Aetna Informatics Cnslt/Lead in Boston, Massachusetts

Req ID: 42994BR

POSITION SUMMARY The person hired for this role will be the primary business person to oversee and ensure the thoroughness and quality of functional and technical specifications being developed to support the creation of a new, broadly functional healthcare informatics platform being developed both for the Aetna enterprise and as a “Next Generation solution in the marketplace. This person will direct the operations of contracted BA being on-boarded to assisted with multiple phases of this extensive and multi-faceted development program. The ideal candidate will be highly articulate, organized, comfortable interfacing with customers verbally and in writing and comfortable interfacing with multiple groups for projects (contract staff, business SMEs, development resources). Healthcare analytics experience is highly desirable as is experience working with the development of healthcare data-based software. Knowledge/experience with big data platforms, agile development processes and BI applications highly desirable, in addition to project management tools. This position has room for growth in the future.

BACKGROUND/EXPERIENCE desired:

Five or more years of health research, epidemiology or pharmaceutical industry analytic experience.

Demonstrated project management and/or team lead experience.

Demonstrated extensive and diverse knowledge of health care data, metrics, systems and standards; demonstrated subject matter expert in multiple subject areas.

Able to make sound decisions and recommendations to drive business solutions

EDUCATION

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

Telework Specifications:

Hartford, Wellesley, NYC

ADDITIONAL JOB INFORMATION

Background/Experience Desired

Five or more years of health research, epidemiology or pharmaceutical industry analytic experience.

Demonstrated project management and/or team lead experience.

Demonstrated extensive and diverse knowledge of health care data, metrics, systems and standards; demonstrated subject matter expert in multiple subject areas.

Able to make sound decisions and recommendations to drive business solutions.

Ability to communicate statistical and technical ideas and results to non-technical clients in written and verbal form.

Health care analysis, health economics, epidemiology, or health services research experience.

Well-versed in statistical model building and concepts, decision trees and classification rules, segmentation and cluster analysis.

Advanced SQL and SAS programming abilities in data warehouse or big data analytics environment, including use of statistical analysis techniques or business intelligence application development.

Knowledge of analytic programming tools and methods (SAS, SQL, OLAP, Business Objects, Crystal).

Strong collaboration and communication skills within and across teams.

Strong problem solving skills and critical thinking ability.

Understanding of relational databases, data systems and data warehouses.

Strong reporting skills using Excel, Access, Word and/or PowerPoint.

Expert knowledge of clinical risk adjustment, multivariate analyses, epidemiology or health economics research methods.

Strong understanding of customers strategies, information needs programs, processes and products.

Experience in working in a data warehouse environment as well as the ability to work with large data sets from multiple data sources.

Knowledge of other reporting platforms such as: Business Objects, Microsoft Access, web development technology, big data analytics, data mining, Visual Basic.

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: Health Care