Senior Data Scientist

Full time

Employment Information

Bring your heart to CVS Health. Every one of us at CVS Health shares a single, clear purpose: Bringing our heart to every moment of your health. This purpose guides our commitment to deliver enhanced human-centric health care for a rapidly changing world. Anchored in our brand — with heart at its center — our purpose sends a personal message that how we deliver our services is just as important as what we deliver.

Our Heart At Work Behaviors™ support this purpose. We want everyone who works at CVS Health to feel empowered by the role they play in transforming our culture and accelerating our ability to innovate and deliver solutions to make health care more personal, convenient and affordable.

Position Summary

About Our Team

Combining CVS Health and Aetna was a ground-breaking moment for our company and our industry, establishing CVS Health as the nation’s premier health innovation company. Through our health services, insurance plans and community pharmacists, we’re pioneering a bold new approach to total health. Our Analytics & Behavior Change organization leverages data science and data engineering to drive the next level of pharmacy care delivery at the intersection of CVS Health and Aetna. Our data scientists develop innovative member outreach campaigns to improve our members’ health, analyze patient behavior to optimize results and build models to drive business value. In parallel, our engineers and developers build a platform around scalable core capabilities that enable highly targeted and effective member outreaches for our pharmacists across campaigns.

About the Job

This is a senior individual contributor role in our Retail Health Services Analytics team tasked with developing scalable, data-driven insights and products to improve health outcomes. Examples include building prioritization, forecasting and uplift models, identifying and investigating trends and anomalies in data, and delivering solutions that optimize compute and drive automation.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Design, develop and implement predictive models using advanced data science concepts (e.g., regression modeling, time series forecasting, classification, data clustering, deep learning)
  • Utilize data mining techniques to extract insights from internal data sources to interpret model impact and goals
  • Analyze patient outreach and journey data to help develop benchmarks, optimization strategies and develop analytics solutions
  • Develop and participate in presentations and consultations to existing and prospective constituents within the business, technology and operational counterparts on new insights and analytics results
  • Collaborate with large teams on code development, including developer-friendly Python packages to make data science-oriented functionalities accessible to the organization
  • Develop scalable source code, write tests, and participate in overall architecture discussions to create scalable products and functionalities

Required Qualifications

  • BS degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Statistics, or other quantitative field
  • 3+ years of experience programming in Python and SQL
  • 2+ years of experience working in designing, developing and implementing data science solutions
  • 1+ years of experience with advanced machine learning techniques, leveraging PyTorch/Tensorflow

​Preferred Qualifications

  • MS or PhD in Computer Science, Engineering, Statistics, or other quantitative field
  • Demonstrable Python software development background
  • Familiarity with cloud-based platforms and services
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills, with the ability to work effectively with cross-functional teams and manage stakeholders
  • High level of self-motivation and curiosity
  • Knowledgeable about emerging data technology and learning techniques


BS degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Statistics, or other quantitative field

Pay Range

The typical pay range for this role is:

$92,700.00 – $185,400.00

This pay range represents the base hourly rate or base annual full-time salary for all positions in the job grade within which this position falls. The actual base salary offer will depend on a variety of factors including experience, education, geography and other relevant factors. This position is eligible for a CVS Health bonus, commission or short-term incentive program in addition to the base pay range listed above.

In addition to your compensation, enjoy the rewards of an organization that puts our heart into caring for our colleagues and our communities. The Company offers a full range of medical, dental, and vision benefits. Eligible employees may enroll in the Company’s 401(k) retirement savings plan, and an Employee Stock Purchase Plan is also available for eligible employees. The Company provides a fully-paid term life insurance plan to eligible employees, and short-term and long term disability benefits. CVS Health also offers numerous well-being programs, education assistance, free development courses, a CVS store discount, and discount programs with participating partners. As for time off, Company employees enjoy Paid Time Off (“PTO”) or vacation pay, as well as paid holidays throughout the calendar year. Number of paid holidays, sick time and other time off are provided consistent with relevant state law and Company policies.

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We anticipate the application window for this opening will close on: 03/30/2024


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