Transforming the future of healthcare isn’t something we take
lightly. It takes teams of the best and the brightest, working
together to make an impact.
As one of the largest healthcare technology companies in the
U.S., we are a catalyst to accelerate the journey toward improved
lives and healthier communities. Here at Change Healthcare, we’re
using our influence to drive positive changes across the industry,
and we want motivated and passionate people like you to help us
continue to bring new and innovative ideas to life.
If you’re ready to embrace your passion and do what you love
with a company that’s committed to supporting your future, then you
belong at Change Healthcare.
Pursue purpose. Champion innovation. Earn trust. Be agile.
Empower Your Future. Make a Difference. Title:
Lead Data Scientist
Overview of Position:
The Data Scientist will be responsible for supporting Artificial
Intelligence, Machine Learning, and Data Science solutions for
Change Healthcare, reporting to an AI Data Science leader under the
Chief AI Officer.
We’re looking for data scientists with a passion for artificial
intelligence to help drive a new generation of data and machine
learning enabled services and products to impact healthcare. You
will enjoy working with a highly talented and diverse team of data
scientists specializing in deep learning, active learning, and
classical machine learning, one of the richest data sets in US
healthcare, nearly limitless cloud compute resources including
Spark clusters and GPUs, and the ability to see your insights
turned into real products.
The ideal candidate will have a background in machine learning,
have experience working with large data sets, and have some
experience in building and deploying data-driven innovative AI
solutions. You are focused on results, a self-starter, able to put
the customer first, team first, and have demonstrated success in
using data science to develop and deploy AI solutions with a focus
on customer impact. You also are able to rapidly prototype
new ideas and methods to deliver quality code that is testable and
What will be my duties and responsibilities in this job?
Working alongside a team of AI data scientists, AI engineers,
behavior scientists, PMs, and with business partners, you are able
to focus on the problem at hand and identify new insights from our
data with deep understanding of customers’ needs.
Working towards a common goal, contribute to the team to deliver
new solutions, enhancements, or AI-based products that rapidly
deliver impact to the company.
Have a focus on projects that have a direct impact while
increasing our overall group expertise in new and emerging
What are the requirements needed for this position?
5+ years of experience in Data Science or AI/ML Engineering
Passion for learning and innovating new methodologies at the
intersection of applied math / probability / statistics / computer
science.? Proficient in translating unstructured business problems
into an abstract mathematical framework
Ph.D. in Computer Science, Math, Physics, Engineering,
Statistics or other hardcore technical fields
Fluency in Python.
Spark or Pyspark experience preferred.
Ability to write queries in SQL.
Expertise in NLU/NLP, Conversational AI.
Expertise in Deep Learning.
Expertise in Knowledge Graph and personalization.
Ability to deliver prototypes in both Jupyter or Zeppelin
notebooks, as well as creating packages for cross-team utilization
that can be invoked via pip install
Ability to initiate and drive projects to completion with
The ability to communicate the results of analyses in a clear
and effective manner
Experience with TensorFlow.
Knowledge of common data structures and ability to write
efficient code in Python.
Experience with large data sets and distributed computing with
Experience in AWS or GCP using tools such as EMR, S3, EC2, Deep
Learning AMI’s, SageMaker. or customer build AI Platform.
What other skills/experience would be helpful to have?
Ph.D. with production delivery experience
Expertise and experience in AI solution development
Extensive expertise in NLU for medical record reading
Experience with cloud computing techniques or tools such as S3,
EC2, EMR, SageMaker, ECS, Docker, Gitlab CI, Python packaging,
Kubeflow, command-line executions and shell scripting
Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills, including
the ability to describe the logic and implications of a complex
model to all types of partners (product managers, engineers,
designers, senior executives)
Experience in Healthcare Knowledge Graph and
Experience in payment integrity and revenue cycle management
What are the working conditions and physical requirements of
General office demands
Join our team today where we are creating a better coordinated,
increasingly collaborative, and more efficient healthcare
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