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Data Scientist

New York, NY

Our business is expanding very quickly and currently we’re building our Data Science team. This team will develop deep insights for our business units to execute as we continue to grow. Joining this team will give you an opportunity to have tremendous impact on the success of the company and the way that people across the world consume healthcare. Joining ZocDoc will give you the satisfaction of knowing you are doing something incredible in the world of healthcare, making a tangible difference in the lives of patients and doctors.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • - Extracting actionable insights from huge volumes of data using data mining, statistics, and database techniques
  • - Working with other teams to identify problems in different areas where data mining/machine learning/statistics can help
  • - Conducting studies, rapid pilots and using advanced data mining & modeling techniques to build solutions that optimize the quality and performance of the company’s data
  • - Analyzing data quality issues, and identifying root causes and remedies
  • - Simplifying and explaining data science work examples to regular business users

Qualifications:

  • - Fluent in modern advanced analytical tools and programming languages (e.g. Python, R, MATLAB etc.)
  • - Ph.D. in Statistics, Math, Engineering, Physical Sciences, Computer Science or another quantitative discipline
  • - Substantial experience with the use of relational (and un-relational) databases for data storage and analysis including fluency with using SQL for data extraction and management
  • - Curious and pragmatic. We want you to be excited and be able to ask the right questions, find the right answers, and identify trends and factors important for the business as well as our users
  • - Passion for technology and improving healthcare consumers’ lives
  • - Practical experience doing machine learning, conceptual modeling, hypothesis testing, NLP, etc. is a plus

What you'll get:

  • - A home at one of the best places to work in NYC (Crain’s New York winner of “Best Places to Work in NYC” and Fortune winner of “Best Companies to Work for in America”).
  • - 100% employer-covered health insurance
  • - A competitive salary and stock options
  • - Unlimited vacation
  • - Catered lunch everyday
  • - An incredible team of smart and supportive people