Data Scientist - Analytics, Health Strategic Initiatives

Cupertino, CA
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Posted: May 6, 2019

Weekly Hours: 40

Role Number: 200057736

Have you ever wanted to work on something that really matters? Is it important to you to help others live longer, more fulfilling lives? The Health Strategic Initiatives team is focused on just that - enabling individuals to live a healthier, happier life through personalized and compelling products. We are an experienced team of business leaders, doctors, designers, PMs, and data scientists. We work in a collaborative and dynamic environment where we are constantly pushing ourselves to redefine the industry and create delightful user experiences

Data is central to the success of our team. We work in a tight feedback loop where data insights drive feature development and design as well as defining future strategy and products. Our data live in a secure, complex environment where you will be interacting with rich health and activity data continuously generated from sensors and other watch features. As a data scientist on the team you will have direct and immediate impact on the products we are creating and will have unique insights that will drive strategy and focus

Key Qualifications

  • 5+ years in data science or analytics
  • Technical expertise working with big data and unstructured datasets
  • Comprehensive experience working w/ HDFS, Spark, Python, and SQL in command line
  • Product analytics experience at a major technology company
  • Strong product, data, and analytics intuition
  • Background in experimental design and causality
  • Comfortable applying various modeling techniques on big data, including statistical and econometric models as well as supervised and unsupervised ML
  • Intensely curious about data and love finding hidden relationships and patterns
  • Passionate about health and behavioral economics
  • Strong cross-functional experience working with product, business, design, and engineering teams
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Proven experience boiling down technical approaches and complex findings into simple and compelling narratives that drive change


As a key member of the Health Strategic Initiatives team you will work hand in hand with product and design teams. You will have the opportunity to work on a wide variety of fascinating problems that will help mold Apple's future health endeavors. A few areas you may explore include understanding behavior change, quantifying the impact of incentives, exploring the impact of product features on engagement and healthy actions, experimental design and analysis, creating and defining KPIs, and predicting outcomes. This is the perfect intersection of analytics, health, and behavior change. If this seems like a good fit, come join us as we seek to help others achieve their better self

Education & Experience

Masters (PhD preferred) in Statistics, Economics, Computer Science, Mathematics, Engineering or equivalent and 5+ years of experience

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