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Cigna Sr. Data Scientist-Healthcare Customer Insights in Bloomfield, Connecticut

Cigna Global Data & Analytics

Cigna Global Data & Analytics has an opportunity for a Senior Data Scientist specializing in Health Care Personalization. This position will work closely with the Personalization Strategy stakeholders to understand their strategy and provide recommendations to meet their business objectives in a timely fashion. The Data Scientist will be responsible for conducting program evaluations and leveraging advanced analytics to provide actionable insights to help reduce health costs, improve outcomes, provide financial security and measure and forecast business performance. In addition, the Data Scientist will provide analytical discipline and rigor to enable fact-based decisions for the Personalization team.

So, you’re interested in becoming the newest member of this team? Great choice! Let’s check some boxes to see if you fit the bill:

  • Perform advanced analytics to answer “what happened?”

  • Conduct statistical analyses to answer “why did this happen?”

  • Develop predictive models to answer “what will happen next?” and “who is it likely to happen to?”

  • Mine data to answer “where are the opportunities?”

  • Deploy innovation processes and pilots to answer “how can we get better?”

Role Summary:

The candidate will contribute to the full development of comprehensive analytics that is aligned to the Personalization team. The role includes data gathering, analyzing, interpreting, insight creation and making recommendations numerous different data sources to deliver actionable insights to business stakeholders. The analytical solutions will be used to help understand the performance of and identify improvement opportunities.

The individual will assist in driving solution performance, providing insightful analysis and deliver on key projects as part of the Personalization strategy for Cigna's customers/members. This position will cross health, behavioral health, disability and voluntary products, individual claims, digital and telephonic data.


  • Extract and analyze large healthcare claims , digital, call data, etc. leveraging SQL (required), R, Python, SAS

  • Conduct rigorous analytical techniques for determining the effectiveness of Personalization Products (e.g. match case-control, randomized experiments)

  • Utilize advanced analytical techniques (e.g. Logistic Regression, Cluster Analysis, Random Forests, etc.) to create actionable insights and recommendations for business leaders to advance Cigna’s strategic objectives.

  • Present results and recommendations with key business stakeholders. Effectively communicate to both technical and non-technical audiences.

  • Identify , analyze and interpret trends or patterns in data sets through descriptive and/or multivariate statistics


  • Advanced degree in Statistics, Mathematics, Engineering, Biostatistics, Econometrics, Economics, Finance, Actuarial Science, or Data Science and at least 2-5 years of related analytical work experience

  • Previous corporate work experience required : healthcare industry is preferred working with large volumes of health care data (claims, provider, etc.).

  • Previous experience conducting advanced analytics, predictive modeling and data mining is required

  • Experience with statistical software programming with Python/R/SAS is required

About Cigna

Cigna Corporation (NYSE: CI) is a global health service company dedicated to improving the health, well-being and peace of mind of those we serve. We offer an integrated suite of health services through Cigna, Express Scripts, and our affiliates including medical, dental, behavioral health, pharmacy, vision, supplemental benefits, and other related products. Together, with our 74,000 employees worldwide, we aspire to transform health services, making them more affordable and accessible to millions. Through our unmatched expertise, bold action, fresh ideas and an unwavering commitment to patient-centered care, we are a force of health services innovation.

When you work with Cigna, you’ll enjoy meaningful career experiences that enrich people’s lives while working together to make the world healthier place. What difference will you make? To see our culture in action, search #TeamCigna on Instagram.

Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, age, disability, sex, childbirth (including pregnancy) or related medical conditions including but not limited to lactation, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, religion, national origin, ancestry, marital or familial status, genetic information, status with regard to public assistance, citizenship status or any other characteristic protected by applicable equal employment opportunity laws.

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