Chicago, Illinois

Job Summary:

Market pressures are pushing towards a consumer-centric, technology-enabled, healthcare ecosystem. Horizon 3 (H3) will transform healthcare by addressing these needs through a personalized, physical and digital healthcare platform. We believe creating a simple, delightful experience for users will improve health outcomes and lower costs for the entire system. Backed by WBA and with the direct consumer access of Walgreens, H3 has a head start on the typical technology startup – and is building a leading team to use the resources of WBA to disrupt US healthcare.

Applies highly complex advanced data analysis tools and techniques to provide insights and actionable recommendations for the business. Utilizes highly complex statistical modeling to make predictions about future outcomes and in multiple scenarios. Explains findings to business audience.

Job Responsiblilities:

• Responsible for applying highly complex advanced data analysis tools and techniques to provide insights and actionable recommendations for the business
• Utilizes highly complex statistical modeling to make predictions about future outcomes and in multiple scenarios.
• Interprets and applies data in highly-complex analyses, and explains findings to business audiences to improve products and processes.
• Implements multiple and/or highly complex statistical and mathematical analyses to support business decision making for multiple business functions.
• Develops and/or uses algorithms and statistical predictive models and determines analytical approaches and modeling techniques to evaluate scenarios and potential future outcomes.
• Applies analytical rigor and statistical methods to analyze large amounts of data, using advanced statistical techniques such as predictive statistical models, customer profiling, segmentation analysis, survey design and analysis and data mining.
• Documents projects including business objectives, data gathering and processing, leading approaches, final algorithm, detailed set of results and analytical metrics.
• Develops materials to explain project findings.
• Typically assigned to important / complicated undertakings.
• Anticipates and prevents problems and roadblocks before they occur.
• Interacts with internal and external peers and managers to exchange complex information related to areas of specialization.
• Mentors less experienced members of the team. Provides guidance regarding analytical approach and iteration of algorithms.

Basic Qualifications

  • Master’s degree and at least 2 years of experience in quantitative or computational functions; or computational functions
  • Advanced knowledge of open source data science and statistics packages such as Python, R, Spark, etc.
  • Experience in data science, advanced analytics, or statistics.
  • Knowledge of algorithm development.
  • Experience interrogating data, performing analyses, interpreting data, and presenting findings to business audiences.
  • Experience presenting to all levels of an organization
  • Willing to travel up to 10% of the time for business purposes (within state and out of state).

Preferred Qualifications

  • PhD in a quantitative, computational or technical discipline
  • Experience establishing and maintaining key relationships with internal (peers, business partners and leadership) and external (business community, clients and vendors) within a matrix organization to ensure quality standards for service.
  • Experience diagnosing, isolating, and resolving complex business issues and recommending and implementing strategies to resolve problems.

Chicago, Illinois

Walgreens (walgreens.com), one of the nation's largest drugstore chains, is included in the Retail Pharmacy USA Division of Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (Nasdaq: WBA), a global leader in retail and wholesale pharmacy. Walgreens is proud to be a neighborhood health, beauty and retail destination supporting communities across the country, and was named to FORTUNE* magazine’s 2019 Companies that Change the World list.

Approximately 8 million customers interact with Walgreens in stores and online each day. As of August 31, 2019, Walgreens operates 9,277 drugstores with a presence in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands, along with its omnichannel business, Walgreens.com. Walgreens also provides specialty pharmacy and mail services and offers in-store clinics and other health care services throughout the United States, most of which are operated by our health care strategic partners.

Walgreens is the the Retail Pharmacy USA Division of Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (WBA), and WBA is currently ranked No. 1 in the Food and Drug Industry list of Fortune's World Most Admired Companies (2019), and has been included on this list as WBA (or previously as Walgreen Co.) for the past 26 consecutive years.

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