Reports to: Team Leader or Manager

Summary of position:

Benefits Science Technologies is a data science and technology firm founded out of MIT and innovating at the intersection of analytics, healthcare and software development. We are building THE data science-driven engine to help clients manage risk related to health care and insurance - empowering them to make optimal decisions to control costs and improve quality of care for their members. Our passion is finding unique answers to complex questions and continually re-defining the leading edge. Under the Direction of the Team Leader/Manager or designee, the Data Analyst is responsible for designing, analyzing, synthesizing and developing large data files. The Data Analyst manages projects and works within an interdisciplinary team focused on excellent customer experience. This is a full time, salaried position, with salary commensurate with education, experience, and contribution.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for planning, delivering, and presenting Business Intelligence implementation projects in the healthcare/health insurance arena

  • Develop, support, and refine new data pipelines, data models, analyses, and insights to BST clients using ETL tools

  • Develop data implementation jobs and transformations for data preparation and storage in AWS Redshift or alternate to prepare for machine learning

  • Prototype, develop, and test data cleansing processes to support client implementations and other client needs

  • Collect and manage the conversion of raw data files to processed output files through BST’s ETL software

  • Implement and validate solutions in distributed environments

  • Work with design, analyzation, synthesization, and development of large data files using MS Excel, SQL, and other analytical tools

  • Collaborate with colleagues from engineering and business backgrounds; generally working as part of a team rather than in a supervisory role

  • Manage projects including planning, strategizing, controlling quality, scheduling, and communicating with vendors and clients

  • Must pass initial and periodic background checks, and comply with all applicable HIPAA and Security regulations, including maintaining HIPAA Awareness Certification

  • Must be available and able to work during standard business hours in the Benefits Science office in Needham, MA, as well as at other times as needed for communication and coordination with our international teams


  • BS in Operations Research, Statistics, Applied Mathematics, Industrial Engineering, Computer Science, Data Analytics or a related field

  • Minimum 1 year ETL experience, with Pentaho experience strongly preferred

  • Proficient in mathematics as well as MS Excel, SQL, and/or other database/analytical tools

  • Experience working with large data files

  • Experience in the design and development of databases (experience working with healthcare or health insurance-related data is strongly preferred)

  • Must be able to follow project all the way through to completion paying particular attention to quality and timeliness (experience managing projects strongly preferred)

  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team, with strong interpersonal and communication skills

  • Fluent in English (both verbal and written)

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