• MS or PhD in a quantitative, mathematics or technical field (Math, Physics, CS, Statistics, Engineering, Computational Biology, Ops Research.)
  • 5-7 yrs experience in Data Science/Modeling/Advanced Machine Learning/Predictive Modeling
  • Strong desire to be in a startup environment; desire to work on the cutting edge of methods and applications
  • Solid understanding of Machine Learning fundamentals
  • Comfortable collaborating with cross functional teams and external industry partners in order to drive development and build scalable solutions
  • Understand complex business challenges, design scientific solutions, manipulate large data sets using machine learning or statistical modeling techniques and synthesize insights
  • Strong written/verbal communication and interpersonal skills; able to interact easily with business leaders
  • Able to ‘translate’ complex technical subjects for a less-technical audience
  • Able to function as an independent researcher
  • Able to rapidly prototype products and services
  • Pharma experience a plus
  • Experience with a variety of project types and different modeling approaches a plus

Technical skills required

  • Hands-on professional experience with at least 2 of the following techniques: Bayesian Networks; Natural Language Processing; Neural Networks; Data Clustering and/or Segmentation
  • Functionally proficient working with both structured and unstructured data
  • Programming Languages: Python expertise required; R experience a plus
  • Advanced skills in SQL
  • Proficient with data visualizations (e.g. Bokeh) and using data to tell interesting business stories
  • Strong research design and coding skills
  • Familiarity with common computing environment (e.g. Unix/MacOS/Linux, Shell Scripting)
  • Familiar with Git/GitHub
  • Experience with programming languages such as C++, Java, MATLAB/Octave a plus
  • Big Data (e.g. Hadoop, Spark) a plus

Personal characteristics

  • High energy; continuous desire to learn/grow; intellectual curiosity
  • Self-sufficient, resourceful, able to work independently
  • Not afraid to make mistakes; willing to find creative solutions to difficult problems
  • Passion for simulation and modeling
  • Open-minded, hypothesis led, data-driven mindset
  • Willing to take on anything (e.g. data munging, ML, etc)
  • Willingness to try to break the mold

What tellic offers

  • Once in a lifetime opportunity to transform an entire industry with data science, artificial intelligence and analytics
  • Opportunity to get in early at a self-funded, profitable startup with massive growth potential
  • Autonomy; partial work remote option
  • Very competitive compensation package with LLC "stock" plan
  • Fun, inclusive culture that celebrates diversity and respects individuals and their contributions
  • Competitive medical/dental/vision coverage
  • 3 weeks of paid vacation + 15 holidays
  • Discounted corporate gym membership
  • Beautiful office with kitchen
  • Convenient NYC location

Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States without the need for visa sponsorship now or in the future.

Interested candidates, please send your resume to

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