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Evolent Health Sr. Machine Learning Engineer in Boston, Massachusetts

It’s Time For A Change…

Your Future Evolves Here

Evolent Health has a bold mission to change the health of the nation by changing the way health care is delivered. Our pursuit of this mission is the driving force that brings us to work each day. We believe in embracing new ideas, challenging ourselves and failing forward. We respect and celebrate individual talents and team wins. We have fun while working hard and Evolenteers often make a difference in everything from scrubs to jeans.

Are we growing? Absolutely – about 40% in year-over-year revenue growth in 2018. Are we recognized? Definitely. We have been named one of “Becker’s 150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare” in 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2019, and one of the “50 Great Places to Work” in 2017 by Washingtonian. We recognize employees that live our values, give back to our communities each year, and are champions for bringing our whole selves to work each day. If you’re looking for a place where your work can be personally and professionally rewarding, don’t just join a company with a mission. Join a mission with a company behind it.

What You’ll Be Doing:

What You’ll Be Doing:

The Sr. Machine Learning Engineer will support building of Data Science and Machine Learning products in Agile fashion that empower healthcare payers, providers, and members to quickly process medical data to making informed decisions and overall reduce health care costs. As a Sr Machine learning engineer part of Data Science and Artificial Intelligence team you will be working primarily on build machine learning models and Deploying Models on various platforms including but not limited to on premise and cloud (AWS/Azure) platforms. These applications include but are not limited to optical character recognition, Patient Risk Model, Fraud, Waste and Abuse, understanding the contents of the medical documents using natural language processing, predictive modeling using unsupervised and supervised approach on structured data, and integrating the processes into the overall AI pipeline. We ingest claims, medical charts, etc. from providers containing Structured and unstructured data which will be transformed into structured data to support automated entry into our storage layers for downstream applications. The results will be used dually for real-time operational processes with both automated and human-based decision making as well as contribute to reducing healthcare administrative costs. We work with all major cloud and big data vendors offerings including but not limited to (Azure, AWS, Google, IBM, etc.) to achieve AI goals in healthcare and support Evolent business.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Develop and maintain algorithms, data pipelines, automated processes, and services to create a data science backed solution that meets a business needs and support Evolent Health business objectives, products and improve processing efficiency, reducing overall healthcare costs

  • Gather external data sets; build synthetic data and label data sets as per the needs for Data Science and Machine Learning

  • Apply software engineering skills to build Data Science & ML products to improve automation and improv business and user experience

  • Work closely and collaborate with Data Scientists, Machine Learning engineers, IT teams and Business stakeholders spread out across various locations in US and India to achieve business goals

  • Build Data Science and ML products — from platforms to systems for model training, versioning, deploying, storage and testing models with creating real time feedback loops to fully automated services

  • Provide support to additional Data Science team members

The Experience You’ll Need (Required):

  • BS degree or above in Computer Science or related STEM fields

  • 5+ years of Industry experience related to Data Science, Machine Learning, Model deployment and maintaining models in production.

  • Good experience with data science approaches like sampling techniques, feature engineering, classification, and regressions, SVM, trees, Deep learning, model evaluations etc.

  • Good understanding of mathematical concepts including but not limited to linear algebra, Advanced calculus, partial differential equations, and statistics

  • Strong Software Engineering experience including understanding of concepts in data structures, algorithms, unit testing, CICD, Dev OPS, Agile delivery, etc.

  • Good understanding and experience of distributed and high-performance computing platforms

  • 3+ years of building rest API using microservice architecture and Scheduling Batch job using Flask, AWS Lambda, Azure Functions, Airflow etc.

  • Experience with AWS and Azure services, Serverless Architectures, ML DevOps and CICD

  • Experience with developing and deploying products in production with experience in two or more of the following languages (Required: Python | additional one in either : C++, Java, Scala)

  • Good Unix/Linux background especially with Ubuntu/Rhel and working with IT Teams to have the platform available for 24x7x365 days a year

  • 3+ years of experience with at least one of the following cloud vendors like AWS, Azure, and their services

  • 2+ years of Team lead experience and mentoring team members around software code development and ML model development

Finishing Touches (Preferred):

  • Health Care industry experience

  • Experience with Kubernetes and dockers

  • Experience working with team members spread globally

Evolent Health is an equal opportunity employer and considers all qualified applicants equally without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin.

Technical requirements:

Currently, Evolent employees work remotely temporarily due to COVID-19. As such, we require that all employees have the following technical capability at their home: High speed internet over 10 MBPS and, specifically for all call center employees, the ability to plug in directly to the home internet router. These at-home technical requirements are subject to change with any scheduled re-opening of our office locations.

Evolent Health is committed to the safety and wellbeing of all its employees, partners and patients and complies with all applicable local, state, and federal law regarding COVID health and vaccination requirements. Evolent expects all employees to also comply. We currently require all employees who may voluntarily return to our Evolent offices to be vaccinated and invite all employees regardless of vaccination status to remain working from home. Certain jobs require face-to-face interaction with our providers and patients in client facilities or homes. Employees working in such roles will be required to meet our vaccine requirements without exception or exemption.

Evolent Health is an equal opportunity employer and considers all qualified applicants equally without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or disability status.

Compensation Range:

The typical range of employees within the compensation grade of this position is . Salaries are determined by the skill set required for the position and commensurate with experience and may vary above and below the stated amounts.