Lead Data Scientist - Healthcare

  • Location

    New York

  • Sector:

    Data Science

  • Job type:


  • Contact:

    Amelia Jones

  • Contact email:


  • Consultant:

    Amelia Jones

Intelletec has partnered with one of the US's Leading Healthcare firms. They are going through a massive transformation and are looking for a Lead Data Scientist to join the team in the New York office.


 If you want to make a difference in healthcare in the US and beyond this could be a great opportunity!


 The Lead Data Scientist will have a broad impact and true ownership; driving business decisions and mentoring junior team members to provide technical advice.




  • Develops complex algorithms and statistical predictive models and determines analytical approaches and modeling techniques to evaluate scenarios and potential future outcomes.

  • Performs analyses of structured and unstructured data to solve multiple and complex business problems. utilizing advanced statistical techniques and mathematical analyses and specialized expertise in the organization and/or industry.

  • Applies analytical rigor and statistical methods to analyze large amounts of data, using advanced statistical techniques.

  • Manages large and complex analytical projects from data exploration, model building, performance evaluation and testing.

  • Collaborates with business partners to develop technical /business approaches and new or enhanced technical tools.

  • Interacts with internal and external peers and management to share highly complex information related to areas of expertise and/or to gain acceptance of new or enhanced technology/business solutions.




  • 5-10 or more years of progressively complex related experience.

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience in Mathematics, Statistics, Computer Science, Business Analytics, Economics, Physics, Engineering, or related discipline.

  • Master’s degree or Ph.D. preferred.

  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.

  • Strong organizational, management, and leadership skills.

  • Deep knowledge of advanced analytics tools and languages to analyze large data sets from multiple data sources.

  • Strong skills to effectively communicate and negotiate across the business and in the external health care environment

  • Demonstrates proficiency in all areas of mathematical analysis methods, machine learning, statistical analyses, and predictive modeling and advanced in-depth specialization in some areas.

  • Demonstrates a strong ability to communicate technical concepts and implications to business partners.

  • Solid understanding of the healthcare industry, products, and systems is a plus. 




  • Very competitive pay, bonus, full medical, dental & vision benefits and more

  • A tight-knit team of passionate people and a tech-first business

  • Autonomy and end-to-end ownership

  • Opportunity for fast growth & promotion