Sr. Data Scientist at NextHealth Technologies (Greater Denver Area, CO)

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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.

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 phone stipends
  • Free onsite gym

We are looking for a Senior Data Scientist to join the company’s product and solutions team. This position provides the opportunity to research, innovate, and develop statistically robust and scalable solutions that have an impact on the consumer healthcare experience. NextHealth’s capabilities help activate members into care management programs, measure uptake in telehealth adoption, and optimize engagement campaigns using methods such as propensity score modeling, Bayesian analysis, clustering algorithms, and explainable AI.


  • Work closely with business leadership and our product team to research and prove out new analytics capabilities to support product features and solutions.
  •  Lead design of innovative predictive and prescriptive algorithms based on principles from statistics, machine learning, and operations research.
  •  Work closely with product owners and engineers to specify requirements and develop tests to deploy analytical features into production at scale.
  •  Educate clients and internal stakeholders to drive adoption of new capabilities and ensure appropriate study design.
  • Identify and promote the use of new algorithms, technologies, and frameworks in machine learning, statistics, and software engineering.
  • Apply concepts from technical literature to support new capabilities and improve existing functionality.
  • Recommend, design, and develop actionable analytic solutions for key business problems through in-depth investigations of healthcare utilization trends and outcomes
  • Use advanced analytic techniques like machine learning, deep learning, predictive modeling to develop sophisticated models to solve the business problem
  • Effectively communicate complex analysis to broader non-technical audience/stakeholders

Required Experience:

  • A graduate degree and/or relevant knowledge base in Applied Statistics or other related quantitative fields
  • Demonstrated understanding of statistical concepts (e.g., probability distributions, design of experiments)
  • Experience with study design and causal inference
  • Ability to construct and run simulations
  • Experience building predictive models to help solve business problems

Preferred Experience:

  • Detailed knowledge of computer science including data structures, data modeling, distributed systems, and software design methods
  • Healthcare industry experience
  • Experience with Bayesian analysis
  • Spark/Databricks experience
  • Familiarity with test driven development

Our Tech Stack:

  • Python, Spark/Databricks, Git, MongoDB, PostgreSQL, Airflow, Flask

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

What's something quirky about your company?

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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