Senior Data Scientist - Clinical Data Science

| Greater Boston Area

Description

 

The Senior Data Scientist uses mathematics, statistics, modeling, business analysis, and technology to transform high volumes of complex data into advanced analytic solutions. The Senior Data Scientist work assignments involve moderately complex to complex issues where the analysis of situations or data requires an in-depth evaluation of variable factors.

 

Responsibilities

 

Role: Senior Data Scientist - Clinical Data Science

Assignment:  Clinical Data Science, Digital Health & Analytics

Location: Boston, MA

 

Responsibilities

 

Assignment Capsule

Digital Health and Analytics is a new area of Humana, focused on transforming the health experience for Humana members through the use of technology and analytics. We are looking for a Senior Data Scientist who will design studies and utilize cutting edge predictive modeling techniques, to rigorously test hypotheses, and complete analyses to turn data into actionable solutions.  Located in Humana’s new Studio H location in Boston, the Senior Data Scientist will work cross-functionally and collaboratively with teams across Humana utilizing cutting edge machine learning techniques to implement and execute test and learn projects. The ideal candidate will have experience conducting experiments in an applied healthcare setting, demonstrated innovative and creative methods for overcoming testing constraints, as well as successfully applying machine learning techniques to address business needs.

 

Description

The Senior Data Scientist uses mathematics, statistics, machine learning, business analysis, and technology to transform high volumes of complex data into advanced analytic solutions.  The Senior Data Scientists’ work assignments involve moderately complex to complex issues where the analysis of situations and data requires an in-depth evaluation of variable factors.  The Senior Data Scientist uses machine learning and artificial intelligence to develop sophisticated models, using both structured and unstructured data sets for analysis.

 

Responsibilities

As a Senior Data Scientist, you will:

  • Use techniques from supervised and unsupervised machine learning, statistical analysis, Or predictive modeling to deliver business insights to prospects and customers
  • Work directly with customers to educate them on “moving beyond BI’ and training their internal resources to execute advanced forms of analytics
  • Create reusable implementations of statistical tests and models using the available technologies in the ecosystem
  • Work with the academic and business community to develop new techniques and to contribute to research in the area of advanced analytics on large databases
  • Generate new product requirements for the engineering group to enhance the analytics capabilities of the database
  • Assist in customer engagement management, requirements definition, project scoping, timeline management, and results documentation to ensure professional relationship management
  • Use machine learning techniques to assess outcomes of interventions, clinical programs or marketing campaigns
  • Build ‘smart’ systems that  learn from health intervention outcomes over time

               

Role Essentials

  • Master’s Degree in Math, Statistics, Computer Science, Engineering or related field and 2 years of related experience
  • 3 years’ technical experience
  • Experience working with and analyzing various types of data using R, Python or similar software
  • Experience in using mathematics, statistics, modeling, experimental study design, business analysis, and technology to transform high volumes of complex data into advanced analytic solutions
  • Experience using machine learning techniques such as neural networks, random forest, etc.
  • History of solving problems, creating solutions and driving change within a team
  • Naturally curious and comfortable with ambiguity
  • Demonstrated strategic and analytical thinking
  • Clear and concise oral and written communication skills, with a proven ability to translate complex methodologies and analytical results to higher-level business insights and key takeaways
  • Strong interpersonal and consulting skills

     

Role Desirables

  • PhD Degree in Math, Statistics, Computer Science, Engineering or a related field
  • 5+ years’ technical experience
  • Experience in Big Data environment specifically PySpark, Scala, or Microsoft Azure
  • Previously applied machine learning to help a firm reach objectives
  • Work experience in a health care and/or Insurance setting

     

Additional Information:

This position is based in Boston and will require occasional travel (approximately 10%) to Humana headquarters in Louisville, KY and other Humana locations.

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Location

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

An Insider's view of Humana Studio_h

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.

Kapil Sibal

AVP, Software Engineering

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.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Our employees receive 16 hours per year of paid volunteer time.
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Humana offers a pre-tax commutation benefit through Wage Works.
Game Room
Relocation Assistance
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Acme Co. offers employees professional development opportunities like Annual individual budget for training, Onsite training courses, The ability to attend job related conferences and seminars.
Tuition Reimbursement
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
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