Lead, Data Scientist

Applying Casino Royalty & Data Science to Transform Patient Behaviour

Applying Casino Loyalty &
Data Science
to Transform
Patient Behaviour

Remote United States

Job Description

CareCognitics is looking for an exceptional Lead Data Scientist to join our team of dreamers and innovators. You’ll be joining a team of extraordinary minds who thrive on creative ideas and collaboration. This team is not only passionate about data, but they also dream about a better way for healthcare professionals and the care teams to engage the patient. You will be responsible for building data products for internal and external consumption as well as use predictive models to enhance existing products.

The Role

You have strong analytical and technical skills and are familiar with the entire lifecycle of a data science project, from data exploration, modeling and analysis to model selection, validation, evaluation, and deployment. You have experience in and a passion for supporting and leading other Data Scientists or Analysts and would enjoy managing a pod of 2-3 Data Scientists as well as be an independent contributor. You are experienced in partnering with business stakeholders, translating their needs into technical solutions and answers, and in leading technical teams to build and deliver those solutions.
  • Leverage CareCognitics dataset to build data products that provide actionable business and patient insights
  • Design and execute experiments to test targeted engagement strategies and product features and further optimize these strategies and features through modeling, forecasting, and evaluation
  • Write clean, well-tested, code that will stand the test of time and develop methods to efficiently classify and characterize patient populations
  • Navigate and use diverse machine learning stacks in Python and R
  • Leverage services in Google Cloud to ingest, explore, analyze, and model large datasets
  • Use NLP techniques to parse, process, and structure textual data
  • Build customized dashboards for external and internal clients, collaborating with different stakeholders across Phreesia including the Product Management, Analytics & Insights, Research, Other Development teams


  • 5+ years of experience in an operational Data Science role
  • Professional command of Data Science and Machine Learning toolsets in Python (Numpy, Scipy, Pandas, Scikit-learn), and strong SQL skills with large datasets
  • MS/MA in a quantitative field such as data science, computer science, engineering, mathematics, statistics, computational linguistics, physics, or relevant equivalent professional experience
  • Experience in using statistical principles to inform decision making (experimental design, significance tests, a/b testing) and collaborating with Data Scientists and Data Engineers to propose, test, validate, evaluate, and deploy Machine Learning models
  • Ability to organize, visualize, and present complex data in a way that tells a compelling story and drives decision making
  • Experience contributing production-level code using version control

About Us

CareCognitics is a digital platform applying casino loyalty & data science to transform healthcare. Their unique platform brings technology innovations from the casino, hospitality, and gaming industries to engage patients and reward actions that drive improved health outcomes. CareCognitics founder Sunny Tara was an aspiring computer science student when he lost his father to cardiac arrest. Having experienced first-hand the frustrations and sorrow of losing a loved one to a chronic condition, he wondered what more could have been done to keep his father from being taken at such a young age. CareCognitics was his answer.

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