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Manager, Machine Learning

  • Business Area: Technology
  • Job Type: Full time
  • Date Posted:
  • Job Number: 1499585
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Manager, Machine Learning

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You could be the one who changes everything for our 28 million members by using technology to improve health outcomes around the world. As a diversified, national organization, Centene's technology professionals have access to competitive benefits including a fresh perspective on workplace flexibility.

Position Purpose: Manages the design, development, and maintains scalable software solutions utilizing statistical, artificial intelligence (AI), and machine-learning (ML) modeling approaches. Performs research and testing to develop machine learning algorithms and predictive models. Utilizes big data computation and storage tools to create prototypes and datasets. Conducts model training and evaluation. Integrates, tests, tunes, and monitors solutions. Accomplishes the above by leading a team of machine learning engineers.
  • Leads the design, development, and maintenance of predictive analytics, machine learning, and artificial intelligence solutions, making specific determinations about overall performance, reliability, and scalability
  • Collaborate with multiple partner teams such as Business, Technology, Product Management, Legal, Compliance, Strategy and Business Management to develop use cases and to deploy solutions into production
  • Communicate advanced ML/AI concepts to senior leadership to facilitate decision making
  • Supports maintenance of existing models and meeting service levels
  • Works cross functionally with product managers, data scientists, and engineers to understand, implement, refine, and design machine learning and other algorithms
  • Maintains knowledge of new learning approaches, technology, and tools through continuous research to ensure currency of solutions
  • Drives innovative ideas and act as one of the thought leaders in identifying and selecting use cases for applicability of machine learning, appropriate modeling techniques and technologies, and determines success criteria and implementation methodologies
  • Manages the hiring and training of new and existing staff, conducts performance reviews, and provides leadership, technical guidance, and coaching
  • Shares knowledge and develops staff capabilities to strengthen understanding of business issues and best practices
  • Develops and communicates organizational objectives; inspires and motivates team members to achieve results
  • Responsible for the establishment and maintenance of Agile Scrum ceremonies and methodologies on the team
  • Performs other duties as assigned
  • Complies with all policies and standards
Education/Experience: Requires a Bachelor's degree and 5+ years of related experience.

Or equivalent experience acquired through accomplishments of applicable knowledge, duties, scope and skill reflective of the level of this position.

Technical Skills:
  • One or more of the following skills are desired.
  • Knowledge of Other: Statistical analysis
  • Knowledge of Other: Building predictive models
  • Knowledge of Other: Agile software development approaches such as Scrum and how to use them. Has experience in leading engineers through technical impediments and production support
  • Experience with Other: Compute clouds, creating database schemas, Linux administration, continuous integration/continuous deployment, SQL, creating and consuming REST APIs
  • Experience with Other: Experience building ML/AI models using common methods within R and Python

Soft Skills:
  • - Ability to lead/manage others
  • - Collaboration and team building skills
  • - Effectively coaches and delivers constructive feedback
  • - Instills commitment to organizational goals
  • - Ability to communicate and make recommendations to upper management
  • - Effective conflict management skills
  • - Develops and delivers effective presentations
  • - Demonstrated negotiation skills
Pay Range: $116,800.00 - $216,200.00 per year

Centene offers a comprehensive benefits package including: competitive pay, health insurance, 401K and stock purchase plans, tuition reimbursement, paid time off plus holidays, and a flexible approach to work with remote, hybrid, field or office work schedules. Actual pay will be adjusted based on an individual's skills, experience, education, and other job-related factors permitted by law. Total compensation may also include additional forms of incentives.

Centene is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity, and values the ways in which we are different. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or other characteristic protected by applicable law.

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