Cigna Sr. Data Scientist-Healthcare in Raleigh, North Carolina

It's fun to work in a company where people truly BELIEVE in what they are doing!

We're committed to bringing passion and customer focus to the business.

Join a highly motivated team that is tasked with extracting meaningful insights from vast and complex healthcare data. We support various stakeholders in translating healthcare data into actionable insights that improve cost and quality nationwide. We do this in a modern programming development environment and create solutions that can be reused by others in the team and within the organization.

So, you’re interested in becoming our newest Data Scientist? Great choice! We know you don’t have a lot of time, so we’ll be brief…

  • Do you enjoy analyzing big and complex data sets ? Can you use your analytic skills to partner with business leaders and drive insights that help influence the quality and cost of healthcare?

  • Can you use your consultative skills to partner with stakeholders and help shape an analytics agenda that increases an understanding of rich and complex data?

  • Are you all doing something creative and novel with data? We have more healthcare data in one spot than the vast majority of companies. Interested in unleashing your ideas in a place where they can have a huge impact in business, controlling healthcare costs, and increasing quality of care?

  • Can you thrive in a fast-paced, collaborative environment to apply your knowledge of data science and to help stakeholders identify and evolve effective solutions?

What you’ll do:

  • Use your analytical mindset, consultative skills, and our awesome training to propose, design, develop, and implement solutions to analyze healthcare data. Gain access to our expansive healthcare data to deploy advanced analytics solutions to solve business problems.

  • Prototype tools that address the right questions. Partner closely with both business and IT leadership to ensure cohesive understanding of our solutions as they move into production.

  • Learn and advocate for best practices in methodology and prototype development. Partner with clinical and business leaders to develop solutions that can influence results and demonstrate value.

  • Juggle multiple tasks without sacrificing attention to detail. Learn and apply best practices to address several strategic initiatives simultaneously, make delivery commitments, and secure sponsorship with a high degree of professionalism and impact.

The ideal candidate has:

  • Computer Science skills required include 2+ years with at least one Object Oriented (OO) language (Python preferred) and familiarity with Bash.

  • Experience with version control software (Git preferred), agile development experience, and knowledge of design patterns.

  • Bachelor’s degree (Statistics, Math, Computer Science, etc) and at least 2 years of relevant professional work experience. Master’s or Advanced Degree preferred

  • Familiarity with basic statistics and data analysis techniques such as bootstrapping, cross validation, power analysis, regression, etc.

  • A personality. We’re all humans here so let’s have a little fun and make this a great working environment!

Qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status.

If you require an accommodation based on your physical or mental disability please email: Do not email for an update on your application or to provide your resume as you will not receive a response.

We’re a global health service company dedicated to helping people improve their health, well-being and sense of security. We offer an integrated suite of health services, such as medical, dental, behavioral health, pharmacy, vision, supplemental benefits, and other related products that serve over 95 million customers around the world. When you work with us, you’ll enjoy a different kind of career - you’ll make a difference, learn a ton, and change the way people think about health insurance. To see our culture in action, search #TeamCigna on Twitter or Instagram.