Anthem Data Science Solutions Consultant or Consultant Senior-PS9797 in Chicago, Illinois

Data Science Solutions Consultant or Consultant Senior-PS9797

Location: Chicago, Illinois, United States

Field: Reporting & Data Analysis

Requisition #: PS9797

Post Date: Jul 13, 2018

Your Talent. Our Vision. At Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield, a proud member of the Anthem, Inc. family of companies, it’s a powerful combination, and the foundation upon which we’re creating greater 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.

The Data Science Solution Consultant Senior Responsible for design and development of analytic models, applications and supporting tools, which enable Data Scientists to create algorithms/models in a big data ecosystem.

Prefer this to be located in Chicago, IL but will also consider Atlanta, GA.

Primary duties may include, but are not limited to:

  • Responsible for design and development of analytic models, UI and API applications and supporting tools, which enable Data Scientists to create algorithms/models in a big data ecosystem.

  • Design, implement and delivery of an insights data pipeline supporting analytic products across the organization.

  • Design and integrate data from different sources.

  • Forms analytics platform components and/or processing components required to provide a business solution.

  • Engage with business stakeholders to design and own end-to-end solutions to empower data driven decision making.

  • Leverage data, technology and quantitative methods to form products that inject analytics and insights into daily workflow of teams.

  • Defines application scope and objectives, including impact to interfaces.

  • Ensures appropriate data testing is completed and meets test plan requirements.

  • Coordinates integration actions to ensure successful implementation.

  • Mentors Data Science Solution Consultants.

  • Administer analytical projects and pilots for tool upgrades.

Requires BA/BS in Computer Science, Mathematics, or related disciplines; 3-5 years experience in predictive analytics, or equivalent; or any combination of education and experience which would provide an equivalent background. Experience with deployment techniques within an agile development methodology.

  • Strong design and development experience building UI and API applications using industry standard application frameworks in the context of Analytics use cases.

  • Solid understanding and experience using at least two of the following programming languages — Python, Scala, Java, R.

  • Proven expertise in translating business needs into technical requirements for Business Intelligence solutions.

  • 3+ years web application development experience required using one of : J2EE, Django/Flask, Node.js along with any of the UI frameworks such as Angular, Sencha and Prototype.

  • 3+ years RDBMS (or equivalent) experience with strong relational database SQL skills; including optimization techniques

  • 2+ years experiencing leveraging Hadoop technologies; hive, Impala and the Cloudera Hadoop distribution or equivalent.

  • Sound abstract, analytical, problem solving and critical thinking skill. An Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran