Senior Manager, Data Science

Job ID 18-00267

Industry Professional Jobs

Job Type Permanent

Location San Diego, CA


The Company division is looking for a Senior Manager of Data Science has a passion for delivering analytic products that advance the world of health. You will be responsible for leading a team of data scientists that help deliver our next-generation analytics platform. You will work with data scientists, analysts, product management, software engineering, and clinical experts to take analytic innovation from the research lab to production applications.
We have a wealth of data assets across the healthcare continuum that will allow you to deliver impactful outcomes to our customers. You will work in a large complex data environment with a variety of sources and technologies. You will be creating a real difference in making medication management safer, and efficient and cost effective.
The selected candidate will bring new ideas, creativity and perspectives to our organization. You should bring a passion for working with data, people and technology. You will lead by example, adopting a "whatever it takes " approach to get the job done, while nurturing a sense of camaraderie, success and appreciation among your team.

Lead a team of data scientists and wranglers to build, maintain, and improve analytic decision systems and predictive models that drive significant customer impact
Work with business leaders to understand their domains, desired outcomes, and translate product requirements into analytic deliverables
Work with leadership to develop and execute on roadmap of desired analytic capabilities and product deliverables within committed timeframes
Explore opportunities from internal and external data sources to innovate on new products and/or enhance existing models
Present to senior management on business reviews, roadmap progress and innovation concepts
Lead evaluation of emerging analytics technologies and services for selection and proper fit with the organization
Drive an engaging, innovative and inclusive culture within your team
Evaluate and manage external data science partners, as needed, to deliver on business goals


Required skills and experience:
•Track record of delivering and maintaining successful data science products into commercial products and achieving desired customer outcomes in a dynamic environment
•5+ years managing, leading and developing direct reports
•Degree in a quantitative field (engineering, math, statistics, physics) with 10+ years of experience
•Expert level experience with multiple statistical and data related programming languages such as Python, R, SAS, SQL
•Experience with various machine learning methods including classification/tree, SVM and ensemble approaches.
•Ability to effectively switch communication styles from business to technical audiences, ranging from in depth analysis to concise, high level messaging
•Understanding of software development and engineering practices including source control, CI/CD and DevOps
•Experience with agile, lean practices and methodologies
•Ability to work effectively in cross-functional groups. Must be able to excel in a fast-paced environment with multiple priorities.

• Experience with medical software such as Hospital Information Systems, Medical Record Systems or Lab Information Systems
• Knowledge of Hadoop, Cloud and other modern data architectures

Candidate Details:
7+ to 10 years' experience
Seniority Level - Mid-Senior
Management Experience Required - Yes
Minimum Education - Bachelor's Degree
Willingness to Travel - Occasionally