Data Science Intern

Location: Remote-US, California US

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Job Number: 4493

Position Title: Data Science Intern

External Description:

Alignment Healthcare is a consumer-centric platform delivering customized health care in the United States to seniors and those who need it most, the chronically ill and frail, through its Medicare Advantage plans. Alignment Healthcare provides partners and patients with customized care and service where they need it and when they need it, including clinical coordination, risk management and technology facilitation. Alignment Healthcare offers health plan options through Alignment Health Plan, and also partners with select health plans to help deliver better benefits at lower costs.

By becoming a part of the Alignment Healthcare team, you will provide Medicare enrolled consumers the quality of care they truly need and deserve. We believe that great work comes from people who are inspired to be their best. We have built a team of talented and experienced people who are passionate about transforming the lives of the seniors we serve. In this fast-growing company, you will find ample room for growth and innovation alongside the Alignment community.

Position Summary:

This position will play a key role in uncovering deep insights from data using advanced machine learning technologies and advanced statistical analysis, processing very large data sets using cloud-based data pipelines, variety of analytic tools, visualizations and delivering actionable healthcare insights & solutions.

General Duties/Responsibilities (May include but are not limited to):

1.     Collaborate with key business leaders to understand their business problems and come up with analytical solutions.

2.     Understanding the concepts and building algorithms in the healthcare domains

3.     Working with large data sets and designing analytical approaches

4.     Applying coding skills and knowledge data structures to develop projects in partnership with other scientists and engineers in the team

5.     Build end-to-end data science solutions which will improve healthcare outcomes and reduce the cost for our members.

6.     Develop scalable and efficient machine learning and deep learning algorithms that can work in production systems.

7.     Collaborate with the engineering team to build end-to-end cloud-based machine learning production pipelines.

Minimum Requirements:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

8.     Minimum Experience:

a.     2+ years of relevant experience in predictive modeling and analysis (can include academic research projects)

9.     Education/Licensure:

    1. Current PhD or Master Student in Computer Science, Mathematics, Statistics, or related field with a focus on Machine Learning and Deep Learning.

10.  Other:

    1. Solid data structures & algorithms background
    2. Depth and breadth in state-of-the-art machine learning and deep learning technologies
    3. Strong programming skills in Python or similar scripting language
    4. Proficiency in open-source deep-learning and machine learning libraries & toolkits
    5. Excellent communication, analytical and collaborative problem-solving skills
    6. Experience in applying machine learning methods to real world problems with measurable outcomes.
    7. Demonstrated proficiency in SQL and relational databases.
    8. Experience with data visualization and presentation, turning complex analysis into insight.
    9. Experience in setting experimental analytics frameworks or strategies for complex scenarios.
    10. Understanding of relevant statistical measures such as confidence intervals, significance of error measurements, development, and evaluation data sets, etc.
    11. Experience with manipulating and analyzing complex, high-volume, high-dimensionality and unstructured data from varying sources
    12. Familiarity with code repositories, such as GitHub
    13. Preferred Qualifications:

                                               i.     Healthcare experience

                                              ii.     Published work in academic conferences or industry circles.

                                             iii.     Desire to work at a fast-paced work environment

                                             iv.     Demonstrable track record dealing well with ambiguity, prioritizing needs, and delivering results in an agile, dynamic startup environment

11.  Work Environment:

    1. The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Essential Physical Functions:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

  1. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee regularly is required to stand, walk, sit, use hand to finger, handle or feel objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms.
  2. The employee frequently lifts and/or moves up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus.

Alignment Healthcare, LLC is proud to practice Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action. We are looking for diversity in qualified candidates for employment: Minority/Female/Disable/Protected Veteran.

If you require any reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) in completing the online application, interviewing, completing any pre-employment testing or otherwise participating in the employee selection process, please contact [email protected].

City: Remote-US

State: California

Location City: Remote-US

Location State: California

Community / Marketing Title: Data Science Intern

Company Profile:

Alignment Health was founded with a mission to revolutionize health care with a serving heart culture. Through its unique integrated care delivery models, deep physician partnerships and use of proprietary technologies, Alignment is committed to transforming health care one person at a time.

By becoming a part of the Alignment Health team, you will provide members with the quality of care they truly need and deserve. We believe that great work comes from people who are inspired to be their best. We have built a team of talented and experienced people who are passionate about transforming the lives of the seniors we serve. In this fast-growing company, you will find ample room for growth and innovation alongside the Alignment community.

EEO Employer Verbiage:

Alignment requires all new hires to follow local and/or state requirements regarding the COVID-19 vaccine and booster.  If applicable, proof of vaccination and booster will be required as a condition of employment subject to legal exemptions.  This policy, which Alignment reserves the right to modify, is part of Alignment’s ongoing efforts to ensure the safety and well-being of its staff and community and to support public health efforts.

Alignment Healthcare, LLC is proud to practice Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action. We are looking for diversity in qualified candidates for employment: Minority/Female/Disable/Protected Veteran.

If you require any reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) in completing the online application, interviewing, completing any pre-employment testing or otherwise participating in the employee selection process, please contact [email protected].

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