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Aetna Sr Data Scientist - Healthcare - 71217BR in New York, New York

Req ID: 71217BR

Job Description

Leads and participates in the design and development of analytical capabilities to achieve success in care management programs and to solves complex healthcare problems.

Fundamental Components included but are not limited to:

  • Strong data science skills and healthcare domain knowledge to identify the problem, suggest a potential solution, design a study, and implement the solution in the health space.

  • Experiences in analyzing healthcare data such as claims, EMR, pharmacy data, etc.

  • Experience in using algorithms and statistical models to evaluate scenarios and potential future outcomes.

  • Collaborates with care management teams to understand their problems and goals, develop predictive modeling, statistical analysis, data reports and performance metrics to operate and improve the program.

  • Develops and participates in presentations and consultations to existing and prospective constituents on analytics results and solutions.

  • Interacts with internal and external peers and managers to exchange complex information related to areas of specialization.

  • Use strong knowledge in algorithms and predictive models to investigate problems, detect patterns and recommend solutions.

  • Use strong programming skills to explore, examine and interpret large volumes of data in various forms.

Qualifications Requirements and Preferences:

  • Demonstrates strong ability to communicate technical concepts and implications to business partners.

  • Anticipates and prevents problems and roadblocks before they occur.

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

  • Demonstrates proficiency in most areas of mathematical analysis methods, machine learning, statistical analyses, and predictive modeling and in-depth specialization in some areas.

  • 5 or more years of progressively complex related experience.

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience in Public Health, Mathematics, Statistics, Computer Science, Business Analytics, Economics, Physics, Engineering, or related discipline.

  • Master s degree or PhD preferred.

Benefit Eligibility

Benefit eligibility may vary by position.

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.