Senior Director-Strategic Analytics

Location: San Francisco, CA

Req #200202

Senior Director, Strategic Analytics

Role:

Strategic Analytics at Castlight is part of a centralized Analytics function, reporting into Product. The team is primarily focused on answering the question: how do we measure the value created by the product, especially as it pertains to medical cost savings. Strategic Analytics builds analytical models that power customer reporting, defines metrics that power product analytics reporting and researches new areas of opportunity for the product.  The team partners closely with key stakeholders across the major functions of the business, including Product, Customer Success, Sales, Marketing, and Engineering to define and tackle the most important questions facing the business.  We are looking for a Strategic Analytics team lead, who can manage a team of data scientists, engineers, and healthcare actuaries to achieve these key objectives.

Responsibilities:

  • Primary owner of the technical aspects of strategic analytics
    • Work together with team members to identify analytical plans, methodology options and outputs for key initiatives
    • Work with Engineering and Data Management to define needs during quarterly planning
    • Approve merge requests on code changes to data pipeline
  • Build relationships with Product, Customer Success and Sales teams to identify and lead initiatives that deliver insights about the business; accountable for establishing and maintaining a culture of data driven decision making
  • Coach team on data models to support reporting and data application development
  • Work with Customer Analytics to develop reporting platforms and analytical tools
  • Work with Product Analytics and User Engagement teams to develop hypothesis and testing platforms
  • Manage Data Engineer to keep workflow management and data pipelines up to date on daily, weekly and monthly cadences

 Qualifications:

  • 10+ years’ experience working in analytics
  • 3+ years’ experience leading teams
  • Experience with MPP databases (Redshift, Vertica)
  • Expert with PostgreSQL
  • Experienced with Python
  • Experience with visualization platforms: Tableau in particular
  • Experience with statistical modeling techniques and common analytical frameworks
  • Experience developing hypotheses and testing plans
  • Ideal candidates will also have:
    •  Advanced degree (Quantitative MBA, CS, ML)
    • Healthcare data or population health experience
    • Experience with Apache Airflow or Pivotal GreenPlum

About Castlight Health

Castlight is on a mission to make it as easy as humanly possible to navigate healthcare and live happier, healthier, more productive lives. Our health navigation platform connects with hundreds of health vendors, benefits resources, and plan designs, giving rise to the world's first comprehensive app for all health needs. We guide individuals - based on their unique profile - to the best resources available to them, whether they are healthy, chronically ill, or actively seeking medical care. In doing so, we help companies regain control over rising healthcare costs and get more value from their benefits investments. Castlight revolutionized the healthcare sector with the introduction of data-driven price transparency tools in 2008 and the first consumer-grade well-being platform in 2012. Today, Castlight serves as the health navigation platform for millions of people and is a trusted partner to many of the largest employers in the world.

For more information visit www.castlighthealth.com

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About Castlight

Castlight is on a mission to make it as easy as humanly possible to navigate healthcare and live happier, healthier, more productive lives. Our health navigation platform connects with hundreds of health vendors, benefits resources, and plan designs, giving rise to the world’s first comprehensive app for all health needs. We guide individuals—based on their unique profile—to the best resources available to them, whether they are healthy, chronically ill, or actively seeking medical care. In doing so, we help companies regain control over rising healthcare costs and get more value from their benefits investments. Castlight revolutionized the healthcare sector with the introduction of data-driven price transparency tools in 2008 and the first consumer-grade wellbeing platform in 2012. Today, Castlight serves as the health navigation platform for millions of people and is a trusted partner to many of the largest employers in the world. We are headquartered in San Francisco, and can be found online at www.castlighthealth.com and on the New York Stock Exchange as CSLT.

Castlight Health provides equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, Castlight Health will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.

Castlight Health does not accept unsolicited assistance from recruitment search firms for employment opportunities. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at Castlight Health via email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a signed search agreement on Castlight’s form in place ahead of time will be deemed the sole property of Castlight Health. In such cases, no fee will be paid or payable in the event the candidate is hired by Castlight as a result of the submission.