Aetna Sr Data Scientist in Hartford, Connecticut

Req ID: 52188BR

POSITION SUMMARY

Aetnas Consumer Health Services - Clinical Analytics team is seeking a Data Scientist to develop advanced analytic insights to drive new programs and initiatives to improve health outcomes and reduce health care costs. The position will work with a cross-functional team, delivering complex analytical projects, partnering with internal and external clients to improve engagement and impact of clinical programs. The position will be responsible for extraction and manipulation of structured and unstructured data from multiple, large data sources, using advanced statistical techniques and software to develop predictive models and actionable analytic insights to inform business decisions. Position is open to our Hartford and NYC locations.

Fundamental Components:· Applies analytical rigor and statistical methods to analyze large amounts of data, using advanced statistical techniques· Leads and participates in complex analytical projects including data exploration, model building, performance evaluation and testing · Collaborates with business partners to understand their business problems and goal, and develop analytic solutions· Develops, validates and executes algorithms and machine learning techniques to investigate problems, detect patterns and recommend solutions· Performs analyses of structured and unstructured data to solve moderately complex business problems· Develops and participates in presentations and consultations with existing and prospective constituents on analytics results and solutions

BACKGROUND/EXPERIENCE desired:· 5 or more years of progressively complex related experience.· Demonstrates proficiency in machine learning, statistical analyses, and predictive modeling, with deep experience in some areas.

Expertise in Tableau, SQL or SAS, and Python, R and big data technologies including Hadoop and/or Pig.· Understanding of health care industry, products, and systems preferred.· Knowledge of data management in a Hadoop environment, including use of HIVE or Pig · Strong knowledge of advanced analytics tools and languages to manage and analyze large data sets from multiple data sources· Demonstrates strong ability to communicate technical concepts and implications to business partnersEDUCATION

Bachelors degree or equivalent work experience in Mathematics, Statistics, Computer Science, Epidemiology, Economics, Physics, Engineering or related discipline.

Masters degree preferred.

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.

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