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Data Science Advisor, Model Equity Governance - Evernorth - Remote at Cigna in Bloomfield, Connecticut

Posted in Health Care 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

The Model Equity Governance organization's mission is to institute and apply the highest standards for the use of equitable Augmented Intelligence in how we provide health products and services, and improve the health and vitality of those we serve. As part of the Model Equity Governance team, the candidate will work with data scientists across the Enterprise to ensure fairness of advanced analytics and augmented intelligence, uphold policies and standards as defined by the Model Equity Governance Board and continue to evolve and expand the scope of Model Equity Governance.


Manage model equity governance needs for business partners and stakeholders across Commercial, EviCore, International, Personalization and External Vendors which is about 40% of the models which go through the Model Equity Governance Enterprise-wide program.

  • Review and provide thought leadership on model design, assumptions and performance as they relate to disparate metrics identified in our model governance framework.

  • Work with business partners to evaluate conceptual and technical soundness of models, including assumptions, performance, weaknesses and limitations.

  • Provide guidance on mitigation actions as needed.

  • Work cross-functionally to enforce adherence to the governance framework and provide ongoing support for enhancements to the methodology.

  • Monitor and manage model governance KPIs of business partners around usage, disparity metrics and performance tracking

  • Participate in ongoing implementation of the governance procedure and various efforts in model standardization, automation, and inventory management.

  • Implement periodic model reviews and validation procedure for models in production

  • Qualifications:

  • MS in Quantitative fields such as Mathematics, Decision Science, Operations Research, Computer Science, Economics, Statistics, Engineering required

  • 5+ years of hands-on model building experience required with proficiency in SAS, Python, or R.

  • Deep understanding of statistics, probability theory, applied mathematics, and numerical optimization methods with broad exposure to modern machine learning models.

  • Strong interpersonal skills and an outstanding ability to build relationships and navigate within a complex organization.

  • Self-awareness, maturity, ability to collaborate as part of the multi-disciplinary team.

  • Passionate self-starter to collaborate with senior stakeholders to establish trust & transparency in model life-cycles

  • Experience in established institutions requiring setting up regulatory and / or consensus-driven methodology and model validation guidelines.

If you will be working at home occasionally or permanently, the internet connection must be obtained through a cable broadband or fiber optic internet service provider with speeds of at least 10Mbps download/5Mbps upload.

For this position, we anticipate offering an annual salary of 95,300 - 158,900 USD / yearly, depending on relevant factors, including experience and geographic location.

This role is also anticipated to be eligible to participate in an annual bonus plan.

We want you to be healthy, balanced, and feel secure. That's why you'll enjoy a comprehensive range of benefits, with a focus on supporting your whole health. Starting on day one of your employment, you'll be offered several health-related benefits including medical, vision, dental, and well-being and behavioral health programs. We also offer 401(k) with company match, company paid life insurance, tuition reimbursement, a minimum of 18 days of paid time off per year and paid holidays. For more details on our employee benefits programs, visit Life at Cigna Group .

About The Cigna Group

Doing something meaningful starts with a simple decision, a commitment to changing lives. At The Cigna Group, we're dedicated to improving the health and vitality of those we serve. Through our divisions Cigna Healthcare and Evernorth Health Services, we are committed to enhancing the lives of our clients, customers and patients. Join us in driving growth and improving lives.

Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, age, disability, sex, childbirth (including pregnancy) or related medical conditions including but not limited to lactation, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, religion, national origin, ancestry, marital or familial status, genetic information, status with regard to public assistance, citizenship status or any other characteristic protected by applicable equal employment opportunity laws.

If you require reasonable accommodation in completing the online application process, please email: for support. Do not email for an update on your application or to provide your resume as you will not receive a response.

The Cigna Group has a tobacco-free policy and reserves the right not to hire tobacco/nicotine users in states where that is legally permissible. Candidates in such states who use tobacco/nicotine will not be considered for employment unless they enter a qualifying smoking cessation program prior to the start of their employment. These states include: Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Iowa, Kansas, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Nebraska, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Texas, Utah, Vermont, and Washington State.

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