Humana Data Scientist in Boston, Massachusetts

Role:Data Scientist

Assignment:Digital Experience Center

Location:87 Kilby Street, Boston, MA

Humana needs your analytical skills to help us tell a compelling story about healthcare today. Through the intersection of human-centricity and a strategic interpretation of data, we provide our consumers with meaningful insights about the choices they make and help them lead their best lives. We’re passionate about combining and analyzing diverse types of data to extract new, actionable discoveries about our members and their health-related behaviors. We encourage you to dive into your passion for data and use analysis to help Humana tell the health-and-wellness stories of our members. We’re looking for driven, innovative people who are interested in using their analytical skills to help our consumers achieve lifelong well-being and help Humana make lasting, positive changes in the healthcare industry.

Assignment Capsule

Be a part of our Digital Experience Center organization - Humana is seeking a Data Scientist who will develop cutting edge predictive models, forecasts, and analyses to turn data into actionable solutions.

  • Using techniques from supervised and unsupervised machine learning, statistical analysis and predictive modeling to deliver business insights to prospects and customers based on data stored in data warehouses

  • Working directly with customers to educate them on “moving beyond BI” and training their internal resources to execute advanced forms of analytics

  • Creating reusable implementations of statistical tests and models using the available technologies in the ecosystem

  • Working with the academic and business community to develop new techniques and to contribute to research in the area of advanced analytics on large databases

  • Generating new product requirements for the engineering group to enhance the analytics capabilities of the database

  • Assisting in customer engagement management, requirements definition, project scoping, timeline management, and results documentation to ensure professional relationship management

  • Participate in and drive ethnographic and user research

    Role Essentials

  • Advanced knowledge of statistical and machine learning methods, particularly in the areas of modeling and business analytics

  • Strong programming skills

  • Experience with statistical languages and packages, such as R, SAS, and/or Matlab

  • Experience working with relational databases and/or distributed computing platforms, and their query interfaces, such as SQL, MapReduce and Hive.

  • Experience with additional programming languages, such as Python, Java, and C/C .

  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills, with a proven ability to translate complex methodologies and analytical results to higher-level business insights and key take-aways

  • Ability to travel as-needed to meet with team members

    Role Desirables

  • Aproven passion for generating insights from data, with a strong familiarity with the higher-level trends in data growth, open-source platforms, and public data sets.

  • Experience working hands-on with large-scale data sets

  • Familiarity with visualization software and techniques (including Tableau), and business intelligence (BI) software, such as Microstrategy, Cognos, Pentaho, etc.

  • Degree in an analytical or technical field (e.g. applied mathematics, statistics, physics, computer science, operations research)

  • Experience in using data science as a mechanism to drive to better outcomes in people’s lives

    Additional Information

    Humana is an organization with careers that change lives—including yours. As an innovator in the fast-paced industry of healthcare, we offer our associates careers that challenge, support and inspire them to use their passion for helping others and to lead their best lives. If you’re ready to help people achieve lifelong well-being, and be a part of an organization that is growing and poised to make an impact on the future of healthcare, Humana has the right opportunity for you.

Title: Data Scientist

Location: Massachusetts-Boston

Requisition ID: 192390

Humana Inc., headquartered in Louisville, Ky., is a leading health care company that offers a wide range of insurance products and health and wellness services that incorporate an integrated approach to lifelong well-being. By leveraging the strengths of its core businesses, Humana believes it can better explore opportunities for existing and emerging adjacencies in health care that can further enhance wellness opportunities for the millions of people across the nation with whom the company has relationships.

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