Senior Machine Learning Data Scientist – Telecommute

UnitedHealth Group
Published
October 11, 2021
Location
Atlanta, GA
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Description

Combine two of the fastest-growing fields on the planet with a culture of performance, collaboration and opportunity and this is what you get. Leading edge technology in an industry that's improving the lives of millions. Here, innovation isn't about another gadget, it's about making health care data available wherever and whenever people need it, safely and reliably. There's no room for error. Join us and start doing your life's best work.(sm)

Optum Data Science Solution - Payment Integrity is looking to expand and is seeking a Senior Machine Learning Data Scientist to join our team and help us reach our goals of accurate and effortless payments of claims through advanced analytics and machine learning. You should be an exceptional, disciplined, and self-motivated Data Scientist with machine learning and advanced analytics experience and a passion for working with healthcare data.  

You’ll enjoy the flexibility to telecommute* from anywhere within the U.S. as you take on some tough challenges.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Improve on and extend the analytic methods in our payment integrity products
  • Work alongside other data scientists, engineers, and project managers to design and implement models and experiments from end to end, including data ingestion and preparation, feature engineering, analysis and modeling, model deployment, performance tracking and documentation
  • Conduct hands-on data analysis and predictive analytics on large datasets
  • Effectively communicate complex technical results to business partners
  • Support and drive analytic efforts around machine learning and innovation
  • Work with a great deal of autonomy to find solutions to complex problems

You’ll be rewarded and recognized for your performance in an environment that will challenge you and give you clear direction on what it takes to succeed in your role as well as provide development for other roles you may be interested in.

Required Qualifications:

  • BS, MS or PhD in Applied Mathematics, Physics, Computer Science, Statistics or related technical field
  • 3+ years of hands-on experience in data analysis and predictive analytics with machine learning
  • Experience in data science languages such as R, Python, and SQL
  • Experience wrangling large datasets with big data tools such as Hadoop, Hive and Spark
  • Experience applying computational algorithms and statistical methods to structured and unstructured data
  • Experience combining analytic methods with advanced data visualizations using, for example, Tableau, Streamlit, Dash, or Shiny
  • Expert ability to breakdown and clearly define problems
  • Experience communicating highly technical results to a diverse

UnitedHealth Group requires all new hires and employees to report their COVID-19 vaccination status.

Technology Careers with Optum. Information and technology have amazing power to transform the health care industry and improve people's lives. This is where it's happening. This is where you'll help solve the problems that have never been solved. We're freeing information so it can be used safely and securely wherever it's needed. We're creating the very best ideas that can most easily be put into action to help our clients improve the quality of care and lower costs for millions. This is where the best and the brightest work together to make positive change a reality. This is the place to do your life's best work.(sm)

*All Telecommuters will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Group’s Telecommuter Policy.

Colorado Residents Only: The salary range for Colorado residents is $79,700 to $142,600. Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to education, work experience, certifications, etc. In addition to your salary, UnitedHealth Group offers benefits such as, a comprehensive benefits package, incentive and recognition programs, equity stock purchase and 401k contribution (all benefits are subject to eligibility requirements). No matter where or when you begin a career with UnitedHealth Group, you’ll find a far-reaching choice of benefits and incentives

 Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: UnitedHealth Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.     

UnitedHealth Group is a drug - free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.   

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