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Senior Data Scientist, Machine Learning

Chicago, IL

Interested in Machine Learning techniques in the areas of NLP, Time-Series Forecasting, and Survival Analysis? As a Senior Data Scientist at GoHealth, you will work with partners to build end-to-end data science models throughout our diverse business. This includes projects for call-center traffic projection, agent-behavior modeling, and customer retention decay curves. In addition to building end-to-end projects, you will mentor junior Data Scientists and promote a culture of learning within the GoHealth Data Team. You will report to the Lead Data Scientist.

Frequently cited statistics show that women and underrepresented groups 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.


  • Lead quantitative analyses with product management, partners, and data engineers in solving problems
  • Conduct business and technical presentations to our teams
  • Find new ways to combine data that do not naturally mesh together
  • Stay current with leading edge systems, methods, and best practices for data science and analytics; and introduce technology and process changes across the organization
  • Improve the collaboration around actual performance and forecast to directly improve our actions
  • Collaborate on improvements to team operations and delivery on GoHealth's goals

Skills and Experience:

  • Master's in Statistics, Mathematics, Computer Science, or related quantitative field
  • 5+ years of experience demonstrating trajectory of professional growth in software engineering, data science, or data engineering
  • Proficient in Python and related libraries, such as Pandas, Numpy, Scikit-Learn, TensorFlow, Pytorch
  • Expertise in applying common machine learning algorithms such as Linear Regression, Random Forests, XGBoost.
  • Experience deploying real-time prediction models.
  • Experience working with Scrum and other Agile methodologies, and Version control systems such as Git or Bitbucket

Benefits and Perks:

  • Open vacation policy because work life balance is important
  • 401k program with company match
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program
  • Medical, dental, vision, and life insurance benefits
  • Paid maternity and paternity leave
  • Professional growth opportunities
  • Generous employee referral bonuses
  • Employee Resource Groups
  • Work from Home Stipend
  • 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, onboarding 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.