Director, Data Science

| Chicago

Description

 

GoHealth has an ambitious mission: to improve the health care system in America. Achieving this mission relies on hiring and developing great people, which is why our team is our top priority. We encourage employees to do their best work through innovation and risk taking. Our environment is fun yet constructive, thanks to leaders whose doors are always open. And most importantly, we’ll never stop investing in you and your career.

GoHealth is looking for a Director of Data Science to join as leader of the Business Analytics function, reporting to the Chief Technology Officer.  This individual will be responsible for guiding the work of the Data Science team, will help create and lead strategy, and oversee the team’s execution.  We seek candidates with the ability to effectively manage a team, derive analytical insights from a variety of business contexts, and communicate those insights effectively to a variety of other stakeholders.

Responsibilities:

  • Manage a team of data scientists in quantitative analyses with product management, business stakeholders, and data engineers to identify and solve business problems
  • Collaborate cross functionally to manage project goals and expectations as the Data Science team delivers on its initiatives
  • Present data and analytical findings to key business stakeholders at all levels of leadership
  • Stay current with leading edge systems, methods, and best practices for data science and analytics; successfully introduce technology and process changes across the organization
  • Continue building best practices for organization-wide data usage and analysis
  • Mentor, guide, and develop Data Scientists and Machine Learning Engineers on the team

Knowledge and Skill Requirements:

  • 7+ years of experience driving data science solutions
  • 3+ years of hands-on experience managing a team of data scientists
  • Master's or PhD in Statistics, Mathematics, Computer Science, or related quantitative field
  • Demonstrated ability to manage and effectively lead a team while effectively prioritizing and allocating their time and resources
  • Proficient in use of Python for manipulating data and drawing insights from data sets
  • Experience using machine learning techniques such as regressions and classification analysts, clustering, neural networks, etc.
  • Knowledge of build systems, version control systems using Git, Bitbucket, SVN, or Team Foundation
  • Proven ability to take insights and turn them into actionable steps that can drive business value
  • Ability to communicate complex concepts verbally and in writing to colleagues with varying degrees of analytical knowledge and understanding

Additional Information:

  • Open vacation policy
  • 401k program with company match
  • Medical, dental, vision, and life insurance benefits
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Subsidized gym memberships
  • Commuter and transit benefits
  • Professional growth opportunities
  • Casual dress code
  • Generous employee referral bonuses
  • Happy hours, ping-pong tournaments, and more company-sponsored events
  • GoHealth is an Equal Opportunity Employer
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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • JavaLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages

Location

214 W. Huron Street , Chicago, IL 60654

What are GoHealth Perks + Benefits

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Flexible Work Schedule
Family Medical Leave
Company sponsored family events
Acme co. sponsors family oriented events Semi-annually.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Acme Co. hosts lunch and learn meetings once per quarter.
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Our mentorship program includes Career mentoring.
Customized development tracks

Additional Perks + Benefits

Happy hours, ping-pong tournaments, and more company-sponsored events. Gym Membership Subsidies
Company Sponsored Health & Wellness Initiatives. Employee Referral Bonuses. Open Vacation Policy.

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