The Lead Data Scientist will be seen as the team expert on experimental designs and observational/retrospective studies, helping our Home Care Business partners design and understand the effectiveness of their interventions & core processes.
The ideal candidate will have experience conducting experiments of various designs in an applied healthcare setting and have demonstrated innovation and creative methods for overcoming testing constraints.
As a Lead Data Scientist, you will:
Design rigorous business experiments that allow confidence in results, while taking into account the complexity of testing in a large organization with legal, compliance, and other regulatory oversight
Work with Business Partners to clearly define hypotheses and appropriate leading indicators
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
Perform retrospective/observational studies on interventions/processes where designs may have not been implemented
Collaborate with other members of the data science team to coach/mentor on experimental design & research best practices
Be a willing learner and potential contributor to other team responsibilities, including Machine Learning, Dashboard/Visualization development, & general ad hoc requests.
Bachelor’s Degree in Economics, Behavioral Sciences, Applied Statistics, Engineering or related field
Extensive experience conducting lab or field experiments
Extensive experience conducting retrospective/observational studies
Advanced programming experience in Python, R, or SAS
Experience in using mathematics, statistics, modeling, business analysis, and technology to transform high volumes of complex data into advanced analytic solutions
Successful demonstrated experience in working on problems of diverse scope and complexity ranging from moderate to substantial
Experience in creating analysis, projections, models, and presentations to support business
Ability to exercise independent judgment and decision making on complex issues regarding job duties and related tasks
Ability to works under minimal supervision, using independent judgment
Ability to communicate statistical & complex concepts in a simplified manner
Strong interpersonal and consulting skills
Master’s or PhD Degree in Economics, Behavioral Sciences, Applied Statistics or related field
Knowledge of healthcare claims, clinical programs and interventions, health outcomes, population health
This position can be located in Boston, Louisville or work from home (remote)
Scheduled Weekly Hours
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 that’s why we are dedicated to building an organization of dynamic talent whose experience and passion center on putting the customer first.
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