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Analytics & Business Intelligence - Data Analytics


United States

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Data Scientist Informatics Lead/Predictive Modeler

Humana - Mkt Ofc Green Bay, United States

Posted: 07/4/2018


Role: Predictive Modeler/Data Scientist
Assignment: Employer Group Actuarial
Location: Louisville, KY; Green Bay, WI; Minnetonka, MN, Irving, TX, Chicago, IL, or Atlanta, GA

The Data Scientist Informatics Lead/Predictive Modeler coordinates with other analytics, IT and business areas across the organization to ensure work is completed with insights from knowledge SMEs. The Informatics Lead works on problems of diverse scope and complexity ranging from moderate to substantial.


The Informatics Lead leverages its advanced knowledge of data, modeling, optimization, and tools. Applies disciplined analytics to predict behavior and optimize programs and products to maximize revenue growth. Utilizes advanced or predictive modeling to develop, test and validate cases that improve the outcomes and quality of the programs we offer. Contributes to more innovative approaches to financial models as it builds knowledge of the business context in which it operates. Understands and analyzes complex data, articulates to various units within the company at the appropriate level, impacts the business from mathematical concepts which have a potentially sizeable dollar impact on the business. Advises executives to develop functional strategies (often segment specific) on matters of significance. Exercises independent judgment and decision making on complex issues regarding job duties and related tasks, and works under minimal supervision, Uses independent judgment requiring analysis of variable factors and determining the best course of action.


Responsibilities include:

  • Interact with internal data contacts and external data vendors to find, understand, and use big data that will help meet our objectives
  • Pull data together from various sources in an automated reusable way, to support exploratory data analysis, building predictive models, scoring new data, and evaluating the results of models
  • Develop predictive models using linear and non-linear regression, clustering, decision trees, random effects, general optimization, and other statistical and data mining methods
  • Implement models by writing specifications for IT developers, working with developers to ensure understanding, and helping to test the final product
  • Provide analytics advice to actuaries, segment leadership, and other project teams
  • Support other data, analysis, or ad hoc requests to promote member well-being and to help Humana succeed in the marketplace
  • Take pride in explaining, testing, refitting, and otherwise supporting predictive models that others rely upon

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree
  • 8+ years of data analytics experience
  • 2+ years of experience in project, process or people experience
  • Proficiency in using technologies such as SQL and SAS
  • Strategic thinking and planning capabilities
  • Organized and detail-oriented
  • Experience in defining and executing measurement programs
  • Experience with advanced analytics, including program evaluation and optimization
  • Excellent verbal and written communication
  • Able to articulate and present findings and insights to senior leadership

Preferred Qualifications

  • Advanced Degree
  • Six Sigma certification
  • Advanced experience in SAS, SQL, Python, QlikView, Tableau, Hadoop or similar tools

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