This company, Health Market Science, also known as HMS, is located in King of Prussia, PA.
The current job opening that is for a Analytics Associate position reporting to the Vice President of Analytics. The main requirement would be that the candidate has SAS programming knowledge. The job description is more of a list of good qualities in a candidate than strict requirements.
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Brief Description of Position:
The Analytics Associate/Jr. Assoc./Lead  will be a member of the analytics team supporting the medical claims and master data product lines.   The responsibilities of this position include research and new product development, and building client deliverables involving complex analytical methods.  The position will leverage the candidates’ skills in statistical programming and data analysis to drive value for Health Market Science (HMS).
Primary responsibilities will include:
Research and development of new products and novel capabilities related to medical claims and master data that rely on
complex statistical programming and data analysis.
Build custom client deliverables on projects requiring sophisticated data analysis and manipulation.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Minimum  educational background:  BS with 2-years experience, or MS in statistics or similar computational/quantitative science.
Demonstrated proficiency in SAS programming.
Strong interpersonal and communication skills – both the ability to listen/understand and to clearly articulate complex ideas.  Ability to communicate complex concepts to a diverse audience
Strong analytical and problem solving skills
Additional beneficial skills/experiences:
-        Experience in statistical analysis and predictive modeling, exploratory data analysis, data visualization.
-        Client or vendor side experience in healthcare industry – either in pharma/med device sector, or in payer/provider space.
-        Familiarity with medical claims data or Rx data is a plus.
-        Familiarity with additional technical tools like SQL, Linux/Unix, R/Splus
Lisa N. Estrella
Senior Data Analyst, Life Sciences
Health Market Science
The Science of Better Results
2700 Horizon Drive •    King of Prussia, PA •   19406
P: 610.994.5103 •   F: 610.940.4003 •