At Aetna, we’re pioneering a total approach to health and wellness. As a Data Scientist on the Analytics & Behavior Change team, you’ll build leading-edge analytics, data and technology platforms to help reimagine health care. We’ll count on you to help solve problems and deliver meaningful insights to our customers by leveraging innovations in data science, machine learning and predictive modeling techniques. And we’ll support you in achieving more in your life and your work.
What makes a successful data scientist? Here are the traits we are looking for:
Paid Time Off & Disability
At Aetna Analytics, the team uses machine learning techniques and data visualization to derive insights from the data to guide our efforts to understand and care for our members more effectively and at a lower cost. Each team member is responsible for a new weekly insight. We have a great mix of new graduates and senior data scientists. I’m constantly blown away at the talent, creativity and drive on our team!Karen S., Senior Director - Enterprise Analytics
Working at Aetna, gives you the opportunity to use the data to make a change. A change that could save lives, could prevent fraud, a change that really matters and a chance to work with like-minded people to make a difference. A great team, helpful colleagues, intelligent co-workers make the journey to learn and innovate that much more fun.Tanvi K., Data Scientist - Clinical Analytics
Data ScientistPrimary Location: New York, New York
Additional Locations: NY-New York Apply
Develop, validate and execute algorithms and predictive models to investigate problems, detect patterns and recommend solutions. Explore, examine and interpret large volumes of data in various forms. Perform analyses of structured and unstructured data to solve moderately complex business problems utilizing advanced statistical techniques and mathematical analyses. Develop data structures and pipelines to organize, collect and standardize data that helps generate insights and addresses reporting needs. Use data visualization techniques to effectively communicate analytical results and support business decisions. Create and evaluate the data needs of assigned projects and assures the integrity of the data. Explore existing data and recommend additional sources of data for improvements. Document projects including business objectives, data gathering and processing, detailed set of results and analytical metrics.
Masters degree in Statistics, Business Analytics, Economics or related.
Minimum 2 years of healthcare industry experience, either in role offered or in an Analyst role. Experience must include: building targeting models, market sizing and contract strategy/test design; applying models to final business uses; and experience with the following tools/technologies: SAS; R; Tableau; Unica; Hive; Pig; and Hadoop.
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. 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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