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Senior Population Health Data Analyst

You + Helix

Helix is a place where innovators and doers gather in order to drive significant progress in population genomics. We have come together to work at the intersection of clinical care, research, and genomics.  

If you’re excited by the idea of making a meaningful impact and joining a team where we pride ourselves on driving innovation through fostering an environment with an emphasis on empowering one another to grow, Helix might be the place for you!

Helix + The World

Helix is the leading population genomics company. Helix enables health systems, public health organizations and life science companies to accelerate the integration of genomic data into patient care and public health decision making.

We are continuing to scale our world-class team to support our dedication to empowering every person to improve their life through DNA. 

Helix + Transparency

At Helix, we value transparency. You will find the expected compensation, interview process, what to anticipate during onboarding, and your first 90 days listed in the job description for all Helix roles.

What is special about this role?

Join our dynamic Data Analytics team at Helix, where we leverage clinical and genomic data to drive insights for health system and life science clients. As a key player in our department, you'll collaborate with cross-functional teams to analyze complex datasets, uncovering actionable insights that inform critical decision-making processes. With a focus on serving both internal and external stakeholders, you'll have the opportunity to contribute to groundbreaking products and innovation in the healthcare industry, making a tangible impact on healthcare outcomes and contribute to a core part of the Helix business. If you're passionate about harnessing data to drive positive change in the healthcare landscape, we invite you to join us.

As a Senior Population Health Data Analyst, you will:

  • Develop a portfolio of reports and data insights that communicates the value and opportunity of Helix population health, diagnostic, and research data for pharmaceutical and medical device companies
  • Develop reusable dashboards, analytical reports, datasets, and analytic integrations, by working with medical affairs, research, data science, and commercial where required
  • Evaluate market opportunities by creating and maintaining therapeutic area and service line -specific data models
  • Using data spanning engagement, medical history, outcomes, social determinants, and genetics, partner with life sciences to provide focused and effective data-driven narratives
  • Collaborate across multiple teams including analytics, data engineering, clinical, research, business development, strategy, and product
  • Analyze data to identify patterns and trends toward improving health and/or financial outcomes, e.g., disease prevalence, risk factors, treatment opportunities, and the effectiveness of health interventions

About you:

  • Master’s Degree or higher in Public Health, Biostatistics, Medical Informatics, Epidemiology, or other related scientific discipline
  • At least 4 years of experience working with US healthcare data in health care plan/services, public health, RWE, research, or a related field
  • Experience with common clinical coding standards (ex: ICD, CPT, LOINC, SNOMED-CT)
  • Strong programming skills in Data Analysis and Visualization, SQL, Python, ETL, Databases, Tableau
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills along with business acumen; desire to learn and grow in healthcare industry
  • Worked with real world data and have a strong understanding of analytics and how it is leveraged within the life sciences industry
  • Entrepreneurial spirit - willingness to jump into new areas
  • Knowledge of population health metrics
  • Experience working with distributed teams
  • Excellent communication and storytelling skills with a variety of cross-functional stakeholders

Pluses:

  • Experience working with the OMOP CDM
  • Experience with dbt
  • Experience using Airflow, Nextflow, or other workflow orchestration
  • Experience working in cloud environments
  • Experience analyzing RWE data at or with life sciences customers
  • Knowledge of genetics/genomics

Expected Interview Process:

1) Recruiter Screen 2) Manager Screen/Tech Screen 3) Onsite  4) Offer 

Expected Pay For This Role:

There are 3 distinct parts to your Helix offer: 1) Base Salary  2) Annual Bonus 3) Equity 

Expected Helix Base: $121,000 - $168,000

Expected Helix Discretionary Annual Bonus: 15% of your annual salary

Equity: We offer generous equity at Helix. If you receive a Helix offer your recruiter will book dedicated time with you to educate you on our equity model.

The salary range above is our reasonable estimate of the base compensation for this role across US locations. Actual starting pay will be based on non-discriminatory job-related factors, including exact work location, experience, relevant training and education, and skill level. Your recruiter can share more about your specific work location salary range during the hiring process. 

Aside from working alongside brilliant, dedicated, passionate, down-to-earth, curious, warm, and thoughtful people, we also provide great benefits:

  • Comprehensive Health Insurance with Date of Hire eligibility 
    • Above average employer paid premium coverage 
  • 12 weeks Helix Paid Parental Leave option 
  • 401(k) with employer matching of up to 4% and 100% Vesting on the Date of Hire
  • Comprehensive Well-Being Benefits 
    • 18 well-being programs covering financial, legal and wellness solutions
  • Flexible PTO
  • Remote options for many roles and a home office stipend 

What To Expect During Your Onboarding Week:

We want to make sure your first week is spent learning the foundations. You will be invited to live orientation sessions and spend time with your hiring manager developing your individual roadmap to success. This experience will include sessions that cover your benefits, security & privacy training, an introduction to the OKR framework used at Helix and our communication tools and norms. 

What To Expect During Your First 90 days:

First 30 days:  you’ll spend time learning the Helix way, completing training and onboarding for your roles, and getting introduced to your team and relevant stakeholders. You’ll also gain a deeper understanding of our customers, our products, the impact we make in the lives of our communities, and how to thrive at Helix through participation in Helix U.  Day 30 - 60: you’ll spend time contributing to projects, deeply familiarizing yourself with team and company processes, and developing a deeper understanding of Helix’s products, services and capabilities. Day 60 - 90: you’ll build your OKRs with your manager, start to take ownership of projects and initiatives on your team, and begin to demonstrate your impact on the Helix mission. 

Helix is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, and committed to providing employment opportunities regardless of race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, childbirth and breastfeeding, age, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, or any other protected classification, in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws.

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