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Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota Data Scientist in Eagan, Minnesota

About Blue Cross At Blue Cross, we understand the importance of finding a job that you truly enjoy - at a company that shares your values. We've made it easy to feel good about working at Blue Cross by encouraging volunteerism, valuing diversity and offering the flexibility you need to live a balanced life. We offer a suite of comprehensive medical and dental benefits as well as competitive pay, flexible work schedules and generous personal paid time off in addition to 20 hours of volunteer paid time off each year. We look forward to serving Minnesotans over the next 80 years and beyond. Join us and make a healthy difference through the work you do every day. Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota is one of the most recognized and trusted health care brands in the world with 2.9 million members. We're committed to reinventing health care to improve health for our members and the community. We hope you'll join us. How Is This Role Important to Our Work? This position will support Enterprise Data Analytics (EDA). EDA is responsible for the meeting Advance Analytics needs across the enterprise. Data Scientist role will be an individual contributor for supporting Advance Analytics initiatives especially, but not limited to, building the Recommendation Engine for the Next Best Action project. The applicant will achieve success using a combination of traits and skills including industry knowledge of Member Personalized Recommendation domains, data and programming savvy, math and statistical abilities, and a spirit of creativity and problem-solving. A successful applicant will work independently as well as collaboratively with cross-functional teams from conceptual development to conclusion. The position will assist development efforts with coworkers, internal business partners, and will help to clarify requirements, analyze complex data, and produce and present meaningful and defensible results, including the identification of success factors and barriers, improvement opportunities, proposing solutions, and informing strategic decisions. The individual will also propose action based on the results obtained. The Data Scientist will support the department on both internal and external initiatives. Applicant may also be involved in efforts to derive meaningful insights for the organization. A Day in the Life: Develops and transforms datasets from multiple internal sources, such as enrollment data, clinical and pharmacy claims data, risk adjustment data, and other types of data to support subsequent Data Science work/deliverables. Independently manages the retrieval of data from a healthcare data warehouse and other sources. Uses Machine Learning algorithms and Data Mining Techniques to develop and support data science work. Deep understanding of statistics would be helpful for the role. Identifies issues to be investigated and works collaboratively to define and implement a solution. Ability to explain complex analytic concepts, techniques, and results in non-technical terms. Collaborates with other areas within Blue Cross, especially Stars, Enterprise Risk Adjustment, and Quality, Actuarial and Care Management areas. Produces regular and ad-hoc data analysis across multiple line of business. Reports results on risk and impact analysis outcomes, identifies needs and opportunities for improvement, and interprets results. Independently manages issues that may arise on multiple tasks or projects with limited or no management involvement. Acts as a resource and/or mentor for other members of the department and company on business issues and may be responsible for training and guidance of other employees. Formulates recommendations and presents findings. Nice to Have: Masters degree in Computer Sciences, Data Science or related disciplines. Prior experience in building a Recommendation Engine or an analytical solution Next Best Action. Knowledge of Customer Service in healthcare or any other domain. Knowledge of Tableau

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