Data Analyst (Contractor)

EJ Systems, Inc - Chicago, IL (30+ days ago)

Collaborating with key internal and external stakeholders to gather and analyze needs and requirements to design and implement robust analytic solutions to support the identified needs
Accessing data, constructing and manipulating large datasets to support planned analyses, using SAS, SQL and similar tools
Data access and preparation may resides directly with the Predictive Modeler or, depending on project complexity, delivery timelines, and resource availability, can be accomplished in collaboration with a statistical programmer, via definition of analytic dataset specification
Developing, testing and deploying predictive models for patient level outcomes related utilization of prescription drug benefits and overall medical services
Collaborating with other analytic resources to envision and prototype business intelligence tools based on the predictive modeling functionality
Constructing and delivering written reports of the analytic findings in a variety of formats (reports, PPT, including visualization of data and findings), formulating recommendations, and effectively presenting the results to potential non-analytic audiences
Tailoring the analytic solution to the specific client need and constraints of delivery timelines
Applying creativity in developing analytic solutions based on available data sources, and in representing analytic findings in reports, tools, and other media to support most effective translation and application of internal and external customers;
Managing complex projects related to a wide variety of financial, utilization, and operational business needs.
Required Qualifications
To be considered for this exciting analytical opportunity, candidates will need to have a minimum of 3 years of professional experience in analysis of predictive modeling.
You will also need to have demonstrated experience in the following
Constructing, validating, and maintaining predictive models
Working with multiple business areas such as operations, finance, sales, product, and marketing
Problem solving skills and experience constructing analytic solutions to business problems
Developing innovative analytic approaches leveraging available internal and external data sources
Data access and manipulation with SAS and retrieving data from large databases with SQL
Working with administrative claims data such as pharmacy or medical claims
Experience interacting with and influencing decision-making by business audiences
Preferred Qualifications
Experience developing and applying forecasting methods and models
Experience developing dashboards using visualization tools
Master’s or PhD degree in a discipline relevant to application of data and analysis
Educational background may serve as a substitute for part of the length of relevant employment requirement

Job Type: Contract

Salary: $65.00 to $70.00 /hour


  • professional experience in analysis of predictive modeling: 3 years


  • Doctorate


  • Chicago, IL

Required work authorization:

  • United States