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Data Scientist - Population Health Management - Philips


Alpharetta, Georgia
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In this role, you have the opportunity to

Be a part Philips Wellcentive, a leader in population health that helps customers provide care management for more than 30 million patients and achieve more than $500 million annually in value-based revenue.


You are responsible for

  • Create new analytics solutions and services for population health management
  • Apply advanced statistics and machine learning method to complex healthcare datasets and drive actionable insights for customers
  • Support the delivery of custom analytics consulting engagements
  • Identify opportunities to streamline data ETL, query design and performance measurement using software development and data science methods
  • Define and develop requirements and specifications for population health management data science platforms
  • Maintain working knowledge of industry and competitor innovation to ensure solution competitiveness and differentiation
  • Present on Analytics Services project results and methodologies to clients and at industry events
  • Mentor and coach junior team members on the execution of data science methods
  • Coordinate with other data science teams in Wellcentive across Philips
  • Participates in QA activities as needed


You are a part of

A team that will provides the strategy for the Philips Wellcentive Population Health system, combining customer requirements and needs, market direction and competitive challenges, and trends in the healthcare industry, into a product roadmap and strategy.  Our team works with the development team, the marketing team, and the services team, to lead our products from the design and development, to testing, customer validation and implementation.  You’ll work with other product managers, as well as business analysts, scrum team members, marketing and customer service teams, and other product teams throughout the Philips organization. 


To succeed in this role, you should have the following skills and experience

  • 3+ years’ experience as a data scientist, with the majority of experience in healthcare
  • Expert in multiple data languages including but not limited to R, python, java
  • Experience with both structured and unstructured database technologies
  • Experience integrating data science methods to into commercial business problems and projects
  • Experience being customer facing for the solicitation of requirements and communication of results
  • Familiarity with population health paradigms, standard analytical methods and relevant datasets
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills for the explanation of how results apply to business problems
  • Experience managing or mentoring junior analysts and data scientists on technical methodology and project execution


Why should you join Philips?

Working at Philips is more than a job. It’s a calling to create a healthier society through meaningful work, focused on improving 3 billion lives a year by delivering innovative solutions across the health continuum. Our people experience a variety of unexpected moments when their lives and careers come together in meaningful ways.


To find out more about what it’s like working for Philips at a personal level, visit the Working at Philips page on our career website, where you can read stories from our employee blog. Once there, you can also learn about our recruitment process, or find answers to some of the frequently asked questions.

Philips is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, genetic information, creed, citizenship, disability, protected veteran or marital status.


As an equal opportunity employer, Philips is committed to a diverse workforce. In order to ensure reasonable accommodation for individuals protected by Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Veterans' Readjustment Act of 1974, and Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, applicants that require accommodation in the job application process may contact 888-367-7223, option 5, for assistance.