Aetna Lead Data Scientist in New York, New York

Req ID: 43715BR

POSITION SUMMARY

Manages and is responsible for the successful delivery of the algorithms, statistical models and reporting tools to meet business needs. Acts as the analytic team lead for large and complex projects involving multiple resources and tasks, providing individual mentoring in support of company objectives.

Fundamental Components:

Develops complex algorithms and statistical predictive models and determines analytical approaches and modeling techniques to evaluate scenarios and potential future outcomes

Performs analyses of structured and unstructured data to solve multiple and complex business problems utilizing advanced statistical techniques and mathematical analyses and specialized expertise in the organization and/or industry.

Applies analytical rigor & statistical methods to analyze large amounts of data, using advanced statistical techniques

Manage large & complex analytical projects: data exploration, model building, performance evaluation & testing

Behaves as mentor to junior team members to provide technical advice

Collaborate w/business partners to develop technical/business approaches and new/enhanced technical tools.

Interacts with internal and external peers and management to share highly complex information related to areas of expertise and/or to gain acceptance of new or enhanced technology / business solutions.

PLACE THE FOLLOWING BULLETS UNDER BACKGROUND SECTION

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

Strong skills to effectively communicate and negotiate across the business and external health care environment

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

Strong organizational, management and leadership skills

BACKGROUND/EXPERIENCE desired:

7-10 or more years of progressively complex related experience

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

Solid understanding of health care industry, products, and systems

Excellent analytical and problem solving skills

EDUCATION

The highest level of education desired for candidates in this position is a Master's degree.

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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