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Data Science
New York, NY, USA
Posted on Monday, May 16, 2022

Senior Principal, Data Science


  • MS or PhD in a quantitative, mathematics or technical field (Math, Physics, CS, Statistics, Engineering, Computational Biology, Ops Research.)

  • 7-10 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

  • Able to function as a thought leader, mentor more junior team members and act as a company leader

  • 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 rapidly prototype products and services

  • Pharma experience required

  • Experience with a variety of project types and different modeling approaches a plus


  • Hands-on professional experience with at least 2 of the following techniques: Bayesian networks, natural language processing, neural networks, data clustering, and segmentation

  • Functionally proficient working with both structured and unstructured data

  • Programming languages: Python experience required, R experience a plus

  • Proficient with data visualizations and using data to tell interesting business stories

  • Strong research design and coding skills

  • Cloud experience required (GCP a plus)

  • Hands-on experience supporting Big Data technologies (e.g., Hadoop, Spark)


  • High energy; continuous desire to learn/grow; intellectual curiosity

  • Relentless problem solver, willing to do whatever it takes

  • Self-sufficient, resourceful, able to work independently

  • Not afraid to make mistakes; willing to find creative solutions to difficult problems

  • Open-minded, hypothesis led, data-driven mindset

  • Willing to take on anything and try to break the mold


  • 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

  • Very competitive compensation package including base salary, bonus, and equity 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

  • 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 careers@tellic.com

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