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Sr Data Scientist
Wellesley, MA

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POSITION SUMMARY

Work under Aetna's Clinical Analytics Team to create cutting edge analytic tools to drive better and faster decision making within the organization. We use an industry leading, scalable data platform and tools to glean insights from Aetna's large array of data sources, including medical claims, prescriptions, demographics, and surveys. From these insights and understanding of the business needs, lead and participate in the design and evaluation of innovative clinical initiatives and programs to improve members health and lower costs.

The Senior Data Scientist will extract and manipulate data from multiple large data sources, design and execute statistical and machine learning analyses to identify opportunities to improve our members lives and present her / his work to technical and non-technical stakeholders. The work environment is fast-paced, collaborative, and iterative, requiring quick learning, adaptability, and creativity. You would be part of an expanding team, with plenty of opportunities to interact with project stakeholders at all levels of the organization.

Fundamental Components:

* Responsible for independently leading, analyzing and presenting high quality health care related clinical analytics projects.
* Identify and utilize appropriate mathematical and statistical approaches to understand and address the business need.
* Develop and use algorithms and statistical predictive models to determine analytical approaches and modeling techniques to evaluate scenarios and potential future outcomes.
* Collaborate with business partners to understand their problems and goals, solve business questions, and help them to achieve goals by performing statistical analysis, developing data reports and performance metrics.
* Responsible for developing and participating in presentations and consultations to existing and prospective constituents on analytics results and solutions.
* Interact with internal and external peers and managers to exchange complex information related to areas of specialization.
* Work with algorithms and predictive models to investigate problems, detect patterns and recommend solutions.
* Use programming skills to explore, examine and interpret large volumes of data in various forms.
* Communicate technical concepts and implications clearly to business partners.

BACKGROUND/EXPERIENCE desired:

* Masters degree in Statistics, Informatics, Health Care Management or related analytic field.
* Minimum 3-5 years of healthcare industry experience in an analytical role working with health care data, systems and standards.
* Must have experience with mathematical analysis methods; stratification; and statistical analyses.
* Must have experience using R or Python to manipulate large datasets and develop statistical models; and Business intelligence tools to develop insights. Must also have experience with data engineering; data visualization; and SQL.

EDUCATION

Bachelors degreerequired, Masters a plus

ADDITIONAL JOB INFORMATION

Aetna is about more than just doing a job. This is our opportunity to re-shape healthcare for America and across the globe. We are developing solutions to improve the quality and affordability of healthcare. What we do will benefit generations to come.

We care about each other, our customers and our communities. We are inspired to make a difference, and we are committed to integrity and excellence.

Together we will empower people to live healthier lives.

Aetna is an equal opportunity & affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of personal characteristics or status. We take affirmative action to recruit, select and develop women, people of color, veterans and individuals with disabilities.

We are a company built on excellence. We have a culture that values growth, achievement and diversity and a workplace where your voice can be heard.

Aetna is about more than just doing a job. This is our opportunity to re-shape healthcare for America and across the globe. We are developing solutions to improve the quality and affordability of healthcare. What we do will benefit generations to come.

We care about each other, our customers and our communities. We are inspired to make a difference, and we are committed to integrity and excellence.

Together we will empower people to live healthier lives.

Aetna is an equal opportunity & affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of personal characteristics or status. We take affirmative action to recruit, select and develop women, people of color, veterans and individuals with disabilities.

We are a company built on excellence. We have a culture that values growth, achievement and diversity and a workplace where your voice can be heard.

Benefit eligibility may vary by position. Click here to review the benefits associated with this position.

Aetna takes our candidates's data privacy seriously. At no time will any Aetna recruiter or employee request any financial or personal information (Social Security Number, Credit card information for direct deposit, etc.) from you via e-mail. Any requests for information will be discussed prior and will be conducted through a secure website provided by the recruiter. Should you be asked for such information, please notify us immediately.

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