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CVS Health Lead Data Scientist in New York, New York

Job Description

This is a high visibility opportunity for a Lead Data Scientist to work on a cutting-edge behavior change app, Attain at http://attainbyaetna.com/ , built in collaboration with Apple .

The Attain app is a first-of-its-kind health experience designed in collaboration with Apple. It helps drive healthy behavior by combining your health history with your Apple Watch activity to offer personalized goals, healthy actions, and rewards. The team uses sensor, clickstream and claims data in order to drive user engagement, induce behavior change and improve individual health outcomes.

We are seeking someone who has experience with:

  • Experimentation, causal inference, reinforcement learning and machine learning.

  • Additionally, we are looking for a creative thinker, problem solver, and team player.

  • You will act as the analytic team lead for large and complex projects involving multiple resources and tasks, providing individual mentoring in support of company objectives.

Fundamental Components

  • Manages and is responsible for the successful delivery of the algorithms, statistical models and reporting tools to meet business needs.

  • Acts as the analytic team lead for large and complex projects involving multiple resources and tasks, providing individual mentoring in support of company objectives.

  • Develops complex algorithms and statistical predictive models and determines analytical approaches and modeling techniques to evaluate scenarios and potential future outcomes.

  • Performs analyses of structured and unstructured data to solve multiple and complex business problems. utilizing advanced statistical techniques and mathematical analyses and specialized expertise in the organization and/or industry.

  • Applies analytical rigor and statistical methods to analyze large amounts of data, using advanced statistical techniques.

  • Manages large and complex analytical projects from data exploration, model building, performance evaluation and testing.

  • Behaves as mentor to junior team members to provide technical advice.

  • Collaborates with business partners to develop technical /business approaches and new or enhanced technical tools. Interacts with internal and external peers and management to share highly complex information related to areas of expertise and/or to gain acceptance of new or enhanced technology / business solutions.

Background Experience

  • Strong skills to effectively communicate and negotiate across the business and in the external health care environment

  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills.

  • Strong organizational, management and leadership skills.

  • Deep knowledge of advanced analytics tools and languages to analyze large data sets from multiple data sources.

  • Solid understanding of health care industry, products, and systems.

  • Demonstrates proficiency in all areas of mathematical analysis methods, machine learning, statistical analyses, and predictive modeling and advanced in-depth specialization in some areas.

  • 7-10 or more years of progressively complex related experience.

  • Demonstrates strong ability to communicate technical concepts and implications to business partners.

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience in Mathematics, Statistics, Computer Science, Business Analytics, Economics, Physics, Engineering, or related discipline.

  • Master’s degree or PhD preferred.

Education

Master's degree

Percent of Travel Required

0 - 10%

Business Overview

At Aetna, a CVS Health company, we are joined in a common purpose: helping people on their path to better health. We are working to transform health care through innovations that make quality care more accessible, easier to use, less expensive and patient-focused. Working together and organizing around the individual, we are pioneering a new approach to total health that puts people at the heart.

We are committed to maintaining a diverse and inclusive workplace. CVS Health is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. We do not discriminate in recruiting, hiring or promotion based on race, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, age, disability or protected veteran status. We proudly support and encourage people with military experience (active, veterans, reservists and National Guard) as well as military spouses to apply for CVS Health job opportunities.

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