Wellesley Hills, Massachusetts

Job Description
CVS Health is the nation's premier health innovation company helping people on their path to better health. We are building a new health care model that is easier to use, less expensive, and puts the consumer at the center of their care. Data Science is one of the foundational pillars driving CVS Health into a data centric company. You will be part of a large group of highly accomplished data scientists to help build innovative solutions and manage data using the latest tools and technology. Whether you specialize in Machine Learning, Optimization & Simulations, Statistical Analysis, or Natural Language Processing, you will have ample opportunity to contribute, grow and achieve your best working for Fortune 5’s largest healthcare company.

Who we are:
CVS Health Enterprise Analytics organization has several teams, Retail Analytics, Pharmacy Personalization Analytics and Data Strategy and Engineering, helping lead the effort to transform healthcare and provide better outcomes for patients by leveraging solutions in a particular business analytic area and deliver new insights to leaders that manage the roadmap for enhancements that drive new development on existing or new solutions.

What you will do:
The Director of Data Science, Pharmacy Personalization role within CVS Health is on the front line of driving innovation and directly impacting business decisions. As a member of the data science leadership community you will have the opportunity to shape the thinking of how cutting-edge machine learning and predictive analytics can impact some of the key elements of Healthcare & Retail: Pharmacy, Front Store, Supply Chain, PBM etc.

As the Director of Data Science of Pharmacy Personalization, you will be managing a high-performing team of data scientists and machine learning engineers who have made major strides in how analytics informs our personalization strategy and making the customer-pharmacy interaction seamless while continually improving patient adherence outcomes. This includes innovation in a robust experimentation framework that enables simultaneous testing of multiple levers – timing, cadence, verbiage, channel etc.; building core elements of NLP framework that enables real time intelligent conversations with patients; recommendation engine that helps determine the next best action for a patient etc.

This role will be directly responsible for:
• Managing a growing team and guide them in chartering a career path in the data science track. A successful candidate wouldn’t hesitate to roll up their sleeves to help push through technical hurdles the team might face.
• Owning the roadmap and strategy of how data science can influence major business growth areas within Pharmacy Growth in collaboration with senior business leaders
• Co-owning a part of the P&L goals of our Pharmacy Growth partners
• Thought partnership with the data engineering and strategy teams & contribute to build vs buy discussion around ML tools and technology
• Actively contributing in the data science recruiting strategy across Enterprise Analytics
• Mentoring of juniors across team lines and contribute positively to the data science culture and community within the Enterprise.

Required Qualifications
• Hands-on experience designing and implementing end-to-end solutions using Machine Learning in a fast-paced environment
• Experience founding and managing data science teams and acting as a manger-doer to push through technical challenges
• Familiarity with cutting edge ML tools & languages, both open source and proprietary eg.TensorFlow, PyTorch, PySpark etc.
• Experience with model pipeline technologies like Airflow, MLFlow, MLOps, Kubeflow etc.
• Excellent communication skills and adept at explaining complex technical concepts to both technical and non-technical audiences. Ability to influence technical decision that align well with overall business strategy

COVID Requirements
COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement
CVS Health requires its Colleagues in certain positions to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (including any booster shots if required), where allowable under the law, unless they are approved for a reasonable accommodation based on disability, medical condition, pregnancy, or religious belief that prevents them from being vaccinated.
  • If you are vaccinated, you are required to have received at least one COVID-19 shot prior to your first day of employment and to provide proof of your vaccination status within the first 30 days of your employment. For the two COVID-19 shot regimen, you will be required to provide proof of your second COVID-19 shot within the first 60 days of your employment. Failure to provide timely proof of your COVID-19 vaccination status will result in the termination of your employment with CVS Health.
  • If you are unable to be fully vaccinated due to disability, medical condition, pregnancy, or religious belief, you will be required to apply for a reasonable accommodation within the first 30 days of your employment in order to remain employed with CVS Health. As a part of this process, you will be required to provide information or documentation about the reason you cannot be vaccinated. If your request for an accommodation is not approved, then your employment may be terminated.

Preferred Qualifications
Exposure to cloud based ML solutions and scalable deployment experience

• Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Data Science, Applied Math, Engineering, Operation Research, Statistics, Epidemiology, or other related quantitative fields.
• Preferred: Master’s Degree or PhD in Computer Science, Data Science, Applied Math, Engineering, Operation Research, Statistics, Epidemiology, or other related quantitative fields.

Business Overview
At CVS Health, we are joined in a common purpose: helping people on their path to better health. We are working to transform health care through innovations that make quality care more accessible, easier to use, less expensive and patient-focused. Working together and organizing around the individual, we are pioneering a new approach to total health that puts people at the heart.

We strive to promote and sustain a culture of diversity, inclusion and belonging every day. CVS Health is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. We do not discriminate in recruiting, hiring or promotion based on race, ethnicity, sex/gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability or protected veteran status or on any other basis or characteristic prohibited by applicable federal, state, or local law. We proudly support and encourage people with military experience (active, veterans, reservists and National Guard) as well as military spouses to apply for CVS Health job opportunities. See Job Description

Wellesley Hills, Massachusetts

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