the Role

Principal AI Scientist

7+ years

Codex Health is a highly mission-driven startup building modern and intuitive AI-driven software products for healthcare providers and patients. We’re committed to working on challenging problems that lead to better patient outcomes and transformative health care, and are working closely with major health systems and partners. Codex is backed by Samsara BioCapital.

What you will do

  • Being the technical leader for the data science team and relevant workstreams
  • Collaborating with medical experts, computational biologists, data scientists, software engineers, designers, and product managers to find opportunities for product innovation 
  • Provide thought leadership and expertise in advanced AI (LLMs, deep learning, causal inference) applications to business problems
  • Rolling up your sleeves and working with the Data Science and Engineering teams to work on ambiguous problems as well as build high performing models
  • Translating business objectives into data and analytics solutions and, generate business insights using appropriate data engineering and data science techniques
  • Delivering agile solutions in a fast-paced environment 

What we'd like you to bring to the table

  • MS or PhD (preferred) in a quantitative field, e.g., Statistics, Computer Science, Engineering. Academic background in biology or computational biology is a strong bonus
  • 5+ years of industry experience building product components leveraging data and machine learning/AI. 
  • Expert-level knowledge in probability, statistical learning, and ML. Understanding of AI advances especially as applicable to the healthcare context is highly desirable.


  • Experience building and leading Experimentation best practices and capabilities across multiple platforms, products, and customer touch points
  • Experience with building product components in a cloud environment. 
  • Previous experience in healthcare and understanding of the digital health ecosystem.

What we bring to the table

In addition to a collaborative, open work environment, we offer competitive benefits and we have performance-based raises throughout the year.

  • Incentive Stock Options
  • 401(k) with partial matching
  • Health Insurance - medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • HSA & FSA available
  • Commuter Benefits
  • Flexible, hybrid work environment
  • Regular U.S. Holidays and Flexible PTO
  • Office located in beautiful downtown Palo Alto.
  • In-office lunches on Tuesdays & Thursdays
  • Education - Codex strongly supports learning and enrichment. We will gladly cover the cost of books, online classes, and educational materials (to be discussed with your manager)

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