Job Description

Job Title: Senior Data Scientist PSD
Job ID: 696039
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Shift: Day Job
Facility: UPMC Presbyterian
Department: Clinical Genomics
Location: 5230 Centre Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15232


Whether you're looking for a collaborative team setting, a career path that can lead to leadership, an excellent work-life balance, or experience with an industry leader, our Senior Data Scientist PSD opportunity offers many ways for you to get involved!

The Senior Data Scientist develops, implements, and monitors advanced analytic, medical informatics, and predictive modeling tools for health care programs.

  • Collaborates with health plan and health system staff
  • Converse with and provides guidance on the selection and use of modeling software and programs.
  • Coordinates informatics activities to facilitate reporting and take advantage of health system information and technology.
  • Defines methodologies for reporting and evaluates software requirements needed to support analytic reporting.
  • Design, develop, and implement health care analytic and biomedical modeling programs.
  • Identifies and implements education and training program to address needs of health plan employees relative to health care informatics and modeling.
  • Identifies business owners with health care informatics needs and work with them to define reports and reporting schedule.
  • Identifies staffing needs to enhance modeling and reporting abilities and participates in recruitment
  • Implements plans for capturing and creating new data elements, working with Health Plan CIO and information services staff.
  • Makes recommendations of reporting, based upon industry standards and competitor knowledge
  • Monitors and oversee reporting process to assure business owner needs are met
  • Serves as a consultant to insure coordination in systems planning, development and implementation between utilization management and other areas needing reporting, development, information systems, and external organizations.


  • Advanced degree in Bioinformatics, Statistics, Economics; Decision Science, Health Services Research or related field. Ph.D. (highly preferred) or Master of Science Degree with at least five years of modeling and program design experience.
  • Minimum of four years experience in the development, implementation and oversight of models related to health services research and medical information programs, or related work experience required.
  • Knowledge of statistical and reporting methodologies.
  • Strong planning and analytic design skills
  • Expertise in working with health insurance claims databases.
  • Ability to work with advanced data analytic software and models.
  • Ability to design programs to analyze complicated scenarios.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

    Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
  • Act 34 Criminal Clearance

UPMC is an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Females/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

Salary Range: $38.33 to $66.19

Union Position: No

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