Senior Data Scientist

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About Us

We are a very profitable and fast-growing healthcare startup—a small and mighty team of 165 helping people find and enroll in ACA health coverage. We are the largest ACA enrollment platform,, having helped over 15 million people enroll in health coverage. We're a mission-driven team who advocates for and cares deeply about the people we serve.

We're a double bottom-line company: revenues and enrollments in ACA coverage. The ACA brings high-quality, comprehensive, and affordable health coverage within reach for low-income Americans and we exist to make that promise a reality. Your contribution will help hundreds of thousands of people navigate the complex and confusing health insurance industry and enable them to access health care when they need it.

We are committed to building a team balanced in representation to best serve the people who use our products. We believe in creating inclusive and equitable spaces, which build trust and respect and foster a sense of belonging. These values are at the core of our culture, and we genuinely believe they will continue to lead our organization to successful outcomes.

About the Role

We are looking for a Data Scientist to join our team to use our unique data set to improve the product, increase revenue, and set strategy. You will be working as a member of the data team and will report to a data science manager. As a data scientist, you will be embedded as a key member of a product/engineering workgroup, helping to inform and guide product decisions. Your work will contribute directly to increasing the number of people that can access healthcare affordably.

You Will:

  • Analyze data to identify product improvements and revenue opportunities
  • Establish product and business health metrics
  • Design, deploy and analyze experiments
  • Build machine learning models for multiple applications
  • Work with engineers to improve logging and data infrastructure
  • Work with the product team providing guidance to prioritize, develop, and monitor new product lines

You Have:

  • Degree in a quantitative field such as statistics, economics, applied math, operations research or engineering, or relevant work experience
  • 5 or more years of industry experience in a data science or analytics role
  • Proficiency in SQL
  • Proficiency in Python, R or another data science and visualization environment

The salary for this role is $150,000 - $215,000, depending on experience. For additional clarification, this range covers two sublevels: Senior Data Scientist I and Senior Data Scientist II.

What We Offer:

  • Remote-first company (US-based remote only)
  • Great compensation package at a high-growth, profitable company
  • Excellent benefits package that includes health, vision, and dental coverage for you, your spouse and dependents
  • Monthly grocery stipend and home internet reimbursement
  • 401K w/ a match after a grace period
  • Employee assistance program
  • Parental leave
  • 4 weeks paid vacation in addition to paid holidays
  • Home office budget for remote team members
  • Disability insurance

We're building a diverse and inclusive work environment where we learn from each other. We welcome and encourage people of diverse backgrounds, experiences, identities, abilities, and perspectives to apply. We are an equal-opportunity employer and a fun place to work. Come join the team at HealthSherpa!

Company Info.


HealthSherpa is a California-based technology company focused on connecting individuals with health coverage. The site was initially developed as an alternative to research plans from

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