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Healthcare Data Scientist

091 Cigna Health & Life Ins. Co.
Bloomfield, CT 06002
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Global Data & Analytics (GD&A)

Global Data & Analytics (GD&A) uses data science methods to identify actionable insights that help business leaders reduce health costs, improve outcomes, provide financial security, and measure and forecast business performance. GD&A team has joint accountability with business operations to achieve Cignas customer-centric, business growth objectives and strives for high levels of alignment, and day-to-day engagement. The team provides analytic discipline and rigor to enable fact-based decisions for the business.

Role Summary:

You will be assisting in extraction, summarization and analysis of large healthcare claims data using SAS, SQL, R, Teradata, Hadoop, etc. to deliver insights to business stakeholders to help understand the performance of and identify improvement opportunities in Cigna's Solutions. Youll work on solution performance: analytics to understand the performance across a data science team focusing on the Dental/Vision & Stop Loss business units with links to Cigna's medical and pharmacy insurance business.

Other fun things youll do:

  • Collaborate with your data science peers on a regular basis
  • Learn new skills and add to the tool box that you presently use
  • Be innovative with your training to help us solve real-world problems
  • Impact the health and well-being of our customers (i.e., please research Cignas work on the opioid epidemic, drivenby our teams)
  • Be an insightful data science consultant and help our internal business leaders fine tune their solutions


  • Extract large amounts of data from Cigna data systems using appropriate tools and techniques
  • Develop analytic data sets to answer a number of questions
  • Perform statistical procedures and interpret those
  • Present results in a clear, coherent way for non-data professionals
  • Build relationships with business and clinical stakeholders


This position requires some experience with the following types of data sources: medical, retail, health, consumer/customer, financial data, as well as knowledge in extraction of said data and analytic techniques

  • B.S. and/or Masters degree in Biostatistics, Statistics, Mathematics, Epidemiology or equivalent training and experience
  • Strong verbal/written communication and collaboration skills to work with various matrix partners, including but not limited to actuarial, medical economics, contracting, business, marketing, and IT.
  • Experience extracting and manipulating large data systems
  • At least 1+ years SAS and/or SQL experience (intermediate level)
  • Ability to successfully navigate and contribute in a highly-matrixed environment
  • Strong customer focus and management of client expectations.
  • Familiarity with Hadoop, Teradata and Cloud based computing environments (preferred)
  • Familiarity with healthcare claims data (preferred)

Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, age, disability, sex (including pregnancy), childbirth or related medical conditions including but not limited to lactation, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, religion, national origin, ancestry, marital or familial status, genetic information, status with regard to public assistance, citizenship status or any other characteristic protected by applicable equal employment opportunity laws.

If you require an accommodation based on your physical or mental disability please email: SeeYourself@cigna.com. Do not email SeeYourself@cigna.com for an update on your application or to provide your resume as you will not receive a response.

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Posted: 2019-11-25 Expires: 2019-12-24
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