Lead Data Scientist, Louisville, KY

| Greater Boston Area

Description

 

The Lead Data Scientist uses mathematics, statistics, modeling, business analysis, and technology to transform high volumes of complex data into advanced analytic solutions. The Lead Data Scientist works on problems of diverse scope and complexity ranging from moderate to substantial.

 

Responsibilities

 

The Stars program is the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) five‐star quality rating system for measuring Medicare beneficiaries’ experience with their health plans and the health care system. The program is a key component in financing health care benefits for MA and MA‐PD plan enrollees. In addition, the ratings are posted on the CMS consumer website to help beneficiaries choose among the plans offered in their area. Quality metrics include screenings and vaccines, managing chronic conditions, member experience with the health plan, member complaints, and customer service. In 2018, Humana achieved 92% of members in 4+ Star plans. This measure of quality of Humana’s Medicare plans directly impacts our members’ health. 

Stars Analytics uses data science, public health, business intelligence talent and Stars expertise to solve meaningful problems for Stars business partners. Our analytics drives Humana’s Stars performance and improves the health and life of our members by transforming data into advanced analytic solutions. The scope of our work includes forecasting, predictive modeling, statistical analysis, designing business experiments, and ROI studies.  

 

Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with key business leaders to understand business problems and formulate analytical solutions, as well as lead and collaborate with a team of data scientists, data analysts or big data engineers on analytical projects following a Data Science Lifecycle Model and Scrum Agile approach
  • Use advanced analytic techniques like machine learning, predictive modeling to develop sophisticated models to solve business problems
  • Act as an external facing data scientist whose combined expertise in machine learning, statistics and advanced analytics will enable the incorporation of these practices into Stars operations
  • Deep dives across member populations along with advanced predictive analytics to determine actionable opportunities for improved Stars interventions
  • Contribute to moving data science work onto the machine learning platform

               

Required Qualifications

  • Master's Degree and 4 years of experience
  • 2 or more years project leadership experience
  • 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

  • PhD

 

Additional Information

Position must be located in Louisville, KY

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Our bright, brand new, open-concept offices are located in the bustling Seaport district surrounded by like-minded high-tech and start-up companies.

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What’s the vibe like in the office?

The Boston office is very open and built to make conversations & interactions easier. It’s easy to reach out to people (at any level) to ask for help, input, or just have a casual chat. There are 2 community managers who also help to plan events throughout the week for associates (e.g., yoga, happy hour, games). It’s a super lively environment!

Nanxi Ling

Experience and Transformation Lead

What projects are you most excited about?

The opportunity to be part of launching new products and care plans from greenfield by leveraging the latest technology stack and building best in class experience for both internal and external facing user applications, that will ultimately help us a company to focus on “Whole Person Health” rather than being than being a transaction system.

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What are Humana Studio_h Perks + Benefits

Humana Studio_h Benefits Overview

• 401(k) with 125% match on first 6% contributed
• Associate Incentive Plan (AIP)
• Personal Time Off (PTO)
• Two Personal Holidays in addition to other major holidays
• Volunteer Time Off (VTO)
• Tuition Assistance
• Parental Leave / Caregiver Leave
• Comprehensive medical, dental, and vision insurance with subsidized premiums
• Life & Disability Benefits
• Adoption Assistance
• $2,500 Associate Referral Bonus for qualified positions
• Wage Works parking and commutation pre-tax benefit
• Charitable Matching Gift Program
• Network Resource Groups

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Volunteerism at Humana is part of our DNA - each employee is given 2 full days per year to designate to the cause of their choice. Volunteer on your own or with your team.
Partners with Nonprofits
Humana Foundation, Bold Goal Initiatives + MANY MORE!!!
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Cross organization projects and initiatives, Network Resource Groups
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Documented equal pay policy
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Highly diverse management team
Humana is ranked #42 on DiversityInc's Top 50 Companies for Diversity and Inclusion. Our CEO Bruce Broussard Chairs the Executive Diversity Council and sets our agenda.
Unconscious bias training
Humana is partnering with Cook Ross, renowned consulting firm with deep expertise in Unconscious Bias to ensure that everyone can bring their whole self to work.
Diversity manifesto
Someone's primary function is managing the company’s diversity and inclusion initiatives
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Humana's retirement plan is administered by Charles Schwab and offers a broad selection of stocks, bonds and international index funds to choose from.
401(K) Matching
Humana provides employees with a 401(k) matching plan managed by Charles Schwab. We match 125% of contributions up to 6% of an employee's annual gross pay.
Performance Bonus
The Associate Incentive Plan, or AIP, enables us to recognize associates for their contributions to the company's performance and outstanding contributions to those we serve.
Match charitable contributions
The Humana Foundation will match your donation dollar for dollar up to $100 per calendar year; or $2 for every $1 if you donate to an active Humana Foundation grant recipient.
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Parental Leave provides up to 6 weeks of paid time away from work to bond with your newly born, adopted, or fostered child. The Parental Leave benefits are available to both the primary and secondary
Flexible Work Schedule
Humana provides employees with a flexible work schedule that includes Core hours but is at the discretion of leadership.
Family Medical Leave
Employees who have been with the company for 12 months are eligible for 12 weeks of family medical leave.
Adoption Assistance
We reimburse up to $5000 for eligible adoption expenses and 6 weeks of paid leave, 6 weeks unpaid.
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Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Our employees receive 16 hours per year of paid volunteer time.
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
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Beer on Tap
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Humana offers a pre-tax commutation benefit through Wage Works.
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Relocation Assistance
Professional Development Benefits
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