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Senior Data Scientist -Behavioral Economics

Humana
Boston, MA 02133
Description This is a unique opportunity for a motivated individual to influence Humanas vision to provide coordinated, integrated care via home care solutions and ECOM (Enterprise Clinical Operating Model). The Senior Data Scientist Behavioral Economics designs, executes and measures the results of large scale experiments. The work assignments involve moderately complex to complex issues where the analysis of situations or data requires an in-depth evaluation of variable factors. Responsibilities Digital Health and Analytics is a new area of Humana, focused on transforming the health experience for Humana members through the use of technology and analytics. We are looking for a data scientist to assist in transforming Humana into a best in class Test and Learn organization, using both behavioral economics theory and design of experiment expertise to design rigorous business experiments that will inform Humanas strategy moving forward. The Senior Data Scientist Behavioral Economics will work cross-functionally and collaboratively with teams across Humana in the design, execution, and analysis of business experiments, with emphasis on randomized control studies when appropriate. To enable Humanas transformation to a best in class testing organization, the associate will guide business partners through a new process that makes it easy for teams to navigate the complexity of testing in a large organization with regards to legal, compliance, and other regulatory oversight. The ideal candidate will have experience conducting experiments in an applied healthcare setting and have demonstrated innovation and creative methods for overcoming testing constraints. Responsibilities As a Senior Data Scientist, you will: + guide business partners through a new test and learn process that makes it easy for teams to navigate the complexity of testing in a large organization with regards to legal, compliance, and other regulatory oversight + provide regular reporting of the test and learn landscape at Humana + work with business partners to clearly define hypotheses and design rigorous tests that allow confidence in the results + provide recommendations for sample sizing through power analysis + apply behavioral economics theory to the design of interventions + build strong working relationships with a variety of teams in a collaborative, matrixed environment with physical locations across the U.S. + design, conduct, analyze, and provide recommendations for the interpretation of results of business experiments First Year Success Factors + You communicate effectively and timely with business partners engaged in the test and learn process. + You are recognized as an experimentation expert by business partners. + You are able to identify innovative methods for overcoming testing constraints. + You have developed effective partnerships with business partners and coworkers. Required Qualifications + Masters Degree + 3 years experience OR Bachelors Degree + 5 years experience + Data Analytics, Computer Science or related quantitative program + Experience conducting lab or field experiments + Experience working with and analyzing various types of data using SAS, R, Python or similar software + History of solving problems, creating solutions and driving change within a team + Naturally curious and comfortable with ambiguity + Demonstrated strategic and analytical thinking + Clear and concise oral and written communication skills + Strong interpersonal and consulting skills Preferred Qualifications + Masters or PhD Degree in Economics, Behavioral Sciences, Applied Statistics, Public Health, Data Science or related field + 1-3 years of work experience in healthcare, insurance, or related field + Experience conducting microeconomic or behavioral science research + Previously applied research to help a firm reach objectives + Work experience in a health care and/or Insurance setting Additional Information This position is based in Louisville or Boston and will require occasional travel (approximately 10%) to other Humana locations. Scheduled Weekly Hours 40 About Us Mission: At Humana, our cultural foundation is aligned to helping members achieve their best health by delivering personalized, simplified, whole-person healthcare experiences. Recognizing healthcare needs continue to evolve for each person, for each family and for each community, Humana continuously creates innovative solutions and resources that help people live their healthiest lives on their terms when and where they need it. Our employees are at the heart of making this happen and thats why we are dedicated to building an organization of dynamic talent whose experience and passion center on putting the customer first. Equal Opportunity Employer It is our policy to recruit, hire, train, and promote people without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, or veteran status, except where age, sex, or physical status is a bona fide occupational qualification. View the EEO is the Law poster. If you are an individual with a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to complete any part of the application process, or are limited in the ability or unable to access or use this online application process and need an alternative method for applying, you may contact mailbox_tas_recruit@humana.com for assistance. Humana Safety and Security Humana will never ask, nor require a candidate provide money for work equipment and network access during the application process. If you become aware of any instances where you as a candidate are asked to provide information and do not believe it is a legitimate request from Humana or affiliate, please contact mailbox_tas_recruit@humana.com to validate the request. <>

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Posted: 2020-02-10 Expires: 2020-03-11

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