Advanced Analytics Analyst, Sr. Analyst, or Analytics Consultant-64367
WellPoint - United States

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Our Analytics and Research team is expanding to provide superior analytical support and expertise to our product development efforts. The Advanced Analytics team employs analytics to gain critical insights into member behavior drivers and preferences, product value propositions, operational effectiveness, and client specific health gaps and needs. We are seeking experienced professionals to support the following functions:

  • Partnership with business owners on idea generation, creation of membership profiles, literature review and competitive assessment
  • Evaluation of a proposal, a vendor, or a potential new program
  • Identification and execution of program improvement opportunities and new product launches
  • Program evaluation and effectiveness measurement.
The ideal candidate will have experience in healthcare informatics and analytics, specifically experience in analyzing claims data and the development of program specific to a Medicare/Medicaid population, and a working knowledge of HEDIS specifications and reporting.

This position will be an internal customer facing role supporting the business in the creation of new product solutions and enhancements to improve member health. Candidates with experience in leading and/or supporting complex product development efforts are encouraged to apply.

Primary duties may include, but are not limited to:
  • Performs established analysis for routine diagnoses of quality, use, cost and other variables for opportunity assessments;
  • Executes identification and stratification algorithm to select the right members for the targeted solution;
  • Develops the technical definition of outcome metrics to assess outcomes;
  • Performs defined analyses to assess proper outcome metrics for various programs/initiative;
  • Builds, tests, and validates statistical models under supervision;
  • Contributes to researches and publications by performing basic analyses, preparing data and documenting results.
  • Understands the pitfalls and limitations with analyzing practical data and the ability to ensure data and analysis quality.
Position requires knowledge of common analytical methods such as profiling a customer segment, experimental design and concepts of regression analysis. Individual will be required to solve well defined analytical problems independently; delivers assignment/projects timely and accurately; collaborates with other analytical team members effectively; presents analyses effectively to analytical and business audience; possess strong intellectual curiosity and motivated to master analytical skills.

Additionally, the Senior or Consultant level analyst will be required to lead multi-functional projects by closely coordinating business and technical resources for new program pilots or product enhancement efforts.

Job Qualifications

Requires Graduate-level degree with concentration in a quantitative discipline such as Mathematics, Statistics, Economics, Epidemiology, Engineering, Computer Science or Operations Research ; 1-10 years direct experience applying statistical/analytical tools to solve research/practical problems; some exposure to health care or related fields preferable; or any combination of education and experience, which would provide an equivalent background. Ideal candidates should have working experience with SAS or equivalents analytical tools; working experience with Teradata, SQL, or equivalent data base tools.

Once an offer is accepted, all external applicants are subject to a background investigation
and if appropriate, drug testing. Offers of employment shall be contingent upon
passing both the background investigation and drug testing (if required).

  • Current WellPoint associates: All referrals must be submitted through the formal
associate referral process on WorkNet. Official guidelines for the associate referral
program can be found in My HR.

  • WARNING : Please beware of phishing scams that promote work-at-home opportunities and may also pose as legitimate companies. Please be advised that a WellPoint recruiter will never ask you for a credit card or any type of payment as part of consideration for a role with our company. All of our careers require that you first complete an online application on our wellpoint.com/careers web site.
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