Chicago, Illinois

Job Description
The Senior Data Scientist role within CVS Health is on the front line of driving innovation and directly impacting business decisions.

This role falls within the Finance Analytics team and will focus on building & deploying analytic models that help the PBM (pharmacy benefit management) business meet its client and pharmacy financial guarantees. This team works on drug pricing optimization models using linear and mixed integer programming techniques to optimize drug-level pricing tied to 95 million Americans. The models are designed to meet financial guarantees contracted by Caremark with its clients and pharmacy partners by optimizing drug prices while adhering to several regulatory and business constraints. The outcomes of these models (recommended drug prices) have delivered over $100M in value to Caremark.

Required Qualifications
• 2+ years of experience applying modern machine learning techniques to build predictive models for both classification and regression problems
• 2+ years’ experience with general linear models, including regression techniques, marketing mix models, etc.
• 2+ years of experience coding in Python, R, or other modeling environments
• 1+ year experience with statistical measurements including experimental design, test and control selection, propensity matching, etc.

COVID Requirements
CVS Health requires its Colleagues 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, 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 10 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 45 days of your employment. In some states and roles, you may be required to provide proof of full vaccination before you can begin to actively work. 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, or religious belief, you will be required to apply for a reasonable accommodation within the first 10 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. In some states and roles, you may be required to have an approved reasonable accommodation before you can begin to actively work. If your request for an accommodation is not approved, then your employment may be terminated.

Preferred Qualifications
• 2+ years’ experience coding in Python, C++, and optimization packages such as Gurobi, CPLEX, etc.
• Prior experience developing & deploying advanced analytics models supporting Underwriting, Actuarial and Financial Optimization domains

Education
• Bachelor’s Degree in Data Science, Computer Science, Applied Math, Operation Research, Statistics, Health Policy, or other related field; or Advanced Degree
• Preferred: Master’s Degree or PhD in Data Science, Computer Science, Applied Math, Operation Research, Statistics, Health Policy, or related field

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

Chicago, Illinois

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As a CVS Health colleague, you'll find career opportunities across the organization and at every stage of your career. More important, your work will have an impactful purpose on someone's life, including your own. Learn more about how you can continue serving on your next mission at CVS Health.

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