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Director of Advanced Analytics

  • Job Family: Analytics
  • Type: Full time
  • Date Posted:
  • Req #: JR22719


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The  Director of Advanced Analytics will lead a team to build cloud-based business intelligence and data warehousing solutions for internal and external use for the Carelon organization.  Team members will include data engineers and data analysts responsible for data ingestion and transformation, data enrichment including risk stratification and member grouping, semantic data layer design and development, and visualization / report development. The Director will also partner with the data science leaders and analytics leaders in Elevance Health to expand the use of data science and machine learning techniques across Carelon. The role is a key contributor to the design and the implementation of data governance and stewardship structures for the organization and will actively work to increase organizational analytics maturity and to build an insights-driven culture across Carelon. In addition to developing traditional self-service analytics solutions, the role will partner with Product Management, Information Technology, and other analytics leadership to develop a long-range analytics roadmap and budget including the introduction of composable and augmented analytic capabilities. 

Primary duties may include, but are not limited to:  

·       Works with various internal and external teams to collect, analyze, and interpret data sets. 

·       Synthesizes analytics into easy-to-consume storylines, both visually and verbally, and recommends actions for executive audiences. 

·       Develops technical definitions of key performance indicators to quantify financial and business outcomes. 

·       Resolves complex problems where the analysis of data or the development of analytics solutions requires an in-depth evaluation of multiple factors and the integration of diverse data sets 

·       Establishes and communicates common goals and provides leadership, management, and direction for an analytics development team  

·       Actively takes part in the development and implementation of best practice “insight to impact” analytics methodologies including portfolio management, data asset management, outcomes management, stakeholder value and storytelling, and use case / business integration.   

·       Selects, develops, and refines business intelligence, data warehouse, and data science related tools and deliverables.  

·       Provides direction, training, coaching, and guidance for less experienced staff. 

·       Monitors project schedules and costs for the analytics project portfolio and proactively addresses issues, delays, and resource constraints. 

·       Builds and leads an analytics Center of Excellence including the implementation, training, and rollout of analytics tools and best practices. 

·       Contributes to thought leadership and marketing support by reporting quantified outcomes and documenting results. 

·       Presents analytics results to business, technical, and executive leaders. 

The individual in this role should have strong intellectual curiosity and be motivated to mentor staff and to evangelize analytical skills and best practices.  

Requires a BA/BS and minimum 10 years’ experience leading evaluation/research/consulting projects and teams; or any combination of education and experience, which would provide an equivalent background

Highly preferred skills and experience:

-At least 10 years of experience in healthcare data warehousing and business intelligence.

-In-depth knowledge of consultative design and the data value chain within healthcare analytics industry./ Consultative experience in business intelligence and advanced analytics in the healthcare space.

-Advanced degree in healthcare, business, information technology, data science, health research, or related field is required.

-Understanding of multiple data sources and formats and excellent knowledge and understanding of data warehouse structures, data flows and standard business intelligence tools.

-Understanding of cloud analytics architectures with experience with the Google Cloud Platform (GCP) or AWS preferred.

-Understanding of and experience with cloud databases including Snowflake preferred.

-Experience with SQL or equivalent preferred.

-Experience using Google Looker, Tableau, or equivalent business intelligence visualization tools to develop advanced analytics applications.

Applicable to Colorado Applicants Only

Annual Salary Range*: $139,000 –$174,000

Actual compensation may vary from posting based on geographic location, work experience, education and/or skill level.

* The hourly or salary range is the range Elevance Health in good faith believes is the range of possible compensation for this role at the time of this posting. The Company may ultimately pay more or less than the posted range. This range is only applicable for jobs to be performed in Colorado. This range may be modified in the future. No amount is considered to be wages or compensation until such amount is earned, vested, and determinable under the terms and conditions of the applicable policies and plans. The amount and availability of any bonus, commission, benefits, or any other form of compensation and benefits that are allocable to a particular employee remains in the Company's sole discretion unless and until paid and may be modified at the Company’s sole discretion, consistent with the law.

Please be advised that Elevance Health only accepts resumes from agencies that have a signed agreement with Elevance Health. Accordingly, Elevance Health is not obligated to pay referral fees to any agency that is not a party to an agreement with Elevance Health. Thus, any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of Elevance Health.

Be part of an Extraordinary Team

Elevance Health is a health company dedicated to improving lives and communities – and making healthcare simpler. Previously known as Anthem, Inc., we have evolved into a company focused on whole health and updated our name to better reflect the direction the company is heading.

We are looking for leaders at all levels of the organization who are passionate about making an impact on our members and the communities we serve. You will thrive in a complex and collaborative environment where you take action and ownership to solve problems and lead change. Do you want to be part of a larger purpose and an evolving, high-performance culture that empowers you to make an impact?

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.

The health of our associates and communities is a top priority for Elevance Health. We require all new candidates to become vaccinated against COVID-19. If you are not vaccinated, your offer will be rescinded unless you provide – and Elevance Health approves – a valid religious or medical explanation as to why you are not able to get vaccinated that Elevance Health is able to reasonably accommodate. Elevance Health will also follow all relevant federal, state and local laws.

Elevance Health has been named as a Fortune Great Place To Work in 2021, is ranked as one of the 2021 World’s Most Admired Companies among health insurers by Fortune magazine, and a Top 20 Fortune 500 Companies on Diversity and Inclusion. To learn more about our company and apply, please visit us at 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 for assistance.

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