Othram is the world’s only laboratory purpose-built to combine genome sequencing with advanced human identification applications. The laboratory, based in The Woodlands, Texas, is also the only facility in the United States or Canada offering end-to-end, in-house processing from forensic evidence to investigative leads. Over the last three years, this technology has helped law enforcement crack hundreds of cases at the local, state, and federal level, many of which had been unsolved for decades.
The Data Scientist will be responsible for collecting, analyzing, and visualizing data ranging from business analytics and customer interactions to human genetics and genetic genealogy.
Identify new sources of valuable data and automate collection and analysis.
Research and develop statistical models and tools for data analysis.
Coordinate closely with product management and engineers to design, prove, and implement new algorithms, statistical models, and processes.
Develop data visualization techniques to provide insights into data patterns, user behavior, etc.
Understand business objectives, and propose novel solutions and strategies to effectively meet those requirements.
Proven experience working as a data scientist or analyst.
Excellent verbal and written communication and presentation skills.
Knowledge of Python programming and SQL databases. Experience with other statistics languages/tools like R or Matlab is a plus, as is knowledge of other programming languages like C/C++ or Rust.
Experience with business intelligence tools (e.g. Tableau, Amazon QuickSight) and data storage and processing frameworks (e.g. Hadoop, Amazon EMR, Redshift).
Educational background computer science, statistics, applied mathematics, or a related field. Education in data science or another quantitative field is preferred.
Othram is an equal-opportunity employer, and we encourage candidates from all backgrounds to apply. Our team is on a mission to help families, affected by crime or the loss of a loved one, get the answers they deserve. If you are passionate about helping others, and have the focus and dedication to build new things from scratch, join our team and help us make the world a safer and more just place.