Senior AI Engineer
Job Details
Work from Home - Anywhere USA - Anywhere, CA
Full Time

Be part of something new in healthcare



In this role, you will be one of Ontrak, Inc's Senior AI Engineers designing and implementing predictive models regarding patient healthcare risk (cost and mortality). You will be pushing the limits of current artificial neural network design as it has been applied to healthcare, working towards goals that have not been reached before.


Your work will include building production-ready disease cost/outcomes forecasting AI systems. In particular you will be analyzing raw data in order to find new ways to identify patient’s that are a good match for Ontrak’s programs to significantly lower their healthcare costs while simultaneously improving their outcomes. You will be using Python and your software engineering skills to create production quality software that performs data queries, joins, transformations, and extraction. You will use Keras and TensorFlow to design, train, and test artificial neural networks to find patients with a high probability of being successful in Ontrack’s treatment programs. You will be using billions of health insurance claims records to train these systems.


You will work in a highly autonomous and low supervision environment with a geographically distributed team creating and delivering successful applications from whiteboard to tested and fully functional prototype. Basically, your qualification for this job is proven experience in data engineering and designing machine learning algorithms for production systems in a high-performing and fault-intolerant environment.


Essential Functions: 

  • Designing and coding ANN (artificial neuron networks) and machine learning algorithms
  • Designing and coding test suites and data
  • Documentation and presentations to key stakeholders
  • Research competing platforms and industry trends
  • Meetings including work group collaboration, design reviews and sprint planning



  • Bachelor's degree
  • 4+ years of production software application development
  • 4+ years Linux/Unix/MacOS as software development platform
  • 3+ years compute cluster/high-performance computing environment
  • 3+ years of experience in Artificial Neural Network design
  • 5+ Python programming 



  • STEM, Finance or Economics focused degree
  • PhD Computer Science with dissertation research using machine learning/artificial neural networks
  • MongoDB
  • Tensorflow and/or Keros
  • Apache Spark or Hadoop


All work from home opportunities require:

  • A quiet, private, distraction-free home office work environment
  • A reliable high-speed internet connection (cable, DSL or fiber) with speeds of at least 10Mbps download and 5Mbps upload
  • Willingness to do constant sedentary work
  • Discipline to work from home while following a set schedule
  • Background check clearance



Notice to candidates: no H1B or transfers at this time.



Ontrak is making a positive impact on people’s lives every day. We use predictive analytics to identify health plan members with unaddressed behavioral health conditions that worsen chronic disease, then engage, support and guide these members to better health with a personalized, human-centered approach.  This has led us to where we are today: growing fast and saving lives as we do.


To support our explosive growth, we’re looking for compassionate, hard-working people-lovers to join our team. If innovating in the field of patient care is something you’re passionate about, we encourage you to join our mission to improve the health and save the lives of as many people as possible.


Impact lives in so many ways
You'll be an integral part in supporting people coping with their unique life challenges. Every member of the Ontrak team contributes to accomplishing our goals and upholding our people-centric values.


The new face of mental health
Our model is research-based, and we are invested in staying on the leading edge of treatment. You'll help us break down barriers and stigmas associated with mental health.


Career options
Our ongoing strong growth and evolution, we are looking for people who want to do their best at work.   Join our team and take your career to the next level with Ontrak. We are committed to promoting from within.


Excellent compensation
In addition to a competitive wage, we offer comprehensive benefits including medical, dental and vision insurance; a 401(k) plan; paid holiday, vacation and sick time; flexible spending accounts; Basic Life/AD&D, Employee Assistance Program and Travel Assistance Program and more.


Ontrak is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.


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