Aetna Lead Analytics Consultant in Hartford, Connecticut

Req ID: 55067BR

POSITION SUMMARY

Aetna Analytics & Behavior Change (ABC) mandate is to transform health and wellness through data analytics & machine learning products that enable consumer engagement and a best-in-class experience. This team is responsible for building data products, involving real time ingestion frameworks, data pipelines to process large volumes of poly structure data, and model deployment; as well as the envisioning strategic data roadmap and execution of the roadmap. A key part of this team is to build an integrated data platform and supporting products to drive engagement and revolutionize health and wellness.

Aetna ABC is looking for an Lead Data Engineer to join our team in Hartford, CT or New York City, NY.

Fundamental Components:

  • Designs and develops complex and large scale data structures and pipelines to organize, collect and standardize data to generate insights and addresses reporting needs.

  • Writes complex ETL (Extract / Transform / Load) processes, designs database systems and develops tools for real-time and offline analytic processing.

  • Develop frameworks, standards & reference material for architecture and associated products.

  • Designs data marts and data models to support Data Science and other internal customers.

  • Behaves as mentor to junior team members to provide technical advice.

  • Applies knowledge of Aetna systems and products to consult and advise on additional efforts across multiple domains spanning broader enterprise.

  • Collaborates with data science team to transform data and integrate algorithms and models into highly available, production systems.

  • Uses in-depth knowledge on Hadoop architecture, HDFS commands and experience designing & optimizing queries to build scalable, modular, and efficient data pipelines.

  • Uses advanced programming skills in Python, Java or any of the major languages to build robust data pipelines and dynamic systems.

  • Integrates data from a variety of sources, assuring that they adhere to data quality and accessibility standards.

  • Experiments with available tools and advises on new tools in order to determine optimal solution given the requirements dictated by the model/use case.

BACKGROUND/EXPERIENCE desired:

Minimum 7 years total business experience

4 years experience strategy consulting or on strategy teams in large companies

3 years experience programming using R, Hadoop, or Python

4 years of business experience leading analyses and initiatives with track record of business impact.

2+ years of people management experience

Healthcare sector experience preferred

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

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

Anticipates and prevents problems and roadblocks before they occur.

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

EDUCATION

Masters degree desired, PhD a plus

ADDITIONAL JOB INFORMATION

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: 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.