Aetna Senior Data Scientist in Hartford, Connecticut

Req ID: 54811BR

POSITION SUMMARY

Aetna's Commercial Sales Analytics Team creates the best in class analytic tools to drive Aetna's Commercial growth. We are currently looking for an exceptional Data Scientist to play a pivotal role in the creation and deployment of information products. The position can be based in our Harford, NYC or Wellesley, MA office locations.

This is a unique opportunity for someone passionate about innovation in data science, machine learning, and predictive modeling techniques. The team currently uses an industry leading scalable data platform and techniques in creating solutions to challenging business problems. This is a fast-paced, collaborative and iterative environment requiring quick learning, agility and flexibility.

Fundamental Components:

  • Develops and/or uses 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/or complex business problems utilizing advanced statistical techniques and mathematical analyses and broad knowledge of the organization and/or industry.

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

  • Develops and participates in presentations and consultations to existing and prospective constituents on analytics results and solutions.

  • Interacts with internal and external peers and managers to exchange complex information related to areas of specialization.

  • Use strong knowledge in algorithms and predictive models to investigate problems, detect patterns and recommend solutions.

  • Use strong programming skills to explore, examine and interpret large volumes of data in various forms.

BACKGROUND/EXPERIENCE desired:

3+ years of US industry experience with progressively complex related experience.

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.

EDUCATION

Masters degree desired, PhD a plus

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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Job Function: Data & Analytics

Aetna is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veterans status.