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Senior Research Scientist

| Seattle
At 98point6, our mission is bringing technology and medicine together to reinvent healthcare. You’ll collaborate with multiple teams, work across disciplines and encounter and conquer many challenges. Each day you’ll be working towards profoundly transforming healthcare.
Your role and impact
As a senior research scientist, you will drive research and experimentation to help discover new ways to improve the healthcare experience for 98point6 patients and doctors. You will help shape our machine learning platform and drive awareness of data requirements, evaluation processes and implementation best practices.

Responsibilities

  • Improve our natural language understanding systems by exploring the latest research, building experimental modeling and evaluation systems and as well as product feature demonstrations
  • Apply a broad range of machine learning techniques to explore automation opportunities across our clinical operations
  • Work with product managers and doctors to explore and clarify vague user needs and formulate testable hypotheses and experimentation plans
  • If needed data isn’t available, design and manage data acquisition efforts such as crowdsourcing or web scraping
  • Design and manage annotation tasks for generating labeled data
  • Drive continual improvements in the integrity and performance of our machine learning software and infrastructure

Qualifications

  • Master’s or Ph.D. degree in computer science, math or equivalent experience
  • 5+ years experience in areas such as machine learning, data science or data engineering
  • Significant experience with cutting-edge techniques in natural language processing, text classification and text summarization
  • Highly proficient with Python. Familiarity with modules such as scikit-learn, keras, tensorflow, numpy, pandas, matplotlib and seaborn
  • Highly proficient with relational databases and queries
  • Highly proficient with statistical analysis and experimental design
  • Ability to work with people from different teams to develop requirements and communicate experimentation outcomes
  • Highly innovative, flexible and self-directed
  • Passion for user experience
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills, for example, the ability to adapt to audiences with varying levels of data science proficiency

98point6 provides equal employment opportunities to all without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including sexual orientation or gender identity), national origin, age, disability, genetic information or other protected status.

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Location

From 360° mountain, water and downtown views, to restaurants, bars and public transportation within blocks, our Seattle headquarters is hard to beat.

An Insider's view of 98point6

How would you describe the company’s work-life balance?

There has never been a time where I have to choose work over family and friends while at 98point6. Our core hours, generous benefits and supportive leadership creates a flexible environment that enables “life” to happen, while also making our time in the office very productive.

Stephen

Clinical Operations Program Manager

How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

At 98point6, we are all aligned to the same overarching goals. That, as well as the open, communicative and trusting environment has been key in getting things done when a project has different priorities across teams.

Marilyn

Product Manager

How has your career grown since starting at the company?

The culture at 98point6 encourages continuous improvement both technically and professionally. Over the past year, I’ve had the incredible opportunity to pursue paths I’m interested in that has allowed me to grow from being a senior engineer focused on service architecture, to a newly appointed director focused on team development.

Christy

Director of Product Engineering

How do your team's ideas influence the company's direction?

The Legal and Regulatory team at 98point6 is critical to setting strategy for the company. 98point6 must navigate a highly regulated space, so we work in exciting cross functional teams with engineers, product, marketing, and clinical operations to guide the company.

Tori

General Counsel

What is your vision for the company?

Our mission is to make primary care accessible and affordable, inspiring early and frequent use, leading to better overall health and material cost of care savings.

Robbie

CEO

What are 98point6 Perks + Benefits

98point6 Benefits Overview

98point6 has a competitive benefits package including health & wellness benefits, a transportation stipend, 401k, and fully stocked kitchens. One of our favorite benefits is that our office closes for the last two weeks of the year which allows our employees to refresh during the holiday season and come back ready for the new year.

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
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Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Fitness Subsidies
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