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Senior Data Scientist
Insights & Analytics
Confirmed live in the last 24 hours
San Francisco, CA, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Data Analysis
Data Science
Data Structures & Algorithms
Power BI
  • 10+ years in a Healthcare Analytics, BI, Data Science or similar role
  • 7+ years working with healthcare administrative data experience (claims, clinical outcomes, population health, etc.)
  • Have a bias for action with a natural orientation toward agile analyses
  • Able to influence senior decision makers. Some experience managing staff
  • Led projects from start to finish, working with multiple stakeholders, of diverse levels of analytic capabilities
  • Comfortable working with imperfect data and dynamic environments with ambiguities and shifting priorities
  • Proficient in SQL and relational databases. Familiarity with data capture, ETL, validation, and test methods to standardize and automate analyses
  • Familiarity with EHR, working knowledge of FHIR data structures
  • Experience using varied statistical methods using Python, R or similar
  • Some experience building BI dashboards, using tools like Looker, Tableau, Power BI
  • Ability to partner with the Data Infrastructure teams to inform infrastructure roadmap to best support your work
  • Experience working with cross-functional business partners to understand analytics or reporting needs
  • Execute I&A strategic plan to maximize Virta's ability to leverage data to identify actionable insights to improve company performance
  • Generate reports (some in Looker) on KPIs, optimize and automate where possible
  • Participate proactively, in Squad level projects, including product, workflow redesign experimentation, advising ways to optimize the design through thoughtfully designed analyses
  • Operate in an agile fashion, prioritize allocation of limited resources to projects with the highest importance
  • Build pipelines that translate claims, clinical, and engagement data from our warehouse to inform experimentation and other analytic needs
  • Proactive identify and pragmatically solve challenges, including imperfections in data
  • Lead cross-functional analytics meetings to keep stakeholders apprised of relevant KPIs and experiment outcomes
  • Support other I&A functions as the need arises
  • Become familiar with I&A's tools, the Virta product/workflow and how things work at Virta
  • Partner with product teams to design, implement, and analyze product experiments; inform product roadmap by estimating KPI impact of future product initiatives
  • Provide analytics support for the Squad, including reporting, Looker dashboard and experimentation design
  • Provide analytics support to our various business units to answer questions about our business, patients, outcomes, etc
  • Teach and inspire your team members through knowledge sharing, pair programming, and/or giving feedback during code reviews
Desired Qualifications
  • Advanced degree (M.PH/M.S./PhD) in Data Science, Stats, Actuarial science or similar
  • Expertise with EHR, working knowledge of FHIR data structures
  • Experience working at a technology company, points for working at a “full-stack” company or marketplace where there is a complex relationship between different types of users
  • Proficient in Looker, Airflow, Jupyter, Pandas
  • Proficient in building BI dashboards
  • Experience calculating cost savings or economic impact of a value based program
Virta Health

51-200 employees

Diabetes reversal healthcare technology
  • Remote-first work environment
  • Flexible work hours & time off policy
  • Health insurance
  • Paid parental leave
  • Free Virta treatment & family discount
  • Internet, home office, learning & development stipends
  • Employee resource groups
  • 401K & ROTH contribution
Company Core Values
  • People first
  • Ownership
  • Impact
  • No ego
  • Transparency
  • Evidence-based
  • Risk taking & rapid iteration