Lead Analytics Consultant

Aetna   •  

New York, NY

Industry: Healthcare


8 - 10 years

Posted 31 days ago


Looking for opportunities to use cutting edge technologies analyzing petabytes of data in a world class Hadoop cluster, generating insights to guide consumers in their journey to wellness and help them achieve their health ambitions, whether its running the Inca Trail Marathon or playing tackle football with their grandkids? Aetnas Analytics & Behavior Change is focused on delivering strategically-impactful programs and tools to help members across all life stages feel the joy of achieving their best health, in their own way.
We are currently looking for an exceptional Lead Analytics Consultant in our New York City, Wellesley (MA) or Hartford (CT) offices.


Uses statistical predictive modeling to evaluate scenarios and make predictions on future outcomes in order to solve highly complex business problems and support decision making. Analyzes very large data sets in real time databases and develops and implements mathematical approaches. Applies experience from strategy consulting and analytics to drive business impact across a variety of analytical problems, liaising with senior business partners and a team with diverse expertise to build strategic analytical solutions.

Fundamental Components:

  • ·Consults with internal clients to identify opportunities to implement data science solutions to business problems at an advanced level.
  • ·Acts as an analytics product owner translating business needs into analytics projects and actions.
  • ·Ability to structure data analysis, driving analytics insights and analytical solutions to help data scientists determine the best analytical solution.
  • ·Understanding key drivers of business value and being able to translate into business opportunities and frame them as analytical problems. eg how to grow business?
  • ·Ability to translate business problems into analytical solutions by knowing appropriate models to suggest to data scientists.
  • ·Presents recommendations to senior staff and internal clients.
  • ·Mentors more junior team members.
    Shares insights across teams.
  • ·Reviews work of more junior team members.
  • ·Autonomously leads the client relationship.
  • ·Leads development of solutions with high complexity and risk.
  • ·Consults on the creation of analytics solutions that effectively weigh business and technical tradeoffs using an advanced understanding of business strategy as well as relevant big data environment topics.
  • ·Acts as an analytics product owner translating business needs into analytics projects and actions.
  • ·Collaborates with business partners to understand their problems and goals, develop predictive modeling, statistical analysis, data reports and performance metrics.


  • ·7 years total experience
  • ·Minimum 5 years total business experience
  • ·2+ years experiencestrategy consulting or on strategy teams in large companies
  • ·Experience programming using R, Hadoop, Python, SQL
  • ·4 years of business experience leading analyses and initiatives with track record of business impact.
  • ·2+ years of people management experience (formally or informally)
  • ·Healthcare sector experiencepreferred
  • ·Demonstrates proficiency in most areas of mathematical analysis methods and statistical analyses, with and in-depth specialization in some areas.
  • ·Strong knowledge of advanced analytics tools and languages to analyze large data sets from multiple data sources.
  • ·Anticipates and prevents problems and roadblocks before they occur.
  • ·Demonstrates strong ability to communicate technical concepts and implications to business partners.

The highest level of education desired for candidates in this position is a Master's degree.