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Data Scientist

HealthTap is taking off! 

As Data Scientist eager to jump into brand new learning experiences, you’ll have fun analyzing  complex, massive data sets. If this sounds like you, please read on!


Who You Are

  • You cut your baby teeth on Bayesian modeling and Markov chains
  • You love the idea of working at a startup-within-a-startup
  • You are curious enough to always want to dig deeper
  • You  dream of applying machine learning to everyday tasks
  • You never wait for someone else to ask “why?”
  • You drive others crazy with how open-minded you are
  • Your imagination knows no bounds when it comes to slicing and dicing complex problems and data sets
  • You are strongly opinionated on what makes for great software skills, and love playing devil’s advocate
  • You believe every experience, good or bad, is an opportunity to grow
  • You are convinced that the best use of experience is to leverage it to learn more
  • You are a natural-born leader
  • You know how to prioritize
  • You are analytically curious
  • You still like to play “Where’s Waldo?” on occasion to test your awesome pattern-recognition skills
  • There’s always methodology to your madness
  • You know that numbers tell a good story
  • Spock is your favorite Star Trek character


What You Want From Your Next Career Move

To change the world using your skills in solving analytical problems. To learn. To perform data analyses on massive data sets, at scale. To manage the data demands of a company with a heart.


Why We Need You

HealthTap is a company that saves lives. A company that is going to change the face of health care for good. We need someone to administer the flow of ideas regarding data and make recommendations to influence the direction of our business by communicating results to numerous stakeholder groups. You’ll work with the massive datasets, information, and knowledge that we’re collecting and organizing, and help to drive innovation in our product and enhance user experiences. We need your unique skills to:

  • Help manage our intense growth by developing and executing data analyses to manage the growth demands of HealthTap
  • Develop, implement and maintain robust reporting methodologies and tool to support mission-critical business objectives
  • Pioneer new uses of data to help save lives by enhancing user growth and engagement


How You’ll Change Global Healthcare

You’ll help millions live longer, healthier, happier lives through your ability to exercise creativity in addition to your analytic skills.


What you’ve achieved

  • BS / MS / PhD in a quantitative discipline (applied mathematics, statistics, CS, OR, or related field)
  • 5+ years of experience using quantitative approaches to solve challenging and meaningful analytical problems (or equivalent)
  • Proficiency in programming and the use of analytic tools to perform rapid design, prototyping, analysis, simulation of, and experimentation with, advanced algorithms and applications (such as Matlab / Mathematica, Java, Ruby, Python, and experience in various relational and non-relational databases)
  • Solid grounding in applied mathematics and statistics including expertise in Bayesian modeling, multivariate regression, logistic regression, machine learning, cluster analysis, decision analysis, time series analysis and forecasting, factor analysis, structural equation modeling, item response theory, Markov chains, and data visualization (preferred)
  • Startup or equivalent experience (preferred) and the drive to live the dream (required)
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