Senior Data Science Consultant

Job ID: CP-1015895 Description:

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At HCSC, data is at the center of everything we do. As healthcare fast-pivots towards a future where optimizations across personalization, cost of healthcare delivery and differentiated health outcomes converge, it's an exciting time to become part of our data-rich, insight-driven environment where we are positioning artificial intelligence to provide us leapfrog capabilities in a very competitive industry

As a Data Scientist at HCSC, you'll be part of a team that's leading the next wave of disruption at a whole new scale, using the latest in algorithms, distributed computing technologies, and operating across billions and billions of healthcare transactions to unlock the big opportunities that help us deliver on our promises to our members

As a member of the Applied Artificial Intelligence discipline, you'll be part of a team responsible for curating, designing, developing, and delivering highly engaging AI driven use cases that will fuel our growth as a data-driven company and help the broader organization develop cutting-edge skills in machine learning and artificial intelligence.

The ideal candidate will be curious, skeptical, communicative, a wrangler, and creative.

Job Purpose:

This position is responsible for providing advanced mathematical and statistical concepts and theories to analyze and collect data and construct solutions to business problems; performing complex statistical analysis on experimental or business data to validate and quantify trends or patterns identified by business analysts; constructing predictive models, algorithms and probability engines to support data analysis or product functions; verifying model and algorithm effectiveness based on real-world results; designing experiments and methodologies to generate and collect data for business use. Responsible for aiding tactical decision making by using predictive and prescriptive remodeling; and extracting actionable insights by identifying patterns in structured and unstructured data.

Required Job Qualifications:

  • Bachelor degree.
  • 5 years of experience in application of predictive modeling, programmatic data analysis (using SAS/ R/ Python/ SPSS).
  • Management experience.
  • Knowledge in optimal computational environment required for data processing, mining and machine learning (Hadoop/ Scala/ No-SQL etc.).
  • Experience in leading and mentoring data scientists.
  • Knowledge of the fundamentals of statistics applied to solving business problems.
  • Relationship management, team building skills.
  • Experience working across business units and functions.
  • Project management skills and detail oriented.
  • Clear and concise interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills.
  • PC proficiency with Microsoft applications including Access, Excel, Word and Power Point.

Preferred Job Qualifications:

  • Master degree in Mathematics, Statistics, Operations Research, Computer Science.
  • Proficiency in SQL and Hive.
  • Healthcare payer context experience.

Additional Information:

  • This position is based in Chicago, IL.
  • Relocation will not be provided for this position.
  • Sponsorship will not be provided for this position.

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HCSC is committed to diversity in the workplace and to providing equal opportunity and affirmative action to employees and applicants. We are an Equal Opportunity Employment / Affirmative Action employer dedicated to workforce diversity and a drug-free and smoke-free workplace. Drug screening and background investigation are required, as allowed by law. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

Requirements: Expertise Analytics & Reporting Job Type Full-Time Regular Location IL - Chicago


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