Analytical Data Scientist to work with algorithms

Are you a recent graduate who has some previous knowledge of data analysis and Python? Could you be interested in working with algorithms in a small R&D team with professional colleagues? We are looking for a Data Scientist with mathematical skills and a theoretical mindset to our client Moprim Oy. In this position you will develop and test company’s algorithms with Python. If you got interested, please keep reading and apply!


Academic Work is looking for a data scientist to our client Moprim Oy.

This job is a staffing position, which means that you will be employed by Academic Work and work as a consultant at Moprim Oy.


As a Data Scientist you will work as a part of company’s R&D team developing artificial intelligence and machine based algorithms and models. The company’s core area is to develop motion sensing analytics used in various operating environments and your role also contains applying algorithms in company’s product. Additionally, testing the existing algorithms with Python is included in your role to ensure their functioning.

R&D team consists of two colleagues and you will be provided with a through induction by these senior colleagues. Due to the small size of the team, you will get the change to take responsibility and learn from skillful colleagues. Additionally, you will get to learn new technologies.

Keywords: Python (NumPy, SciPy), algorithms (Kalman or Complementary filters)


Our ideal candidate has a suitable academic background within mathematics, computer science or other related field or is graduating in the near future. Master’s level or higher university degree is preferred, but not required. We expect you to have understanding of basic principles for accelerometer, gyroscope sensors or data analysis techniques. Additionally, you have some knowledge of Python for example from your studies. Lastly, fluent English is required, since it is the working language in the company.

Apply for this position if you have:

Relevant academic background (mathematics/computer science or other related field)
Basic understanding of accelerometer and gyroscope sensors and data analysis techniques
Knowledge of Python
Fluent English
Experience in inertial measurement unit (IMU) or magnetic, angular Rate, and gravity (MARG) systems is seen as a benefit, but not required.

Start: as soon as possible
Working hours: fulltime
Employment period: 12 months
Location: Helsinki
Salary: as per agreement
Published: 06.04.2017


In this position you will be employed by Academic Work and we take care of all the legal responsibilities of an employer such as salary payments, insurances and health care. It is important for us that you feel well and perform in your job. Your consultant manager will be in regular contact with you during the assignment and guides you on your career. Academic Work is an authorized staffing and recruitment agency and our employees are extremely satisfied, something that we are very proud of. We are here to help you succeed!


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Moprim Oy is a company developing motion sensing analytics, a missing piece in current cloud platforms. Based on artificial intelligence and machine learning algorithms for motion, the technology is especially suitable for gathering any motion related data using smartphones or wearables, whether it is related to transportation or human based movement. This event or data driven approach turns motion data into driver, vehicles or road analysis, or data for smart and sustainable cities. Company is headquartered in Helsinki and it has a strong research background at the University of Helsinki.