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Manager Data Analytics

Highmark Health

Company :

Highmark Health

Job Description : 


***Entirely Remote Work From Anywhere Role!***

At Highmark Health, data, analytics, and technology are at the heart of our strategy.  Leveraging our unique position as a payor and a provider, the Enterprise Data and Analytics team implements advanced solutions that generate differentiated insights that pave the way for everyone to embrace health. We lead cutting-edge cloud technology solutions, are funded to pursue bold ideas, and we have access to innovative partners, including world-class institutions such as Carnegie Mellon and Johns Hopkins Universities. Enterprise Data and Analytics team members are enabled to thrive in a flexible Work From Anywhere environment that fosters career growth, work-life balance, and professional development.   

This role is accountable for leading the methods aspects of a rolling program to evaluate the impact of clinical interventions and leads our analysts as a center of excellence for evaluation methods. The Manager Data Analytics will be responsible for consulting with stakeholders to understand the interventions being evaluated, lead a team of individual contributors, teach analysts approaches to solve healthcare problems, perform horizon scanning to stay up to date with developments in the field of health services research, and promote our evaluation work inside and outside the organization. PhD in statistics or biostatistics strongly preferred.


  • Plans, organizes, staffs, directs and controls the day-to-day operations of the department; develops and implements policies and programs as necessary; may have budgetary responsibility and authority.
  • Performs management responsibilities to include, but are not limited to:  involved in hiring and termination decisions, coaching and development, rewards and recognition, performance management and staff productivity.
  • Provides leadership for analytic efforts, including complex studies, simulations, testing, etc. to solve unique problems or questions identified by executive management and various business unit partners. 
  • Develops and implements business plans, policies, and procedures related to providing business intelligence solutions. Manage implementation and administration of business intelligence reporting tools.
  • Monitors and report out to management on the status of departmental projects: anticipates and identifies issues that could inhibit achieving the project goals and objectives, and implementing corrective actions and mitigation strategies.
  • Other duties as assigned or requested.



  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Statistics, Information Technology or other related area.
  • 5 years of experience in healthcare informatics, analytics,  business intelligence or statistics with responsibility for:
    • Consultation and application of analytic capabilities in the solution of business problems
    • Project management
    • Leadership of professional analytic staff in a business, clinical or technology function
  • 5 years of experience solving business, financial and/or clinical problems.  This includes using technologies and analytical methodologies, preparation of related recommendations and presentations of findings to various levels of management and external parties.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities 

  • Ability to multi-task with a wide spectrum of issues
  • Possess sound PC skills, including Microsoft Office
  • Proficient in database design and management applications
  • Possess expertise in the deployment and use of query tools, such as SAS and SQL
  • Working knowledge of application development lifecycle, advanced analytical methodologies, business intelligence tools and infrastructure and overall system support
  • Management experience or similar experience in a supervisory capacity or role

Referral Bonus: Level 4

Language (Other than English):


Travel Requirement:

0% - 25%


Position Type


Teaches / trains others regularly


Travel regularly from the office to various work sites or from site-to-site


Works primarily out-of-the office selling products/services (sales employees)


Physical work site required


Lifting: up to 10 pounds


Lifting: 10 to 25 pounds


Lifting: 25 to 50 pounds


Disclaimer: The job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and essential duties and responsibilities of work performed by employees within this job title. It may not contain a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees to do this job.

Compliance Requirement : This job adheres to the ethical and legal standards and behavioral expectations as set forth in the code of business conduct and company policies.

As a component of job responsibilities, employees may have access to covered information, cardholder data, or other confidential customer information that must be protected at all times.  In connection with this, all employees must comply with both the Health Insurance Portability Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) as described in the Notice of Privacy Practices and Privacy Policies and Procedures as well as all data security guidelines established within the Company’s Handbook of Privacy Policies and Practices and Information Security Policy. 

Furthermore, it is every employee’s responsibility to comply with the company’s Code of Business Conduct. This includes but is not limited to adherence to applicable federal and state laws, rules, and regulations as well as company policies and training requirements.


Highmark Health and its affiliates prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, age, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation/gender identity or any other category protected by applicable federal, state or local law. Highmark Health and its affiliates take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation/gender identity, protected veteran status or disability. 

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