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Manager, Data Science


Remote United States

Remote Canada

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Full time

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Job Description:

Phreesia is looking for an experienced Manager, Data Science to join our ever-evolving Data Science team! If you’re ready to embark on a meaningful journey that combines cutting-edge technology, innovative problem-solving, and the opportunity to drive healthcare transformation, then you’re in the right place.

With over 100 million patient visits on our platform annually, we continue to be the industry leader in the patient intake space. Our mission at Phreesia is to empower patients with knowledge, skills, and confidence, making them active participants in their healthcare journey. Being part of the Data Science team at Phreesia means you’ll help internal stakeholders understand our patient population and optimize ways that we interact with them, turning this mission into a reality.

In this role, you’ll lead a team of 4-6 Data Scientists and take ownership of allocating resources by designing, solutioning and prioritizing strategic projects that tackle the most pressing business needs, setting us on a path to both short-term and long-term success. Humans are complicated and healthcare data reflects that, so we need smart, passionate people to join us in facing these challenges head on.

What You’ll Do

  • Manage up to 6 Data Science roles at various levels on multiple teams including any hiring, onboarding, and retention for your pods.
  • Participate in strategic planning and prioritization for your teams.
  • Participate in resource allocation across teams and projects.
  • Participate in sprint planning for multiple Data Science teams.
  • Interface with various internal business partners on cross-functional projects.
  • Participate in high-level technical solutioning, project design, and implementation strategy.
  • Work closely with other Data Science managers and Product Managers to distill business objectives, prioritize projects, and assess potential new work streams.

What You’ll Bring

  • Bachelor’s Degree is required; Advanced education in a quantitative field such as data science, computer science, engineering, mathematics, statistics, computational linguistics, physics is preferred.
  • 7+ years of experience in an operational Data Science role, including 2+ years of experience managing a Data Science team.
  • Strong SQL and Python skills, along with experience in Git and CI/CD are required; experience using cloud services on Data Science Projects (AWS, GCP, Azure)is preferred.
  • Industry experience in Healthcare or Marketing Analytics is strongly preferred.
  • Experience in one or more of the following: knowledge graphs, vector similarity search, large language models is preferred.
  • Experience in using statistical principles to inform decision making (experimental design, significance tests, a/b testing).
  • Ability to organize, visualize, and present complex data in a way that tells a compelling story and drives decision making.
  • Experience collaborating with Data Scientists and Data Engineers to propose, test, validate, evaluate, and deploy Machine Learning models.