Data Scientist

Job Locations US-NY-New York
Posted Date 2 months ago(01/05/2018 4:45 PM)
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AbleTo Inc. combines best-in-class patient engagement with behavior change treatment programs that allow health plans and plan sponsors to improve health outcomes, while lowering overall spending, for high-cost medical populations. Benefitting groups include heart patients and diabetics, as well as those suffering from depression/anxiety and chronic pain. All sixteen of our programs utilize best practice protocols and are delivered nationally by teams of licensed therapists and behavioral coaches. Program participants experience improved health, better recovery and in the case of heart patients, fewer hospitalizations.


Data & Analytics Team


The Data & Analytics team plays a key role at AbleTo. Data is part of nearly everything that we do. The Data & Analytics team is responsible for storing data, making it useful and actionable for business managers, and using it to validate the impact of our programs and inform organizational improvements.


As a Data Scientist at AbleTo, you will work in a uniquely cross-functional capacity, helping teams across the organization apply analytical rigor to their decision-making:


  • With our Research team, you will build claims-based predictive models to identify patients who can benefit from our programs and drive value for our clients
  • With our Engagement team, you will help optimize a coordinated, multi-channel patient outreach process
  • With our Account Management team, you will develop reporting that demonstrates how AbleTo is helping clients manage their patient populations
  • With our Clinical team, you will ensure that our therapist network is operating efficiently and is structured appropriately to meet demand
  • With our Product team, you will use data-driven insights to design new product features for our platform
  • With our Engineering team, you will help manage our data stack and ETL processes that feed our data warehouse


Members of the Data & Analytics team are:


  • Both technically and strategically savvy
  • Able to sift through large amounts of data and extract insights
  • Able to present recommendations to non-technical audiences
  • Highly organized and able to manage time across multiple competing priorities
  • Focused on building flexible, durable, and well-designed solutions
  • Focused on preserving quality control
  • Willing to experiment with new tools / techniques


Data & Analytics team culture:

  • Collaboration: You will work with teams across the organization to both design and build data-driven solutions
  • Innovation: Our team prioritizes innovation over precedent. We’re always looking for new, more efficient ways of doing things
  • High-Impact Focus: Our team receives a lot of requests for new analyses, processes, reports, etc. It is our job to prioritize these requests with our stakeholders and invest time in projects with the highest potential value-add for the organization. You will be actively involved in making these decisions



Technical Skills


  • Strong proficiency in SQL and R/Python
  • Experience working on cloud-based platforms like AWS/GCS
  • Comfortable with variety of analytical techniques:
  • Predictive modeling (e.g. regularized regressions, decision trees / random forests, association rules mining)
  • Optimization (e.g. linear programming)
  • Exploratory analysis (e.g. clustering, PCA)
  • Some familiarity with BI tools such as Looker or Tableau


Education / Experience

  • BA in Operations Research, Computer Science, or other related discipline
  • 2-3 years work experience is strongly preferred


Additionally to the technical requirements for this specific position, AbleTo seeks candidates that will demonstrate:


  • Personal ownership of assignments and responsibilities
  • Resilience and grit to ensure task completion even in the face of adversity
  • Discipline and organization to handle multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Great team playing skills
  • High levels of energy and positive ambition
  • A healthy balance of curiosity, humility and assertiveness
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Professional attitude and demeanor

AbleTo is committed to equal employment opportunities (EEO) and employs qualified persons without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, handicap, or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local laws.

AbleTo is an E-Verify Company