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Senior Data Scientist (Machine Learning) - Evernorth (Work from home), New York, New York

Created09/14/2021
Reference21011260
CategoryData & Analytics
Job typeFull Time
CountryUnited States
StateNew York
CityNew York
Zip10001
SalaryCompetitive
Cigna's Global Data & Analytics organization offers solutions that provide actionable insights to internal and external business partners and customers to reduce health costs, improve outcomes, and measure and forecast business performance.

Excited to grow your career?

Our people make all the difference in our success as influencers of change in the healthcare industry. Working for our organization means having a direct impact on Cigna's ability to drive the future of healthcare. Join our team and engage in meaningful work that makes a difference to improve the health, well-being, and peace of mind of those we serve.

Do you have a passion for machine learning / artificial intelligence? Are you excited about using your skills to help individual's improve their health? Our Data Science roles are an opportunity to apply advanced Data Science (DS), Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) to produce solutions that reduce customer health costs (affordability, quality, gaps in care), reduce operational expenses, and optimize business processes. Using AI tools, DS platforms, ML libraries, and optimization tools, we leverage internal, external, online and offline data sources comprising clinical, provider & Rx data, and behavioral/attitudinal data. Our Data Science team engages in work that has a direct impact on our customers and providers.

Role Summary:

Your work will require deep acquaintance with Cigna's data, seeking to find ways to deliver value through advanced feature engineering. From your models you will deliver actionable insights that can be incorporated into existing Cigna wellness products as well as new programs. In addition to collaborating with Data Science Management to establish strategic priorities, you will work closely with Data & Engineering to deliver code that is robust and ready to scale.

The ideal candidate for this role will have strong coding skills (preferably in Python), a passion for creating technology to improve health care, and an attitude of creativity and continual learning.

Responsibilities:
  • Create models using ML / AI techniques to predict risk and identify actionable insights
  • Deliver clean, reusable, and scalable code
  • Work closely with Data & Engineering to deploy models
  • Provide thought leadership on latest analytic techniques, technologies and methods


Qualifications
  • MS/PhD in Computer Science, Math, Statistics, or in any technical field that provides a solid basis for analytics or equivalent work experience
  • Excellent understanding/experience with leading ML / AI methods; XGBoost, deep learning, reinforcement learning, optimization
  • 3 years' experience with Python and its data science libraries such as Scikit-learn, Pandas, Numpy and Keras
  • Excellent communication skills


This role is WAH/Flex which allows most work to be performed at home. Employees must be fully vaccinated if they choose to come onsite.

This position is not eligible to be performed in Colorado.

About Evernorth

Evernorth, Cigna Corporation's health services segment, exists to elevate health for all. We're building on our legacy and redefining health care as we know it. Unbiased in how we think, we create without limitation. We partner without constraints, deliver value differently and act in the interest of humanity. Solving across silos, closing gaps in care, and empowering clients, customers, and people everywhere to move onward and upward. When you work with us, you'll be empowered to solve the problems others don't, won't or can't. Join us. What difference will you make?

Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, age, disability, sex, childbirth (including pregnancy) or related medical conditions including but not limited to lactation, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, religion, national origin, ancestry, marital or familial status, genetic information, status with regard to public assistance, citizenship status or any other characteristic protected by applicable equal employment opportunity laws.

If you require reasonable accommodation in completing the online application process, please email: SeeYourself@cigna.com for support. Do not email SeeYourself@cigna.com for an update on your application or to provide your resume as you will not receive a response.
Employer390 Evernorth Enterprise Svcs, Inc.