Centene Corporation Data Scientist II in St. Louis, Missouri

ProfessionalPosition Purpose:

We are working to improve the health of our members by using data science and artificial intelligence to personalize and accelerate the ways we serve our members. We are building predictive and prescriptive models for healthcare services and building the infrastructure to develop and scale model deployment. We are looking for innovative thinkers, life-long learners, and practically minded technophiles to help build the future of healthcare.

Responsible for advanced and predictive data analytics using big data and data science technology for healthcare innovation and outcomes. Perform analysis using data science techniques on structured and unstructured data sets, and develop algorithms for targeted business needs.

  • Design and develop data science models to predict member outcomes or future impact of key member decisions.

  • Design and construct analysis tools that extract and analyze data and store analytical results in an appropriate format for business needs.

  • Conduct exploratory data analysis from complex data sources and build key data sets to support Centene’s mission.

  • Evaluate and design experiments to monitor key metrics and identify improvement opportunities.

  • Develop mathematical and statistical models to distinguish relevant content or events and recognize patterns.

  • Participate in presentations and communicate results of analysis and findings.

  • Participate in the design of automated, operational analytics processes to achieve scale and durability of analysis processes.

  • Validate and measure the outcomes of health management programs using R, Python and other tools, to include provider data, claims data, membership data Assist with training Data Analysts.


  • Master’s degree in Statistics, Mathematics, Computer Science, Informatics, Econometrics, Engineering, Experimental Science with 3+ years of experience OR a Bachelor’s degree and 5+ years of quantitative analysis experience in data science capabilities including data mining, predictive modeling, machine learning, statistical modeling, large scale data acquisition, transformation, and structured and unstructured data analysis.

  • Experience with SQL and noSQL database technologies, includingOracle, Teradata, MySQL, and MongoDB.

  • Experience with streaming and big datatechnologies like Kafka and Spark.

Centene is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity, and values the ways in which we are different. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or other characteristic protected by applicable law.

TITLE: Data Scientist II

LOCATION: St. Louis, Missouri

REQNUMBER: 1096654

COMPANY: Data Analytics

POSITION TYPE: Professional