Aetna Sr. Director, Pricing Analytics (P & C) - 49038BR in Hartford, Connecticut

Req ID: 49038BR


Sr. Director, reporting into the Executive Director of Enterprise Analytics, will lead a team of 10+ Data Scientists and analysts in a fast-paced work environment. The candidate will be responsible for the successful development and delivery of analytics-based pricing solutions to better predict medical cost and revenue leveraging internal and external data. Possesses extensive experience in leading project teams with a varying mix of technical and business resources to create & implement model-based solutions. Accountable for business value creation, building and managing relationships with senior-level business partners and prioritization of overall team activities to meet delivery objectives and solution-area metrics (in conjunction with business partners, executive sponsors, and Data Science work stream leads).

Fundamental Components:

Provides strategic leadership to business partners through analytics and machine learning/artificial intelligence techniques, and implements modeling solutions into day-to-day business processes across the Aetna enterprise to ensure downstream value creation.

Sets appropriate metrics for the pricing solution area, in conjunction with leadership and other executive project sponsors. Proactively suggests additional adjacent areas of focus and / or intervenes to redirect broader team activities on those areas that drive the solution area toward delivery of the most desirable outcomes for the Aetna enterprise.

Leads both technical and business resources to ensure timely and quality deliverables that meets expectations of cross-functional customers and executive sponsors.

Manages the design and application of statistical research and custom analysis of integrated healthcare and market data, interprets results, and makes recommendations based on analytical findings.

Leads recommendations on data collection methods, metrics definition, and analytical evaluation methods, in collaboration with internal and external partners.

Creates and evaluates the data needs of assigned projects and helps ensure the data integrity; assists with defining and validating processes for data cleansing, integration, and transformation.

Ensures the transformation of analyses into business / customer solutions, using a range of tools, including data visualization software (Tableau), PPT / in-person presentations, action plans, integration of solutions with other enterprise systems and /or process workflows, etc.

Contributes to a motivated work environment by working effectively to achieve common goals.

Promotes a productive work environment by providing timely, specific and constructive performance feedback.


8+ yrs. of client-facing experience (internal or external), demonstrating excellent written and verbal communication skills and reliable executive presence.

8+ yrs. in a big data environment, modeling or actuarial science, and analytical tools.

Demonstrated experience in strategic thinking with ability to derive insight and recommendations from data.

Modeling/ actuarial/ strategy consulting background desirable.

Experience in pricing modeling in Property and Casualty, Financial services, Health insurance preferred.

Minimum of masters degree in computer science, statistics, actuarial sciences, engineering, or related quantitative discipline.


The highest level of education desired for candidates in this position is a Master's degree.


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 its playing tackle football with their grandkids or running the Inca Trail Marathon? Aetna's Data Science organization is focused on delivering strategically-impactful products to our internal customers, by building analytically-based solutions that integrate a wide range of internal and external large datasets within a cutting-edge Hadoop parallel-processing environment.

We are currently looking for an exceptional Sr. Director of Pricing Analytics in our New York City, Wellesley (MA) or Hartford (CT) offices.

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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