Staff Data Science Manager

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We are looking for a seasoned data science leader to join the cross-functional leadership team of a core product initiative to help us accomplish our mission to improve lives by learning from the experience of every cancer patient. Here's what you need to know about the role, our team and why Flatiron Health is the right next step in your career. 

What you will do

In this role, you will help develop and improve OncoEMR, our best-in-class oncology specific electronic health record system, by leading a team of data scientists focused on prototyping new product features and understanding how physicians use our systems. As a Staff Data Science Manager, you will work with cross-functional leads to design solutions in a highly ambiguous, impactful, and interesting problem space with a high degree of autonomy. You will synthesize internal and external user feedback to help guide the team’s product roadmap, lead the technical development effort for data products, analytic tools, and algorithms, and help lead the team to success. In addition, you’ll also:

  • Manage a team of 2-3 data scientists embedded across a number or product scrum teams
  • Help the team identify the most impactful projects to work on, make sure they are in the best position to succeed and collaborate on design and execution
  • Collaborate closely with product managers, software engineers, designers and clinicians on the teams developing OncoEMR 
  • Be accountable for the analytical rigor of the tools/solutions that we come up with
  • Be responsible for taking nascent product ideas and maturing them into production algorithms and products
  • Collaborate closely with parallel teams working on developing best-in-class analytics around patient populations 

Flatiron’s Healthcare team is building out the products, software, and algorithms that equip physicians with the information and tools to deliver high quality care to America’s oncology patients. You will be leading a team embedded across the cross-functional teams that develop new features to improve and simplify patient care and documentation. Our data science team works to prototype new features, assure the integrity of our clinical data sets, understand how physicians interact with our systems, and design and implement metrics to understand the success of the major features of our system.

Who you are

You’re an entrepreneurial, customer-focused data scientist who is experienced in driving new data capabilities. You are excited by the prospect of tackling meaningful problems each and every day. You are a kind, passionate, and collaborative problem-solver who seeks and gives candid feedback, and you value the chance to make a real impact on people’s lives. 

  • You have an degree in a quantitative field
  • You have a minimum of 6 years of working experience in an analytical and technical capacity
  • You have 1-3+ years of people management experience  
  • You have led big cross-functional initiatives and are excellent at influencing decision-making without authority 
  • You have extensive experience in evaluating technologies, interviewing customers/end users, and pitching big ideas to both internal and external stakeholders
  • You are comfortable working in production engineering systems 

Extra Credit

  • You have experience in healthcare
  • You have experience in user behavior analytics
  • You have experience in ML
  • You have an advanced degree in a quantitative field

Why You Should Join Our Team

A career at Flatiron is a chance to work with everyone involved in the future of cancer care and research—all under one roof. Researchers, data scientists, designers, clinicians, technologists and many more all work together to improve cancer care and accelerate research.

At Flatiron, we strive to build and maintain an environment where employees from all backgrounds are valued, respected and have the opportunity to succeed. You'll also find a culture of continuous learning, broad and inclusive employee support offerings, and a commitment to supporting our team members in all aspects of their lives—at home, at work and everywhere in between. We offer: 

  • Flatiron University training curriculum which includes presentation skills, meeting mastery, coding languages and more
  • Career coaching opportunities
  • Hackathons for all employees (not just our engineers!)
  • Professional development benefit for attending conferences, industry events and external courses
  • Work/life autonomy via flexible work hours and flexible paid time off
  • Generous parental leave (16 weeks for either parent)
  • Back-up child care
  • Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) that encourage our employees to share their unique experiences and perspectives
  • Flatiron-sponsored fitness classes

Flatiron Health is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. 

We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.

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Location

Our office at One Soho is easily accessible and modern, and has all the amenities our employees need to be comfortable, productive and collaborative.

An Insider's view of Flatiron Health

What kinds of technical challenges do you and your team face?

An engineer and oncologist work together over several weeks to build an algorithm from a naive prototype to a highly specialized and flexible rule set that can accurately represent the lines of therapy for 95% of patients within a specific disease subset.

Abhishek

Software Engineer

How does the company support your career growth?

As engineering manager, I am invested in the professional development of the people I work with. I train team members by pulling them out of their comfort zones to the uncomfortable territory. At Flatiron, it is one of our values - greatness and comfort rarely co-exist.

Kevin

Software Engineer

What's the biggest problem your team is solving?

Instead of studying the cells, I now have the opportunity to write about the patients. I can tell their stories through the research lens and enable them to advance clinical cancer research through their experiences. I certainly never lose sight of the human behind the cell anymore.

Rana

Medical Writer

What are Flatiron Health Perks + Benefits

Flatiron Health Benefits Overview

Flatiron has a holistic approach to employee experience. We promote a culture with wellness at the forefront.

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Documented equal pay policy
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Unconscious bias training
Diversity manifesto
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Child Care Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Free Daily Meals
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Relocation Assistance
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Promote from within
Mentorship program
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