Aetna Lead Data Scientist in New York, New York

Req ID: 52040BR

POSITION SUMMARY

Looking for opportunities to use cutting edge technologies analyzing petabytes of data in a world class Hadoop cluster, generating insights to guide consumers in their journey to wellness and help them achieve their health ambitions, whether its running the Inca Trail Marathon or playing tackle football with their grandkids? Aetnas Member Analytics team is focused on delivering strategically-impactful programs and tools to help members across all life stages feel the joy of achieving their best health, in their own way.

SUMMARY: This position will play a lead role within a cross-functional team, delivering predictive analytics solutions to drive customer engagement and next-best-action, and improve customer experience across critical journeys, e.g., onboarding, breast cancer, maternity. The candidate will lead a project team responsible for extracting and manipulating data from multiple, large data sources, using the data to deliver predictive models and solutions, partnering with internal stakeholders to target members across channels (mobile app, web, email, social, call center, Apple), and managing day-to-day interactions with business stakeholders

Fundamental Components:

Lead team of 2-3 Data Scientists on the development and delivery of predictive analytics solutions to drive behavior change or customer experience across channels

Consults with business partners to understand problems and goals, understand business value, and translate into business opportunities to be captured through predictive analytics solutions

Develops and/or uses advanced algorithms and statistical predictive models and determines analytical approaches and modeling techniques to evaluate scenarios and potential future outcomes

Demonstrates superior communication skills, and ability to develop and participate in presentations and consultations to business stakeholders on analytics results and solutions

Supports deployment of insights across multiple channels, i.e., web, mobile app, email, social, call center, Apple watch

Motivates team members and probes into technical detail

Contributes Subject Matter Expertise (SME) through interactions with team members, peers and managers to exchange complex information related to areas of specialization

Mentors others, and champions 360-feedback across team

BACKGROUND/EXPERIENCE desired:

Healthcare background - payer, pharmacy, PBM

7-10 or more years of progressively complex related experience

Advanced in-depth specialization in mathematical analysis methods, machine learning, statistical analyses, and predictive modeling

Expertise in using R or Python to manipulate large data sets and develop statistical models

Expertise in data management in an Hadoop environment, including use of Hive

Excellent problem solving skills, critical thinking and conceptual thinking abilities

Superior skills to effectively communicate technical ideas and results to non-technical clients in written and verbal form

Ability to negotiate and manage interactions across the business and project stakeholders

Strong organizational, management and leadership skills

Comprehensive knowledge of health care industry, products, systems, business strategies and products

EDUCATION

Graduate degree mandatory.

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.

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