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Senior Applied Analytics Analyst

Company: 
BCBSA
CIty: 
Washington
State: 
DC
Employment type: 
Full time
Remote Position: 
No
Required degree level: 
Other

Job Description Summary

Synergie Medication Collective is a new medication contracting organization founded by a group of Blue Cross and Blue Shield affiliated companies to serve both Blues and select independent health plans. Synergie is focused on improving affordability and access to costly medical benefit drugs - ones that are injected or infused by a health care professional in a clinical setting - for nearly 100 million Americans.

The Senior Applied Analytics Analyst will provide business analytics for new product development, product and program evaluation, client consultation and benefit plan analysis. This position will drive the process of combining business knowledge and quantitative analysis to identify business value opportunities for Synergie Medication Collective and our clients. The Senior Analyst may work directly with Synergie Medication Collective's leadership team and clients and provide consultation for plan analytics and new products or strategies.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Execute department-specific reporting and work with users and project teams to define new capability and report requirements
  • Verify the integrity of data, including data extraction, storage, manipulation, processing and analysis
  • Consolidate large data sets from a variety of sources to support specific business analysis efforts, identification of enhancements or solutions, and the prioritization of ad-hoc data and project requests
  • Support client consultation by providing required data, conducting analysis and participating in the development of client facing presentation materials
  • Provide subject matter expertise to Applied Analytics team and business partners on analytic projects; ensure the appropriate scope, timelines, deliverables and results for analytic projects
  • Work directly with clients and internal partners to provide consultation, analytic insight, and strategy, as well as produce data, models and analytics as required
  • Leverage statistical and other data analysis methods to identify quality issues and possible solutions or process improvements
  • Other duties as assigned

    Required Education, Certifications and Experience:

    • Bachelor's degree in Mathematics, Finance, Business or related field, or the equivalent combination of education and/or relevant work experience; HS diploma or GED is required
    • 5 years of data management, data analysis, and/or report development experience with at least 3 years working with benefit plan data, metadata and/or conducting data quality monitoring
    • 2 years of experience working with data visualization tools and techniques
    • 5 years of experience using SAS, SPSS, SQL, SXC or other data analysis tools
    • Previous experience working with large data sets and using analytic tools
    • Intermediate troubleshooting skills and demonstrated ability to problem solve through complex situations
    • Ability to effectively present complex information to a wide variety of audiences
    • Ability to establish rapport and effectively influence at all levels within an organization
    • Enhanced organizational skills with the ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously
    • Advanced Microsoft Excel skills - ability to create complete formulas and efficient data manipulation

    Preferred Education, Certifications and Experience:

    • PBM or healthcare experience
    • Prior experience with statistical modeling and/or predictive modeling
    • Experience working with an enterprise level data warehouse
    • Project implementation experience

    Make an impact on healthcare in America. A career with Blue Cross Blue Shield Association allows you to be part of the foundation that supports the 35 Blue Cross and Blue Shield companies nationwide, while protecting and strengthening the Blue Cross Blue Shield brand. Our work is helping provide greater access to cost-effective healthcare, improve the health of America and build stronger communities. With a commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion, we celebrate different cultures, languages, backgrounds and experiences while striving to advance health equity, and we want you to join Team BCBSA.

    Accommodations:
    Vision Accommodations, Hearing Accommodations, Neurodiversity, Learning, Mental Health, Mobility