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Anthem, Inc. Data Science Director in Chicago, Illinois


SHIFT: Day Job

SCHEDULE: Full-time

Your Talent. Our Vision. At Anthem, Inc., it’s a powerful combination, and the foundation upon which we’re creating greater access to care for our members, greater value for our customers, and greater health for our communities. Join us and together we will drive the future of health care.

This is an exceptional opportunity to do innovative work that means more to you and those we serve at one of America's leading health benefits companies and a Fortune Top 50 Company.

Data Science Director is responsible for participating in all phases of the design and development life cycle of analytic models, applications, and supporting tools, as well as providing consulting support to program portfolio sponsors.

Primary duties may include, but are not limited to:

  • Design and execution of data science or machine learning projects to address specific business problems determined by consultation with business partners.

  • Direct development of proprietary machine learning algorithms to build customized solutions that go beyond standard industry tools and lead to innovative solutions.

  • Lead the design, implementation, and continuous delivery of an insights data pipeline supporting the development and operation of custom analytic products/services across the organization.

  • Develops and defines application scope and objectives, including impact to interfaces. Analyzes and evaluates detailed business and technical requirements.

  • Mentors others on coding standards and performs code reviews.


Requires MA/MS in Statistics, Computer Science, Mathematics, Data Science, Machine Learning, Econometrics, Physics, Biostatistics or related Quantitative disciplines. 10 years experience in at least one of the following areas: Advanced Analytics, Predictive Modeling, Data Architecture, Real-Time Applications, or BI Tools, as well as experience in Hadoop technologies. Strong relational database SQL skills; including optimization techniques, with knowledge of NoSQL concepts. Knowledge of the following Machine Learning Algorithms - Classification, Regression, Clustering, Dimensionality Reduction, Model Selection, Feature Extraction or equivalent, or any combination of education and experience which would provide an equivalent background. Ability to lead advanced analytics or solutions teams. Experience in the healthcare sector preferred. Experience with healthcare program integrity and Fraud, Waste & Abuse is strongly preferred. Experience with NLP and deep learning is preferred.

Anthem, Inc. is ranked as one of America’s Most Admired Companies among health insurers by Fortune magazine and is a 2018 Diversity Inc magazine Top 50 Company for Diversity. To learn more about our company and apply, please visit us at An Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran.