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Senior Data Scientist

  • Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands
€4,400 - €5,000 per monthR&D

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Company Description

NOWATCH is an Amsterdam-based health innovation company for the curious. By blending cutting-edge technology with the leading science around mental health, we explore the frontiers of wellbeing. The NOWATCH Awareable is our flagship product, and the first step on our journey towards helping people recover from stress quickly and enjoy more meaningful lives – because Time is NOW.

NOWATCH pioneers in the wearable market with new algorithms and sensors. Our hardware and software solution is part of a large and growing wearable industry. NOWATCH is backed by strong investors with teams in Amsterdam (NL), Oulu (Finland), Santa Barbara (USA), Djapur (INDIA). For more information, visit

Job Description

We are looking for a senior data scientist to develop and run data-centered projects. You should have an affinity for wearable technology, psychophysiology, and health to join our growing team. If you are curious and self-driven, eager to drive innovation, with a keen ability to explore data and extract relevant insights, we would love to hear from you.

Key Responsibilities

• Formulating, suggesting, and executing data-driven projects.
• Collating and cleaning data from various entities.
• Selecting and employing advanced statistical procedures.
• Cross-validating models to ensure their generalizability.
• Producing reports detailing the successes and limitations of each project.
• Translating data into meaningful, actionable insights.
• Creating data visualisations with the customer in mind.
• Staying informed on scientific and industry-related literature relevant to research and product development.
• Support and contribute to data collection efforts, as needed.

Job requirements


• Advanced degree in research methods, health science, data science, statistics, computer science, or relevant experience.

• Demonstrable history planning, leading, and executing data-centered projects.

• Excellent skills in data cleaning, manipulation, and transformation.

• Experience programming (Python preferred).

• Proven experience and fluency with a wide range of statistical methods (e.g. multilevel, cluster, survival, etc.).

• Competent in machine learning principles and techniques.

• Experience with signal processing.

• Proven ability to handle large datasets in a research context.

• Experience with physiology and time series data.

• Experience and competence leading data-centered projects with different research designs: qualitative, experimental, longitudinal etc.

• Strong data visualization skills.

• Strong critical thinking skills and attention to detail.

• Ability to relay insights in layman's terms.

What we offer

  • Work experience in a global Startup Tech company with room for personal development
  • The chance to be part of a young and ambitious team of internationals
  • A broad scope of responsibilities through which you can learn and expand your skill set
  • Apple MacBook
  • NOWATCH of choice
  • Flexible working hours
  • Location of Amsterdam with ability to work partly from home
  • Great team, culture and place to work with quarterly team days


We are a small team of very enthusiastic, hard-working people. We go at the speed of trust and make our own rules to create the best possible environment for our interns. You'll definitely fit in if you have a hands-on and positive approach, think outside your own department, and wanna join our movement in helping people get more from each moment in life.