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Sr. Data Scientist (Remote)



Data Science
United States · Remote
Posted on Tuesday, June 11, 2024

We believe that mental health is just as important as physical health. We recognize that mental health issues can be complex and multifaceted, and we are dedicated to treating the whole person, not just the symptoms.

We aim to create a world where mental health is no longer stigmatized or marginalized, but rather is embraced as an integral part of one's overall well-being.

We believe that by providing quality care that is both evidence-based and compassionate, we can empower individuals to take charge of their mental health and achieve their full potential. We are passionate about making a positive impact on the lives of those struggling with mental health issues and we strive to be a force for positive change in the field of mental healthcare.

About the Role

As the first Sr. Data Scientist at Rula, you’ll have the opportunity to help millions of patients find the right therapist. You will work directly with Product, Engineering, Provider and Patient team partners to design, execute and interpret new experiments based around patient clinical improvement, patient retention, provider expansion, and more. This role will be solving the most unique, ambiguous and biggest business problems for Rula. Not only will your work be vitally important to the growth of Rula but also the millions of people who are seeking mental health solutions.

Required Qualifications

  • An M.S. or Ph.D. in Statistics, Mathematics, Computer Science, Data Science, or related technical field with strong quantitative foundation.

  • 8+ years of experience working directly in a data science capacity in the focus area(s) of marketing, analytics, product, or engineering within an organization

  • 4+ years of experience working directly on building algorithms and making algorithmic recommendations for business optimization

  • 4+ years of experience working directly on A/B testing, including experiment design, deployment, and results interpretation

  • Advanced technical expertise with scripting language (Python or R), SQL and at least one visualization tool (Looker, Tableau, Hex, etc.)

  • Previous experience collaborating with cross-functional stakeholders within Product, Business, and/or Engineering teams to tackle unstructured and ambiguous business problems

Preferred Qualifications

While having the preferred qualifications enhances your candidacy, having all of them is not mandatory. We encourage all interested applicants to apply, even those who may not meet every preferred requirement.

  • Experience within a fast-paced, high-growth startup environment with the ability to to handle dynamic priorities and creating MVP solutions when needed to move quickly

  • A proven ability to spearhead and uplift company wide A/B testing capability

  • Advanced proficiency in NLP, large language models, and/or generative AI

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with emphasis on presentation skills and communicating technical concepts to non-technical audiences

We're serious about your well-being! As Part Of Our Team, Full-Time Employees Receive

  • 100% remote work environment from anywhere in the US

  • Competitive pay and benefits that don’t change based on location

  • Health benefits: medical, dental, vision, life, disability, and FSA/HSA

  • Access to our 401(k) plan

  • Generous time off policies, including 2 company-wide shutdown weeks each year (for most employees) to focus on self-care

  • Paid parental leave

  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

  • Stipend to ensure your home office sets you up for success

  • Quarterly department stipend for team building or in-person gatherings

  • Wellness events and lunch & learns spanning many topics

Our Team

The people of Rula are what truly define our mission and determine our impact on the people we serve. We believe in building not only a team, but a diverse community, inspiring each other by taking on big challenges, growing and succeeding together.