Lead Data Scientist

Stcokholm, Sweden

About War On Cancer

Established in 2017, War On Cancer is a Swedish-founded healthtech company aimed at radically improving the lives of those impacted by cancer. The app is one of the world’s largest social cancer apps, enabling its members to connect with others impacted by cancer, share their stories, and provide a support system. The app also amplifies the patient voice in cancer research through in-app studies, making it easy for members to contribute their insights and improve the future of cancer care. The app is currently available in over 20 countries with offices in Stockholm and London.

About the team

We're an optimistic team who naturally go the extra mile, have a glass-half-full mindset, and see challenges as opportunities. We look for positive people who are inventive, bold, lead change, and have a prestigeless attitude towards combining strategic and hands-on work. Inner development and mental health are at the forefront of our agenda, and we are now in search of a Data scientist lead that can help us move into the next product phase by owning our data pipelines and building next gen data models to incorporate in our product .

We’re looking for

We’re on the hunt for a talented Data scientist to join War On Cancer’s product team in Stockholm, Sweden. The ideal candidate will be responsible for designing and leading the work of setting up our data structure and modeling it in order to create value to our members on the War On Cancer platform.

You have

  • You have MSc/ BS in Data Mathematics or equivalent
  • You have a analytical mindset and thrive when msense of data
  • You have a proven track record of building data models by using machine learning and AI training
  • Experience from building intuitive dashboard and visualization of data
  • You love exploring and finding truth in data to support the rest of the organisation
  • Experience from building data pipelines’ and supporting infrastructure architecture around them from scratch
  • You love to grow and engage an online community through making use of data.
  • Exceptional communicator with the ability to translate technical concepts into easy to understand language for our stakeholders.
  • Experience with Big Query, AirFlow, PHP, jQuery, HTML, CSS, and MySQL
  • Fluency in English
  • A team player attitude, are well organised and keep cool when working to tight deadlines


At War On Cancer, we value and respect differences and are committed to building an inclusive culture by creating an environment where you can balance a successful career with your commitments and interests outside of work.

  • Competitive salary and meaningful equity in the organisation
  • Flexible vacation policy with 30 days holiday, with the option to take your additional bank holidays at your discretion
  • Flexible work location & hours
  • Monthly sessions with a therapist (optional)
  • Latest MacBook and accessories
  • Company off-sites, AW’s, team days & events both IRL and remote
  • Plus many more

Equal Opportunity

We are an equal opportunity employer and have a 'remote by default' way of working that further allows us to hire the best talent according to aptitude. We openly welcome all identities and backgrounds.

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Detta är en jobbannons med titeln "Data Scientist" hos företaget WarOnCancer AB och publicerades på webbjobb.io den 25 november 2021 klockan 17:20.

Hur du söker jobbet

Ansökan sker via e-post till [email protected]. Vänligen använd rubriken/referensen "Data Scientist".

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