Senior Biostatistician

Location: Worldwide

We are actively looking for a Senior Biostatistician with expertise in high throughput experiments in genomics and/or microbial ecology data. This person will build classic statistical, Bayesian, and machine learning models. Modelling aims will include inference and prediction. We process soil samples and obtain our own soil taxonomic, soil functional and soil ecological data, and collect as well other relevant metadata from public repositories. We are interested in developing novel methodologies that can enhance our products' utility for our clients.

Your responsibilities

  • Evaluate existing production and development code with an aim to improve rigor, accuracy, and/or performance
  • Conduct timely structured analyses for reports and publications
  • Evaluate and rapidly implement several approaches in cases of novel problems, and propose an appropriate solution
  • Document, report, and present clearly the analysis flow, according to the principles of reproducible research
  • Communicate, explain, and contextualize statistical concepts and results to a wide variety of stakeholders (with varying degrees of statistical know-how)
  • Support the data science team in the form of statistical advice as well as developing solutions
  • Support comprehension and actionability of our BeCrop & Gheom reports, ensuring the satisfaction and recurrence of clients
  • Timely and successful delivery of our solutions according to customer needs

You have

  • Passion for innovation, agriculture and technology
  • An undergraduate or master’s degree in Biostatistics, Machine Learning, Data Science, or a related field
  • At least 3 years of experience as a data scientist / biostatistician
  • At least 1 year of experience with genomic data (soil data experience is plus)
  • Knowledge of a wide variety of statistical and machine learning models at both theoretical and practical levels
  • Advanced-level R or Python skills (ability to automate is crucial)
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate, present and influence credibly and effectively at all levels of the organization
  • Strong business sense, and industry expertise
  • You are fluent in English and (Spanish is a big plus)
  • You are a multi-task maker (this is key for the position), the moment you get out of bed, you’re getting stuff done

You might also have

  • A PhD degree, and/or several years of experience after your degree
  • Management experience
  • A can-do "make it happen" attitude: you are comfortable making decisions with little supervision, and you would never say “That’s not my job!”
  • Feel comfortable when facing the unknown and don’t shy away from challenges
  • You want to make an impact
  • Sense of humor and ability to have fun!

We have

An international rock-star team working on improving the health of our planet. With a fun and energetic working environment, our multi-skilled dedicated team composed of industry experts, top scientists, and talented engineers loves spreading expertise, creativity and desire for self- improvement. Our cultural DNA is based on these five values:

  • Inspire one another
  • Innovate in all we do
  • Leave a mark on the world
  • Find the possible in the impossible
  • Be direct and transparent

We provide competitive salaries and some of the best perks in the industry, including:

  • Flexible work environment
  • Time when you need it, generous vacation policy
  • Encouragement to get out of the office and into the field to see first-hand how our products are being used
  • We take part and offer workshops, conferences, meet-up groups, and tech-talks to encourage participation and growth in both community involvement and career development

We´d love to hear from you! Send your LinkedIn URL and resume to jobs@biomemakers.com