Aetna Sr. Healthcare Statistician / Informatics Lead - 49633BR in New York, New York

Req ID: 49633BR


Join this dynamic and growing team! Healthagen Outcomes offers analytical and advisory services that meet the market and clinical challenges faced by pharmaceutical, biotech, and device companies. Our services use real world data, advanced technologies, and professional know-how to illuminate therapeutic and economic value. We offer collaborative resources across Aetna to enable forward looking research into real-world outcomes and the realities of therapeutic use in genuine clinical settings.

The Sr. Health Care Statistician / Informatics Lead provides strategic leadership for research design and statistical methodology used in modeling and outcomes studies related to Pharmaceutical Outcomes. Makes evidence based recommendations and presentations to clients, as well as domain experts and other Senior Management within Aetna.

Fundamental Components:

Applied research, statistical analysis for outcomes, integration and protocol refinement: Directs development of statistical/analytical procedures, processes, policies, data reports and final deliverables that support client requirements and internal constituents.

Directs the application of appropriate research design and statistical procedures utilized in external and internal studies. Presents analysis based recommendations to external clients and domain experts and others Aetna's Senior Management. Project and department management: Manages budgets, plans and expenses; may have cost center responsibilities.

Manages projects, people (in department or matrix environment), customer expectations and business priorities to achieve constituent satisfaction.

Oversees day-to-day activities of the department Manages and builds a strong team through formal training, diverse assignments, coaching, mentoring and other development techniques.

Responsible for team commitments to quality and on-time deliverables. Motivates and is willing to understand and probe into technical details and mentors others to do the same.

Contributes to a motivated work environment by working effectively to achieve common goals.

Solutions consulting and decision support: Develops and participates in presentations and consultations to existing and prospective clients on services, capabilities and performance results.

Actively contributes to proposals in response to business requests from external and internal clients.

Turns analysis into business/customer solutions Develops tactical and strategic solutions that satisfy information needs across products, segments and clients.


  • 7+ years of health care analytics and statistical analysis experience; Strong analytical background in statistics and survival analysis, multivariate analysis, time series analysis, predictive modeling, Pharma Economics and outcomes research using retrospective and predictive study design ideally for pharmaceutical industry clients.

  • Senior level experience with data mining tools.

  • Proficient level of experience with Hadoop, Python, R and SQL for data modeling and predictive analysis.

  • Advanced skills level with MS Excel, MS PowerPoint for reporting, Tableau is preferred.

    • Must have previous Healthcare work experience related to this position.

    • Managerial and project management experience


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


    • Information Management/Informatics/7-10 Years

    • Information Management/predictive modeling/7-10 Years

    • Information Management/Statistical and data model designs/7-10 Years

  • Management/Leadership- Multifunctional management: < 25 employees/4-6 Years

  • Project Management/Project Management Consulting/4-6 Years


  • This is an office based job and the locations are: Chicago,IL and New York City, NY

    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: Health Care