Welcome to defining AI empathy

Empathy is for everyone. mpathic believes empathy is the key to innovation. We help people and organizations develop skills for greater understanding, compassion, and insight via AI-powered analytics, correction, and training of empathy. Learn more by visiting our Careers page.

mpathic is looking for a specialist in Data Science to lead our data science initiatives and expand our team at mpathic.

About you:

Core Responsibilities for this role:

  • Familiar with modern and old-school NLP techniques think transformers but also rules based systems.
  • Translate research papers and ideas into working code.
  • Communicating results, both verbally and in writing.
  • Work both individually and in a collaborative manner with a team.
  • Designing, validating, and improving models.
  • Deploying your work to the cloud.

What we’re looking for:

  • Degree or equivalent training, knowledge or on-the-job experience in statistics, artificial intelligence, machine learning or related field.
  • Firm knowledge of statistical theory, data mining, or machine learning algorithms is a requirement.
  • Expertise with Python is required.
  • Experience working with a variety of data sources, and expertise working with databases including query languages such as SQL.
  • Experience with Natural Language Processing

Above and beyond:

  • Experience with AWS and building cloud first architectures
  • Experience in mental health data and research

If you don't have these preferred qualifications, it's okay - we're still interested in meeting you!

How you'll work

We are a remote-first company. Whether you work from Baltimore, Salt Lake City, or Seattle, you’re 100% part of the team. We will provide you with a computer, equipment, and access to software subscriptions. At mpathic, we have bi-annual in-person retreats to build trust and sometimes hackathons to accomplish a specific goal in a short period. You can bet we'll be flying to hang out at some point during the year (see our first retreat in Seattle, WA HQ shown on the cover above). If you want access to a co-working space - no problem; if you want to work at home - also no problem.

Empathy includes understanding the whole person. When deciding what benefits should look like at mpathic, we started by thinking about what employees need not only to work well, but to live well. Benefits impact how we act, rest, grieve, set boundaries, and take care of ourselves and others — and that means quality benefits are a fundamental part of our empathy company and, in the big picture, an empathic society. We have a dedicated Ombudsperson, DEIB Director, and Head of People and Culture dedicated to making your time at empathic safe, values-aligned, and designed to foster growth (We are an empathy company after all!). Read more about our Mission, Vision, and Values here.

You'll have 100% funded employee healthcare benefits, quarterly company-wide weeks off, unlimited PTO, training and education funding, parental leave, and more. See our full benefits policy Benefits at mpathic; and our Equal Pay Commitment.


The typical starting Total Cash Compensation range for new hires in this role is between $100,000 and $180,000, which consists of a Base Salary or a Base Salary plus a defined bonus, depending on the specific role. The Base Salary offered may vary depending on factors including skills and experience. Additionally, this role is currently eligible to participate in mapthic's equity plan as well as a range of health & wellbeing, retirement savings, and other benefits within a holistic total rewards offering based on factors including but not limiting to information contained within this posting. The Base Salary offered may vary depending on factors including skills and experience. We provide employees with a base salary and equity for the total comp package. Following our Equal Pay Commitment, we have salary banding and established vesting schedules for equity.

Additional Information- We Take Care of our People

mpathic offers generous medical, dental, and vision plans. We also provide LTD/STD, life insurance, EAP and support your retirement benefits with a company match. mpathic values work-life balance by providing self-managed unlimited paid time off. Our company values are real and drive our culture. We work hard to be a safe and friendly place for people from all walks of life.

At this time, we require that all applicants are eligible to accept employment in the United States

We're excited to meet you!