Director, Advanced Analytics

General Summary

The Director, Advanced Analytics role at naviHealth will report to the VP, Data Science and will be responsible for the analysis, planning, management, and production of various analytic tools.  The colleague will be a key analytics expert and responsible for developing and implementing innovative approaches and methodologies to develop and support analytic products, to conduct data mining and derive insights, and to identify new opportunities for products and services.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

  • Identify, analyze, and interpret trends or patterns in complex data sets. Deliver actionable recommendations, support implementation of solutions
  • Create, model, and implement new data architecture, algorithms, and analytics solutions
  • Employ structured approach to leveraging large data sets to uncover new business insights that will support the evolution of our products and services
  • Apply demonstrable statistical, data mining, and business strategy experience to test and validate business hypotheses
  • Create examples, prototypes, visualizations or demonstrations to help leadership better understand the work and recommendations
  • Collaborate with other business functions such as clinical services, product management, customer implementation to define, develop, and implement analytical solutions
  • Continually monitor and work with stakeholder to gather feedback and identify opportunities for ongoing improvement
  • Build and manage an Advanced Analytics team as determined by business needs and growth opportunities
  • Establish effective working relationships with all levels of staff and management.
  • Promote a culture of transparency, communications, and collaboration
  • Measure and report on performance of Advanced Analytics

Minimum Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in Computer Science/Software Engineering, or other related field
  • 8+ years related data/analytics/data modeling experience
  • Expert-level experience in advanced analytics solutions
  • Demonstrable statistical, mathematical, and business strategy skills
  • Experience with Big Data platforms and tools such as unstructured data, and text analytics.
  • Experience with relational, OLTP, SQL, dimensional and OLAP databases and technologies, business intelligence, data warehousing, and ETL database technologies and solutions
  • Strong project leadership and management skills required; ability to prioritize, plan, and handle multiple tasks/demands simultaneously
  • Strong written, verbal, and visual communications skills required
  • Team-first orientation: must thrive in collaborative, team-based work environment.
  • Experience with staff development and training.
  • Passion for creating new products that drive significant value for our clients.
  • Intellectual curiosity and creativity: thrives in developing new ideas and identifying growth opportunities
  • Strong problem solving, conflict resolution and negotiation skills.
  • Strong stakeholder engagement skills and detail orientation.

Knowledge and Skills

  • PhD in Computer Science/Software Engineering, or related equivalent field a plus
  • Expert-level experience in one or more data science and visualization toolkits such as R, Python, SAS, Tableau
  • SAS advanced analytics experience preferred
  • Prior healthcare experience strongly preferred

About naviHealth

NaviHealth partners with health plans, health systems and post-acute providers to manage the entire continuum of post-acute care. We utilize evidence-based protocols to optimize care and bundled payment methodologies to align all stakeholders. The result: optimized care and outcomes, reduced inpatient days, reduced hospital readmissions, and increased patient satisfaction.

NaviHealth ™ is proud to be an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. We are committed to attracting, retaining and maximizing the performance of a diverse and inclusive workforce.