Aetna Data Scientist in Wellesley, Massachusetts

Req ID: 49678BR


Participates in the development, validation and delivery of algorithms, statistical models and reporting tools. Solves moderately complex analytical problems.

Fundamental Components:

Develops, validates and executes algorithms and predictive models to investigate problems, detect patterns and recommend solutions.

Explores, examines and interprets large volumes of data in various forms.

Performs analyses of structured and unstructured data to solve moderately complex business problems. utilizing advanced statistical techniques and mathematical analyses.

Develops data structures and pipelines to organize, collect and standardize data that helps generate insights and addresses reporting needs.

Uses data visualization techniques to effectively communicate analytical results and support business decisions.

Creates and evaluates the data needs of assigned projects and assures the integrity of the data.

Explores existing data and recommends additional sources of data for improvements.

Documents projects including business objectives, data gathering and processing, detailed set of results and analytical metrics.


3 years of relevant programming or analytic experience.

Ability to work with large data sets from multiple data sources.

Demonstrates proficiency in several areas of data modeling, machine learning algorithms, statistical analysis, data engineering and data visualization.

Effectively resolves problems and roadblocks as they occur.

Demonstrates good written and verbal communication skills. Able to present information to various audiences.


The highest level of education desired for candidates in this position is a Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience.


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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