Watson Health - Sr Analytics Programmer

  • Company: IBM
  • Location: Chicago, Illinois
  • Posted: October 11, 2017
  • Reference ID: 106949BR
Essential Duties/Responsibilities
  • Lead technical scoping and design of new healthcare analytics projects
  • Develop, modify and de-bug Base SAS code to deliver healthcare analytics projects
  • Migrate existing SAS code to new statistical and analytics languages include R, Python and SPSS and develop new programs utilizing these languages
  • Translate business and technical requirements into programs to analyze, organize and evaluate complex healthcare business and market data
  • Apply grouping, classification and risk adjustment methodologies to healthcare data sources
  • Communicate findings in a clear, concise manner including verbally, graphically and in writing to a variety of audiences
  • Conduct quality review (code and content) of colleague work product
  • Work closely with project team members and clients to complete projects that will meet clients' needs
  • Actively participate with project teams to resolve data anomalies and methodology questions

Other Duties/Responsibilities
  • Direct and mentor more junior programmer/analyst staff to perform portions of projects
  • Manage multiple disparate projects simultaneously
  • Engage in billable consulting activity and complete assigned tasks on time
  • Maintains knowledge of current trends and developments in the field by reading appropriate books, journals and other literature
  • Participate in design and development of new offerings
  • Ability to estimate and meet realistic timelines

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