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Data Scientist, Advanced Analytics

Chicago, IL

GoHealth is looking for a Data Scientist to join its Advanced Analytics and Operations Research team. You will be responsible for using a combination of business intuition and advanced analytic techniques including statistics and optimization to develop models, products and technologies that create value across all aspects of our diverse business. Some current and recent projects include the modeling of customer retention, lifetime values of Medicare Advantage policies and detection of anomalies in commission payments. This role will directly report to our VP of Advanced Analytics.

Frequently cited statistics show that women apply to jobs only if they meet 100% of the qualifications. GoHealth encourages you to break that statistic and to apply. No one ever meets 100% of the qualifications. We look forward to your application.

Responsibilities:

  • Understand GoHealth’s business processes, including the role each business unit plays in supporting the company’s ultimate objectives
  • Lead quantitative analyses, working with product management, business stakeholders, and data engineers to identify and solve business problems
  • Provide new and creative insights through a combination of descriptive and diagnostic analytics
  • Test hypotheses across functions using measurable, statistically-significant methods to evaluate best performing strategies
  • Stay current with data analytics tools and techniques and methods for data science, statistics and optimization

Skills & Experience:

  • BS or BA degree in quantitative discipline such as Mathematics, Statistics, Operations Research, Computer Science, Economics or Engineering
  • Mastery of statistics including regression, estimation and hypothesis testing
  • Experience with a data and analytics programming language such as Python, R, or MATLAB
  • Experience with Python packages NumPy, SciPy, pandas and scikit-learn
  • Familiarity with probabilistic modeling, including Poisson processes and renewal processes
  • Familiarity with optimization techniques including linear optimization, nonlinear optimization and/or network optimization
  • SQL experience in writing, editing and modifying complex, efficient SQL scripts
  • Experience implementing algorithms or models into a product
  • Experience guiding decision-making in a business context through a combination of descriptive and diagnostic analytics
  • Proven ability to take insights and turn them into models and products can drive business value
  • Ability to communicate complex concepts verbally and in writing to colleagues with varying degrees of analytical knowledge and understanding
  • Experience extracting and standardizing inconsistent data from disparate data sources

Benefits & Perks:

  • Open vacation policy
  • 401k program with company match
  • Medical, dental, vision, and life insurance benefits
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Commuter and transit benefits
  • Professional growth opportunities
  • Casual dress code
  • Generous employee referral bonuses
  • Happy hours, ping-pong tournaments, and more company-sponsored events
  • Subsidized gym memberships
  • GoHealth is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Due to the unprecedented situation of COVID-19, GoHealth has decided to protect our current and future employees by managing our business remotely. This is inclusive of interviewing, on-boarding and each role day-to-day. Please consider that our roles will not be remote long-term and will return to an office setting once we're safe to do so following the guidance of local health authorities’ and the CDC.

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