Aetna Lead Analytics Consultant in Hartford, Connecticut

Req ID: 54056BR


Are you passionate about healthcare, and looking for a place where you can contribute to systemic change? Looking for opportunities to use cutting edge technologies analyzing petabytes of data in a world class Hadoop cluster, generating insights to guide consumers in their journey to wellness and help them achieve their health ambitions, whether it s running the Inca Trail Marathon or playing tackle football with their grandkids? Aetna s Analytics & Behavior Change is focused on delivering strategically impactful programs and tools to help our members across all life stages feel the joy of achieving their best health, in their own way.

We are currently looking for an exceptional Lead Analytics Consultant in our Hartford (CT) or New York City offices.

Fundamental Components:

· Consults with internal clients to identify opportunities to implement data science solutions to business problems at an advanced level.

· Collaborates with business partners to understand their problems and goals, develop predictive modeling, statistical analysis, data reports and performance metrics.

· Acts as an analytics product owner translating business needs into analytics projects and knowing appropriate models to suggest to data scientists.

· Be hands-on structuring data analysis, driving analytics insights and analytical solutions to help data scientists determine the best analytical solution.

· Understanding key drivers of business value and being able to translate into business opportunities and frame them as analytical problems. E.g. how to grow business?

· Presents insights and recommendations to senior staff and internal clients.

· Reviews work of junior team members and mentor them.

· Autonomously leads business relationship and sub-teams through analytics development.

· Consults on the creation of analytics solutions that effectively weigh business and technical tradeoffs using an advanced understanding of business strategy as well as relevant big data environment topics.

Background/Experience Desired

· Minimum 5 years total business experience

· 2+ years experience strategy consulting or on strategy teams in large companies

· Mandatory experience programming using R, Hadoop, Python, SQL, SAS

· 3+ years experience leading teams and business initiatives to impact

· Healthcare, Insurance sector experience preferred

· Product or Pricing strategy experience a plus

· Demonstrates proficiency in most areas of mathematical analysis methods and statistical analyses, with and in-depth specialization in some areas.

· Strong knowledge of advanced analytics tools and languages to analyze large data sets from multiple data sources.

· Demonstrates strong ability to communicate technical concepts and implications to business partners

· Strategic problem-solving mindset – Ability to conceptualize and validate potential opportunities, and proactively anticipate/address problems and roadblocks before they occur


Masters degree desired, PHD a plus.


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.

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Job Function: Data & Analytics

Aetna is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veterans status.