Healthcare Data Scientist
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Posted 26 days ago
Job Description

Do you have the analytic skills to find insight in a pile of healthcare data? Do you thrive in a fast-paced environment? Milliman's NYC/Atlanta Health Practice is seeking professionals from a variety of analytic and clinical backgrounds to join our vibrant staff. We offer challenging projects, world-class resources, expert colleagues, a collaborative environment, and diverse client projects. Work, learn, and grow with us.

Milliman's NYC/Atlanta Health Practice consults to clients on disease processes, treatments, costs, healthcare reform, risk, and payer systems. Our clients span all sectors of the health industry. Our services include analyzing financial arrangements, innovative contracts, disease states, therapeutic value, benefit design, healthcare reform, and health systems. We have brought unparalleled actuarial, analytical, and operational expertise to these clients.

Milliman is the world's premier actuarial consulting firm with over 4,000 employees and $1 billion in revenue. We attribute our 70+ years of continuous growth to our environment where independent and talented individuals succeed as outstanding professionals. We have a collegial, rigorous, supportive and non-bureaucratic environment.

We seek energetic and imaginative professionals to join our client-oriented team at our Penn Station, New York City or Buckhead/Atlanta, GA location. Successful candidates will have the potential to become project/client leaders and become recognized as expert senior consultants.

Primary roles

  • Hands on advanced data analytics and project management
  • Apply innovative techniques to large claims datasets to analyze a wide array of healthcare-related topics
  • Investigate discrepancies between medical concepts and their manifestation in claims datasets
  • Contribute to hypothesis development for quasi-experimental designs
  • Assist junior colleagues with the development of their programming and analytic skills
  • Role in client management that will increase over time


  • Required:
    • At least five years of experience analyzing very large medical insurance claims via direct use of coding language (e.g. SQL, SAS)
    • Understanding of medical coding systems (CPT, ICD-9, DRG, etc.)
    • Limited travel-working at client site is rare
    • Knack for prioritizing and completing multiple projects and tasks
    • Strong oral and written communication skills
    • Strong problem solving and analytical skills
    • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team
    • Experience or knowledge of the healthcare industry and payer systems
  • Preferred:
    • Experience in insurance, finance, or outcomes research
    • Experience scrubbing large, non-standardized claims datasets
    • Experience with MarketScan and/or Medicare (or similar) databases
    • Experience with complex Excel models
    • Available for partial-in person role - at least partial in-office work at either of our two locations (New York or Atlanta) is preferred.
    • PharmD, RN, MD, MPH, MS, PhD, FSA, ASA or similar background


  • The salary range is $90,000 to $175,000, depending on a combination of factors, including but not limited to education, relevant work experience, qualifications, skills, certifications, location, etc. If overall experience is less than 10 years the range would be $90,000 to $140,000; for experience of at least 10 years, the range would be $105,000 to $175,000.

Milliman Benefits

We offer competitive benefits which include the following based on plan eligibility:

  • Medical, dental and vision coverage for employees and their dependents, including domestic partners
  • A 401(k) plan with matching program, and profit sharing contribution
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • A discretionary bonus program
  • Paid Time Off (PTO) starts accruing on the first day of work and can be used for any reason; full-time employees will accrue
  • 15 days of PTO per year, and employees working less than a full-time schedule will accrue PTO at a prorated amount based on hours worked
  • Family building benefits, including adoption and fertility assistance and paid parental leave up to 12 weeks for employees who have worked for Milliman for at least 12 months and have worked at least 1,250 hours in the preceding 12-month period
  • A minimum of 8 paid holidays
  • Milliman covers 100% of the premiums for life insurance, AD&D, and both short-term and long-term disability coverage
  • Flexible spending accounts allow employees to set aside pre-tax dollars to pay for dependent care, transportation, and applicable medical needs
Qualifications Education


Bachelors or better


PharmD, MPH, MS, PhD



PharmD, RN, MD, MPH, MS, PhD, FSA, ASA or similar background

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.


Licenses & Certifications
PharmD (preferred)

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Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Experience
5+ years
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