Data Scientist (Movement/Adapt)

Our mission at Oura is to empower every person to own their inner potential. Our award-winning products help our global community gain a deeper knowledge of their readiness, activity, and sleep quality by using their Oura Ring and its connected app. We’ve helped over one million people understand and improve their health by providing daily insights and practical steps to inspire healthy lifestyles.

Empowering the world starts with living our values and empowering our team. As a quickly growing company focused on helping people live healthier and happier lives, we ensure that our team members have what they need to do their best work — both in and out of the office. 

We have offices in San Francisco and San Diego for those who prefer hybrid or office settings and employee hubs, including New York City, Boston, Los Angeles, Seattle, and more.

We are looking for a Data Scientist to join our Adapt squad to help build data algorithms powering the most inclusive and automatic capture of movement.

What you will likely work on: 

  • Help automate the end-to-end Movement experience
  • Improving our Workout Heart Rate algorithm
  • Improving our step and calorie counting algorithms

This is a remote US role with a strong preference for candidates based in the US Eastern Time Zone.


We would love to have you on our team if you have:

  • Have 4+ years of relevant work experience (including deployment to product) as a data scientist/ML engineer
  • Have worked with time-series data from a multi-axis accelerometer, gyroscope, or similar MEMS sensors (preferably in the consumer wearable space)
  • Advanced level proficiency with Python (including scientific/ML libraries, functional programming, modular code design, unit testing, understanding time/space complexity)
  • Expert level proficiency in SQL and data wrangling, and comfortable contributing to and maintaining the data pipelines for the features you develop
  • Familiarity with end-to-end development using AWS (or a similar cloud service)
  • Nice to have skills/abilities 
    • Experience with Pytorch (or tensorflow or similar deep learning framework)
    • Experience working in consumer wearable space
    • Embedded systems/firmware development


At Oura, we care about you and your well-being. Everyone here at Oura has a ring of their own and we are continually looking to improve employee health and add to our benefits!

What we offer:

  • Competitive salary and equity packages
  • Health, dental, vision insurance, and mental health resources
  • An Oura Ring of your own + employee discounts for friends & family
  • Fertility benefits through Carrot Pro
  • Flexible working hours and remote working arrangements
  • $750 Learning & Development credit
  • $200 monthly wellness credit
  • $108 monthly lunch credit
  • 20 days of PTO + 13 paid holidays + 8 days of flexible wellness time off
  • 5 days paid sick leave, 5 days bereavement leave, 12 weeks paid parental leave
  • Amazing culture of collaborative and passionate coworkers

Oura takes a market-based approach to pay, which may vary depending on your location. US locations are categorized into tiers based on a cost of labor index for that geographic area. While most offers will be closer to the starting range, successful candidates’ pay will be determined based on job-related skills, experience, qualifications, work location, internal peer equity, and market conditions. These ranges may be modified in the future.

  • Region 1 $137,250 – $157,750
  • Region 2 $130,388 – $149,363
  • Region 3 $123,525 – $140,975

A recruiter can determine your zones/tiers based on your US location.

To all recruitment agencies: Oura does not accept agency resumes. Please do not forward resumes to our jobs alias, Oura employees, or any other organization’s location. Oura is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

Oura is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. Individuals seeking employment at Oura are considered without regard to age, ancestry, color, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, mental or physical disability, national origin, protected family care or medical leave status, race, religion (including beliefs and practices or the absence thereof), sexual orientation, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws. We will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics.

We will work to ensure individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment.