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CVS Health Sr. Analytics Consult. in Wellesley, Massachusetts


Job Description:

Are you passionate about healthcare and looking for a place where you can have a tangible impact on a fortune 5 company? Looking for opportunities to use cutting edge technologies analyzing petabytes of data in a world class Hadoop cluster to generate insights and drive business performance? Aetna’s Analytics & Behavior Change team is focused on delivering strategically impactful programs to grow our business and help our members across all life stages feel the joy of achieving their best health, in their own way.

About the team: The Commercial Growth Analytics team helps supercharge CVS-Aetna’s insurance business by pairing the best in class data science solutions with business strategy to achieve profitable member growth. The team has three main focus areas – 1. Identify Commercial membership growth opportunities, 2. Optimize resource allocation, and 3. Develop data-driven tools & solutions to enhance sales performance.



Job Group:

Data & Analytics

Full or Part Time:

Full Time

Supervisory Responsibilities:


Percent of Travel Required:

0 - 10%

Posting Job Title:

Senior Analytics Consultant

Additional Locations:

CT-Hartford, MA-Wellesley, NY-New York

Primary Location (City, State):

NY-New York

EEO Statement:

Aetna is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer

Resource Group:


Fundamental Components:

  • Consults with internal clients to identify opportunities to implement data science solutions to business problems at an intermediate level.

  • Understands and recommends modeling techniques to data scientists.

  • Solves complex problems and takes a new perspective on existing solutions.

  • Ability to structure data analysis, driving analytics insights and analytical solutions to help data scientists determine the best analytical solution.

  • Presents recommendations to senior staff and internal clients.

  • Mentors more junior team members.

  • Collaborates with business partners to understand their problems and goals, develop predictive modeling, statistical analysis, data reports and performance metrics.

  • Consults on the creation of analytics solutions that effectively weigh business and technical tradeoffs using an intermediate understanding of business strategy as well as relevant big data environment topics.

  • Acts as an analytics product owner translating business needs into analytics projects and actions.

  • Leads development of solutions with moderate complexity and risk.

Background Experience:

  • 3 years of business experience leading analyses and initiatives with track record of business impact.

  • 2 years experience programming using R, Hadoop, or Python

  • 3 years experience strategy consulting or on strategy teams in large companies

  • Minimum 5 years total business experience

  • Strong knowledge of advanced analytics tools and languages to analyze large data sets from multiple data sources.

  • Demonstrates proficiency in most areas of mathematical analysis methods, machine learning, statistical analyses, and predictive modeling and in-depth specialization in some areas.

  • Experience in SAS or SQL or other programming languages.

  • 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 degree in quantitative field, or an equivalent combination of formal education and experience.

  • Master's degree in quantitative field or MBA strongly preferred.

Benefits Program:

Benefit eligibility may vary by position.

Candidate Privacy Information:

Aetna takes our candidate's data privacy seriously. At no time will any Aetna recruiter or employee request any financial or personal information (Social Security Number, Credit card information for direct deposit, etc.) from you via e-mail. Any requests for information will be discussed prior and will be conducted through a secure website provided by the recruiter. Should you be asked for such information, please notify us immediately.

Clinical Licensure Required: