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Cigna Corporation (NYSE : CI) and its subsidiaries comprise a global health services and financial company that serves millions of people worldwide through our health, pharmacy, behavioral, dental, disability, life, accident and international products and services.
Our mission is to help improve the health, well-being and peace of mind of the people we serve.
At Cigna we leverage advanced data science (DS), artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) through the use of centralized centers of excellence to help better predict our customers’ health outcomes, advance affordability, quality and accessibility of the healthcare.
This allows us to harness insights from the millions of lives we serve, helping our patient advocates and clinicians service our customers, ensuring they receive the best care from the highest performing medical providers.
The speed in which DS, AI and ML are advancing means we are continuously learning and evolving our advanced data science capabilities.
Cigna’s Global Data & Analytics (GD&A) unit offers solutions that provide actionable insights to internal and external business partners and customers that help reduce health costs, improve outcomes, provide financial security and measure and forecast business performance.
The role of Director of Data Science is an opportunity for a proven leader in the field to set and execute a vision for advancing analytics, leading Cigna to achieve our growth goals.
Reporting to the Head of Data Science, the Director is responsible for leveraging large internal and third party data and enabling optional facts-
based decision making and operational processes at the point of care. The Director will provide both strategic and technical leadership and direction for data scientists and will assess the organization's analytical methods, tool selection, talent acquisition, and development strategy.
This leader’s work will revolve around understanding complex business problems in health systems, large and complex data manipulation, model development, validation and deployment and ensuring model documentation provides full model transparency.
This leader will be responsible for building and refining supervised and unsupervised statistical and machine learning models to improve insights, enhance data-
driven business strategies, and drive improved profitability.
Collaborate with business analytics partners to identify appropriate modeling techniques.Propose and utilize appropriate quantitative methods addressing a diverse set of considerations in data quality, model interpretability, regulatory, operational constrains and other.
Evaluate and compare benefits and limitations of alternative approaches, optimize model performance.
on development, while being assisted by junior data scientists. Execute full stack model development process - data collection, aggregation, analysis, visualization, productionalization and monitoring performance of Data Science models.
Evaluate, compare, and apply innovative quantitative research tools and models to answer complex healthcare questions and build solutions to decisions with large impact to profitability.
Present, discuss and debate the team's work and resulting recommendations in an enthusiastic and defendable way.
Experience with NLP / text mining, graph analytics and image recognition techniques a plus.
learn, scikit-image etc.), knowledge of statistical software such as R, Julia etc.
g. claims, labs, Rx) is a plus.
Self-awareness, maturity, ability to collaborate as part of the multi-disciplinary team.
Generally requires 10+ years related experience.
Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, age, disability, sex (including pregnancy), childbirth 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.
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