Data Science Analyst

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

When you think of <a href="" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan</a> for health insurance, you can know you&rsquo;re getting much more. We're a company founded on a tradition of affordable, quality health care for everyone, improving the present and investing in the future.&nbsp;<br /><br />We offer:<br />Plans for employers and individuals that meet today&rsquo;s needs, budgets and lifestyle<br />The largest network of doctors and hospitals in the state<br />Lower health care costs Higher quality health care<br />Award-winning diversity practices<br />Grants and programs that promote better health throughout Michigan<br /><strong><br />Mission:&nbsp;</strong>We commit to being our members&rsquo; trusted partner by providing affordable, innovative products that improve their care and health.<br /><br /><a href="" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer"><strong>Click here</strong></a> to learn more about our commitment to our Social Mission, view company updates and reviews, and view our awards &amp; accolades.<br /><br />For Application Timeline &amp; Selection Process:&nbsp;<a href="" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Click Here</a>. Learn more about your options as an external candidate. <a href="" target="_blank" title="BCBSM" rel="noopener noreferrer">Click here</a> to view open positions.

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Overview: <h2 class="job-details__description-header text-color-secondary font-family-secondary" data-bind="i18n: 'job-details.job-description-title'">&nbsp;</h2> <div class="basic-formatter" data-bind="html: job().description"> <p><strong>Under general supervision, responsible for solving moderately complex business cases by creating data driven models to support identified problem statements and workable hypotheses. Conducts data discovery and analyses, develops moderately complex models by utilizing statistical, algorithmic and visualization techniques and provides insights for cross-functional teams within Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan (BCBSM) and its subsidiaries.</strong></p> </div>
Responsibilities: <ul> <li>Support the successful design, development, and implementation of advanced analytics through exploratory data analysis and various algorithm development.</li> <li>Analyze internal data from disparate sources to support modeling efforts and hypothesis testing.</li> <li>Perform data querying and manipulation of structured and unstructured data sets, including large data sets using the appropriate big data technologies.</li> <li>Document and communicate opportunities for improvement identified in the data, such as scalability or quality concerns.</li> <li>Identify and analyze data patterns that generates insights for decisions that will optimize business objectives.</li> <li>Produce statistical analyses, statistical learning models and data visualizations.</li> <li>Package recommended insights and proposed solution outputs to direct team members to ensure models are well understood.</li> <li>Work on concurrent projects of varying size and scope, adhering to timelines and objectives.</li> </ul>
Requirements: <strong>Qualifications</strong> <ul> <li>Bachelor&rsquo;s degree in Business, Data Science, Statistics, Economics, Engineering, Computer Science, Operations Research or related field is required. Master&rsquo;s degree or PHD in related field is preferred.</li> <li>A minimum of one (1) year of related work experience is preferred.</li> <li>Previous experience programming (at least one language) is required.</li> <li>Previous experience working in the healthcare industry is preferred.</li> <li>Basic 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 statistical modeling skills (i.e. regression, logistic regression, decision trees, random forests, etc.)</li> <li>Basic statistical testing techniques (i.e. ANOVA t-tests, 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>