Analytics Engineer

With more than 7,000 employees, we are the largest health insurance company in Michigan. We offer an exciting work environment with a diverse group of employees. Our goal is to make health insurance easier for our members. We want to transform the industry and become a resource that people can trust.

Detroit, MI

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan

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Full-time

Competitive Total Compensation Package

Overview: Under minimal supervision, responsible for the build and maintenance of data environments by sourcing, integrating, and programming data that can be utilized to solve complex business cases for advanced analytics within Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan (BCBSM) and its subsidiaries.
Responsibilities: <ul> <li>Design, develop, document, and test advanced data systems that support the manipulation of structured and unstructured data sets from disparate sources.</li> <li>Identify, integrate and cleanse data source information for processing.</li> <li>Document and communicate opportunities for improvement identified in the data, such as scalability or quality concerns.</li> <li>Write and refine code to ensure performance and reliability of data extraction and programming.</li> <li>Implement data structures using best practices for data modeling and visualizations.</li> <li>Produce comprehensive and usable dataset documentation and metadata.</li> <li>Work on concurrent projects of varying size and scope, adhering to timelines and objectives.</li> </ul>
Requirements: <ul> <li>Bachelor&rsquo;s degree in related field is preferred.</li> <li>Three (3) years of advanced programming techniques and application design is required.</li> <li>Experience in systems design and have a solid understanding of development, database development, testing, and integration methodologies required.</li> <li>Project management experience is preferred.</li> <li>Intermediate knowledge of big data (i.e. Map/Reduce, YARN, HDFS, etc.), query building (i.e. PL/SQL, HIVE, Impala, Spark, etc.), programming (i.e. R, Python, C, Java, Ruby, etc.) and visualization tools (i.e. QlikView, Tableau, Web FOCUS, etc.).</li> <li>Basic statistics modeling skills (i.e. linear regression, logistic regression, decision trees, random forests, etc.)</li> <li>Intermediate skills in Microsoft Access, Word, PowerPoint, and Excel.</li> <li>Strong analytical, organizational, and problem-solving skills.</li> <li>Ability to effectively interface and present to management at all levels of the organization.&nbsp;</li> <li>Ability to work independently and in a team environment.</li> </ul>