Job Openings Data Scientist at Independence Blue Cross (IBX)

About the job Data Scientist at Independence Blue Cross (IBX)

About Independence Blue Cross (IBX)

Independence Blue Cross (IBX) is the leading health insurance organization serving more than 8.5 million people in 25 states and Washington, D.C., including more than 2.5 million in Philadelphia, PA. They enhance the health and well-being of the people and communities they serve for more than 80 years.

They deliver innovative and competitively priced healthcare products and services; pioneer new ways to reward doctors, hospitals, and other healthcare professionals for coordinated, quality care; and support programs and events that promote wellness. https://www.ibx.com/

What you will be working on

You will join the Advanced Analytics team and work with business areas (e.g., clinical services, pharmacy, sales, marketing, product development, actuarial, operations, etc.) to understand business needs that can be addressed by extracting actionable information from available data assets.

  • Build classification, regression, and potentially NLP models that are responsive to business needs

  • Manage end-to-end process from understanding the business problem, selecting training data, model development and evaluation, to delivering/deploying models in the business setting and presenting the results

  • Contribute to the ongoing development of a robust data science pipeline within the Google Cloud environment

  • Keep current with new technologies, methodologies, and applications related to ML model development and architectures

  • Contribute to manuscript preparation for peer-reviewed publications.

Must-have skills

  • Experience in building classification and regression ML models and pipelines using cloud services (GCP preferred)

  • Experience with ML frameworks/tools such as scikit-learn, pandas, Numpy, caret, TensorFlow, Keras, Spark, Spacy, Pytorch, XGBoost, Caffe/Caffe2, CNTK, etc.

  • Knowledge of state-of-the-art ML algorithms such as BERT, ELMo, GPT, GPT-2, XLNET, T5, LSTMs, CRFs, etc., API’s, and open-source methods.

  • Knowledge and experience with Github, Bitbucket, or equivalent versioning systems

Nice-to-have skills

  • Experience with NLP tools/methods such as OpenNLP, Stanford NLP, LSA, LDA, Gensim, FastText, NLTK, spaCy.

  • Experience with OHDSI tools and the OMOP data models

  • Record of publishing in peer-reviewed journals

  • Experience with working with health care administrative claims data (ICD-10, MS-DRG, CPT, HCPCS)

Why Apply

  • Strong purpose: Bring your drive for excellence, team orientation, and customer commitment to renew and reimagine the business and shape the future of health care

  • A diverse and an intellectually stimulating work environment

  • You will automatically enroll in the Turing Talent Leadership Programme, designed for technical individuals to accelerate your career and personal development.

Contract type: permanent employment

Start Date: ASAP

Work location: Partially remote with some travel to the HQ in Philadelphia, USA involved.

Number of positions available: 1

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