Aetna Data Science Analyst in Hartford, Connecticut

Req ID: 43659BR


The Clinical analytics group uses an industry leading, scalable data platform and tools to glean insights from Aetnas large array of data sources, including medical claims, prescriptions, demographics, and surveys. From these insights and understanding of the business needs, you would participate in the design and evaluation of innovative clinical initiatives and programs via a new clinical advocate model. You would help to develop appropriate mathematical and statistical approaches to influence study design and evaluation with the goal of promoting better health and lower costs for our members. The work environment is fast-paced, collaborative, and iterative, requiring quick learning, adaptability, and creativity. You would be part of a new and expanding team, with plenty of opportunities to interact with project stakeholders at all levels of the organization.

Fundamental Components:

Develops, validates and executes algorithms and predictive models to investigate problems, detect patterns and recommend solutions

Explores, examines and interprets large volumes of data in various forms

Performs analyses of structured and unstructured data to solve moderately complex business problems utilizing advanced statistical techniques and mathematical analyses

Develops data structures and pipelines to organize, collect and standardize data that helps generate insights and addresses reporting needs

Uses data visualization techniques to effectively communicate analytical results and support business decisions

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

Explores existing data and recommends additional sources of data for improvements

Documents projects including business objectives, data gathering and processing, detailed set of results and analytical metrics.


3 years of relevant programming or analytic experience.

Ability to work with large data sets from multiple data sources.

Demonstrates proficiency in several of the following areas: data modeling, analysis methods, study design, randomization, stratification, statistical analyses, matching techniques, data visualization

Proficient in SAS, SQL, Python, R, or HIVE.

Resolves problems/roadblocks


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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