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Senior Data Scientist

San Francisco, CA

Senior Data Scientist- Health

Rally Health is seeking a senior data scientist to support our flagship wellness product area.  The successful candidate will work with diverse data to generate insights and develop data strategies that help our products evolve to better serve our customers and users. Rally products inform users about their healthcare options and help engage them in their own healthcare.  In this role you will closely collaborate with product leader, leveraging data to measure and improve our offerings through metric development and instrumentation, data investigations, designing and interpreting experiments, exploratory research, and impact evaluation.  The data scientist will also also advise the product team on likely data strategies for product improvement, such as machine learning driven product features.


  • Great at proactively identifying opportunities and solving challenging business problems with a wide variety of data tools in a fast-paced, collaborative environment.
  • Ability to use predictive analytics  and classical modeling techniques for statistical inference and creation of data insights.
  • Ability to work in a variety of data environments, e.g., Hadoop HDFS, SQL, Mongo, etc.
  • Strong proficiency in SQL and some scripting language (Python, R, etc.)
  • Strong focus on quality, using/developing process that ensures the integrity of our analytic output


  • 3+ years direct work experience as a data scientist supporting product development
  • History of successfully driving analytic projects and investigations independently, owning them from design to delivery of results.
  • Demonstrated experience with data-driven product development (A/B testing, time series analysis, propensity modeling, etc.); you know when a bar chart is good enough and when it’s not
  • Strong track record of solving business challenges with data using scripting languages (such as Python or R) and SQL

Nice to Have:

  • Healthcare or wellness specific business knowledge and/or experience with behavioral and claims data
  • Experience using ML to solve business problems
  • Experience in a big data environments, like Hadoop or Spark
  • Advanced (post-baccalaureate) degree  in a quantitative field

About Rally Health:

Our benefits package is highly competitive with others in tech, offering great options that attend to your physical, emotional, financial and career health. We have low deductible, modest employee contribution health care options through UnitedHealth, and an option for a higher deductible plan accompanied by an HSA that Rally pays for. We have vision and dental care, disability income protection, FSA, and life insurance benefits that extend to you and your dependents. We serve catered lunch each day and stock the kitchen with snacks for those of us who need to be reminded to eat. And, of course, we grant to our employees access to the Rally Engage app that offers challenges and incentives to keep us well. On the emotional well-being side of things, we know that people who work as hard as Rallyers need to catch their breath. So, we offer PTO-with-trust; meaning, you take it when you need it and we don't add up how much you've used. For those that need a little extra care, we are partnering with to make employee support accessible via text. Financially, we offer competitive cash compensation and equity, 401k matching, and surprise bonuses to those who surprise us with their contributions. And, perhaps most importantly, we offer a company with a purpose, jobs that demand your very best work, and opportunities to learn, grow, and build your career.

Rally Health is committed to ensuring that its workforce reflects America’s diverse population. Rally Health knows that such diversity will enrich us with the talent, energy, perspective and inspiration it needs to achieve its mission. Rally Health believes in a policy of equal employment and opportunity for all people based on merit and commitment to the principles of diversity. It is our policy to recruit, hire, train, and promote individuals in all job titles, and administer all programs, without regard to race, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, sex, age, marital status, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, family responsibilities, genetic information, disability, matriculation, political affiliation, veteran status, union affiliation, or any other category protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.

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Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.