26 days old

Senior Data Scientist

Washington, DC 20004
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As a Data Scientist at IBM, you will help transform our clients data into tangible business value by analyzing information, communicating outcomes and collaborating on product development. Work with Best in Class open source and visual tools, along with the most flexible and scalable deployment options. Whether its investigating patient trends or weather patterns, you will work to solve real world problems for the industries transforming how we live.

Your Role and Responsibilities
The qualified candidate will serve as a senior statistician. Your role will be to contribute to research and evaluation of applications for the statistical detection of potential fraud, waste, abuse and improper payments in healthcare, using tools such as predictive modeling, development of mathematical models, neural networks, and data mining and other analytical methods. Your work will be performed with access to the client's claims data warehouse. You'll also work with medical and investigative SMEs to identify ways to measure and model fraud vulnerabilities and to evaluate model performance. In addition, you'll support ad-hoc research and analysis requests and contribute to analytical work with Medicare claims and pharmacy drug data, applying knowledge of Medicare Parts A, B, C and D benefits.

Required Technical and Professional Expertise
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a Moderate Risk Background Investigation (MBI) clearance.
  • Masters degree in statistics, biostatistics, mathematics, economics, or related discipline.
  • 10+ years of experience using statistical methodologies to identify fraud waste and abuse vulnerabilities in the Medicare Parts A, B, C and D, and Medicaid.
  • 10+ years experience and proficiency in statistical programming and data manipulation including SAS and SQL.
  • 5+ years experience in the design, management, and oversight of databases.
  • 5+ years experience in preparing written reports (e.g., deliverables, publications).
  • 5+ years experience working in a project team environment or managing a project team.
  • 5+ years experience in working with federal government clients in a consultative role.

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise
  • Active Moderate Risk Background Investivation (MBI) clearance.

About Business Unit
IBM Services is a team of business, strategy and technology consultants that design, build, and run foundational systems and services that is the backbone of the world's economy. IBM Services partners with the world's leading companies in over 170 countries to build smarter businesses by reimagining and reinventing through technology, with its outcome-focused methodologies, industry-leading portfolio and world class research and operations expertise leading to results-driven innovation and enduring excellence.

Your Life @ IBM
What matters to you when youre looking for your next career challenge?

Maybe you want to get involved in work that really changes the world? What about somewhere with incredible and diverse career and development opportunities where you can truly discover your passion? Are you looking for a culture of openness, collaboration and trust where everyone has a voice? What about all of these? If so, then IBM could be your next career challenge. Join us, not to do something better, but to attempt things you never thought possible.

Impact. Inclusion. Infinite Experiences. Do your best work ever.

About IBM
IBMs greatest invention is the IBMer. We believe that progress is made through progressive thinking, progressive leadership, progressive policy and progressive action. IBMers believe that the application of intelligence, reason and science can improve business, society and the human condition. Restlessly reinventing since 1911, we are the largest technology and consulting employer in the world, with more than 380,000 IBMers serving clients in 170 countries.

Location Statement
For additional information about location requirements, please discuss with the recruiter following submission of your application.

Being You @ IBM
IBM is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.



  • Computers Software and Hardware
Posted: 2020-01-03 Expires: 2020-02-02

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