Humana Senior Data Scientist (Remote Option) in Kansas City, Missouri
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.
This 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 Senior 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.
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, predictive modeling to develop sophisticated models to solve the business problem
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 to cloud in the future
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
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
Master’s Degree + 3 years’ experience OR Bachelor’s Degree + 5 years’ experience.
Data Analytics, Computer Science or related quantitative program
Experience in using mathematics, statistics, modeling, business analysis, and technology to transform high volumes of complex data into advanced analytic solutions
Experience in working with assignments that involve moderately complex to complex issues using statistical modeling, time-series analysis, and advanced analytics to transform high volumes of complex data into advanced analytic solutions
Experience in working with both structured and unstructured data to create reports, projections, models, and presentations to support business strategy and tactics
Ability to make decisions on moderately complex to complex issues regarding technical approach for project components
Demonstrated problem solving, strategic and analytic thinking capabilities
Experience in working with cross-functional teams, organizing and managing multiple priorities and/or projects
Must be passionate about contributing to an organization focused on continuously improving consumer experiences
Master's Degree or PhD
Knowledge of healthcare claims, clinical programs and interventions, health outcomes, population health
This position can be located in Boston, Louisville or Work from home (remote)
Scheduled Weekly Hours
Mission: At Humana, our cultural foundation is aligned to helping members achieve their best health by delivering personalized, simplified, whole-person healthcare experiences. Recognizing healthcare needs continue to evolve for each person, for each family and for each community, Humana continuously creates innovative solutions and resources that help people live their healthiest lives on their terms –when and where they need it. Our employees are at the heart of making this happen and that’s why we are dedicated to building an organization of dynamic talent whose experience and passion center on putting the customer first.
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