Associate Data Scientist - Provider

Associate Data Scientist - Provider

Olive’s AI workforce is built to fix our broken healthcare system by addressing healthcare’s most burdensome issues -- delivering hospitals and health systems increased revenue, reduced costs, and increased capacity. People feel lost in the system today and healthcare employees are essentially working in the dark due to outdated technology that creates a lack of shared knowledge and siloed data. Olive is designed to drive connections, shining a new light on the broken healthcare processes that stand between providers and patient care. She uses AI to reveal life-changing insights that make healthcare more efficient, affordable and effective. Olive’s vision is to unleash a trillion dollars of hidden potential within healthcare by connecting its disconnected systems. Olive is improving healthcare operations today, so everyone can benefit from a healthier industry tomorrow.

The Provider team is building data-driven products for healthcare practitioners to help them improve patient care and reduce costs. The Provider data science team uses machine learning models, natural language processing (NLP), and patient medical histories to group similar patients together and better understand common medical care journeys.


  • Perform exploratory data analysis
  • Collaborate with data engineers to test changes to existing data processes and report findings
  • Assist in feature engineering
  • Assist in data quality assessment
  • Utilize and optimize existing NLP models and assess quality of their output
  • Understand and maintain data pipelines from raw sources to feature stores for models
  • Ability to communicate within the team on project status / blockers to get help when needed and render aid when able
  • Ability to adhere to security and data protection policies
  • High quality documentation of work
  • Ability to collaborate with colleagues, management, and clients to solve complex problems
  • Ability to maintain focus and a positive outlook in a fast-paced and changing environment where team success is not judged on delivering the “perfect” model, but on continuous model improvement
  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, math, or a STEM discipline
  • Experience with SQL
  • Experience using Python for data science and machine learning
  • Experience with source control for code (Git preferred)

Preferred skills

  • 1-2 years post-graduate training or similar post-grad work experience in data science or data engineering
  • Familiarity with healthcare data
  • Experience with cloud-based compute (AWS and/or Spark preferred)
  • Understanding of natural language processing (NLP) concepts and/or a history of using NLP python packages (NLTK, HuggingFace, spaCy, SparkNLP, etc)
  • Experience writing regular expressions (regex)
  • Experience with Agile development, continuous integration, testing, deployment & release methodologies
  • Familiarity with HIPAA and the importance of privacy of patient data

At Olive, we're committed to growing and empowering an inclusive community within our company and industry. This is why we hire and cultivate diverse teams of the best and brightest from all backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives across our organization. Research shows that oftentimes women and other minority groups only apply to open roles if they meet 100% of the listed criteria. Olive encourages everyone — including women, people of color, individuals with disabilities and those in the LGBTQIA+ community — to apply for our available positions, even if they don't necessarily check every box on the job description.

We take the health and happiness of our employees seriously and consistently evaluate new ways to provide an amazing place to work. From retirement planning, to a wellness program designed to actively incorporate mental and physical wellness into daily interactions amongst fellow Olivians, we make sure to take care of our own.

  • Health, Dental, and Vision insurance that starts on your first day at Olive with 100% of premiums covered for team members and 75% covered for dependents
  • Monthly Grid stipend to cover work related expenses
  • Unlimited PTO
  • Telemedicine
  • EAP/Mental health resources
  • Getaways by Marriott Bonvoy
  • Family-building and fertility support via Kindbody
  • 12 weeks of parental leave
  • 401(K) match
  • Wellness program
  • Stock Options
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