Machine Learning Scientist

  • San Jose, CA, USA
  • Nov 22, 2019
Full time Biotech Science

Job Description

HEALTH[at]SCALE is a rapidly growing healthcare machine intelligence startup founded by machine learning and clinical faculty out of MIT, Stanford, Harvard and U-Michigan. Our mission is to bring precision delivery to healthcare through cutting-edge machine learning and artificial intelligence that can predictively match the world's patients to the right treatments by the right providers at the right times. HEALTH[at]SCALE's machine intelligence platform and applications for care prediction are among the largest deployments to date of machine learning technologies for healthcare; helping leading payers and providers manage tens of millions of individuals in live production use. The company's software solutions service a broad range of use cases for managed care, accountable care and self-insured organizations, including: early targeted prediction and prevention of adverse outcomes, optimizing care planning and guiding effective treatment; refining and navigating provider networks; and reducing fraud, waste and abuse.

There are several things that are important to us as a company. We are committed to ensuring longer, healthier and happier lives for those around us. We continuously push the boundaries of machine learning and artificial intelligence. We take pride in engineering scalable and secure software systems and applications. We have a deep appreciation for user experiences and operational workflow constraints. We innovate persistently on new use cases and applications to solve major healthcare challenges and to improve the outcomes, quality, economics and accessibility of care. We are passionate about bringing together exceptionally talented individuals to drive the endless possibilities to improve healthcare.

  • Design and implement new predictive machine learning and artificial intelligence algorithms
  • Extract novel insights from healthcare datasets to improve outcomes and economics of care
  • Identify and formulate analytical problems underlying major healthcare challenges
  • Design experiments and conduct rigorous analytical studies for evaluation and improvement
  • Conduct exploratory data analysis and visualization
  • Work closely with engineering teams to turn methods into production-ready technologies
  • Engage with a growing customer base to define opportunities

Minimum Qualifications

  • PhD in Computer Science, Statistics or related technical field
  • 2+ years of experience with data analytics and machine learning in academia or industry
  • Strong understanding of the foundational concepts of machine learning and artificial intelligence
  • Familiarity with modern machine learning and optimization toolkits
  • Strong proficiency in Python or R
  • Excellent communication skills

Preferred Qualifications

  • Track record of publishing at leading AI/ML venues (e.g., NIPS, ICML, AAAI, ICDM, KDD)
  • Experience working with healthcare datasets (e.g., EHR/claims/omics/device/notes/image data)

HEALTH[at]SCALE offers competitive salary, stock options, high-quality health benefits (medical, dental and vision), parental leave benefits and flexible work hours. Our team matters deeply to us and we place great importance on maintaining a positive work-life balance and to empowering each other to maximally achieve our personal and professional goals. HEALTH[at]SCALE is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to diversity in its hiring and business practices. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply.

To all recruitment agencies: HEALTH[at]SCALE does not accept agency resumes. Please do not forward resumes to our jobs alias, HEALTH[at]SCALE employees or any organization location. HEALTH[at]SCALE is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.