Cerner Senior Data Scientist in Kansas City, Missouri
Senior Data Scientist
Our Strategic Growth team is hiring for a Senior Data Scientist on our Life Sciences Consulting team. This role will focus on providing data consultant for clients. This includes creating risk and forecasting models for clients. The Senior Data Scientist role will lead individual and team based projects which test, optimize and recommend the ideal algorithm for clients to create the next generation of intelligence to improve health and care. The Senior Data Scientist will need strong working knowledge of data mining algorithms including decision trees, probability networks, association rules, clustering, and neural networks. Various programming languages, statistical software, visualization tools, and platforms will be used. This requires the ability to learn independently and apply new skills quickly. He/she will be expected to present their findings and recommendations to internal and external stakeholders. If you love data and healthcare this is the role for you!
Auto req ID:
Applicants for U.S. based positions with Cerner Corporation must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire. Visa sponsorship may be available for this position.
Some Cerner positions may be obligated to comply with client-facing requirements and occupational health requests, including but not limited to, an immunization set, an annual flu shot, an annual TB screen, an updated background check, and/or an updated drug screen.
Cerner is a place where people are encouraged to innovate with confidence and focus on what is important – people’s health and the care they receive. We are transforming health care by developing tools and technologies that make it more efficient for care providers and patients to navigate the complexity of our health. From single offices to entire countries, Cerner solutions are licensed at more than 25,000 facilities in over 35 countries.
Cerner’s policy is to provide equal opportunity to all people without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, marital status, veteran status, age, disability, pregnancy, genetic information, citizenship status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other legally protected category. Cerner is proud to be a drug-free workplace.
EEO is the Law (English) at https://www.cerner.com/-/media/FF88D3155CB245EB98BA1DB8F934E3E5.ashx
E-Verify Participation (English) at https://www.cerner.com/-/media/88648CD9668E49FBA6EB9C11FAA1634F.ashx
Right to Work (English) at https://www.cerner.com/-/media/E1CD6BEF8082430E882E5CD9D5165A86.ashx
EEO is the Law (Spanish) at https://www.cerner.com/-/media/801186E054394473A0E1380768F3FE47.ashx
E-Verify Participation (Spanish) at https://www.cerner.com/-/media/88648CD9668E49FBA6EB9C11FAA1634F.ashx
Right to Work (Spanish) at https://www.cerner.com/-/media/96E03778704E4492B394F95521A0B7E8.ashx
Master’s degree in Statistics, Biostatistics, Analytics, Computer Science, Software Engineering, Applied Mathematics or related field, or equivalent relevant work experience
At least 5 years of data mining, quantitative analysis, and/or statistical modeling including predictive performance and algorithm optimization work experience
At least 5 years of statistical programming and applied programming work experience
Background in healthcare, pharmaceutical, hospital or clinical research analytics
Background in "Real World Data" or "Real World Evidence"
Ph.D. in Statistics, Biostatistics, Analytics, Computer Science, Software Engineering, Applied Mathematics or related field, or equivalent relevant work experience
Willing to travel up to 20%
Willing to work additional or irregular hours as needed and allowed by local regulations
Work in accordance with corporate and organization security policies and procedures, understand personal role in safeguarding corporate and client assets, and take appropriate action to prevent and report any compromises of security within scope of position
Perform other responsibilities as assigned
Relocation Assistance Available:
Job Family Group:
Data & Analytics