Director, Data Science

San Francisco
Hinge Health’s mission is to improve the lives of people suffering from chronic conditions by digitizing the delivery of care - starting with musculoskeletal health. Our vision is to be the world’s most patient-centered Digital Hospital. We’re already achieving remarkable outcomes - helping people overcome chronic pain, avoid surgeries, return to work, and get back to doing the things they love. We've raised over $51M and our growth shows no sign of slowing.

We are looking for our first Head of Data Science; this leadership position is a ground-floor opportunity at a fast-growing company. This person will spearhead all of our key data initiatives across data science, business intelligence/analysis, and clinical research. They will scale our team of analysts, data scientists, and statisticians while collaborating closely with engineering to build out our data infrastructure. The ideal candidate has a strong background in data science, statistics, and analysis, is comfortable working across multiple business units, and is a natural leader.


    • Oversee day-to-day operations of our data team
    • Help us meet our hiring goals for data scientists and analysts
    • Collaboration with company stakeholders to understand their data wants and needs
    • Oversee both business intelligence and clinical research functions
    • Identify, promote opportunities for using data science in our consumer product in 2020
    • Plan for data infrastructure needs, especially around warehousing and tooling
    • Manage how we provide reporting, analysis to our B2B customers


    • 5+ years experience in a data-focused leadership position
    • People-management skills/experience with analysts, data scientists
    • Strong vision of the role of data science plays across business units
    • Can juggle a diverse set of projects and needs and comfortable with a fast pace
    • Experience running (AI/ML) models in consumer-facing products
    • SQL, Python mastery; comfortable with R or other statistical analysis packages
    • Terabyte-scale ETL experience
    • Deep understanding/background in applied statistics, incl. hypothesis-driven experimentation and multivariate testing
    • A learn-it-all, especially when it comes to different types of data (clinical, financial, etc.)
    • Problem-focused and able to understand the big picture before solutioning
    • Highly cross-functional: can partner with anyone in the company to problem-solve
    • High attention to detail and a high bar for quality
    • Has an eye for effective visualization of data / charting


    • BA/BS or higher in applied statistics, mathematics, or CS, or equivalent hands-on experience
    • Experience in digital product development in the healthcare space
    • Healthcare data experience: eligibility/claims, HL7, CCDA (+ HIPAA)
    • A background in driving sustained behavior change in users
    • Know-how in building out public/enterprise API platforms


    • Competitive compensation with meaningful stock options
    • Medical, dental, vision
    • 401K match 
    • 3 months paid parental leave
    • Daily lunch
    • Professional Development budget 
    • Monthly wellness benefit
    • Noise-cancelling headphones 
    • Work from home policy
    • Opportunity to join a fantastically talented, diverse, and passionate team at a pivotal time in the company’s lifecycle
No recruiters, please.

Hinge Health is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. 
We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.