Aetna Sr. Analytics Consult. in Boston, Massachusetts

Req ID: 51214BR

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 playing tackle football with their grandkids or running the Inca Trail Marathon? Aetna's Data Science organization is focused on delivering strategically-impactful products to our internal customers, by building analytically-based solutions that integrate a wide range of internal and external large datasets within a cutting-edge Hadoop parallel-processing environment.

Mission: Applies experience from strategy consulting, analytics, and data engineering to successfully act as the product owner for one or more analytics initiatives.

Fundamental Components:· Acts as an analytics product owner translating business needs into analytic products

Consults with internal clients to understand business problems and identifies opportunities to implement data science solutions · Able to clearly articulate business understanding and analytics results to senior business leadership· Formulates and develops analytic solutions that balance understanding of business strategy as well as application of data science· Able to structure data analysis, drive analytics insights, and recommend the best analytical solution · Mentor junior data scientists

BACKGROUND/EXPERIENCE desired:· Minimum 5 years total business experience· 3 years of business experience leading analyses and modeling initiatives with demonstrated business impact· 3 years of experience strategy consulting or on strategy teams in large companies· Demonstrates proficiency in most areas of mathematical analysis methods, machine learning, statistical analyses, and/or predictive modeling and in-depth specialization in some areas· 3 years of experience programming using R/SAS, Hadoop, or Python· Strong knowledge of advanced analytics tools and languages to analyze large data sets from multiple data sources· Healthcare sector experience preferred· Bachelor degree in quantitative field, or an equivalent combination of formal education and experience. · Master's degree in quantitative field or MBA strongly preferred.

EDUCATION

The highest level of education desired for candidates in this position is a Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience.

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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