Data Scientist - Healthcare, Health Insurance

Company: HHS Technology Group
Location: Not Specified, Not Specified, United States
Type: Full-time
Posted: 25.JUN.2020


Minimum Experience 7 ndash 10 years Healthcare domainprovider relations expertise required HTG is seeking a Data Science Analyst to develop ...


Minimum Experience 7 ndash 10 years Healthcare domainprovider relations expertise required HTG is seeking a Data Science Analyst to develop and lead efforts in operationalizing data science to support our Standardized Operations and Analytics group within our Health and Human Services division. This exciting opportunity will provide insights by leading analytic practices ndash including designing new and creative advanced analytical solutions ndash that will become part of our core analytical product offerings. The selected candidate will work closely as part of a cross-functional team to identify and prioritize actionable, high-impact insights connected to many different areas of our business processes. A Data Science Analyst works with the entire life cycle of analytics initiatives (research, design, implementation and validation) of machine learning and predictive algorithms to analyze program performance and improve operational processes. This role will also participate in other continual process improvement activities, help with project management, and execute adhoc requests, as needed. The role is fully remote, with limited travel requirements, but travel may be up to 25 time when necessary. Overall, most of the team experiences 10-15 travel time on an annual basis . Minimum Qualifications Seven (7) yearsrsquo experience in healthcare data science Strong healthcare industry experience with claim and clinical data Desired Skills Partner with stakeholders across the business to apply appropriate statistical analysis and quantitative methods to create datasets, analyze existing data, and predict future trends Provide strategic expertise in machine learning and data mining techniques to identify and apply appropriate techniques, including optimization, simulation, regression, decision trees, neural networks, cluster analyses, mixed models, etc. Management and teaming experience leading short and long term product roadmaps Comfortably navigate the entire lifecycle of an analytics initiative ndash from leading meetings to gather business requirements, selecting datasets, defining appropriate analytics paths to apply, to documenting processes and presenting compelling results that drive outcomes Expand datasets, enhance data quality, create automated anomaly detection systems, and see issues to resolution Balance accuracy of analysis with needs for rapid response ndash using many types of data, healthcare business acumen, and strategic assumptions when data doesnrsquot exist Manage third party relationships to extend data and capabilities, when needed Clear understanding of the uses and limitations of statistical applications, and ability to communicate relevant information with a wide variety of audience Education and Experience Requirements 7+ years of experience in data analysis with heavy emphasis on data-driven decision making and applied statistics Excellent understanding of machine learning techniques and algorithms, such as k-NN, Naiumlve Bayes, SVM, decision forecasts, etc. 1+ yearsrsquo experience working with common data science toolkits such as R, Weka, PythonNumPy, MatLab, etc. Completed education in Statistics, Mathematics, Operations Research, Computer Science, Machine Learning, or a related field Experience in one or more of the following areas speechtext analytics, data visualization tools, large datasets, distributed computing tools, query languages, or relational databases Works well both independently with minimal supervision and cooperatively in a technical team HHS Technology Group is a valued and trusted systems integration partner for several departments within a number of State Governments. The intense growth and tremendous financial forecast we are experiencing at HHS Technology Group can largely be attributed to our successes on these initiatives and having been awarded the NASPO Value Point Contract (a consortium that shortens the procurement process for technology solutions whereby 22 states have opted in) (reference https). HHS Tech has developed purpose-built block chain product rol-louts to facilitate the healthcare industry, particularly in ensuring accuracy with electronic health record management. The companyrsquos MediBook offeringmdashwhich will be launched early next yearmdash leverages blockchain to revolutionize the way patient data is maintained by giving complete data autonomy to patients. Though traditionally our team has focused on selling mainly into Health and Human Services divisions of State Government, HHS Technology Group also has several complex custom development efforts with other State Gov departments outside of Health and Human Services. Our main product, Discover Your Provider (DYP) is a provider relationsprovider enrollment solution but components of this modular software can be re-purposed or built upon to deliver cloud based technical web services solutions as well. HHS Tech Group employees enjoy a very comprehensive and competitive benefit package bull Fully paid dental, vision, life insurance, and disability insurance. bull Generous 401k matching program fully vested from beginning with company match bull Generously sponsored Medical Insurance through Cigna (PPO or HSA ndash with company match)

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