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Noom is a digital healthcare company that connects people to content, coaching, community, and clinicians to build healthy habits and promote better living. We're a mission-driven, high-growth organization that's powered by science, technology, and world-class talent.

Our executive leadership is seeking a Head of Data Science with a deep understanding of data science fundamentals, strategic use of technology, and the ability to leverage AI and LLM applications to drive significant business value for Noom's current and future initiatives. This role involves close collaboration with C-level stakeholders as the voice of data science to ensure that we're leveraging data science optimally for the strategic vision of the company, the products we develop, and the community we serve.

What You'll be Doing:

  • Strategic Leadership: Develop and implement a comprehensive data science strategy that aligns with the organization's long-term goals, focusing on scalability and sustainability.
  • Executive Interaction: Engage and influence senior leadership, presenting complex data science concepts and strategies clearly and effectively.
  • Strategic Analytics: Drive the organization's data narrative, focusing on business performance, customer insights, and product analytics. Derive actionable insights from our extensive dataset to support users in their healthcare journey and inform product experimentation strategies.
  • AI and User Experience Optimization: Leverage AI and LLM technologies to enhance user-facing applications, including chatbots and food logging tools, improving the overall user experience and enabling personalized health recommendations.
  • Data Governance and Compliance: Ensure compliance with data governance policies, ethical considerations, and relevant laws and regulations.
  • Team Leadership and Development: Lead and mentor a diverse team of Managers and Individual Contributors

What We're Looking for:

  • Educational Background: Advanced degree in Data Science, Computer Science, Statistics, Finance, or a related field.
  • Professional Experience: Extensive experience in data science, with a proven track record of leveraging data to drive business value. Experience in user-facing AI/LLM applications is highly desirable.
  • Strategic Thinking: Ability to develop sustainable, scalable solutions that address business needs, with a proactive approach to problem-solving.
  • Behavioral Competencies: Strong executive presence, emotional intelligence, adaptability, and resilience. Ability to foster an environment of radical transparency and pragmatism.
  • Leadership Skills: Demonstrated ability to lead, inspire, and develop a team of data science professionals.

Base Salary

  • The US base salary range for this full-time position is $217,000 - $294,000
  • Our salary ranges are determined by role, level, and location. The range displayed on each job posting is based on Noom's estimate as of the date of publication and reflects the minimum and maximum target for the position across all US locations. The actual placement of the candidate within the range is based on factors including but not limited to relevant experience, assessment of functional skills and behavioral competencies, scope, and location. This range is not inclusive of any discretionary bonus or equity package.

Other Elements of the Rewards Package

  • Noom currently offers a comprehensive and generous total rewards package. This package generally includes discretionary performance-based bonus, stock awards, healthcare & retirement benefits, paid holidays, paid time off, disability benefits and various wellness programs, etc.


  • By applying to this position you will have an opportunity to share your preferred working location from the following:
  • In-office Location: New York, NY, USA
  • Remote location(s): United States.
  • Your recruiter can share more about the specific compensation package for your preferred location during the hiring process

More About Noom

At Noom, we believe that the individual is the greatest force for good, not just in their health but in unlocking their fullest potential. We apply the same principles inside Noom. Across our dynamic organization, we empower our teams to execute on big ideas and we start and end each day with responsibility to make the world a healthier place. Fortune, Inc., Glassdoor, and Crain's have all named Noom a Best Place to Work including being named on Fortune's lists for Best Workplaces in New York, Best Workplaces in Technology, Best Workplaces for Women, and Best Workplaces for Millennials.

Noom is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer, and all applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, caste, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. Noom is committed to providing access, equal opportunity and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities. To request reasonable accommodation, please email

To help protect against potential hiring scams, please be aware that all email communications from the Noom Talent team and/or hiring managers will come only from an email address. Our assessment process includes multiple phone and/or video interview rounds, and we will never ask you for personal payment, require you to purchase equipment, or extend a job offer without the completion of this interview process. If you are unsure about the validity of a Noom job posting on another website, we strongly encourage you to instead apply directly through our website.

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Company name: Noom
Remote job title: Head of Data Science
Job tags: Data Governance, Inform, Strategic Leadership

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