Data Science Engineer

Oxford (On-site)
Software – Data Science /
Full-Time /
Join ONI and Explore the Boundaries of Scientific Discovery!

At ONI, we are driven by a profound mission: to propel scientific discovery and combat diseases by granting everyone the ability to visualize, comprehend, and share the intricate microscopic details of life. Our revolutionary Nanoimager stands at the forefront of advancing cellular studies on a molecular level, making substantial contributions to the evolution of scientific knowledge.

We dedicate ourselves to broadening the realms of human potential, and we are actively seeking an enthusiastic and devoted Data Science Engineer to join our pioneering team located in Oxford. We believe in the power of relentless curiosity and the pursuit of excellence, and we invite you to join us in shaping the future of scientific exploration and healthcare breakthroughs.

As a Data Science Engineer at ONI you will design and build modern data analysis solutions to enable non-expert scientists to gain rapid and actionable insights using super-resolution across academic research, drug development, and diagnostics.

Your Role at ONI:

    • Develop point-cloud and image processing solutions in our cloud platform to support our key end-to-end super-resolution workflows enabling non-experts to gain clear and actionable insights.
    • Ensure the scientific accuracy and rigor of both our emerging and established analysis tools and techniques, while optimising for an intuitive and efficient user experience.
    • Guide the team towards adopting data and engineering best practices to be able to quickly deliver value while not compromising quality.
    • Own delivery of key tools and features from R&D through to deployment into customers through production.
    • Remain abreast of the latest advancements in fluorescence imaging, including emerging algorithms, methodologies, and software tools, to maintain our leading edge in technology.
    • Effectively communicate and collaborate with interdisciplinary teams, including software engineering, product management, bioware, chemistry, and hardware ensuring seamless integration and alignment of goals across all departments.

Essential experience and qualifications:

    • Experience in developing data processing solutions in a commercial environment.
    • Strong background in fluorescence microscopy analysis.
    • Proficiency in image processing techniques such as enhancement and segmentation.
    • Strong professional Python programming skills.
    • Experience with modern cloud technologies.
    • Familiarity with software engineering and data best practices.
    • Graduate-level education in a quantitative field.
    • Minimum 3 years of experience in a collaborative software development role in a professional context.

Desired experience and qualifications:

    • Experience in advanced image processing techniques.
    • Experience with high-performance computing environments.
    • Experience with software/algorithms for localisation microscopy such as clustering and drift-correction (e.g., dStorm, PALM, DNA-PAINT).
    • Experience using or developing analysis software for particle tracking. 
    • Advanced degree in computer science, mathematics, or related field.
At ONI, we understand that a fulfilling career involves more than just challenging work - it's about enjoying a well-rounded experience. When you become a part of our team, you not only contribute to groundbreaking research but also enjoy a range of benefits designed to enhance your life both inside and outside the workplace. 

As an equal opportunity employer, we prioritize fairness and respect, ensuring every team member thrives regardless of their background. But that's not all - our perks include:

Competitive Compensation We recognize and reward your talent. Enjoy a competitive salary that reflects your expertise and contributions, ensuring your hard work is recognized.
28 days of annual leave plus 8 bank holidays and 4 dedicated wellbeing days.
Free Daily Lunches: Relish nutritious meals, courtesy of ONI, making your workdays delightful.
Onsite Gym Facilities: Stay active and energized with our convenient onsite gym, promoting your overall health.
Private Healthcare and Dental Coverage: Your health matters to us. Access top-notch medical and dental services, ensuring your well-being is in good hands.
Inclusive Culture: Be a valued member of our diverse, inclusive family. Your unique perspective is celebrated here, fostering a culture of mutual respect and understanding.
Cycle To Work Scheme: Embrace a sustainable commute with our cycle to work program, promoting eco-friendly travel and a healthy lifestyle.
Health Assured: Your mental health is essential. Access our comprehensive mental health support services for a balanced work-life experience.
People’s Pension: Secure your future with our pension scheme, investing in your financial well-being beyond the workplace.
Perks at Work: Enjoy exclusive discounts and deals through our perks at work program, adding value to your everyday life.
Specsavers Eyecare: Your vision matters. Benefit from our eyecare program with Specsavers, ensuring your eyes stay healthy and your vision clear.

If you are driven by innovation, eager to make a significant impact in the realm of scientific and medical research, and possess the skills and passion we are looking for, we invite you to apply and be a part of our mission to improve our understanding of the details of life.