Aetna Sr Data Scientist in New York, New York

Req ID: 50236BR


Perform applied statistical research and custom analysis of integrated healthcare data, interpret results, and make recommendations based on analytic findings to business areas. Make recommendations about data collection methods, metrics definition and evaluation methods. Define and deliver analytical solutions in support of healthcare business initiatives that drive short and long term objectives. Collaborate with internal and external partners and organizations in the design and execution of analytic studies to answer business and research questions. Design and conduct analyses and outcome studies using healthcare claims, pharmacy, lab, consumer data, employing appropriate research designs and statistical methods. Develop, validate and execute algorithms, statistical models and business intelligence tools that answer applied research and business questions. Develop and participate in presentations and consultations to internal and external clients.


Master s degree in Statistics, Biostatistics, or closely related quantitative or scientific field. Minimum of one year of healthcare research or analytic experience working with Healthcare Insurance EDW data; building consumer segmentation, and performing life time value, retention propensity, flu prediction, behavior change pilot, and clinical action assessment analysis. Must have experience working with: Unix, shell script; Hadoop, Pig, Hive/Tez; and Netezza to ETL large quantitative of data for analysis. Experience with R, Python, SAS; Pyspark, H2O, and Sparklyr packages; Nature Language Processing including topic extraction, unstructured data processing and cleaning; and statistical techniques including matrix factorization, supervised learning, clustering, bayesian modeling; hyper-parameter tuning and cross-validation; Tableau or RShiny; and Agile framework.


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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