Data Science User Experience Specialist

Job Category:  Information Technology
Department:  Enterprise Data Strategy (307)
Location:  Los Angeles HQ, California, US
Position Type:  Full Time
Requisition ID:  601

Established in 1997, L.A. Care Health Plan is an independent public agency created by the state of California to provide health coverage to low-income Los Angeles County residents. We are the nation’s largest publicly operated health plan. Serving more than 2 million members in five health plans, we make sure our members get the right care at the right place at the right time.

Mission: L.A. Care’s mission is to provide access to quality health care for Los Angeles County's vulnerable and low-income communities and residents and to support the safety net required to achieve that purpose.


The Data User Experience Specialist is responsible for supporting L.A. Care data science projects by leading the User Experience (UX) efforts of the Data Science Innovation team, which primarily consist of developing and maintaining the user interface of data science products. This individual will collaborate heavily with business users, data scientists, and data engineers to translate data science analyses and model findings into interactive, server-based applications that tell a story and allow business users to take performance-improving actions, leveraging data visualization and UX best practices.






Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Math, Finance, or other related technical disciplines


Master's Degree in Statistics, Analytics, or completion of a comparable quantitative curriculum




- 3+ years of developing interactive data visualization products
- 3 + years of data analysis
- Ability to illustratively tailor and simplify advanced analytic findings in ways that allow non-technical end-users to easily consume and take action.
- Ability to collaborate with both technical (data science, engineering) and non-technical (end-user) teams to fully understand project objectives.
- Ability to iteratively design products based on a deep understanding of the applications’ user experience.
- Ability to work on multiple projects at once.
- Ability to work optimally as part of a cross-functional team.
- Ability to problem solve and quickly find solutions on your own.
- Proficiency in developing and publishing products in Tableau, connecting to multiple data sources.
- Previous health care or health insurance experience
- 2+ years developing and publishing dashboards with Tableau and Tableau Server
- 2+ years working with Hadoop
- Ability to source and visualize data in distributed platforms such as Hive.
- Understanding of predictive modeling concepts, including supervised and unsupervised machine learning

L.A. Care offer a wide range of benefits including

  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Retirement Plans
  • Medical, Dental and Vision
  • Wellness Program

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