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Funding20M-50M USD
IndustryMobile, Biotech, Database
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Data Scientist

at HealthTap in Palo Alto, CA   —   Jul 07, 2014   |  
Without data, we wouldn’t be able to help connect people with trustworthy physicians, online and offline. At HealthTap, our success is based on our ability to dive deep into complex and data-intensive problems to find scalable solutions to some of today's most pressing healthcare problems. Through timely analysis of massive data-sets and information and knowledge that we’re collecting and organizing, we're able to drive innovation in our product and enhance user experience on a macro level.
Develop and execute map-reduce style data analyses to manage the growth demands of HealthTap
Administer flow of ideas and make recommendations to influence the direction of business by communicating results to multiple groups
BS / MS / PhD in a quantitative discipline (applied mathematics, statistics, CS, OR, or related field)
5+ years of experience in solving analytical problems using quantitative approaches (or equivalent)
Proficiency in programming and use of analytic tools to perform rapid design, prototyping, analysis, and simulation of, and experimentation with, advanced algorithms and applications (EG, Matlab/Mathematica, Java, Ruby, scripting languages, databases)
Solid grounding in applied mathematics and statistics including expertise in Bayesian modeling, multivariate regression, logistic regression, machine learning, cluster analysis, decision analysis, time series analysis and forecasting, factor analysis, structural equation modeling, item response theory, Markov chains, and data visualization
Strong analytic, project, and personnel leadership skills
Experience at a fast paced startup
Ability to exercise creativity in addition to analytic skills
- Make a difference in the world by solving huge problems and helping others
- Stock options and leadership growth opportunities
- Full health insurance, catered healthy food, company outings, and more
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