Data Scientist

Metrosert AS is investing into the healthcare data sector via a newly created research and development centre. Our new team in this field is highly motivated in creating patient benefit via enabling research and pharma collaborations in the health data sector. As we expand our team, we are looking for a talented Research Scientist to help us break new ground in use of personal lifestyle, clinical and biomedical data for healthcare services.

Are you experienced in advanced statistical modelling and analyses? Are you passionate about analysing large health data? Do you thrive on scientific discussions and discovery driven research? If so, we want you to join our team as Data Scientist. 

As a Data Scientist, you will be an integral part of the Metrosert Health Data scientific and R&D team. 

Your key responsibilities will include:


  • Statistical modelling and analysis: Tackling analytical challenges in working with large, complex datasets at the interface of biology, medicine and public health.
  • Data management: Data interoperability and security, communicating with public and private sector data owners both in Estonia and abroad. Working with IT specialists on privacy and security measures for storing and processing sensitive and/or personal data.
  • Providing input to research grant, ethics applications and data access requests.
  • Progress presentation: Present project progress to team members and stakeholders, both internally and externally, highlighting achievements and addressing challenges.
Essential requirements:
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher education in a STEM subject (science, technology, engineering or maths) or equivalent.
  • Good problem solving skills and ability to work as part of a team.
  • Advanced knowledge of statistical modelling and analyses, including machine learning approaches, using R, Python, MATLAB or other computational environments for data analyses.
  • Experience in working in Unix-based command line environments, including writing custom shell scripts.
  • Good oral and written communication skills, including fluency in English.
  • Strong organizational abilities with an eye for detail.
Desirable skills and experiences:
  • Track record in advanced statistical analyses of large and complex datasets.
  • Project management and teamwork.
  • Scientific communication and reporting.
What We Offer:
  • The chance to be part of a passionate team driving impactful advancement for healthcare in one of the most advanced digital health systems worldwide.
  • A dynamic and collaborative work environment that values the employees.
  • Opportunities for professional growth and development.
  • Competitive compensation and benefits package.
If you’re a motivated and skilled analyst with a passion for scientific research in healthcare, we invite you to apply for the role of Research Scientist at Metrosert AS. Join us in shaping the future of healthcare through scientific research and development of services based on personal health data.
To apply, please submit your resume and a cover letter detailing your qualifications and why you’re the ideal candidate for this position. Include any relevant experience for the essential requirements and desired skills. We look forward to reviewing your application.
Metrosert AS is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

Application deadline 04.03.24 

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