Data Scientist, HelloMedicare

Posted 2.21.24
Minneapolis, MN


We are looking to hire a Data Scientist to join our Precision Medicare data science team at RVO Health. Precision Medicare is a state of the art and industry leading platform that integrates the consumer health history with insurance benefits and enables seniors to make the best possible selection of Medicare plans based on their existing and future healthcare needs. We are constantly striving to make Precision better by improving recommendation algorithms, adding new features to enhance user experience, and scale our services to a larger consumer base. 

Where You’ll Be

To prioritize togetherness, culture, and accountability, RVO Health operates on a hybrid in-office work schedule. We expect employees to work from our Minneapolis office Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday each week. You are welcome to work remotely Mondays and Fridays if you wish.

11000 Optum Cir Eden Prairie, MN 55344

What You’ll Do

  • Research the state of the art of machine learning, statistical modeling and optimization technologies, and their applications in predicting healthcare utilization and outcomes.
  • Create innovative data science solutions by advancing technology and business ideas into proofs of concept.
  • Execution and ownership of data science deliverables for Precision Medicare. Collaborate with stakeholders to drive decisions. Ideate on product development often with cross-functional, multidisciplinary teams. 
  • Act as an effective technical liaison to the business leaders. 
  • Own end-to-end ML process and resulting solutions. Collaborate with technical and business leaders to ensure the quality of deliverables.

What We’re Looking For

  • 2+ years of professional experience in a data science role with an MS or PhD in STEM with a focus in data analysis, statistical modeling, or optimization.
  • Our core problems to solve are: 
    • Recommender systems – Improve ranking of personalized medicare plan recommendations to our users. Build more features to enhance user experience.
    • Supervised models – experience building supervised models in a production environment. Nice to have deploying, and monitoring experience on cloud platforms like AWS.
    • Statistical analysis – Comprehensive analysis of insurance claims data, electronic health records, insurance plan benefits, and recommender system performance to drive insights for further development.

Pursuant to various state Fair Pay Acts, below is a summary of compensation elements for this role at the company. The following benefits are provided by RVO Health, subject to eligibility requirements.

  • Starting Salary: $94,400 – $120,000
    *Note actual salary is based on geographic location, qualifications and experience
  • Access to a Free Udemy for Business subscription—thousands of hours of learning content on hundreds of different subjects at your fingertips
  • Health Insurance Coverage (medical, dental, and vision)
  • Life Insurance
  • Short and Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Paid Time Off
  • Holiday Pay
  • 401(k) with match
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Paid Parental Bonding Benefit Program

Who We Are: 

Founded in 2022, RVO Health is a new healthcare platform of digital media brands, services and technologies focused on building relationships with people throughout their health & wellness journey. We meet people where they are in their personal health journeys and connect them with both the information and the care they need. RVO Health was created by joining teams from both Red Ventures and UnitedHealth Group’s Optum Health. Together we’re focused on delivering on our vision of a stronger and healthier world. 

RVO Health is comprised of Healthline Media (Healthline, Medical News Today, Psych Central, Greatist and Bezzy), Healthgrades, FindCare and PlateJoy; Optum Perks, Optum Store and the virtual coaching platforms Real Appeal, Wellness Coaching, and QuitForLife. 

We offer competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits program for full-time employees, including medical, dental and vision coverage, paid time off, life insurance, disability coverage, employee assistance program, 401(k) plan and a paid parental leave program. 

RVO Health is an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate against any employee or applicant because of race, creed, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, pregnancy or any other basis protected by law. Employment at RVO Health is based solely on a person’s merit and qualifications.  

We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities to qualified individuals with disabilities. This includes providing reasonable accommodation where appropriate. Should you require a reasonable accommodation to apply or participate in the job application or interview process, please contact

We do not provide visa sponsorship for this role at this time.


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