with cloud computing and big data technologies

FLSA Status    Exempt

iRhythm Technologies, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer (M/F/V/D).

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Job Location
650 Townsend St
San Francisco, CA 94103
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Employment Type:
Full Time