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Anthem, Inc. Data Scientist in Norfolk, Virginia


SHIFT: Day Job

SCHEDULE: Full-time

Your Talent. Our Vision. At Anthem, Inc., it’s a powerful combination, and the foundation upon which we’re creating greater access to care for our members, greater value for our customers, and greater health for our communities. Join us and together we will drive the future of health care.

This is an exceptional opportunity to do innovative work that means more to you and those we serve at one of America's leading health care companies and a Fortune Top 50 Company.

Data Scientist

Primary duties may include, but are not limited to:

  • Determines how decision support systems will provide the data required to make effective business decisions.

  • Develops strategic report applications from the Data Warehouse.

  • Performs modeling of information sources and flows.

  • Establishes and maintains excellent knowledge of data warehouse database design, data definitions, system capabilities, programming languages, and data integrity issues.

  • Writing SQL code for data analysis as well as to expand and maintain our delegate data platform and datasets.

  • Perform querying optimization, index tuning, and other optimizations to ensure the health of code base and platforms.

  • Develop ETL code and complex procedures relating to data transformation.

  • Use strong programming skills to explore, examine and interpret large volumes of data in various forms.

  • Performs analyses of structured and unstructured data to solve multiple and/or complex business problems utilizing advanced statistical techniques and mathematical analyses and broad knowledge of the organization and/or industry.

  • Creates Report templates in Tableau and perform in-depth analysis on operational and infrastructure issues.

  • Collaborates with business partners to understand their problems and goals, develop predictive modeling, statistical analysis, data reports and performance metrics. Demonstrate a willingness to problem solve, collaborate, and think creatively to further server our partners.

  • Interacts with internal and external peers and managers to exchange complex information related to areas of specialization.

  • May coordinate the activities of a project team and monitors project schedules and costs for own projects.


  • Requires a BS/BA degree; 4-5 years related experience; or any combination of education and experience, which would provide an equivalent background.

  • Preferred experience in healthcare and prior knowledge of healthcare data and clinical concepts.

  • Solid knowledge of MS SQL,and database skills required.

  • 2-3 years SQL coding experience. Familiarity with concepts like update, indexes, case statements, joins, subqueries, aggregate functions, etc. is required.

  • Familiarity with relational database environments such as MS SQL Server, Oracle required.

  • Experience in T- SQL, including advanced queries, views, stored procedures, performance tuning, indexing and functions.

  • Experience with major ETL technologies required, PYTHON preferred.

  • Experience working with large datasets.

  • Experience working with data visualization tools required, Tableau preferred.

  • PC, spreadsheet, and database skills, as well as experience in standard Business Information tools and programming/query languages is also required.

  • The majority of time will be spent programming. This job is more focused on very complex data mining analysis, coordinating the activities of a project team, and developing complex strategic report applications as compared to the Bus Info Developer Sr job.

We offer a range of market-competitive total rewards that include merit increases, paid holidays, Paid Time Off, and incentive bonus programs (unless covered by a collective bargaining agreement), medical, dental, vision, short and long term disability benefits, 401(k) +match, stock purchase plan, life insurance, wellness programs and financial education resources, to name a few. Anthem, Inc. has been named as a Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For®, is ranked as one of the 2020 World’s Most Admired Companies among health insurers by Fortune magazine, and a 2020 America’s Best Employers for Diversity by Forbes. To learn more about our company and apply, please visit us at An Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran. Anthem promotes the delivery of services in a culturally competent manner and considers cultural competency when evaluating applicants for all Anthem positions.

REQNUMBER: PS50741-Norfolk-Norfolk