Principal Data Scientist

  • Location

    New York City

  • Sector:

    Data Science

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  • Salary:

    Circa $200,000

  • Contact:

    Amelia Jones

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  • Consultant:

    Amelia Jones


Intelletec has teamed up with one of the US's Leading Healthcare firms. They are going through a massive transformation and are looking for a Principal Data Scientist to join the leadership team in the NYC, Boston or Connecticut office.

The Principal Data Scientist will have a broad impact and true ownership. You will provide strategic leadership for the development, validation, and delivery of algorithms and statistical models. Acting as the analytic team lead for highly complex projects involving multiple resources and tasks, providing individual mentoring in support of company objectives.


  • Work with C-level stakeholders and articulate machine learning concepts in non-technical terms

  • Lead team of 2-3 Data Scientists on the development and delivery of predictive analytics solutions to drive behavior change or customer experience across channels

  • Consult with business partners to understand problems and goals, understand the business value, and translate into business opportunities to be captured through predictive analytics solutions

  • Develop advanced algorithms and statistical predictive models and determines analytical approaches and modeling techniques to evaluate scenarios and potential future outcomes

  • Think creatively to identify opportunities for digital innovation

  • Evaluate externally developed technology solutions

  • Communicate new ideas and methods to the broader team

  • Increase efficiency through both tactical and strategic technology implementations


  • You are a go-getter and self-starter with an entrepreneurial spirit

  • 6 or more years of progressively complex related experience

  • Demonstrates advanced in-depth specialization in mathematical analysis methods, machine learning, statistical analyses, and predictive modeling

  • Comprehensive knowledge of the health care industry, products, systems, business strategies, and products

  • Expertise in advanced analytics tools and languages to analyze large data sets from multiple data sources

  • Superior ability to communicate technical ideas and results to non-technical clients in written and verbal form

  • Advanced in-depth specialization in mathematical analysis methods, machine learning, statistical analyses, and predictive modeling

  • Expertise in using R or Python to manipulate large data sets and develop statistical models


  • 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