Algorithm Engineer / Data Scientist

San Francisco, CA

We’re creating a revolution in wearable technology with Motiv Ring. A solution so discreet and comfortable you can forget you’re wearing it, so durable you’ll never need to take it off and so well designed you won’t want to.

Our Team + You

Our experienced team’s background runs deep in design, technology, and science. We have created everything from products you already use every day to advancements that have taken us far into the reaches of space. Your hard work will be deeply valued and you have the opportunity to see your innovations impact and evolve our product into a market leading wearable technology.

We offer a competitive compensation package with meaningful equity and health benefits. Join our quickly growing team of amazing people and enjoy your days at our casual and creative SOMA office.

What you will bring

We are hiring an Algorithm Engineer/Data Scientist that is passionate about taking wearable technology to the next level. This position will report to our Director of Data Science, who has a track record of delivering top-performing wearable products to the consumer market. We are looking for someone that is exceptionally excited about working with stochastic biological signals to derive meaningful consumer insights. This individual must be meticulous and tenacious in their pursuit of high-performing wearable solutions.

Where you have been

Minimum of 3 years experience deploying production-grade algorithms preferably in the wearable technology and/or medical device sectors.

  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s of Science in a discipline such as Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Mathematics, or similar technical field. MS/PhD candidates are preferred. However, relevant experience and the ability to develop production-ready algorithms are more important than educational pedigree.
  • Background in DSP and machine learning with the desire to stay current in those fields. Should be familiar with techniques for adaptive filtering, classification, model generation, and clustering.
  • Experience prototyping algorithms in Matlab or Python.
  • Experience deploying algorithms to one or more of the following: device firmware, mobile applications, and/or cloud-based solutions. Strong awareness of computational complexity and available resources is mandatory.
  • Ability to read, understand, and prototype algorithms based on published scientific literature.
  • Experience with accelerometer and photoplethysmography signals is desired.
  • Experience with gesture recognition is preferred.
  • Fluent in C and MATLAB or Python.
  • Is a friendly and articulate team player. Is able to interact with the hardware, firmware, software, and design teams to design, deploy, and debug product features.

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