Lead Data Scientist

Lead Data Scientist

GoodRx is America’s healthcare marketplace. Each month, millions of people visit goodrx.com to find reliable health information and discounts for their healthcare — and we’ve helped people save $60 billion since 2011. We provide prescription discounts that are accepted at more than 70,000 pharmacies in the U.S., as well as telehealth services including doctor visits and lab tests. Our services have been positively reviewed by Good Morning America, The New York Times, NBC News, AARP, and many others.

Our goal is to help Americans find convenient and affordable healthcare. We offer solutions for consumers, employers, health plans, and anyone else who shares our desire to provide affordable prescriptions to all Americans.

About the Role

GoodRx is looking for a self-driven and motivated Lead Data Scientist who brings diversity and adds new perspectives to our growing team. We are seeking someone with the curiosity to discover questions and subsequently answer them. This individual will have a deep understanding of machine learning and statistical modeling with strong communication skills. If you join us, you will be a lead technical contributor on advanced pricing projects across product and marketing. 



  • Lead data science projects around consumer pricing, incentives & offers, and insurance 

  • Provide mentorship to peers and advise stakeholders looking to ensure technical rigor

  • Build state-of-the-art forecasting, bidding, and optimization systems that directly affect prices shown to customers and partners 

  • Support the technical roadmap and introduce new capabilities that help the team level up 


Skills & Qualifications:

  • 6+ years of work experience in data science with significant business impact through end-to-end model deployment; ecommerce/healthcare pricing experience preferred

  • Proven track record of technical contribution within career field; open source contributions, publications, intellectual property/patents, etc. preferred 

  • Undergraduate degree (or equivalent industry experience) in a quantitative field; advanced degree in data science, machine learning, or operations research preferred

  • Strong first principles understanding of common machine learning algorithms (e.g., clustering, tree/forest techniques, OLS, linear/non-linear optimization, etc.)

  • Fluency in Python and relevant libraries (pandas, pyspark, numpy, etc.) 

  • Enterprise experience with Amazon Web Services (AWS) and DataBricks

At GoodRx, pay ranges are determined based on work locations and may vary based on where the successful candidate is hired. The pay ranges below are shown as a guideline, and the successful candidate’s starting pay will be determined based on job-related skills, experience, qualifications, and other relevant business and organizational factors. These pay zones may be modified in the future. Please contact your recruiter for additional information.

San Francisco and Seattle Offices:

$180,000.00 - $288,000.00

New York Office:

$165,000.00 - $264,000.00

Santa Monica Office:

$150,000.00 - $240,000.00

Other Office Locations:

$135,000.00 - $216,000.00

GoodRx also offers additional compensation programs such as annual cash bonuses and annual equity grants for most positions as well as generous benefits. Our great benefits offerings include medical, dental, and vision insurance, 401(k) with a company match, an ESPP, unlimited vacation, 13 paid holidays, and 72 hours of sick leave. GoodRx also offers additional benefits like mental wellness and financial wellness programs, fertility benefits, generous parental leave, pet insurance, supplemental life insurance for you and your dependents, company-paid short-term and long-term disability, and more!

We’re committed to growing and empowering a more inclusive community within our company and industry. That’s why we hire and cultivate diverse teams of the best and brightest from all backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives. We believe that true innovation happens when everyone has a seat at the table and the tools, resources, and opportunities to excel.

With that said, research shows that women and other underrepresented groups apply only if they meet 100% of the criteria. GoodRx is committed to leveling the playing field, and we encourage women, people of color, those in the LGBTQ+ communities, and Veterans to apply for positions even if they don’t necessarily check every box outlined in the job description. Please still get in touch - we’d love to connect and see if you could be good for the role!

GoodRx is America's healthcare marketplace. The company offers the most comprehensive and accurate resource for affordable prescription medications in the U.S., gathering pricing information from thousands of pharmacies coast to coast, as well as a telehealth marketplace for online doctor visits and lab tests. Since 2011, Americans with and without health insurance have saved $60 billion using GoodRx and million consumers visit goodrx.com each month to find discounts and information related to their healthcare. GoodRx is the #1 most downloaded medical app on the iOS and Android app stores. For more information, visit www.goodrx.com.

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