Ava AG

The company was founded in 2014 and is based in Zurich, Switzerland. Ava AG develops Ava, a sensor bracelet that is worn during the night, which measures physiological parameters and predicts a woman’s next fertile window and ovulation

Ava AG Zürich, Switzerland
30/07/2018
Full time
Ava AG is an award-winning startup company based in Zürich/Switzerland. We have recently launched a novel wearable device that has the potential to significantly increase quality of life of millions of women. The core of our business are smart algorithms which exactly and reliably predict a woman’s fertile days. Would you like to join us in this challenging adventure? Responsibilities Design and implement databases to securely store Ava’s rapidly growing data lake Ensure performant integration into Spark and Spark SQL Write and maintain data ingestion and monitoring tools Assist implementation of server-sided algorithms in the areas of fertility, contraception, pregnancy and others in close collaboration with the data science team Support the continuous improvement of Ava’s data infrastructure About you: Master’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent Proven solid knowledge in Spark and Spark SQL in conjunction with at least one major SQL database and one major No-SQL database Experience with cloud based, virtual computer environments Strong knowledge in Python is a must, PySpark a plus Experience in working with large sets of (preferably physiological) data is a strong plus Knowledge of machine learning algorithms and tools is a plus Strong analytical skills and process-oriented work style, pragmatic and result oriented Strong communication skills, fluency in English Stress-resistant, even in fast-paced and busy situations Are you fascinated by the idea to support a young and promising team and company to success? Would you like to contribute to a highly motivated team, with a lot of space for your own initiatives? We appreciate you share our excitement for Ava. Please be aware that only fully documented applications (CV, motivation letter, reference letter, diplomas) can be considered. Should you not hear back from us within 3 weeks your application has unfortunately not been successful for the respective role.
Ava AG Zürich, Switzerland
30/07/2018
Internship
Ava is a digital women’s health company based in San Francisco/USA and Zurich/Switzerland. We have recently launched a novel wearable device that has the potential to significantly increase quality of life of millions of women. The core of our business are smart algorithms which exactly and reliably predict a woman’s fertile days. Would you like to join us in this challenging adventure? In order to strengthen our team, we have created the position of a Data Science Intern. These will be your tasks: Develop and test new machine learning models to improve our next generation fertility algorithm Analyze our data to increase our understanding of the underlying physiological mechanisms driving signal changes Engineer new signal features from raw data Take ownership of your projects and ensure that your results can be directly incorporated into the next generation of bracelets You're offering these qualifications: Master’s degree in a quantitative field Solid knowledge in Python Strong statistical knowledge Prior experience in machine learning is a plus Prior experience with research projects is a plus Ability to work independently with a high sense of responsibility Fluency in English We appreciate you share our excitement for Ava. Please be aware that only fully documented applications (CV, motivation letter, transcripts) can be considered. Should you not hear back from us within 3 weeks your application has unfortunately not been successful for the respective role.