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Senior Informatics Analyst

Primary Location: Phoenix, AZ
Additional Locations: AZ-Phoenix
Under general supervision, conducts analyses or produces reports of varied healthcare data to assess health and economic outcomes of Aetna products and programs.

Fundamental Components:
  • Performs analyses of varied healthcare data to evaluate programs and product solutions using healthcare medical, pharmacy, lab, survey and utilization data.
  • Designs and codes efficiently using SAS/SQL programs.
  • Extracts data from multiple sources and creates integrated analytic datasets and creates reports and studies to address business and research questions.
  • Develops, validates and executes algorithms and predictive models to solve business problems.
  • Executes univariate and multivariate statistical analyses and interprets results in the context of the business problem or question.
  • Conducts periodic updates of analytical routines and department production systems Investigates and evaluates alternative solutions to meeting business needs.
  • Participates in presentations and consultations to constituents on information services, capabilities and performance results.
  • Documents methods, specifications and findings clearly; contributes to writing and presentation of results, findings and conclusions.
  • Creates and evaluates the data needs of assigned projects and assures the integrity of the data.
  • Manages personal resources efficiently to complete assigned projects accurately and on time
  • Participates in the development of project plans and timelines.
  • Responsible for commitments to quality and on-time deliverables.
  • Motivated and is willing to understand and probe into technical details and data irregularities.
  • Contributes to a motivated work environment by working effectively to achieve common goals.

Background Experience:
  • Demonstrated written and verbal communication skills.
  • Able to present information to various audiences
  • 3+ years of relevant programming or analytic experience.
  • Healthcare or pharmaceutical industry experience is preferred.
  • Knowledge of other reporting platforms such as: Business Objects, Microsoft Access, web development technology, big data analytics, data mining, Visual Basic.
  • Understanding of relational databases, data systems and data warehouses
  • Experience in statistical analysis and database management.
  • Knowledge of analytic programming tools and methods (SAS, SQL, OLAP, Business Objects, Crystal).
  • Deep knowledge of health care industry, policy, research design, univariate and multivariate statistical analyses, predictive modeling, case-mix and risk adjustment methods and tools.
  • Experience in working in a data warehouse environment as well as the ability to work with large data sets from multiple data sources.
  • Strong knowledge of health care claims, products, and systems.
  • Solid Understanding of complex databases and UNIX or mainframe environments.
  • Strong SQL and SAS programming skills (e.g., SAS Base, SAS STAT, SAS Macros)
  • Demonstrated analytical and problem-solving skills. Bachelor's degree in Mathematics, Economics, Statistics, Computer Science, Actuarial Science, Social Science, Healthcare or related discipline.

Additional Job Information:
Fast paced environment

Required Skills:
General Business - Turning Data into Information, Service - Providing Solutions to Constituent Needs, Technology - Selecting and Applying Technology Solutions

Desired Skills:
General Business - Communicating for Impact, General Business - Demonstrating Business and Industry Acumen, Service - Working Across Boundaries

Functional Skills:
Claim - Reporting & special services, Information Management - Applied research and statistical analysis, Information Technology - Data / info management & architecture, Information Technology - Testing

Technology Experience:
Database - SQL Server, EDI - EDI, Subject Discipline - Business Process Management

Potential Telework Position:

Percent of Travel Required:
0 - 10%

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

Benefit Eligibility:
Benefit eligibility may vary by position.

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 for information will be discussed prior and will be conducted through a secure website provided by the recruiter. Should you be asked for such information, please notify us immediately.


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