Data Scientist at Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island (Providence, RI)

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JOB SUMMARY:

Research, manipulate, and interpret complex data and analyze results using machine learning, advanced statistics, trend analysis, and other artificial intelligence techniques to draw business inferences and clearly articulate findings with the target audience. Design and implement data collection systems and other methods ensuring data integrity and statistical accuracy. Collect and analyze data from multiple internal and external sources. Extract and identify relevant information from databases and systems. Mine and interpret results providing consultative feedback to various areas in order to improve service delivery and enhance program design efforts.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
  • Perform complex analysis to solve multiple business problems; translate business problems into data science questions and develop solutions.
  • Utilize advanced statistical techniques and mathematical analyses to research, manipulate, and interpret complex data and analyze results using predictive modeling, advanced statistics, trend analysis, and other techniques to develop reports and deploy solutions.
  • Develop complex algorithms and statistical predictive models and determine analytical approaches and modeling techniques to evaluate scenarios and potential future outcomes.
  • Design and implement data collection systems and other methods ensuring data integrity and statistical accuracy.
  • Provide expert analytical support to the organization by developing and promoting consistent analytical methodologies.
  • Design and model data extractions and provide comprehensive assessments of trends and data.
  • Manage large and complex analytical projects from data exploration, model building, performance evaluation and testing.
  • Participate in department initiatives and projects.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


QUALIFICATIONS:

Minimum Education and Experience:
  • An equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Three to five years of relevant programming or analytical experience
  • Experience using R, Python, or SAS

Preferred Education, Additional Qualifications and Experience:
  • Master's degree or Ph.D. in a quantitative field
  • Experience in the health insurance industry
  • Familiarity with a cloud environment (e.g. AWS, Google Cloud, Microsoft Azure).

Required Knowledge, Skills, and/or Abilities:
  • Proficiency in SQL, R, Python, SAS Enterprise Business Intelligence software and data visualization tools
  • Deep understanding of statistical modeling and data mining concepts, and a track record of solving problems with these methods
  • Advanced analytical skills, with the ability to interpret and synthesize complex data sets
  • Good business acumen and political savvy
  • Knowledge of business process improvement techniques and strategies
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills
  • Negotiation skills
  • Presentation skills
  • Decision-making skills
  • Good problem solving skills
  • Ability to interface with employees at all levels
  • Ability to effectively navigate ambiguous situations with limited direction
  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to successfully prioritize multiple tasks
  • Ability to handle multiple priorities/projects


At Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island (BCBSRI), diversity and inclusion are central to our core values and strengthen our ability to meet the challenges of today's healthcare industry. BCBSRI is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. We provide equal opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information and gender identity or expression.
The law requires an employer to post notices describing the Federal laws prohibiting job discrimination based on race, color, sex, national origin, religion, age, equal pay, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, and genetic information and gender identity or expression. Please visit http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_self_print_poster.pdf to view the "EEO is the Law" poster.

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Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island operates in the Healthtech industry. The company is located in Providence, RI. Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island was founded in 2022. It has 828 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits, Life Insurance and 401(K). To see all 8 open jobs at Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island, click here.
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