Data Scientist

Data Scientist

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Company Description

Amwell is a leading telehealth platform in the United States and globally, connecting and enabling providers, insurers, patients, and innovators to deliver greater access to more affordable, higher quality care. Amwell believes that digital care delivery will transform healthcare. The Company offers a single, comprehensive platform to support all telehealth needs from urgent to acute and post-acute care, as well as chronic care management and healthy living. With over a decade of experience, Amwell powers telehealth solutions for over 2,000 hospitals and over 55 health plan partners with over 36,000 employers, covering over 80 million lives.

Brief Overview:

Working closely with cross-functional business partners, the Data Scientist will independently wrangle data, conduct statistical analyses, and uncover analytic insights that drive operational performance, client performance, industry knowledge, and product innovation.

The ideal candidate is a self-starter with insatiable curiosity.  S/he must be able to proactively identify and lead opportunities to improve processes and deliverables while demonstrating quality and accuracy of data assets and analytic deliverables through close attention to detail and strong follow-through.

Core Responsibilities:

  • Develop scalable and automated analytic processes and workflows
  • Independently develop ETL data flows
  • Develop novel data assets (e.g. data enrichment and integration) and metrics (e.g. feature engineering and data reduction)
  • Conduct statistical analyses; e.g. exploratory data analysis, unsupervised and supervised learning and statistical modeling (including machine learning)
  • Deploy statistical/machine learning models
  • Conduct experiments
  • Proactively identify and lead initiatives to improve processes for, and quality of, data assets and analytic deliverables
  • Identify and lead development of analytic insight that drive product innovation, operational and client performance, and industry trends
  • Analyze data for anomalies and early indication of bugs in deliverables
  • Build intuitive and modern analytic products, including incorporating data visualization best practices
  • Stay abreast of analytic technologies (e.g. Data lakes and analytics on AWS, R, Python, Tableau, etc.)
  • Document programming scripts, processes, and deliverables
  • Develop internal network of colleagues, based on a reputation for collaboration, execution, and high-quality work
    ensure quality and accuracy of data assets and analytic deliverables


  • Bachelors or higher in a Quantitative Analysis field (e.g. Mathematics, Statistics, Economics, Engineering, Computational Sciences
  • 3+ years of experience as a data scientist/applied statistician (e.g. building advanced statistical and machine learning models)
  • 3+ years of SQL, including complex queries of multiple data sources
  • 3-5 years of developing scalable and automated ETL processes
  • Intermediate to advanced knowledge of mathematical statistics
  • Expert level proficiency with R, Python, Stata or other high level data analytic programming languages
  • Expert level data visualization skills
  • Basic to intermediate proficiency with general purpose programming languages (e.g. JavaScript, VB, PHP, C++)
  • Knowledge of BI tools (e.g. Tableau, Looker, Domo) is a plus
  • Knowledge of NLP is a plus
  • Capable of working on multiple projects and context shift quickly in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to translate incomplete or immature objectives into well- defined requirements
  • Excellent verbal and written communication
  • 1-3 years of experience in the SaaS industry (preferably in a data analyst type role) is a plu
  • Familiarity with the health care industry is a plus

Working at Amwell

We strive to make the hard work of healthcare look easy. In order to make this a reality, we look for people with a fast-paced, mission-driven mentality. We’re a go-getter culture that prides itself on quality, efficiency, smarts, initiative, creative thinking, and a strong work ethic. Amwell is headquartered in Boston, MA with additional offices in Reston, VA and Seattle, WA.  In addition to the opportunity to build the future of healthcare technology, we offer:

  • Unlimited Paid Time Off
  • 401K match
  • Competitive health, dental and vision insurance plans
  • The equipment and resources needed to be successful working in a remote setting
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