Sr. Data Scientist at NextHealth Technologies

| Greater Denver Area
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NextHealth Technologies is a high growth, venture-backed company located in downtown Denver, Colorado. Our advanced analytics platform enables healthcare companies to make data-driven decisions that save money and optimize outcomes. We’re a tight-knit team of doers that thrive in a fast-paced and agile environment. We nerd-out on our AI and machine learning technology platform and our approach to big data analytics.

Our team members enjoy:

  • Competitive salary plus annual bonus potential
  • Stock options
  • Unlimited PTO
  • Medical benefits starting at $0 + HSA gift up to $350 every month
  • Internet, commuter, and/or phone stipends
  • Free onsite gym

Senior Data Scientist

NextHealth Technologies is currently looking for a Senior Data Scientist to join the company’s product and solutions team. Our goal is to make healthcare smarter. The position provides the opportunity to engage in cutting-edge healthcare research on a cross-functional team and contribute to developing products that have an impact on the healthcare industry with patient care.


  • Lead design and development of innovative predictive and prescriptive algorithms interfacing with large data sets, based on principles from statistics, machine learning, and operations research
  • Perform research as needed to extract cutting edge concepts from technical literature and apply them to relevant product features
  • Work closely with scientists, engineers, and partners, to help evolve proof of concept systems into production at scale.
  • Identify and promote the use of new technologies, toolkits, and frameworks, areas of inquiry, ways of working, methods and approaches in computer science, machine learning, statistics, and software engineering.
  • Work with clients, the head of Analytics, and the product development team to define desired requirements and capabilities
  • Create integrated solutions using Python/Spark modules and other tools as needed

Required Experience:

  • A graduate degree in Operations Research, Computer Science, Engineering, Applied Statistics or other related quantitative field.
  • 5+ years experience beyond graduate school, which includes development of applied algorithms.
  • Ability to develop algorithms in Python 3.x using Python libraries like pandas, numpy, scikit-learn, and pyspark
  • Detailed knowledge of computer science including data structures, data modeling, distributed systems, and software design methods.
  • Detailed knowledge in data science, machine learning, optimization, and statistics.

Preferred Experience:

  • Healthcare industry experience desirable.
  • PhD in relevant quantitative field (see above) preferred
  • Spark/databricks experience desirable.

Other Details:

  • This role is a full-time, exempt position 
  • Starting salary range is $116,000 - $150,000
  • This role will be eligible to participate in the following:
    • full employee benefits package
    • employee equity plan
    • variable performance-based bonus incentives with annual potential up to 10% 
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999 18th Street 2600S, Denver, CO 80202

An Insider's view of NextHealth Technologies

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NextHealth has an Executive Advisory Council made up of senior healthcare leaders that collectively represent over 30% of all the insured people in the U.S.A.! They help us guide our product strategy and share where the industry is headed. That we can attract this caliber of executives is a testament to the value we are delivering in the market.


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What are NextHealth Technologies Perks + Benefits

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
Company Equity
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Flexible Work Schedule
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Perks & Discounts
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Happy Hours

Additional Perks + Benefits

1. When you feel well, you do well! We offer rich benefit options including vision, dental, and medical benefit options paid at 100% for employee.
2. Contribute to an inspiring workplace! Partake in company culture collaborations, social gatherings, and enjoy the amenities at our Denver office.
4. In a hard-charging work environment, it’s good to take time for yourself! We offer unlimited PTO to provide the flexibility to take time off for vacation, illness, family obligations or whatever else life has in store.
5. Competitive salary, commission or bonus, and equity.

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