Sr Data Scientist - Eden Prairie, MN or Telecommute
Eden Prairie, MN 
Posted 1 month ago
Position No Longer Available
Position No Longer Available
Job Description

This role will use AI and machine learning technique todrive the main purpose of increasing HouseCalls program member engagement and penetrationthrough leveraging internal enterprise data sources including member medical historyand behavior information and external information.

As HouseCalls enablingoperation continues to grow, there are specific skills sets that are needed tohelp us achieve the financial goal and member experience satisfaction. Strategic solution team is seeking a director role of outreach strategy withadvanced technical expertise, marketing background and great healthcareindustry experience. We are looking for an innovative individual who is notonly able to strategize via data, but also able to implement the strategythrough the end.

You'll enjoy theflexibility to telecommute* from anywhere within the U.S. as you take on sometough challenges.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • The Sr. DataScientist
  • Develop intelligent solutions to driveincrease in HouseCalls penetration rate by using unstructured data like voiceand text
  • Consolidate internal and external data toestablish member journey line across different programs
  • Establish analytic machine learning models toincrease member outbound reach experience and NPS scores, implement thesolutions into applications or operation
  • Drive inbound scheduling through text miningin scripting and NLP

You'll be rewardedand recognized for your performance in an environment that will challenge youand give you clear direction on what it takes to succeed in your role as wellas provide development for other roles you may be interested in.

Required Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Applied Mathematics, Statistics, Computer Sciences, Information Management, Actuarial Science or a related technical field; MS or PhD strongly preferred
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in data analytics and machine learning modeling
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience working with large databases to create meaningful, usable data structures to extract information out of application transactional data
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience leading technical and non-technical resources in the area of Information Management, Data Strategy, Business Intelligence development, data mining and predictive analytics with machine learning/statistical modeling techniques
  • Minimum 3 years' experience in Python
  • Strong ability to communicate highly technical issues/results to a diverse audience both verbally and in written
  • Experience working for a large enterprise with fragmented data sources, lack of documentation, unstructured requirements and ambiguity
  • Experience working with business stakeholders and senior leaders in understanding data analytics and information needs, and executing on transformation of high-level, abstract data needs into meaningful data management solutions, information and analysis
  • Experience understanding and managing business data and information, and the ability to correlate business processes to data
  • Experience converting raw data into processed, actionable, insightful information is required
  • Strong execution mentality
Preferred Qualifications:
  • MS in Applied Mathematics, Physics, Computer Sciences, Information Management, Statistics, Actuarial Science or a related technical field
  • Minimum 3 years of Speech Recognition modeling and/or NLP preferred
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in correlating business processes and front-end applications to back-end databases and systems

Careers with Optum. Here's the idea. We built an entire organization around one giant objective; make health care work better for everyone. So when it comes to how we use the world's large accumulation of health-related information, or guide health and lifestyle choices or manage pharmacy benefits for millions, our first goal is to leap beyond the status quo and uncover new ways to serve. Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of businesses, brings together some of the greatest minds and most advanced ideas on where health care has to go in order to reach its fullest potential. For you, that means working on high performance teams against sophisticated challenges that matter. Optum, incredible ideas in one incredible company and a singular opportunity to do your life's best work.(sm)

OptumCare is committed to creating an environment where physicians focus on what they do best: care for their patients. To do so, OptumCare provides administrative and business support services to both owned and affiliated medical practices which are part of OptumCare. Each medical practice part and their physician employees have complete authority with regards to all medical decision-making and patient care. OptumCare’s support services do not interfere with or control the practice of medicine by the medical practices or any of their physicians.

*All Telecommuters will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Group’s Telecommuter Policy.

Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: OptumCare is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employers 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.

OptumCare is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.

Job Keywords: Data analytics, machine learning modeling, databases, NLP, Python, data mining, predictive analytics, statistical modeling, speech recognition modeling, telecommute, Eden Prairie, MN, Minnesota


Position No Longer Available
Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Work Hours (i.e. shift)
Day Job
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
5+ years
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