Aetna Informatics Consultant/Lead in Bismarck, North Dakota

Req ID: 49149BR


This position will partner with the business to identify key drivers of member satisfaction, obtain access to specific data elements, research, cleanse, model and visualize the data. Then use the data to build predictive models, which will be tested, enhanced and implemented. Once implemented, trends will be collected from the models and visualized for the business.

Fundamental Components:

  • Partner with business to identify key drivers and data elements.

  • Conduct research to identify, cleanse and model the data.

  • Build predictive models using the modeled data.

  • Develop and implement QA testing protocols and business testing on the models.

  • Develop tools to measure and visualize the results.

  • Partner with the business to evaluate the models and enhance.

  • Use the data to identify trends and communicate to the business.

  • Be comfortable researching, cleansing, modeling and visualizing data.

  • Demonstrated ability to interact with business staff to draw out their requirements.

  • Work with minimal direction.


  • Knowledge of health care data, metrics, systems and standards.

  • Experience building predictive models.

  • Demonstrated ability to research, capture, cleanse, model and visualize data.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Strong problem solving skills and critical thinking ability.

  • Understanding of relational databases, data systems, data warehouses and Big Data.

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

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


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


Information Management/Data acquisition, data management, programming and documentation/4-6 Years

Information Management/Decision trees and classification rules/1-3 Years

Information Management/Statistical model building and concepts/1-3 Years

Information Management/predictive modeling/1-3 Years

Information Management/Informatics - regression analysis/1-3 Years


Reporting Tools/SAS/4-6 Years/

Development Languages/SQL/4-6 Years/


General Business/Ensuring Project Discipline/FOUNDATION

Leadership/Collaborating for Results/FOUNDATION

Technology/Leveraging Technology/ADVANCED


Benefits Management/Promoting Health Information Technology/FOUNDATION

General Business/Communicating for Impact/FOUNDATION

Technology/Promoting Emerging Technology/FOUNDATION

Telework Specifications:

Also available in Blue Bell, PA, Jacksonville FL, Fresno, CA, New Albany, OH, Albany, NY, Allentown, PA, Arlington, TX, Bismarck, ND, Cranberry, PA, Harrisburg, PA, Highpoint, NC, San Antonio, TX, Sandy UT, Scottsdale, AZ.


Opportunity to work on innovative project building predictive models, using key data analytic skills. Work will include partnering with business, developing an understanding of health care and creating new tools for the company. Project will require research and creativity.

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.

Benefit eligibility may vary by position. Click here to review the benefits associated with this position.

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Job Function: Health Care