Lead Data Scientist

San Mateo, CA /
Technology – Data Science /
WithMe is looking for a Lead Data Scientist to join our Technology group. This role is critical to advance our personalized medication guidance platform. You will master our varied types of data from healthcare claims data, digital engagement data, product performance data, and operational data. You will design, develop and execute statistical, state-of-the-art algorithms for creating personalized recommendation for our members that drives better clinical & financial outcomes. You will build out our Data Science capabilities, and lead the execution of our strategic initiatives.


    • Interact with product and business stakeholders to understand the requirements and ensure the deliverables meet the expectations
    • Develop data driven advanced models for estimating impact or ROI of our business activities, as well as data exploration and performance evaluation and testing
    • Propose novel data sources or data science methods to augment insights
    • Continually learn about company and product priorities and maintain collaborative relationships across the company
    • Develop and maintain data documentation for your work and underlying source data

Qualifications & Experience

    • An advanced degree (masters or PhD) in Statistics, Applied Math, Economics, Computer Science, Machine Learning or a related quantitative field
    • 5+ years’ experience in healthcare payer & clinical domain
    • Have led a small team / group of Data Scientists & Analyst
    • Expert coder in one language and sufficient code in one or more additional coding languages (e.g. Python, R, SQL, Stata, HTML, SAS, Matlab, etc.)
    • Have built and ran models in a production environment
    • Able to autonomously explore ands execute advanced analytical/statistical techniques
    • Develop new data collection and ETL techniques and data analysis tools as needed
    • Deep knowledge of advanced analytics tools and languages to analyze large data sets from multiple data sources
    • Experience with Healthcare Information exchange standards like HL7, X12 EDI, FHIR, etc, required
    • Strong skills to effectively communicate and negotiate across the business and in the internal and external health care environment
    • Healthcare experience dealing with complex datasets; Claims, EHR, Labs, Genomics, etc, required
There are many reasons to come work for us but we’ll just list a few:

Highly competitive pay
100% employer-paid health coverage for you; 80% employer-paid health coverage for your dependents
401(k) plan eligible day 1
One Medical membership
Paid life insurance
8 weeks’ parental leave for primary caregiver
Flex spending
Results-only work environment
Generous vacation policy

WithMe Health is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application procedures. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at legal@withmehealth.com.

WithMe Health’s commitment to diversity and inclusion honors and respects people from different backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives both within our workforce and for the people we serve. By using a cooperative and compassionate mindset, our goal is to narrow the disparities in healthcare and to improve patient health for all people.