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Anthem, Inc. Data Scientist in Coconut Grove, Florida


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 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.

Title: Data Scientist

Location: Open- Work at home (must live within 40 miles of an Anthem office)

Status: Fulltime, Salary, Bonus Potential

The Data Scientist is responsible for the development and implementation of highly sophisticated algorithms and techniques to solve business problems and optimize member experiences.

Primary duties may include but are not limited to:

  • Design Data Science projects that address specific business problems determined in consultation with cross-functional business partners.

  • Work with data-sets of varying degrees of size and complexity including both structured and unstructured data.

  • Piping and processing massive data-streams in distributed computing environments such as Hadoop to facilitate analysis. Implements batch and real-time model scoring to drive actions.

  • Develop proprietary algorithms to build customized solutions that go beyond standard industry tools and lead to innovative solutions.

  • Develop sophisticated visualization of analysis output for business users.

  • Provide controllership/evaluation of all output produced to ensure established targets are met both during initial development and on an ongoing basis.

  • Identifies opportunities for continuous improvement of current algorithm solutions.

  • Proactively collaborates with business partners to determine identified population segments and develop actionable plans to enable the identification of patterns related to quality, use, cost and other variables.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Statistics, Computer Science, Mathematics, Machine Learning, Econometrics, Physics, Biostatistics or related Quantitative disciplines and 3 or more years’ experience in an enterprise data science organization

  • Graduate degree preferred

  • Must have experience in healthcare sector, either for payer, provider, or similar organization

  • Experience with care and disease management strongly preferred

  • Must have advanced expertise with software such as Python or R as well as expertise with SQL

  • Must have experience working with enterprise data warehouses, experience working with Hadoop or other distributed or cloud-based data storage systems strongly preferred

  • Must have experience working in cross-functional teams and ability to communicate results to non-technical audiences

Anthem, Inc. is ranked as one of America’s Most Admired Companies among health insurers by Fortune magazine and has been named a 2019 Best Employers for Diversity by Forbes. To learn more about our company and apply, please visit us at An Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran. Anthem promotes the delivery of services in a culturally competent manner and considers cultural competency when evaluating applicants for all Anthem positions.