Senior Data Scientist

Location: San Diego, CA 92131

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Location: San Diego, CA Remote Location: # of openings: 1 Department: Employment duration: Full time Exemption Status: Exempt Relocation Assistance: N/A Added to system: 9/14/21 10:24 AM Job Code: 485.210914.7489


Senior Data Scientist

MedImpact Healthcare Systems, Inc. is looking for extraordinary people to join our team!

Why join MedImpact? Because our success is dependent on you; innovative professionals with top notch skills who thrive on opportunity, high performance, and teamwork. We look for individuals who want to work on a team that cares about making a difference in the value of healthcare.

At MedImpact, we deliver leading edge pharmaceutical and technology related solutions that dramatically improve the value of health care. We provide superior outcomes to those we serve through innovative products, systems, and services that provide transparency and promote choice in decision making. Our vision is to set the standard in providing solutions that optimize satisfaction, service, cost, and quality in the healthcare industry. We are the premier Pharmacy Benefits Management solution!

The Scoop:

We are looking for a Lead Data Scientist to lead a technical team and help us gain useful insight out of raw data. Lead Data Scientist responsibilities include managing the data science team, planning projects and building analytics models. You should have a strong problem-solving ability and statistical analysis. The person filling this position will be part of MedImpact’s Enterprise Analytics Team concentrating on the development of predictive analytical models for a wide variety of business problems.

What You Get To Do: include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Build and/or oversee teams building high-end analytic models for relevant problems using statistical modeling techniques.
  • Analyzing, processing, evaluating, and documenting large data sets
  • Identify/develop appropriate machine learning/data mining/text mining techniques to uncover the value of the data
  • Contribute to the designing of data structure and data storage schemes for efficient data manipulation and information retrieval
  • Applying, modifying and inventing algorithms to solve challenging business problems
  • Validating score performance
  • Conducting ROI and benefit analysis
  • Documenting and presenting model process and model performance

Education and/or Experience

For consideration candidates will need an

  • Advanced degree in Machine Learning, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Physics, Statistics, Biostatistics, Applied Math, Operations Research or other quantitative fields
  • 8+ years of working experience in analytics, data mining, and/or predictive modeling with robust knowledge and experience with statistical methods

Computer Skills

  • Proficient in analytical programming tools
  • Proficient in agile methodologies and use of Jira to manage projects
  • Proficient in more than one of Python, Perl, R, Java, C++, or C
  • Well-versed in all Microsoft Office applications (Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Access)
  • Proficient in PL/SQL. Power BI and SAS a plus

Other Skills and Abilities

  • Demonstrated ability to lead and execute projects from start to finish and the ability to work independently
  • Strong intellectual curiosity and problem solving skills
  • Proven track record in modifying and applying advanced algorithms to address practical problems and ability to consult with business owners to understand business needs
  • Manage projects and project teams under time constraints, working with other teams to provide high quality support to enable integration and deployment of analytics software and solutions
  • Exceptional written and oral communication skills


This position may require limited domestic travel to attend various conferences and meetings.

The Perks:

  • Medical / Dental / Vision / Wellness Programs
  • Paid Time Off / Company Paid Holidays
  • 401K with Company match
  • Life and Disability Insurance
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Employee Referral Bonus

This position is eligible for Employee Referral Bonus at Level II

To explore all that MedImpact has to offer, and the greatness you can bring to our teams, please submit your resume to

MedImpact, is a privately-held pharmacy benefit manager (PBM) headquartered in San Diego, California. Our solutions and services positively influence healthcare outcomes and expenditures, improving the position of our clients in the market. MedImpact offers high-value solutions to payers, providers and consumers of healthcare in the U.S. and foreign markets.



To perform this job successfully, the successful candidate must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified.

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