Aetna Sr Informatics Analyst in New York, New York

Req ID: 53703BR


To develop and deliver decision support tools, reporting applications, insights and business intelligence based on advanced analyses and studies to support health care policy, benefits and operational decision making by Aetna internal and external constituents. This involves extracting, collecting, analyzing and interpreting health, utilization and financial data from many sources to address business questions regarding population health management, health and economic outcomes, quality of healthcare, healthcare program and product design, healthcare provider network design and other business needs. These activities require advanced technical, analytic and consultative skills, extensive knowledge of health care data and information systems, as well as an understanding of epidemiology, health care benefits, health care financing and health care delivery systems.

Fundamental Components:

Performs analyses of varied healthcare data to evaluate programs and product solutions using healthcare medical, pharmacy, lab, survey and utilization data. (*)

Designs and codes efficiently using SAS/SQL programs. (*)

Extracts data from multiple sources and creates integrated analytic datasets and creates reports and studies to address business and research questions. (*)

Develops, validates and executes algorithms and predictive models to solve business problems.

Executes univariate and multivariate statistical analyses and interprets results in the context of the business problem or question. (*)

Conducts periodic updates of analytical routines and department production systems

Investigates and evaluates alternative solutions to meeting business needs.

Participates in presentations and consultations to constituents on information services, capabilities and performance results.

Documents methods, specifications and findings clearly; contributes to writing and presentation of results, findings and conclusions.

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

Manages personal resources efficiently to complete assigned projects accurately and on time

Participates in the development of project plans and timelines.

Responsible for commitments to quality and on-time deliverables.

Motivated and is willing to understand and probe into technical details and data irregularities.

Contributes to a motivated work environment by working effectively to achieve common goals.


3+ years of relevant programming or analytic experience. Healthcare or pharmaceutical industry experience is preferred.

Strong knowledge of health care claims, products, and systems.

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

Strong SQL and SAS programming skills (e.g., SAS Base, SAS STAT, SAS Macros)

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

Experience in statistical analysis and database management.

Understanding of relational databases, data systems and data warehouses.

Demonstrated analytical and problem-solving skills.

Solid Understanding of complex databases and UNIX or mainframe environments.

Deep knowledge of health care industry, policy, research design, univariate and multivariate statistical analyses, predictive modeling, case-mix and risk adjustment methods and tools.

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

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


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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Job Function: Health Care