Director, Data Science

New York, NY or Remote

Full Time Executive-level / Director
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Who We AreRo is the healthcare technology company building a patient-centric healthcare system. Ro's vertically-integrated primary care platform powers a personalized, end-to-end healthcare experience from diagnosis, to delivery of medication, to ongoing care. With a nationwide provider network, in-home care API, and proprietary pharmacy distribution centers, Ro is the only company to seamlessly connect telehealth and in-home care, diagnostics, and pharmacy services nationwide to provide high-quality, affordable healthcare without the need for insurance. Since 2017, Ro has facilitated more than six million digital healthcare visits in nearly every county in the United States, including 98% of primary care deserts. Ro also provides its patient-centric solutions including Workpath, its in-home care API, and Kit, its at-home diagnostic testing service, to other healthcare companies. Visit for more information.
Ro was named #2 in Wellness on Fast Company's 2019 list of the World's Most Innovative Companies, listed by Inc. Magazine as a Best Place to Work in 2020 and 2021, and named one of FORTUNE's 2021 Best Workplaces In Health Care.
We are looking for a dynamic data science leader to advance our machine learning practice. In this player/coach role, you will own the data science roadmap and priorities from end-to-end, playing a hands-on role in everything from model building to ML infrastructure development, while also nurturing and growing a small team of data scientists. 

What You'll Do:

  • Build world-class data products, world-class data science, and machine learning practice
  • Lead data science and applied machine learning efforts at the company level 
  • Determine how data science and machine learning are best leveraged across the business, partnering with stakeholders in product, engineering, and leadership to build and prioritize a roadmap of initiatives and data products
  • Play a hands-on role in all facets of model development and deployment
  • Partner with engineering to define and build best-in-class machine learning tools, workflows, and infrastructure
  • Manage, mentor, and grow a small team of data scientists

What You'll Bring to the Team:

  • 8+ years of experience in data science, algorithmic engineering or machine learning
  • 3+ years of experience managing a team of data scientists in a rapidly scaling technology company
  • Deep technical background. MS or PhD in Computer Science, Machine Learning, Statistics, Operations Research or related field; or equivalent experience
  • The ability to apply your technical know-how in a variety of contexts – hands-on work; coaching and mentoring the team; influencing company strategy and roadmap
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Adept at bringing structure to initially unstructured domains, and driving clarity and decision velocity on projects with multiple stakeholders
  • A track record of shipping data products and iterating on them

Bonus Points:

  • Prior experience building, deploying, and maintaining data products in a healthcare context

We've Got You Covered:

  • Full medical, dental, and vision insurance + OneMedical membership
  • Healthcare and Dependent Care FSA
  • 401(k) with company match
  • Flexible PTO
  • Wellbeing + Learning & Growth reimbursements
  • Paid parental leave + Fertility benefits
  • Pet insurance
  • Student loan refinancing
  • Virtual resources for mindfulness, counseling, fitness, and physical therapy
At Ro, we believe that our diverse perspectives are our biggest strengths — and that embracing them will create real change in healthcare. As an equal opportunity employer, we are committed to building an inclusive environment where you can be you.
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Tags: Engineering Healthcare technology Machine Learning ML PhD Research Statistics Testing

Perks/benefits: 401(k) matching Career development Fertility benefits Flex vacation Health care Medical leave Parental leave Startup environment Wellness

Regions: Remote/Anywhere North America
Country: United States
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