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Statistician / Data Scientist at Validate Health, Inc.

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Employer: Validate Health, Inc.

Expires: 07/31/2020

Interested in being part of a small founding team, so you can see your direct impact on improving the healthcare industry? Want to be one of the rockstars building an innovative product from the ground up? COMPANYValidate Health is an early stage healthcare analytics company on a mission to improve accessibility to healthcare and industry transition to value based case. Validate was founded by a prominent healthcare actuary advising on matters of health economics policy and the entrepreneur-in-residence at the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services. Validate is building its analytics platform that encompasses the accumulated wisdom of its experts and clients, in order to empower medical organizations to manage their financial risk, while improving the clinical outcomes of their patients. We’re looking for talented and driven contributors to join our team and be a part of this important moment in the healthcare industry.    JOB DESCRIPTIONAs a Statistician / Data Scientist you would be at the forefront of enabling new value based healthcare models and deliver constantly evolving analytics services to the industry. You’ll have an excellent opportunity for professional growth in the fields of healthcare economics, quantitative analytics and related technologies. ▪ Perform in scenario modeling, forecasting and simulations on large datasets. Work on challenging problems in pricing, reserving and risk quantifications of commercial and government value based healthcare models. ▪ Learn and apply rules and regulation around government healthcare programs, like Medicare and Medicaid. Learn and apply models for commercial programs and contracts. ▪ Use modern programming languages (such as R, Python, SAS, SQL) to work with large datasets to automate regulatory, economic and actuarial modeling. Gather and analyze large medical claims, public health datasets and financial data.   ▪ Participate in implementation, maintenance and analysis of models, forecasts, studies and systems which use actuarial principles for the purposes of pricing, underwriting, statistics, reserving and forecasting. ▪ Develop written and oral presentations that provide basic information for decision making. Participate in defining features and capabilities of analytical products. ▪ Continuously learn by experimenting with statistical models and investigating scalable data science technologies.    REQUIREMENTSThe ideal candidate would have:▪ BS or MS in Statistics from a top 20 university statistics program. ▪ History of exceptional academic accomplishments or a portfolio of projects in statistics and relevant technologies.▪ Desire to be an expert in healthcare economics and passionate about making an impact in this field. ▪ Must be willing to try a fun “challenge” early in the interview process to help us understand your level of proficiency. We give you a handful of the problems like those we enjoy solving every day. It may cover statistics, actuarial topics (if relevant) and related technologies (such as Python, R and SQL).  PREFERENCE given to candidates who are:▪ Interested in pursuing actuarial accreditation.▪ Located in Chicago or eventually interested in relocating to Chicago. But not a requirement for the right candidate.  TO APPLY(Currently accepting only alumni and upcoming Spring 2020 graduates.)Send in your latest resume to Write a note explaining what makes you particularly interested in Validate and this position specifically. Feel free to include any links that you feel speak to who you are and your capabilities, such as to LinkedIn, GitHub, publications, blog or portfolio. Specify when you’re available to start work and any visa sponsorship requirements. Indicate that you’re willing to take an aptitude test. Add “Statistician/Data Scientist via Handshake” to the subject line.