Data Science Advisor (International Markets)

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Job Description

Data Science develops and implements state-of-the-art predictive models including but not limited to propensity-to-buy modeling, clustering, survival modeling, optimization and customer lifetime value for the purposes of sales and marketing, health/clinical services and network services. This incumbent will be responsible for creating value to International Markets through delivering the predictive models. You will excel in this role if you enjoy a good challenge, are comfortable and thrive with complexity and ambiguity, and can effectively integrate business acumen with data science expertise and want to work with people from different areas of the world; Our markets stretch from New Zealand and Asia through the UK! If you enjoy adhering to “best practices”, make decisions/recommendations based on evidence derived from data, and understand how to use methods to gather evidence then consider working with us!

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

Can you use your people skills to partner with stakeholders and cross-functional teams to fulfill our analytics agenda that transforms data into action?

Enjoy 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 on business, healthcare costs, and 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?

If you’re interested in becoming our newest Data Scientist here is what you will do:


  • Work with Heads of Data and Analytics and Product Owners to understand business problems and formulate data analysis and modeling approaches. Business problems are from the domains of sales and marketing, health/clinical services and network services
  • Employ state-of-the-data machine learning algorithms to develop and validate predictive / prescriptive models
  • Manage end-to-end modeling and solution development life-cycle from requirements gathering, identification of data sources, model development and evaluation, to data processes and model implementation
  • Implement predictive / prescriptive models in the manner that their effects are trackable
  • Institutionalize predictive model development and implementation to ultimately create value to the businesses
  • Develop profit optimization models with data and through rigorous simulation
  • Work with Data Governance to ensure full compliance of data protection and AI ethics
  • Work with Data Engineering to keep abreast of data enrichment including first and third party data


  • 3+ years' experience in the fields of health insurance, health services or financial institutes
  • Working knowledge of clinical data, clinical intervention design and prescriptive analytics
  • Coding capability in SAS, R, Python, etc.
  • Experience with Cloud computing especially Amazon Workstation and Google Cloud Platform
  • Understanding and experience in supervised and unsupervised machine learning methods such as regression, decision trees, random forest, gradient boosting, deep learning, k-nearest neighbor, Naive Bayes classifier, support vector machine, and ensemble methods
  • Ability to work in multiple time zones as necessary
  • Multi-Lingual language abilities are highly preferred
  • M.S. or Ph.D. degree in Statistics, Actuary, Applied Mathematics or Management Science highly preferred

This position is not eligible to be performed in Colorado.

About Cigna

Cigna Corporation exists to improve lives. We are a global health service company dedicated to improving the health, well-being and peace of mind of those we serve. Together, with colleagues around the world, 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 us, or one of our subsidiaries, you’ll enjoy meaningful career experiences that enrich people’s lives. What difference will you make?

Company Info.


Cigna is an American multinational managed healthcare and insurance company based in Bloomfield, Connecticut. Its insurance subsidiaries are major providers of medical, dental, disability, life and accident insurance and related products and services, the majority of which are offered through employers and other groups.

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