Machine Learning Senior Advisor - Express Scripts at Cigna

Posted in General Business 7 days ago.

Type: Full-Time
Location: Memphis, Tennessee

Job Description:


The Machine Learning Senior Advisor provides expert content/professional leadership on complex Machine Learning assignments/projects. Contributes to the design and implementation of creative software solutions for a broad range of problems. Demonstrates strong knowledge of NLP and ML prior art. Imports the latest NLP/ML/Deep learning techniques from industry and academia, and identifies the best tradeoffs for their application. Works with product management to make sure solutions address all requirements. Assures quality and integrity of data collected, performs technical analysis, and appropriate testing completed. Anticipates internal and/or external business challenges and develops methods for improving internal techniques and processes. Exercises creativity, foresight, and judgment in conceiving, planning, and delivering initiatives. Leverages breadth and depth of professional knowledge to advise functional leaders in a clear and concise manner. Focuses on providing thought leadership within Data Science but works on broader projects, which require understanding of wider business. Recognized internally as a subject matter expert.

Primary Functions

  • Performance and tuning of Machine Learning Algorithms (i.e., clustering, linear regression, decision tree, LSTM, CNN, random forest, Bayesian Belief Networks, NLP, and Deep Learning, etc.)

  • Collaborating with other analytics teams to provide scalable, reusable frameworks and solutions

  • Collaborating with Hadoop/Cloud foundational team to provide solutions that leverage the computing resources efficiently

  • Presenting analytical results and operational solutions to peers and leadership

  • Develops prototype algorithms and executing pilot programs to determine operational viability

  • Develops operational analytics solutions providing insight into member experience and member behaviors to support Member Retention and improve Member Experience

  • Eliciting requirements from stakeholder for operational analytics needs

Key Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree preferred; Master's/MBA preferred

  • 6 years relevant experience preferred

  • Advanced experience (non-academic) with analytics tools and languages (e.g., Python, R, PySpark, Scala, Spark, Hive, SQL, Map Reduce, Tableau, Unix/Linux)

  • Demonstrated experience mentoring junior level data scientists and machine learning engineers

  • Proven track record of critical thinking and problem-solving skills, and working independently and on teams

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, can clearly and concisely articulate problem, solutionsExc

This position is not eligible to be performed in Colorado.

About Cigna

Cigna Corporation exists to improve lives. We are a global health service company dedicated to improving the health, well-being and peace of mind of those we serve. Together, with colleagues around the world, we aspire to transform health services, making them more affordable and accessible to millions. Through our unmatched expertise, bold action, fresh ideas and an unwavering commitment to patient-centered care, we are a force of health services innovation. When you work with us, or one of our subsidiaries, you'll enjoy meaningful career experiences that enrich people's lives. What difference will you make?

Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, age, disability, sex, childbirth (including pregnancy) or related medical conditions including but not limited to lactation, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, religion, national origin, ancestry, marital or familial status, genetic information, status with regard to public assistance, citizenship status or any other characteristic protected by applicable equal employment opportunity laws.

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