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Sr. Director, AI/ ML, Enterprise Modernization 860 views

As the Senior Director of AI/ ML, you will be tasked with leading a team of ~10 analytics and data professionals in designing, developing, and delivering next-generation predictive modeling, forecasting, and optimization solutions that support PBM Finance, Elevate Care, and Enterprise Modernization analytics teams and business partners. In this role, you will support ongoing initiatives and be responsible for identifying new opportunities for the application of advanced analytic techniques to drive significant business value. In collaboration with other analytic partners, the sr. the director will be working with senior business leaders across the enterprise to identify opportunities to leverage advanced modeling and machine learning techniques to solve complex business problems. The sr. director will plan and oversee the development, implementation, and deployment of the overall analytic solutions, ensuring that deliverables align with current and future business strategies and are successfully integrated into existing business processes.

Examples of the types of applications include creating solutions for complex optimization problems in the financial and operational areas, developing solutions for outlier/issue detection, and developing complex forecasting solutions. Deliverables relying on advanced analytic techniques will be developed and deployed both as enhancements to existing model-driven solutions as well as in areas where current solutions rely on manual or business rules-driven systems. You will combine strategic thinking with seamless project management and executing skills, solution strategists will team up with data scientist and data engineers to design, develop and scale-up AI-based solutions across the Enterprise Modernization portfolio

In This Role, You Will

  • Collaborate with key internal and external partners in order to develop and deploy AI/ ML capabilities.
  • Enable data-driven strategic decision-making, and find opportunities for product and service improvement and new product and service development.
  • Create and deliver tailored analytic solutions and lead complex projects related to a wide variety of business needs.

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Required Qualifications

  • 10+ years of experience leading advanced analytics and strategy engagements with a top tier consulting firm or fortune 500 company
  • Executive level consulting experience in translating business problems across disciplines into advanced analytic projects with measurable business value combined with ability and experience to work closely with the individual contributors to efficiently translate plans into reality.
  • Executive level consulting experience in translating business problems across disciplines into advanced analytic projects with measurable business value combined with ability and experience to work closely with the individual contributors to efficiently translate plans into reality.
  • Demonstrated experience leading internal or external funding efforts for projects based on business value and ROI.
  • Analytics experience within the retail and/or healthcare industries, with experience deploying capabilities across a wide range of business disciplines and creating solutions to a variety of problems.
  • Proven experience working across multiple business areas such as operations, finance, sales, product, and strategy.
  • Experience with theoretical modeling approaches and matching analytic modeling approaches to a wide range of business applications.
  • Solid understanding and hands-on experience with a variety of analytic processes and techniques, including health economics outcomes research, measurement methodologies development, hypothesis testing, statistical significance testing, modeling, and machine learning.
  • Solid understanding and hands-on experience working with large data sources, particularly administrative claims and clinical program data, focusing on efficient data extraction from large databases, data manipulation, and setting up optimized summary data layers.
  • Advanced skills and training in machine learning data mining and other quantitative research analytics such as Non-Linear Regression Analysis, Multivariate Analysis, Bayesian Methods, Generalized Linear Models, Decision Trees, and Random Forest, Non-Parametric estimations, Neural Networks, Ensemble Models, etc.
  • Strong background in statistical languages technologies (e.g. R, SAS) and deep experience in Hadoop technology and open source languages (Python, Spark)
  • Experience with computer development languages (Java, C++).
  • Proven team leadership and management experience, with the ability to recruit, engage and develop staff with advanced degrees and diverse backgrounds and in different geographic locations, ability to allocate resources based on priority and skill level, strengths, and area of expertise; ability to train and mentor junior colleagues.
  • Proven ability to establish and maintain collaborative relationships with non-analytic business partners, including executive leadership, in order to elicit business needs and formulate, propose and refine analytic solutions in order to meet the business needs and to drive efficiency and effectiveness improvements and business value.
  • Excellent written and oral communication and data presentation skills, with the ability to tailor the communication style to the right audience, from the analytic professional to the senior business leaders.
  • Excellent project management skills with the ability to lead and engage in multiple projects and initiatives and appropriately prioritize her/his own time as well as that of the direct reports.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Management consulting experience a plus
  • Deep understanding of the healthcare administration landscape and CVS Health business model, including patient and payer concerns, as well as the operational considerations in support of the business objectives.

Ph.D. in Economics, Statistics, Mathematics, or directly related field. MS level candidates with equivalent experience will be considered.

Business Overview

It’s a new day in health care.

Combining CVS Health and Aetna was a transformative moment for our company and its industry, establishing CVS Health as the nation’s premier health innovation company. Through their health services, insurance plans, and community pharmacists, they’re pioneering a bold new approach to total health. As a CVS Health colleague, you’ll be at the center of it all.

At CVS Health, they work every day to help people on their path to better health. Never has it been more important for them to deliver on their purpose to their valued customers, patients, members, and employees. With a presence in communities across the country, CVS Health colleagues are and will continue to be a critical piece of the country’s health care solution. The health and safety of their employees, patients, customers, and members are their top priority as they face the impact of COVID-19 together. If you would like to learn about the actions they are taking as a company as they learn more about COVID-19 and its spread, they encourage you to visit their COVID-19 resource center at
They offer a diverse work experience that empowers colleagues for career success. In addition to skill and experience, they also seek to attract and retain colleagues whose beliefs and behaviors are in alignment with their core values of collaboration, innovation, caring, integrity, and accountability.

CVS Health is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Gender/Ethnicity/Disability/Protected Veteran – they highly value and are committed to all forms of diversity in the workplace. They proudly support and encourage people with military experience (active, veterans, reservists, and National Guard) as well as military spouses to apply for CVS Health job opportunities. They comply with the laws and regulations set forth in the following EEO is the Law Poster: EEO IS THE LAW and EEO IS THE LAW SUPPLEMENT. Please note that they only accept applications for employment via this site.

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