Aetna Lead Analytics Consult. in Wellesley, Massachusetts

Req ID: 55405BR

Position Summary/Mission

Applies experience from strategy consulting and analytics to successfully act as the product owner for multiple analytics initiatives. Regarded as a specialist with deep content specific knowledge.

Fundamental Components :

• Consults with internal clients to identify opportunities to implement data science solutions to business problems at an advanced level.

• Acts as an analytics product owner translating business needs into analytics projects and actions.

• Ability to structure data analysis, driving analytics insights and analytical solutions to help data scientists determine the best analytical solution.

• Understanding key drivers of business value and being able to translate into business opportunities and frame them as analytical problems. eg how to grow business?

• Ability to translate business problems into analytical solutions by knowing appropriate models to suggest to data scientists.

• Understands and recommends modeling techniques to data scientists.

• Presents recommendations to senior staff and internal clients.

• Mentors more junior team members.

• Shares insights across teams.

• Reviews work of more junior team members.

• Autonomously leads the client relationship.

• Leads development of solutions with high complexity and risk.

• Consults on the creation of analytics solutions that effectively weigh business and technical tradeoffs using an advanced understanding of business strategy as well as relevant big data environment topics.

• Acts as an analytics product owner translating business needs into analytics projects and actions.

• Collaborates with business partners to understand their problems and goals, develop predictive modeling, statistical analysis, data reports and performance metrics.

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.


Master's degree desired, PHD a plus.


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Job Function: Data & Analytics

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