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Senior Data Scientist, Operations Research
Posted on 6/3/2022
New York, NY, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Data Structures & Algorithms
Operations Research
  • 6+ years of relevant work experience OR a Master's degree in a quantitative field with 4+ years of experience OR a PhD in a quantitative field with prior industry experience
  • Strong SQL and Python experience
  • Able to navigate between high level strategic thinking and granular methods of problem solving
  • Are an outside-the-box problem solver
  • Become a Subject Matter Expert in the representation of claims information in Oscar's data, its lifecycle, operational processes, and outcomes
  • Design, implement and manage a suite of assets (i.e. datasets, ML/algorithmic models) to simplify and clarify the underlying claims' data for business analysts to support driving down administrative costs and optimizing the claims' lifecycle
  • Collaborate with other data scientists on the design and implementation of novel data assets for domains that are claims-adjacent (e.g. accumulators and benefits) and/or lifecycle-related (e.g. Risk Adjustment charts)
  • Own the Operations Research roadmap and ensure that it aligns with key stakeholders' objectives
Desired Qualifications
  • Knowledge of or previous work experience in health care, health economics, or health insurance
  • Previous work experience in operations research and/or inventory management
  • Experience deploying heuristic solutions to combinatorial optimization problems, for example Constraint Programming, Linear and Mixed-Integer Programming, Vehicle Routing, and/or Graph Algorithms
Oscar Health

1,001-5,000 employees

Health insurance company
Company mission
Oscar Health’s mission is to make high-quality health insurance accessible and affordable for everyone. The company is a software driven health insurance company that offers medical plans, medicare advantages, and small group products.
  • Health insurance - That’s a given. Employees and their families receive incredible health insurance.
  • Financial benefits - A penny saved....we’re talking about a 401K plan, health savings accounts, and more.
  • Well @ Oscar - We care about your wellness with fitness classes and access to mental health support.
  • Work-Life Balance - We offer multiple time-off options, wellness days, and 10+ weeks of parental leave.
  • Learning & Development - We offer everything from mentorship to management training.
Company Values
  • What we do is a big deal. We’re solving problems that change and save lives.
  • Powered by people. Members above all. Developing and growing others is what raises the bar.
  • No genius without grit. Be relentless. Be scrappy. Trying and failing beats not trying and changing nothing.
  • Seek the truth... but never assume you’ve found it. Be scientific.
  • Inspire & provoke. Develop and display leadership at all levels. Fight to be the best.
  • Be transparent. Give and ask for direct feedback. Be grateful for and excited by the help of others.
  • Make it right. Admit your mistakes. Then learn from them. Never build alone.