Sr Data Scientist

The Senior Data Scientist is responsible for defining, building, and improving statistical models to improve business processes and outcomes in one or more healthcare domains such as Clinical, Enrollment, Claims, and Finance. As part of the broader analytics team, Data Scientist will gather and analyze data to solve and address complex business problems and evaluate scenarios to make predictions on future outcomes and work with the business to communicate and support decision-making. This position requires strong analytical skills and experience in analytic methods including multivariate regressions, hierarchical linear models, regression trees, clustering methods and other complex statistical techniques.

Duties & Responsibilities:

• Develops advanced statistical models to predict, quantify or forecast various operational and performance metrics in multiple healthcare domains
• Investigates, recommends, and initiates acquisition of new data resources from internal and external sources
• Works with multiple teams to support data collection, integration, and retention requirements based on business needs
• Identifies critical and emerging technologies that will support and extend quantitative analytic capabilities
• Collaborates with business subject matter experts to select relevant sources of information
• Develops expertise with multiple machine learning algorithms and data science techniques, such as exploratory data analysis and predictive modeling, graph theory, recommender systems, text analytics and validation
• Develops expertise with Healthfirst datasets, data repositories, and data movement processes
• Assists on projects/requests and may lead specific tasks within the project scope
• Prepares and manipulates data for use in development of statistical models
• Other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications:

-Bachelor's Degree

Preferred Qualifications:

- Master's degree in Computer Science or Statistics
- Familiarity with major cloud platforms such as AWS and Azure
- Healthcare Industry Experience

Minimum Qualifications:

-Bachelor's Degree

Preferred Qualifications:

- Master's degree in Computer Science or Statistics
- Familiarity with major cloud platforms such as AWS and Azure
- Healthcare Industry Experience

WE ARE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. Applicants and employees are considered for positions and are evaluated without regard to mental or physical disability, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, genetic information, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, marital status or any other protected Federal, State/Province or Local status unrelated to the performance of the work involved.

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