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Data Scientist

  • Job Family: RDA > Data Science
  • Type: Full time
  • Date Posted:
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  • Reference: JR119187





Data Scientist

Location: This position will work a hybrid model (remote and office). Ideal candidates will live within 50 miles of the following PulsePoint location. 4361 Irwin Simpson Road, Mason, OH 45040

Hours: Monday to Friday, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm

The Data Scientist will develop and implement predictive modeling algorithms and techniques to solve business problems and optimize member experiences.

How you will make an impact:

•    Design predictive modeling projects to address specific business problems determined by consultation with business partners.
•    Work with data-sets of varying size and complexity, including both structured and unstructured data.
•    Pipe and process massive data-streams in distributed computing environments to facilitate analysis.
•    Implement batch and real-time model scoring to drive actions.
•    Develop proprietary algorithms to build customized solutions that go beyond standard industry tools and lead to innovative solutions.
•    Develop sophisticated visualization of analysis output for business users.
•    Provide high-level controllership/evaluation of all output produced to ensure established targets are met.
•    Determine the continuous improvement opportunities of current predictive modeling algorithms.
•    Proactively collaborate with business partners to determine identified population segments and develop actionable plans to enable the identification of patterns related to quality, use, cost and other variables.

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Minimum Requirements: 

Bachelor’s degree in Statistics, Computer Science, Mathematics, Machine Learning, Econometrics, Biostatistics, or a related field. Three (3) years of experience in related occupation(s).

Additional Requirements:

Three (3) years of experience must include: 

•    Three (3) years of experience in predictive analytics. 
•    Additionally, this position requires three (3) years of experience in the following: Python, R, SAS, Programming experience in Python.
•    Distributed computing environment including Hadoop; Hive, Impala or Apache Spark.
•    Data extraction and manipulation using SQL.
•    Connecting Tableau or Shiny reports to Hadoop back end; and JavaScript visualization libraries including D3.js.
•    ALTERNATE EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENT: Employer will accept a Master’s degree in Statistics, Computer Science, Mathematics, Machine Learning, Econometrics, Biostatistics, or a related field, and one (1) year of experience in predictive analytics. Must have one (1) year of experience in each of the above listed skills. Employer will also accept a Doctoral degree in Statistics, Computer Science, Mathematics, Machine Learning, Econometrics, Biostatistics, or a related field, and any amount of experience in predictive analytics.

•    Must have skills listed above.


Please be advised that Elevance Health only accepts resumes for compensation from agencies that have a signed agreement with Elevance Health. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of Elevance Health.

Who We Are

Elevance Health is a health company dedicated to improving lives and communities – and making healthcare simpler. We are a Fortune 25 company with a longstanding history in the healthcare industry, looking for leaders at all levels of the organization who are passionate about making an impact on our members and the communities we serve.

How We Work

At Elevance Health, we are creating a culture that is designed to advance our strategy but will also lead to personal and professional growth for our associates. Our values and behaviors are the root of our culture. They are how we achieve our strategy, power our business outcomes and drive our shared success - for our consumers, our associates, our communities and our business.

We offer a range of market-competitive total rewards that include merit increases, paid holidays, Paid Time Off, and incentive bonus programs (unless covered by a collective bargaining agreement), medical, dental, vision, short and long term disability benefits, 401(k) +match, stock purchase plan, life insurance, wellness programs and financial education resources, to name a few.

Elevance Health operates in a Hybrid Workforce Strategy. Unless specified as primarily virtual by the hiring manager, associates are required to work at an Elevance Health location at least once per week, and potentially several times per week. Specific requirements and expectations for time onsite will be discussed as part of the hiring process. Candidates must reside within 50 miles or 1-hour commute each way of a relevant Elevance Health location.

The health of our associates and communities is a top priority for Elevance Health. We require all new candidates in certain patient/member-facing roles to become vaccinated against COVID-19. If you are not vaccinated, your offer will be rescinded unless you provide an acceptable explanation. Elevance Health will also follow all relevant federal, state and local laws.

Elevance Health is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, citizenship status, color, creed, disability, ethnicity, genetic information, gender (including gender identity and gender expression), marital status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status or any other status or condition protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. Applicants who require accommodation to participate in the job application process may contact elevancehealthjobssupport@elevancehealth.comfor assistance.

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