Senior Data Engineer

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Our mission is to create a world where mental health is never an obstacle. 

Ginger is transforming how behavioral healthcare is delivered by making it easy for people to get the support they need, when they need it, through on-demand coaching, teletherapy, telepsychiatry, and guided self-care.

Businesses purchase Ginger for their employee’s or member’s benefit. Through Ginger’s secure mobile app, people around the world receive immediate emotional support that’s personalized to their needs, and completely confidential. Ginger’s high-quality, team-based care works — 70% of people show significant improvement after 12 weeks of using Ginger.

At Ginger, people are at the heart of what we do. We believe that diverse and inclusive teams make our company better. Teams with individuals that bring different perspectives to challenges are more innovative, collaborative, and create better solutions. We’re building a workplace that actively embraces a diversity of people, ideas, talents, and experiences. Come join us!

Fast Company called Ginger one of The World’s Top 10 Most Innovative Companies in Healthcare and the World Economic Forum named us a Technology Pioneer.

About the Role:

At Ginger, we aim to provide better mental health care to humanity at a scale larger than has ever been possible before. This is no small task and as an expanding team we are working on a number of initiatives to achieve this, including aggressively building tools to simultaneously grow our reach and improve quality of care.

What You'll Do:

Standing at the center of multiple teams (data science, engineering) and core systems, you'll..

  • Open up our data to uncover important patterns at the level of individuals and sub-populations.
  • Surface, serve and persist key actionable insights in mental health, healthy habit formation, goal pursuit, and care efficacy. 
  • Help us scale our services using modern distributed processing tools and GPUs in the cloud (AWS)
  • Collaborate with product to ideate and unlock features which derive as much actionable information from our data (text, media, activity etc) as possible.
  • Help architect systems for near-real-time delivery of recommendations, care insights and other time-critical information to coaches and members. 
  • Design lightweight data schemas appropriate for storing, organizing and joining processed communication and care analytics.
  • Devise the tooling that takes us from algorithm prototype to production and can track data/model lineage and statistical drift through time.
  • Develop pipelines that efficiently and reliably route output of machine learning algorithms to consumer processes and persistence mechanisms. 
  • Own operational scalability of our algorithms, systems and data models.
  • Stand up infrastructure for optimal extraction, transformation, and loading of data from a wide variety of data sources using SQL, Python and AWS tools.
  • Work with a variety of stakeholders including the Data, Product, Engineering, Security and Executive teams to support their data accessibility needs.

Necessary Skills:

  • Databases SQL/NoSQL 4+ years
  • Cloud platform experience 3+ years
  • SQL 4+ years
  • Schema design 2+ years
  • Amazon Web Services (AWS) 2+ years
  • Deployment pipelines 2+ years
  • Python 2+ years
  • Deploying to production systems with active customers 2+ years 
  • Distributed computing (e.g Spark, Hadoop etc.) 3+ years
  • Infrastructure monitoring 1+ years
  • Wide variety of data warehouse, data lake (s3) etc familiarity
  • Analytics experience working with structured and unstructured data
  • Project lead (self-managing) 1+ years
  • Bachelors in technical field or experiential equivalent

Ideal Skills:

  • Amazon Web Services (AWS) 3+ years
  • AWS Lambda, Sagemaker
  • Docker / Kubernetes
  • DB performance engineering
  • Machine Learning (ML) 1+ years
  • Running ML on GPUs 1+ years
  • Python 3+ years
  • Strong analytics intuition grounded in significant experience 
  • Experience in the healthcare space
  • Masters in technical field or experiential equivalent
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Technology we use

  • Sales & Marketing
    • HubSpotCRM
    • SalesforceCRM


We are located in the lively SOMA neighborhood of downtown San Francisco, conveniently located near tons of eateries and public transportation.

An Insider's view of Ginger

What are some social events your company does?

We are always looking for new ways to incorporate fun into our time at Ginger! Some really fun social events we have include: an all company offsite, Ginger's Got Talent Show, yearly Giants game, company family BBQ, end of year holiday party, themed happy hours, and bring your dog to work day (we have a dog friendly office).


Executive Assistant and Office Manager

What does your typical day look like?

My typical day revolves around enabling our business and care team to make the most informed, data-driven decisions. Being part of the data science team entails collaborating with cross-functional teams to formulate business strategies, building forecast models to understand system demand, and conducting statistical experiments to test hypotheses.


Senior Data Analyst

What's the biggest problem your team is solving?

Our biggest challenge is making members' mental health care feel personal. We do this by building trust, fostering connection, and maintaining operational excellence in all our products. Trust is built by keeping privacy and security at the top of our minds. Providing coaches with class leading tools is key to getting them closer to members.


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What are Ginger Perks + Benefits

Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Open door policy
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Match charitable contributions
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Pet Friendly
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
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