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Data Scientist New

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BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina

Negotiable

Columbia, United States

United States

Other

ASAP

04/05/2021

03/06/2021

Not specified

Permanent | Full Time

SummaryResponsible for modeling complex healthcare inquiries, discovering insights and identifying opportunities through the use of statistical, algorithmic, data-mining and visualization techniques. Integrate and analyze large, varied datasets and communicate results of large scale analytics.DescriptionResponsible for modeling complex healthcare inquiries, discovering insights and identifying opportunities through the use of statistical, algorithmic, data-mining and visualization techniques. Integrate and analyze large, varied datasets and communicate results of large scale analytics.* 30% Support decision making by collaboratively building, maintaining, and improving multiple analytic systems. Design experiments, test hypotheses, and build analytical models to explore, explain, and predict health-related outcomes. Model and frame healthcare scenarios that are meaningful and impact strategic direction throughout the health care business.* 20% Work closely with clients, data stewards, project managers, and Information Systems teams to turn health care data into critical information and knowledge that can be used to make sound organizational decisions. Collaborate with subject matter experts to select the relevant sources of information. Educate the organization from technical and business perspectives on advanced analytic approaches. Help the organization understand the principles and the computational analysis behind processes to ensure organizational support. Work with data stewards to ensure compliance with existing governance, regulatory, architecture and security policies.* 20% Apply statistical (descriptive, analytical, inferential) analysis and data mining techniques to generate real-world evidence and prediction systems for stand-alone projects or to be assimilated into production systems. Provide evidence that is congruent and reliable. Work iteratively to validate findings using experimental design, scenario modeling, and sensitivity analyses. Conduct data analyses that range from simple descriptive statistics to highly complex algorithms.* 15% Develop innovative and effective approaches to solve analytics problems. Communicate results and methodologies with transparency. Identify, generate, and apply the appropriate algorithm to discover patterns. Come up with solutions to broadly defined business needs by leveraging pattern detection over complex datasets.* 15% Present findings to the business leaders through presentations, dashboards, or other analytical output. Provide method validation with assumptions, strengths, and limitations in a way that can be easily understood by stakeholders. Recommend ongoing improvements to methods and algorithms that lead to more efficient processes.Required Education:* Master's degree in Data Science, Biostatistics, Epidemiology, Mathematics, Health Economics, Computer Science, Business Analytics, Informatics, or related field OR* Doctorate degree (PhD) in Data Science, Biostatistics, Epidemiology, Mathematics, Health Economics, Computer Science, Business Analytics, Informatics, or related fieldRequired Work Experience:* Five years of relevant quantitative and qualitative analytics experience* PhD training will be counted as three years of experiencePreferred Work Experience:* Experience with unsupervised (machine learning) modeling* Experience with data management in relational data sources* Experience creating dashboards and visualizations* Experience working with health care data* Experience with OMOP CDMRequired Skills and Abilities:* Proficiency using SQL to query large, complex datasets.* Strong programming, analytical, and problem-solving skills* Knowledge of statistical techniques including statistical analysis, quantitative analytics, predictive analytics, and multivariate testing* Ability to innovate and collaborate* Team player who is proactive and detail-orientedPreferred Skills and Abilities:* Proficiency using R* Proficiency using Tableau* Strong written, verbal, presentation, communication, and interpersonal skills* Knowledge of relational database conceptsRequired Software and Other Tools:* Microsoft Office* SQL* Statistical programming tools (such as R, Python, or SAS)Work Environment:* Typical office environment* Some travel requiredWe participate in E-Verify and comply with the Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.Equal Employment Opportunity StatementBlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina and our subsidiary companies maintain a continuing policy of nondiscrimination in employment to promote employment opportunities for persons regardless of age, race, color, national origin, sex, religion, veteran status, disability, weight, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any other legally protected status. Additionally, as a federal contractor, the company maintains Affirmative Action programs to promote employment opportunities for minorities, females, disabled inpiduals and veterans. It is our policy to provide equal opportunities in all phases of the employment process and to comply with applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations.We are committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to inpiduals with physical and mental disabilities.If you need special assistance or an accommodation while seeking employment, please e-mail abilities@bcbssc.com or call 1-800-288-2227, ext. 43172 with the nature of your request. We will make a determination regarding your request for reasonable accommodation on a case-by-case basis.



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