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CVS Health Director, Data Science in New York, New York

Job Description

Why CVS-Aetna? Do things that matter. Diabetes, congestive heart failure, COPD, back pain, asthma, pulmonary fibrosis, chronic kidney disease, Alzheimer's, multiple sclerosis, cancer... everyone knows someone affected by these chronic conditions. Our goal is to decrease cost and improve health for members with chronic disease. We do this by using data science and advanced analytics (e.g., condition-specific predictive models and clinical data mining) to improve their care journeys and outcomes, and bend the business case to favor the right members getting the right interventions at the right time. Responsibilities for the role:• Manages analytics team(s) for one or more product areas.• Leads development of solutions with moderate complexity and risk with business area implications. • Understands and recommends modeling techniques to data scientists. • Ability to structure data analysis, driving analytics insights and analytical solutions. • Ability to translate business problems into analytical solutions. • Presents recommendations to senior staff and internal clients. • Mentors junior team members. Leads multiple large cross-functional project teams. • Plans for the current year in terms of strategy and operations. • Thinks about their team and where it is headed. Autonomously leads the client relationship with senior business leaders as their single point of contact. • Collaborates with business partners to understand their strategy, problems, and goals. • Works with senior leaders to identify opportunities to implement analytics solutions to business problems. • Sets priorities and executes strategy for the analytics organization.

Required Qualifications

  • 5+ years of business experience leading analyses and initiatives with track record of business impact.- Minimum 10 years of total business experience- 5+ years of people management experience- 5+ years of experience strategy consulting or on strategy teams in large companies

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

  • Strong knowledge of advanced analytics tools and languages to analyze large data sets from multiple data sources.- Anticipates and prevents problems and roadblocks before they occur.- Healthcare sector experience preferred- Demonstrates strong ability to communicate technical concepts and implications to business partners.


Bachelor's degree in quantitative field, or an equivalent combination of formal education and experience. Master's degree in quantitative field or MBA strongly preferred.

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.