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Director, Data and Analytics

  • Job Family: Analytics
  • Type: Full time
  • Date Posted:
  • Req #: JR49135


  • IL, Chicago
  • TX, Fort Worth
  • GA, Atlanta
  • CT, Wallingford
  • TN, Nashville
  • OH, Mason
  • MA, Boston
  • NY, New York
  • NH, Manchester
  • CO, Denver
  • CA, Los Angeles
  • NV, Las Vegas
  • VA, Norfolk



The  Director of Data & Analytics  oversees a team focused on managing analytics technologies, data assets, data visualization, data curation, and analytical models for both internal and external applications.  We are seeking an individual with demonstratable experience leading data-centric teams with a focus on value-based and cost-of-care programs in partnership with clinical stakeholders.  The ideal candidate can effectively create and execute on data strategies and analytics technology roadmaps as well as lead data architecture and analytical frameworks in large-scale data environments.  A successful candidate will provide thought leadership and shepherd new technology solutions that will improve our analytics capabilities.  This role is critical as it supports and maintains foundational analytics capabilities for the AIM Specialty Health and myNEXUS business units. 

How You Will Make an Impact:

  • Establish a data strategy and technology roadmap, leveraging a build, buy, partner framework to support the AIM Specialty Health and myNEXUS business units.

  • Develop business cases to scale new analytics solutions, and associated resources (people, funding, technology) required to successfully deliver on analytics or business initiatives.

  • Manage a team of associates whose primary purpose is developing and curating data, implementing new analytics solutions, and developing data visualizations to be used for analyzing business opportunities and monitoring performance.

  • Quickly deploy data pipelines, APIs, and feeds from disparate data sources and operational software environments to support proof of concepts or MVP solutions.

  • Bring a dev ops mindset to enable near real-time and batch-based analytical solutions that leverage new technologies.

  • Establish and manage teams to a set of standards and governance to improve performance and support effective development/outputs across the analytics organization.

  • Identify new ways to support and improve analytics development efforts across the team, which includes traditional BI and reporting as well as data science and machine learning.

  • Leverage medical claims data sets to provide compelling datasets and recommendations to the analytics to support new analysis.

  • Collaborate with analytics teams, business partners, and technology teams from product strategy, product management, data strategy, and data science perspective to develop effective solutions improving analytical capabilities.

  • Continuously assess for opportunities, develop timelines, and action plans to mitigate potential risks, including escalations from customers.

  • Ensure a high level of data quality, integrity, accuracy, and timeliness supporting analytics deliverables as well as maintaining/scaling existing data environments and complex ETL processes

  • Oversee prioritization and coordinate highly visible projects as well as management of a portfolio of solutions.

  • Lead multi-departmental projects by closely coordinating technical and non-technical resources.

  • Excellent critical thinking skills with a bias towards changing the status quo through fact-based analytics offerings.

  • Proven track record of deploying effective talent management programs and establishing a high standard of performance for hybrid teams that work collaboratively on-site and/or remote.

Requires Bachelor's degree and minimum of 9 years of experience in financial, utilization, and quality measures of health care, managed care information development, physician profiling reporting or any combination of education and experience, which would provide an equivalent background.

Preferred Skills, Capabilities, and Experiences:

  • BS/BA degree in Business Information System, Computer Science, Engineering, or a quantitative-related field; minimum of 8-10 years related experience in an analytics environment supporting architecture, engineering and development of data applications and analytics solutions, or any combination of education and experience, which would provide an equivalent background.

  • 7+ years of experience working with cloud and on-prem databases, data lakes, and languages (i.e. Snowflake, Teradata, Sybase, Oracle, DB2, MS SQL, SQL, HQL, Hadoop, Python, Databricks, etc.)

  • Strong knowledge of healthcare administrative and operational data, specifically prior authorization, patient, provider, eligibility, and medical claims data.

  • Demonstrated experience in creating successful data strategies and environments

  • Lead and support product development organizations in a healthcare setting.

  • Familiarity with product lifecycle standards and supporting go-to-market introductions through better data and analytics capabilities.

  • Must be able to lead and facilitate sessions bringing together all relevant stakeholders to develop enterprise solutions.

  • Experience specific to health insurance or health insurance claims data or graduate-level related education (MBA or MPH) may also be used to offset years of experience.  Familiarity with medical management or population health programs is highly desired.

  • Expert in Qlik, Tableau, and/or other data visualization tools/technologies

  • Experience launching solutions within Agile environments

  • Possess working knowledge of healthcare data and measurement standards such as ICD10, CPT/HCPCS, MS-DRG, DxCG, PMPM, and utilization per 1,000

  • Preference for candidates with healthcare analytics consulting experience

  • Experience managing data teams in a shared service analytics environment

For candidates working in person or remotely in the below locations, the salary* range for this specific position is $132,720
to $199,080.

Locations: California; Colorado; Nevada; Washington State; Jersey City, NJ; New York City, NY; Ithaca, NY and Westchester County, NY
In addition to your salary, Elevance Health offers benefits such as, a comprehensive benefits package, incentive and recognition programs, equity stock purchase and 401k contribution (all benefits are subject to eligibility requirements). The salary offered for this specific position is based on a number of legitimate, non-discriminatory factors set by the company. The company is fully committed to ensuring equal pay opportunities for equal work regardless of gender, race, or any other category protected by federal, state, and local pay equity laws.
* The 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. This range may be modified in the future and actual compensation may vary from posting based on geographic location, work experience, education and/or skill level. Even within the range, the actual compensation will vary depending on the above factors as well as market/business considerations. 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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