Research Programmer/Analyst II or Senior-136278

  • Company: Anthem
  • Location: Wilmington, Delaware
  • Posted: October 21, 2017
  • Reference ID: 877677485
Research Programmer/Analyst II or Senior

HealthCore, a health outcomes research company in the suburban Philadelphia area, is seeking an experienced Research Programmer/Analyst II or Sr. to join our Wilmington, DE office team. Founded in 1996, and now an independently-operating subsidiary of Anthem, HealthCore provides the health care system, biopharmaceutical industry, academia, and the Federal Government with naturalistic "real-world" research on the value and safety of various interventions in diverse patient populations. HealthCore's projects range from traditional claims-based retrospective analyses to large-scale, prospective studies in the areas of health outcomes, pharmacoeconomics, comparative effectiveness, epidemiologic and drug safety research.


Prepare, verify, and manage research data sets from administrative health insurance claims databases as per provided specifications.

Perform ad-hoc queries and provide customized reports based on longitudinal patient databases according to internal and external requests.

Generate patient and provider densities and contact lists for research use.

Work with research staff in order to develop the business logic needed to answer specific research questions.

Conduct programming and data quality checks.

Participate in complete project lifecycle: requirements gathering, programming, testing/troubleshooting, quality assurance, and creation of final deliverables.

Demonstrated proficiency in EITHER Teradata, MS SQL OR SAS.
o SQL skills should include Transact-SQL language and experience using MS SQL Server

o SAS skills should include: Proc SQL and Base SAS data step programming

Strong data management skills - will be handling large volumes of health plan administrative claims data.

Strong written and oral communication skills.

Highly developed reasoning and problem-solving skills.

Self motivated, with ability to meet deadlines.

Ability to plan, organize, and work on multiple tasks simultaneously and in multidisciplinary teams.

Experience with administrative health insurance claims data is a plus

Bachelor's degree in computer science, statistics, information technology, public health or equivalent, plus experience (2-4 years for Level II, 5 years at Sr. level)

Working at HealthCore

In addition to a dynamic work environment, HealthCore offers a competitive salary and an outstanding benefits program including a 401(k) plan; health, dental, and vision insurance; discounted fitness club membership; life, AD&D, short and long-term disability insurance; tuition assistance, and paid parking.

HealthCore is headquartered in Wilmington, DE, midway between New York City and Washington, DC, with new offices in Andover, MA and Alexandria, VA. As an independently operating subsidiary of Anthem, Inc., HealthCore offers the resources of the nation's leading health benefits company in a small company environment. To learn more about us or apply for a position, please visit EOE - Dedicated to Diversity


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Title: Research Programmer/Analyst II or Senior-136278

Location: DE-Wilmington

Requisition ID: 136278

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