Software Developer (Data Science)

Are you interested in shaping the software that powers the future of preventative healthcare?

Nightingale Health is looking for a Software Developer to join our data science team. Our team of talented and experienced software developers and data scientists discovers new health insights by analysing how our biomarkers predict health outcomes in data from up to one million people.

We build robust, scalable software to enable rapid exploration of these big datasets with modern statistical and machine learning analyses. Our focus is on working fast to bring these scientific discoveries into products for our customers to bring preventative healthcare to as many people as possible, as soon as possible.

Does this sound interesting? Read on.

Here’s what you'll do:

  • Be part of our agile software development and data science team and work with all parts of the technology stack.
  • Develop the core systems, APIs and infrastructure that are the foundation of our health insights.
  • Work with modern microservice and container technologies.
  • Get an opportunity to dive deeper into biotech in a fast-growing health industry.

Technologies you'll work with:

Python, R, MLFlow, AWS, Docker, PostgreSQL.

You’ll be a perfect fit if you:

  • Have at least 3-5 years of hands-on experience in software development in a data science environment.
  • Have a pragmatic and proactive attitude and you’re all about producing good, testable and high-performance code.
  • Enjoy building robust and scalable solutions that are made to last.
  • Enjoy taking ownership in developing our core systems in the long run.

We also value these skills:

  • Exposure to molecular epidemiology (e.g. metabolomics or genetics in population datasets).
  • Experience with data analysis in Python & R.
  • DevOps experience in CI/CD systems and cloud environments.
  • Experience in cloud environments such as AWS and container orchestration platforms, such as Kubernetes.
  • Can implement CI systems and automated testing.

What we offer:

  • Meaningful, pioneering work that offers you the opportunity to constantly develop your skills.
  • Responsibility and independence as an accountable member of our data science team.
  • A unique opportunity to work in a multidisciplinary team of scientists, data scientists, business professionals, developers, designers and biotech business experts.
  • A flexible and informal working environment.
  • An industry competitive salary.
  • Full fringe benefits for health and well-being including massage, commuting, sports and culture.
  • An in-house chef and cafe that serves a warm lunch every day.
  • Premium health insurance.
  • Team get-togethers.
  • Interest clubs from running to music (we have an in-house band!)

This is a full-time position based in Helsinki. Please note that we don't offer relocation.

A bit more about us:

Nightingale Health is a health technology company transforming preventive care. We envisage a world that focuses on keeping people healthy rather than just treating illnesses. The wide-ranging disease risk predictions provided by Nightingale consist of two interconnected factors: The extensive blood analysis technology developed by Nightingale and a large amount of data on health events. Nightingale helps people make better personal health decisions and connects the health industry to offer their services for individuals’ preventative needs. By empowering the world with comprehensive health insights, we accelerate scientific discoveries, industry developments and improve personal health for everyone.

Sounds interesting?

Come join our passionate and diverse Nightingale flock!

Your next steps:

Step 1: Follow the link below and fill in your information along with your CV and a cover letter.

Step 2: Have a quick chat over the phone with our CSO Jeff Barrett.

Step 3: Complete our coding assignment, which will be reviewed by one of our software developers.

Step 4: Meet Jeff and our CTO Antti Kangas and the rest of our team.

Step 5: Meet our CEO Teemu Suna for the final interview.

The position will be filled as soon as the right candidate is found.

Want to know more?

In case you have questions, feel free to mail our recruiting team at people [at]