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Landmark Health Healthcare Data Scientist in California


Our Data Science team is expanding and we are hiring a Data Scientist to support our growing organization. As an individual contributor on the Data Science and Analytics team, you will use your experience with healthcare claims data and SAS to measure the quality of care that the Landmark Health program brings to our customers and their members. Reporting to the Director of Data Science and Analytics, you will also provide a range of analysis and reporting to measure the value and improve the effectiveness of our clinical operations.

Opportunity is full time Remote, open to multiple states where Landmark offers services:Locations (


  • Extract, analyze, and interpret healthcare utilization and financial data to address business questions regarding population health management, health and economic outcomes, quality of healthcare, and product design.

  • Work with clinical and finance teams to understand and evaluate the drivers of quality, engagement, and utilization in our membership cohort.

  • Track issues with reports, including defects in logic, data quality problems, and process errors.

  • Develop tools for monitoring data quality and work with data warehouse team to assist in development of corrective action plans.

  • Assist with analytics for new business development projects and provide analytical support for markets.

  • Support analytical/research projects applying advanced predictive analytics as a data scientist.


  • A Bachelor’s degree is required. A Master’s degree or other advanced degree in statistics, mathematics, economics, data science, or epidemiology is preferred.

  • Minimum3years of healthcare industry experience is required.

  • Minimum 4 years of experience programming in SAS,SQLor pythonin an academic or professional environment is required.

  • Experience using statistical methods to evaluate healthcare claims data is strongly preferred.

  • Experience using Tableau to develop the report dashboard is strongly preferred.

  • Experience on predictive modeling (e.g. logistic regression, XGBoost, etc.), survival analysis or clustering/segmentation analysis using machine learning algorithm in Python/R is strongly preferred.

  • Strong organizational, analytical, multi-tasking, documentation, presentation, and problem-solving skills.

  • Ability to communicate effectively in both oral and written form to a widely diverse audience.

  • Strong business acumen and interpersonal skills.

  • Ability to identify relationships in data sets, determine key fields, and present findings unassisted.


Company Statement

We are now part of Optum and the United Health Group family of businesses, backed by the resources of a global health organization working to help people live healthier lives and to help make the health system work better for everyone.

As part of our hiring process, upon accepting an offer, candidates will be required to complete a 9-panel drug test. Due to our partnership with the Medicare Advantage program, our drug testing policies are consistent with Federal law.

Please be aware that Landmark Health does not solicit money or offer payment for job applications, nor do we ask candidates to email or submit any personal information over unsecured channels.

Landmark Health requires all new hires and employees to report their COVID-19 vaccination status.

Job Locations US-CA | US-AR | US-CT | US-TX | US-KS

Posted Date 3 days ago (9/22/2021 5:17 PM)

Category Finance

Type Regular Full-Time

Job ID 2021-6201

Remote Classification Virtual Continuous