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Data Scientist, Data Science and Analytics

Apply Now Job ID R-334728 Date posted 04/04/2019

Job Description Summary

Job Description

The Data Scientist is driven by an interest in solving complex problems through data exploration and analysis. They are highly analytically minded and have a robust technical tool kit. They are early in their analytics career with a drive to build a portfolio of complex modeling experience in the healthcare sector. The Data Scientist will be responsible for executing all steps in the analytic process to produce high quality, reproducible results. They will work with a team of other analyst to support the development of processes and technologies to improve patient outcomes. This role is responsible for extracting, managing, and analyzing complex administrative healthcare data and applying statistical concepts to uncover opportunities for process improvement.  This position is based in Atlanta, GA.


  • Develop algorithms and applications to apply mathematics to data, perform large scale experimentation and develop functionality
  • Work on large scale real-world health data for evidence generation and to drive innovation via the use of data driven insights to our customers biggest problems
  • Build and advocate data-driven solutions that help customers improve clinical outcomes and processes
  • Design and build scalable production-ready analytics solutions using a wide array of techniques and methodologies in the field of statistical modeling, machine learning, and other AI technologies to meet the needs of given client engagements
  • Design and develop Deep Learning, Machine Learning, Data Mining, R, Python, Statistical Models, and other data analysis techniques to collect, explore, and extract insights from structured and unstructured electronic health record data.
  • Create dashboards and presentations to communicate analytic findings


  • Bachelor’s degree and 2+ years of professional work experience as a quantitative data analyst or Master’s degree with demonstrable applied analytics experience; healthcare related experience preferred
  • Degree in Computer Science, Statistics, Economics or other highly quantitative field
  • Mastery of statistical software, scripting languages, and packages- preferred R, Python, SQL
  • Ability to work independently to build analytic data sets
  • Proficient at interpreting business questions and applying concepts to data
  • Excellent Communication and presentation skills, proficiency in data interpretation
  • #LI-Tech

Primary Work Location

USA AL - Birmingham - Vestavia

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