Vice President of Data Science
Posted on 10/19/2022
Covera Health

51-200 employees

Analytics-based healthcare
New York, NY, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Data Analysis
Data Science
Business Analytics
Operations Research
Data & Analytics
  • You are deeply mission driven and relish the chance to work on solutions that drive healthcare quality
  • You are an exceptional problem solver and strategic thinker; you worry about the big and small and understand how to prioritize the two
  • You know how to take a clinical or data science question, at its infancy, and move it through the entire lifecycle from research and execution to deployment
  • You are an inspirational leader; you understand how to build, grow and mentor a team
  • Your leadership style is built upon insight into your own strengths and weaknesses; self-awareness is the greatest strength, the lack of it the greatest weakness
  • You are highly effective at creating collaborative relationships across an entire organization
  • You care about the cutting-edge questions as much as the business support work - as long as it gets us closer to our mission
  • You are entrepreneurial with an incredible sense of urgency and ability to make quick, yet thoughtful decisions
  • You possess excellent written and oral communication skills; you know how to explain complex concepts in simple, easy-to-understand ways that will resonate across stakeholders
  • History of success in building data solutions, from initial R&D to testing to deployment at scale
  • Demonstrated experience growing high performing teams
  • Deep technical background in data science, including but not limited to statistical analyses, population outcomes studies, machine learning and behavioral analytics
  • Ability to cultivate and manage an Agile team to deliver business analyses / insights rapidly
  • Demonstrated strategic impact at a leadership level, including interacting with other leaders and applying strong judgment and analysis toward important business decisions and strategic opportunities
  • Experience building and leading expert data science teams comprising both managers and individual contributors and are adept at figuring out ways to help them flourish
  • Skilled at operating in a cross-functional organization where your teams must collaborate and integrate with other teams across many disciplines
  • Ideally, you possess a Masters or PhD in a quantitative field such as Mathematics, Computer Science, Statistics, Machine Learning, Operations Research, etc
  • High growth company experience is preferred
  • You will partner with Covera's Technology Organization's leadership team to represent data science, initiate and debate key strategic topics and opportunities from your team's work, and drive bold, high-impact decisions
  • You will identify and prioritize the strategic agenda for your department in a way accretive to the overall organizational goals, vision and product strategy
  • You will develop a delivery strategy based on the portfolio roadmap which will include establishing key milestones and deliverables for data science
  • You will grow the business analytics team to drive deliverables that will enable business decisions
  • You will ensure the delivery of high-quality data science outputs which may vary broadly in nature from foundational research resulting in peer reviewed articles and white papers, to analytics products and ROI analyses, to internal business analytics tools
  • You will grow and expand the data science team focused on forward-pushing skills that span from experimentation to machine learning models
  • You think deeply about building effective data science organizations that align company goals
  • You will lead in recruiting and hiring key positions
  • You will establish relationships with other executives to drive outcomes
Desired Qualifications
  • 7+ years of experience in leading mid to large data science organizations, preferably with experience in the healthcare industry. Specific knowledge of claims data is a plus