Cigna - Sr. Data Scientist - Healthcare Analytics

paid / full-time / remote / Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job Location: Remote-Work from Home, United States


The Consumer and Clinical Analytics unit of Cigna’s Global Data & Analytics (GD&A) organization is searching for an innovative data scientist to bring best in class solutions to shape the future of Cigna’s Health Matters Score. We want you to enhance identification and prioritization of customer outreach for clinical programs and tailor clinically-relevant and individualized intervention strategies to improve customer outcomes. You will excel in this role if you enjoy a good challenge, are comfortable and thrive with complexity and ambiguity, and can effectively integrate business acumen with data science expertise.

Responsibilities: What You’ll Do:

  • Work collaboratively with other GD&A teams and cross-functional partners within Consumer Health Engagement (CHE), Data Analytics & Engineering, Operations, Product, and Information Technology to develop, execute, and maintain analytic products in a changing healthcare environment

  • Understand business problems and utilize data science and predictive modeling to develop advanced solutions like GLMs, Machine Learning, and Clustering across a variety of big data (Hadoop, Spark, Hive, Pig, and Scala), other database platforms (Teradata, SQL databases), and cloud platforms like AWS, Azure and GCP

  • Develop clinically-appropriate data science solutions that create actionable insights and recommendations and prioritizes specific interventions and clinical actions by customer and client

  • Understand how our analytics affect the broader business and bridge gap between data science and stakeholders with regular and clear communication

  • Manage end-to-end modeling and solution development life-cycle from requirements gathering, identification of data sources, model development and evaluation, to data processes and model implementation

  • Explore and visualize the data using tools such as PowerPoint, Excel, Tableau, Looker, etc.

  • Work with data engineers to deploy models, build data pipelines, and implement scalable systems

Qualifications: What you need to do the job:

Please note- you must have data science healthcare/clinical experience with a focus on predictive modeling and machine learning to be considered for this role

  • Bachelor’s and Advanced degree highly preferred in Statistics, Biostatistics, Econometrics, Economics, Epidemiology, Actuarial Science, or Data Science or equivalent work experience

  • Previous data science and statistical healthcare and/or clinical experience required (5 or more years)

  • Minimum 5 years of hands on advanced programming experience working with Python or R, and SQL required

  • Understanding and experience with leading supervised and unsupervised machine learning methods such as Multiple Regression, Logistic Regression, Neural Networks, Deep Learning, KNN, Naive Bayes, SVM, Decision Trees, Random Forest, Gradient Boosting, and Ensemble methods

  • Previous work experience blending creativity with analytical, technical, and business acumen to problem solve

  • Proven ability to collaborate with others, establish working relationships, and communicate effectively within a large corporate matrix environment

  • Experience with Data Robot highly desired

  • Self-motivation and comfort with ambiguity

About Cigna

Cigna Corporation (NYSE: CI) is a global health service company dedicated to improving the health, well-being and peace of mind of those we serve. We offer an integrated suite of health services through Cigna, Express Scripts, and our affiliates including medical, dental, behavioral health, pharmacy, vision, supplemental benefits, and other related products. Together, with our 74,000 employees worldwide, we aspire to transform health services, making them more affordable and accessible to millions. Through our unmatched expertise, bold action, fresh ideas and an unwavering commitment to patient-centered care, we are a force of health services innovation.

When you work with Cigna, you’ll enjoy meaningful career experiences that enrich people’s lives while working together to make the world healthier place. What difference will you make? To see our culture in action, search #TeamCigna on Instagram.

Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, age, disability, sex, childbirth (including pregnancy) or related medical conditions including but not limited to lactation, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, religion, national origin, ancestry, marital or familial status, genetic information, status with regard to public assistance, citizenship status or any other characteristic protected by applicable equal employment opportunity laws.

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