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Aetna Data Scientist in New York, New York

Req ID: 60582BR

Job Description

Looking for opportunities to use cutting edge technologies analyzing petabytes of data in a world class Hadoop cluster, generating insights to guide consumers in their journey to wellness and help them achieve their health ambitions, whether its running the Inca Trail Marathon or playing tackle football with their grandkids? Aetna's Member Analytics team is focused on delivering strategically-impactful programs and tools to help members across all life stages feel the joy of achieving their best health, in their own way.


This position is for a seasoned data scientist role in the experimentation and campaign management platform team that will help to develop a world class experimentation, optimization and personalization platform. The candidate will work with a team of data scientists to develop analytics module with a full suite of A/B testing features, build machine leaning models to provide real time next best action for users and create a self learning optimization engine.

This is a unique opportunity to work on new transformation initiatives with CVS Health as a result of the recent company merger

Fundamental Components included but are not limited to:

Qualifications Requirements and Preferences:

  • 2-4 years of relevant work experience within eCommerce, digital analytics, insurance, finance or other related fields

  • Experience with big data, preferably using Spark, Hadoop and Hive.

  • 3+ years experience in statistical analysis, algorithms, building machine learning models

  • Familiarity with experiment design

  • Experience with using R, Python. PySpark to manipulate large data sets and develop statistical models

  • Excellent problem solving skills, critical thinking and conceptual thinking abilities

  • Superior skills to effectively communicate technical ideas and results to non-technical clients in written and verbal form

  • Ability to negotiate and manage interactions across the business and project stakeholders

  • Experience regularly working collaboratively with others to solve problem

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Job Function: Data & Analytics

Aetna is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veterans status.