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Data Science

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.

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Success Profile

What makes a successful data scientist? Here are the traits we are looking for:

  • Adaptable
  • Analytical
  • Curious
  • Logical
  • Problem-solver
  • Results-driven
  • Collaborative
  • Communicator
  • Creative
  • Efficient
  • Innovative
  • Insightful
  • Organized
  • Persistent

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Benefits

  • Health

  • Wellness

  • Financial

  • Paid Time Off & Disability

  • Life Insurance

  • Additional Benefits

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Employee Quotes

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

Job Details

(3) Senior Data Scientist - (Machine Learning, R, Python) (62398BR)

Primary Location: Phoenix, Arizona
Additional Locations: AZ-Phoenix, CT-Hartford, FL-Orlando, IL-Chicago, KS-Overland Park, KY-Louisville, LA-Baton Rouge, MO-Kansas City, PA-Blue Bell, TX-Dallas
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Description:
Aetna's Medicare Business Intelligence Center of Excellence team supports the Medicare organization by embedding deep analytical insights into key decision processes and focusing on variety of complex business problems. We use advanced analytics, machine learning and business intelligence tools to generate actionable insights by leveraging big data within a cutting edge environment. Were focused on creating new opportunities that drive change in areas such as Medicare stars, Service Operations, Medication Adherence, Market Enablement, Population Health Management, Member Experience, DSNP (Dual Special Needs Population) and Retention

Our Senior Data Scientists will lead and participate in the development, validation and delivery of algorithms, statistical models and reporting tools to support our Medicare Stars business. Solves complex analytical problems.

Opportunity can be work from home or office based depending on location. Willing to consider candidates based on your location in the US ONLY

Fundamental Components:
(*) Develops and/or uses algorithms and statistical predictive models and determines analytical approaches and modeling techniques to evaluate scenarios and potential future outcomes for our Medicare Stars Organization
(*) Performs analyses of structured and unstructured data to solve multiple and/or complex business problems utilizing advanced statistical techniques and mathematical analyses and broad knowledge of the organization and/or industry.
(*) Collaborates with business partners to understand their problems and goals, develop predictive modeling, statistical analysis, data reports and performance metrics.
(*) Develops and participates in presentations and consultations to existing and prospective constituents on analytics results and solutions.
(*) Interacts with internal and external peers and managers to exchange complex information related to areas of specialization.
(*) Use strong knowledge in algorithms and predictive models to investigate problems, detect patterns and recommend solutions. (*) Use strong programming skills (Machine Learning, R, Python, SAS and Tableau) to explore, examine and interpret large volumes of data in various forms.

Background Experience:
(*) Demonstrates strong ability to communicate technical concepts and implications to business partners.
(*) Anticipates and prevents problems and roadblocks before they occur.
(*) Strong knowledge of advanced analytics tools and languages to analyze large data sets from multiple data sources.
(*) Demonstrates proficiency in most areas of mathematical analysis methods, machine learning, statistical analyses, and predictive modeling and in-depth specialization in some areas.
(*) 5 or more years of progressively complex related experience.
(*) Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience in Mathematics, Statistics, Computer Science, Business Analytics, Economics, Physics, Engineering, or related discipline.
(*) Master’s degree or PhD preferred.

Required Skills:
General Business - Communicating for Impact, General Business - Consulting for Solutions, General Business - Ensuring Project Discipline

Desired Skills:
Leadership - Collaborating for Results, Leadership - Developing and Executing Strategy, Leadership - Driving Strategic and Organizational Agility

Potential Telework Position:
Yes

Percent of Travel Required:
0 - 10%

EEO Statement:
Aetna is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer

Benefit Eligibility:
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Candidate Privacy Information:
Aetna takes our candidate's data privacy seriously. At no time will any Aetna recruiter or employee request any financial or personal information (Social Security Number, Credit card information for direct deposit, etc.) from you via e-mail. Any requests

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