Job Title:

Data Scientist



NextHealth is seeking a Data Scientist specializing in Python for our analytics team to integrate client data with predictive modeling algorithms. Successful candidates will need to thrive in a dynamic, fast-paced environment. They must be innovative and passionate about finding creative solutions to challenges. The candidate should enjoy collaborating with the team but also be a self-starter.

Job Responsibilities

  • Design, develop, test, and implement data processing routines in Python
  • Create integrated solutions using Python modules (including Pandas, Numpy, Scipy, SQLAlchemy, and scikitlearn), PostgreSQL, and other tools as needed
  • Work with Client Service, the SVP of Analytics, and the product development team to define desired requirements and capabilities
  • Develop and deploy the software products to NextHealth’s cloud platform
  • Contribute to and practice agile development process activities

Job Requirements

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Applicants will only be considered if they successfully satisfy all of the following minimum requirements. In your application, please describe how you meet each criteria.
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Computer Science, Engineering, Statistics, Mathematics, Operations Research, or similar field
  • Experience with data wrangling
  •  1+ years of relevant software development experience (via work or large scale research/academic projects) using Python.
  • Demonstrated ability to select, design, and implement a variety of data structures for efficient application performance
  • Experience with database management systems and techniques including SQL
  •  Strong analytical, conceptual, and problem-solving abilities

Desired Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in fields listed above
  • Experience with data mining/machine learning techniques
  • Experience with health care analytics
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