Data Scientist (Machine Learning, Algorithms)

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 07/17/17
Salt Lake City, UT
Business Services
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 07/17/17

We are seeking top-tier Data Scientists who can use our massive, rich health care datasets to build algorithms that offer precise guidance. As a Data Scientist, you will participate in every stage of this process, including data mining, machine learning and signal processing, model building and analysis, evidence synthesis, and confirmatory trial data analysis. Our Data Scientists should be:

  • Analytical, articulate, inquisitive, and insightful
  • Skilled problem solvers
  • Receptive to peer review, able to work collaboratively
  • Self-motivated, proactive, able to work productively without supervision
  • Interested in working on cross-disciplinary research teams
  • Vigilant about technology trends and scientific developments, including attending academic and industrial conferences


  • M.S. or Ph.D. in a quantitative discipline such as Machine Learning, Mathematics, Computer Science, or Engineering
  • Deep knowledge of machine learning, data mining, and/or algorithms development, with an applied understanding of statistics
  • Fluency in programming
  • Experience cleaning and visualizing data
  • Experience or interest in working with massive datasets and analysis of synthesized, disparate datasets
  • Ability to interpret results and communicate insights to a range of audiences, from domain scientists to business professionals
  • Experience with Python, R, SQL, Hadoop, or Spark is a plus but not a requirement
  • Knowledge of deep learning or Bayesian methods is a plus but not a requirement
  • Experienceworking with health care data is a plus but not a requirement
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