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Humana Lead Data Scientist (Remote) in Davenport, Iowa

Description

The Lead Data Scientist position is a unique opportunity for a motivated individual to influence Humana's vision to provide coordinated, integrated care via home care solutions and ECOM (Enterprise Clinical Operating Model). The Lead Data Scientist uses mathematics, statistics, modeling, business analysis, and technology to transform high volumes of complex data into advanced analytic solutions. The work assignments involve moderately complex to complex issues where the analysis of situations or data requires an in-depth evaluation of variable factors.

Responsibilities

The Lead Data Scientist develops, maintains, and collects structured and unstructured data sets for analysis and reporting. Creates reports, projections, models, and presentations to support business strategy and tactics. Advises executives to develop functional strategies (often segment specific) on matters of significance. Exercises independent judgment and decision making on complex issues regarding job duties and related tasks, and works under minimal supervision, Uses independent judgment requiring analysis of variable factors and determining the best course of action.

Responsibilities

  • Recommend, design, and develop actionable analytic solutions for key business problems through in-depth investigations of healthcare utilization trends and outcomes

  • Use advanced analytic techniques like machine learning, deep learning, predictive modeling to develop sophisticated models to solve the business problem

  • Effectively communicate complex analysis to broader non-technical audience/stakeholders

  • Use industry leading database systems, clinical decision engines and algorithms to extract meaningful insights from structured and unstructured data by leveraging NLP/ML

  • Ensure the developed models or statistical tests are reusable and modular for effective transition of analytic solutions to production on the cloud

  • Work directly with aligned business partners and assist in requirements definition, project scoping, timeline management, and results documentation to ensure professional relationship management

  • Build 'smart' systems that learn from health intervention outcomes, clinical programs over time

  • Lead and collaborate with multiple cross-functional teams to understand the business needs, identify any operational barriers and issues, and facilitate their resolution

In the first year this role will focus on the following

  • Develop effective partnerships with internal business partners and coworkers

  • Work in an agile way to produce, interpret and recommend real time optimization opportunities for the business to implement using advanced analytics techniques

  • Enhance the ability to work in a fast-paced environment, multitask and quickly pivot based on business needs

  • Develop subject matter expertise in the business needs and serve as a consulting resource for the clinical analytic needs of the stakeholders

  • Implement real time business feedback of analytics based on the direct needs of internal customers

Required Qualifications

  • PhD + 2 years' experience, Master's Degree + 4 years' experience OR Bachelor's Degree + 6 years' experience.

  • Data Analytics, Computer Science or related quantitative program.

  • 2+ years' experience in project, process or people leadership

  • Experience in using mathematics, statistics, modeling, business analysis, and technology to transform high volumes of complex data into advanced analytic solutions

  • Successful demonstrated experience in working on problems of diverse scope and complexity ranging from moderate to substantial

  • Experience in developing, maintaining, and collecting structured and unstructured data sets for analysis and reporting

  • Experience in creating reports, projections, models, and presentations to support business

  • Ability to exercise independent judgment and decision making on complex issues regarding job duties and related tasks

  • Ability to works under minimal supervision, using independent judgment

  • Must be passionate about contributing to an organization focused on continuously improving consumer experiences

Preferred Qualifications

  • Masters Degree or PhD

  • Knowledge of healthcare claims, clinical programs and interventions, health outcomes, population health Additional Information

  • This position can be located in Boston, Louisville or Work from home (remote)

Scheduled Weekly Hours

40

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