As a Data Scientist, you will become a key member of the Advanced Research and Analytics team at UnitedHealthcare. This function will work with UHC business units to identify and deliver results on high-impact projects leveraging big data analytics and machine learning. Your objective is to apply data science skills to important business problems. In this position, you will be advocating the power of data science concepts and working with cross - functional teams to create actionable insight across core business lines. You will identify relevant skill and knowledge gaps needed to solve business problems and providing hands on machine learning experience solving major healthcare problems. We are looking for someone who is passionate about asking and answering questions through the use of large structured and unstructured data. It is critical to have exceptional communication skills and the ability to make complex concepts simple and easy to understand. Primary Responsibilities:Become an integral member of our data science team to discover insights and identify opportunities through the use of statistical, data mining and visualization techniques Advocate the use of deep learning and other advanced machine learning algorithms to extract novel insight from healthcare data assets Document findings, including assumptions and validation work in a clear structured manner Summarize and present findings; adjust the content and level of detail to appropriate level of the audience Advise project teams and project sponsors Use strong business, problem solving skills and programming knowledge to quickly cycle hypotheses through discovery Work closely with clients, clinicians, data stewards, and other business and technology leaders to frame problem definition and potential solutions
Required Qualifications:Advanced degree in quantitative field, engineering, computer science, statistics, applied mathematics, bioinformatics, epidemiology or similar 5+ years of experience in statistical analysis, quantitative analytics, and / or forecasting / predicting analytics in a corporate or Post Graduate setting 3+ years of experience applying machine learning preferably using distributed systems like Hadoop, Hive, Spark or similar libraries 3+ years of experience with R or Python, or equivalent data exploration work with other technologies such as Matlab Scilab, Julia, etc. 3+ years of experience developing solutions using advanced machine learning techniques, e.g. RNN, LSTM Demonstrated experience developing solutions in a transactional environmentPreferred Qualifications:Expertise in operations research and optimization Experience working in an Agile Software Development environment Experience with business intelligence tools such as Tableau Experience with healthcare data Experience with big data technologies such as H2O and othersCareers with UnitedHealthcare. Let's talk about opportunity. Start with a Fortune 6 organization that's serving more than 85 million people already and building the industry's singular reputation for bold ideas and impeccable execution. Now, add your energy, your passion for excellence, your near-obsession with driving change for the better. Get the picture? UnitedHealthcare is serving employers and individuals, states and communities, military families and veterans where ever they're found across the globe. We bring them the resources of an industry leader and a commitment to improve their lives that's second to none. This is no small opportunity. It's where you can do your life's best work.(sm) Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: UnitedHealth Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. UnitedHealth Group is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment. Job Keywords: Analytics, Hadoop, Hive, Spark, R, Python, Scilab, RNN, LSTM, H2O, Tableau, Eden Prairie, MN, Minnesota, Telecommute, Telecommuter, Telecommuting, Remote, Work from home
Our mission is to help people live healthier lives and to help make the health system work better for everyone.- We seek to enhance the performance of the health system and improve the overall health and well-being of the people we serve and their communities. - We work with health care professionals and other key partners to expand access to quality health care so people get the care they need... at an affordable price. - We support the physician/patient relationship and empower people with the information, guidance and tools they need to make personal health choices and decisions.