Senior Data Scientist – Product Platform

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

The CVS Health product platform team leverages advanced analytics techniques, consulting approaches, and healthcare expertise to power product innovation for our customers. Through our work we improve the health plans and programs Aetna offers. We look for ways to tailor services to members’ clinical needs and deliver higher quality care for a better price.

As the Senior Data Scientist – Product Platform – you will work with cross functional experts across our company to design testing strategies and ensure data science solutions are safe and reliable. Your work will answer strategically important questions like are our health plan pricing models reasonable? Or, how do we better link test cases to product requirements?

Think things like assessing the performance of production-grade data science models, creating comprehensive test plans, and using experimentation to improve health plan offerings. As the Senior Decision Scientist you will reduce the risk in our product platform through your experience in machine learning, quality assurance and risk management.

What you will do

  • Work with a cross-functional team of actuaries, underwriters, engineers and sales associates to make sure that ML predictions are reasonable
  • Design test cases and frameworks to increase the scalability, reliability, and performance of data science and engineering enhancements
  • Support and mentor peers on best practices for quality assurance testing & reporting
  • Prototype high quality automated test scripts for functional and non-functional requirements
  • Become an expert in health plan pricing and plan design

The ideal candidate

  • Has experience testing models within highly used products and services
  • Wants to do something that is innovative from a data science perspective and has a tangible operational impact
  • Loves innovating and working on small teams that get stuff done and have a lot of autonomy

Required Qualifications

  • 3+ years work experience in data science, risk management, or quality assurance
  • 3+ years of programming experience in Python and SQL
  • 3+ years of experience in version control (i.e. git, CI/CD)

Preferred Qualifications

  • Knowledge, experience, or interest in automated testing frameworks
  • 5+ years work experience
  • Experience in Insurance, Healthcare, Retail, Tech or similar
  • Experience with automated testing frameworks (pytest, selenium)
  • Experience with Agile environments
  • Experience with cloud computing (GCP, AWS, or MicrosoftAzure)


Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience in Mathematics, Statistics, Computer Science, Business Analytics, Economics, Physics, Engineering, or related discipline. Master’s degree preferred

Pay Range

The typical pay range for this role is:

$103,500.00 – $200,000.00

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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CVS Health requires certain colleagues to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (including any booster shots if required), where allowable under the law, unless they are approved for a reasonable accommodation based on disability, medical condition, religious belief, or other legally recognized reasons that prevents them from being vaccinated.

You are required to have received at least one COVID-19 shot prior to your first day of employment and to provide proof of your vaccination status or apply for a reasonable accommodation within the first 10 days of your employment. Please note that in some states and roles, you may be required to provide proof of full vaccination or an approved reasonable accommodation before you can begin to actively work.

CVS Health is committed to recruiting, hiring, developing, advancing, and retaining individuals with disabilities. As such, we strive to provide equal access to the benefits and privileges of employment, including the provision of a reasonable accommodation to perform essential job functions. CVS Health can provide a request for a reasonable accommodation, including a qualified interpreter, written information in other formats, translation or other services through If you have a speech or hearing disability, please call 7-1-1 to utilize Telecommunications Relay Services (TRS). We will make every effort to respond to your request within 48 business hours and do everything we can to work towards a solution.


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