United Health Group

Minnetonka, MN
10,000+ employees
UnitedHealth Group helps people live healthier lives and helps make the health system work better for everyone.

Sr. Data Scientist - 2198850

Sr. Data Scientist - 2198850

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Sr. Data Scientist – 2198850

EMPLOYER: Optum Services Inc. 
JOB TITLE: Sr. Data Scientist

LOCATION: 11000 Optum Circle Eden Prairie, Minnesota 55344

DUTIES: Solve recommendations, ranking, user condition predictions, and search problems. Build end-to-end solutions to meet product needs. Apply advanced statistical and predictive modeling techniques to data related to the optimization of healthcare and digital experiences. Propose innovative ways to look at problems using data mining, statistical analysis and machine learning. Communicate findings, verbally and visually, to business partners and clients. Seek out new data sources and verify integrity of data that fill gaps and improve models. Support business needs around analytics, predictive modeling and business intelligence. Collaborate effectively with internal clients, transforming their needs into data science use cases. Provide on-going tracking and monitoring of performance of statistical models and recommend ongoing improvements to methods and algorithms. Develop models related to recommender system, NLP and search engines (e.g. name entity recognition, intent classification, spell correction, auto-completion), cold-start recommendation, semi-supervised learning (e.g. positive unlabeled learning). Telecommuting is available from anywhere in the U.S.

REQUIREMENTS: Employer will accept a Master’s degree in Computer Science, Data Science, Machine Learning – AI or related field and 2 years of experience in the job offered or in a Data Scientist/ Data analyst-related occupation. Position requires 2 years of experience in the following: Tensorflow; PyTorch; Deep Neural Networks such as RNN, or CNN; Natural Language Processing; Large-scale data mining; healthcare analytics; Language models such as BERT or Clinical BERT

RATE OF PAY:   $160,000/year

Please apply via careers.uhg.com and search for job #2198850

Careers with Optum. Here’s the idea. We built an entire organization around one giant objective; make health care work better for everyone. So when it comes to how we use the world’s large accumulation of health-related information, or guide health and lifestyle choices or manage pharmacy benefits for millions, our first goal is to leap beyond the status quo and uncover new ways to serve. Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of businesses, brings together some of the greatest minds and most advanced ideas on where health care has to go in order to reach its fullest potential. For you, that means working on high performance teams against sophisticated challenges that matter. Optum, incredible ideas in one incredible company and a singular opportunity to do your life’s best work.(sm)

UnitedHealth Group offers a full range of comprehensive benefits, including medical, dental and vision, as well as matching 401k and an employee stock purchase plan.

Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: UnitedHealth Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

UnitedHealth Group is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.


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