IBM Watson Health- Principal Analytics Consulting in Raleigh, North Carolina

Job Description

Position Overview

This position is an individual contributor role within the Provider Consulting Team. A consultant in this position can diagnose client’s business issues and determine the appropriate solutions that will address client issues.

Essential Duties/Responsibilities

  • Lead technical scoping and design of new healthcare analytics projects

  • Migrate existing SAS code to Python and develop new programs utilizing this language

  • Modify and de-bug Base SAS code to deliver healthcare analytics projects

  • Translate business and technical requirements into programs to analyze, organize and evaluate complex healthcare business and market data

  • Apply grouping, classification and risk adjustment methodologies to healthcare data sources

  • Communicate findings in a clear, concise manner including verbally, graphically and in writing to a variety of audiences

  • Conduct quality review (code and content) of colleague work product

  • Focus on details to ensure that a quality deliverable is produced

  • Actively participate with project teams to resolve data anomalies and methodology questions

  • Provide recommendations to the project team for data solutions

Other Duties/Responsibilities

  • Assist with Sales team in scoping projects, determining the feasibility of project proposals

  • Direct and mentor more junior programmer/analyst staff to perform portions of projects

  • Manage multiple disparate projects simultaneously

  • Engage in billable consulting activity and complete assigned tasks on time

  • Maintains knowledge of current trends and developments in the field by reading appropriate books, journals and other literature

  • Participate in design and development of new offerings

  • Ability to estimate and meet realistic timelines

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • 7 years programming experience and proven technical abilities with advanced data management and analytics tools including Python, SQL, Base SAS, SPSS, R or other statistical and data management software packages

  • ​7 years experience in healthcare analysis and/or consulting, using statistical analysis methods and metrics on claims and /or clinical data

  • 7 years experience applying healthcare methodologies such as DRG groupers, AHRQ methodologies, 3M classification packages and risk models such as DxCG and HCC

  • Ability to work in a variety of computing environments (Windows, UNIX and Linux ) with structured and unstructured data types

  • Experience with RDBM’s including Oracle, SQL Server, Informix and DB2

  • Knowledge of basic statistical concepts

Preferred Tech and Prof Experience

  • 10 years programming experience and proven technical abilities with advanced data management and analytics tools including Python, SQL, Base SAS, SPSS, R or other statistical and data management software packages

  • ​10 years experience in healthcare analysis and/or consulting, using statistical analysis methods and metrics on claims and /or clinical data

  • 10 years experience applying healthcare methodologies such as DRG groupers, AHRQ methodologies, 3M classification packages and risk models such as DxCG and HCC

  • Experience with data visualization solutions, particularly Tableau

EO Statement

IBM is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.