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Change Healthcare Senior Data Analyst in Topeka, Kansas

Senior Data Analyst

Overview of the position

The Senior Data Analyst will apply data analysis techniques to analyze and synthesize data, construct data analytics processes, and develop information necessary to guide Change Healthcare’s clients in their business decision making process. The person will effectively apply their knowledge of healthcare, risk adjustment, and statistics to these analyses. This position requires analytical skills and the ability to independently research business, technical, and application-related questions posted by our clients and requires the ability to find statistically significant results. The ability to work independently and prioritize competing demands is critical.

What will be my duties and responsibilities be in this job?

  • Complete simple and complex analytics on risk adjustment data, applying mathematical techniques to find statistically significant results, automating where possible

  • Build simple and complex reports to meet internal and external needs, automating where possible

  • Design visualizations to support analytics and to “tell the story” of the data, driving insight and actionable findings

  • Participate in internal and customer facing meetings to explain the results and findings of the data analysis

  • Demonstrate excellent customer relationship building, interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate effectively with all levels of stakeholders

  • Collaborate with business leaders to provide data insights, design strategies, or recommended changes Risk Adjustment strategy

  • Work with internal stakeholders in refining and documenting analytical needs to develop clear specifications

  • Actively works to overcome project barriers, and follows up with stakeholders on status


This position will use analytical skills and perform independent research to solve business, technical, application, and statistical questions posed internally and externally by our clients. It will require the ability work within a cloud-based AWS architecture. These tasks are fundamentally not well defined and will require creative problem solving in addition to technical skills


This position will contribute ideas for new analytics, reports, and suggest ideas for process improvement, automation, and operational efficiency. They will also be expected to drive the application of statistical techniques throughout the analytics org and the products

Judgement and Decision Making

The senior data analyst will take direction from a manager but also be expected to be self-driven and solve problems independently. It is expected that the senior data analyst be a key decision maker and attest to the validity and accuracy of the work that they produce

What are the requirements needed for this position?

  • BA or BS degree in a quantitative discipline such as Management Information Systems, Statistics, Applied Mathematics, Analytics or Computer Science. Other majors will be considered if candidates have relevant experience or coursework that shows analytical skills

  • 5+ years of applicable work experience is desirable, preferably in analytics, data science, business intelligence, or similar field

  • Must have experience with SQL and Python

  • Ability to work with large amounts of data, including checks for integrity and summation

  • Strong computer literacy required including working knowledge of relevant visualization suites such as Tableau, Superset, Spotfire

  • Ability to manage multiple projects

What other skills/experience would be helpful to have?

  • Ability to apply statistical techniques to a variety of datasets and problems to provide meaningful insights

  • Demonstrate good judgment and analytical skills to conduct open ended analysis and present recommendations

  • Demonstrate excellent customer relationship building, interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate effectively with all levels of stakeholders

  • High level of motivation to solve existing problems while anticipating new issues

  • A highly driven, self-motivated, and a results-oriented individual who is comfortable working in a fast-paced complex work environment with minimum guidance.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication/interpersonal/organizational skills

  • “Self-starter” attitude with the ability to excel in dynamic work environment

  • Effective communication (written and verbal) to internal and external constituents

  • Experience with AWS is a plus

What are the working conditions and physical requirements of this job?

General office demands

How much should I expect to travel?

No travel is required. Travel may be possible at team member's and manager's discretion for key internal meetings if team member resides outside the NJ/PA area. Employees in roles that require travel will need to be able to qualify for a company credit card or be able to use their own personal credit card for travel expenses and submit for reimbursement.







Join our team today where we are creating a better coordinated, increasingly collaborative, and more efficient healthcare system!

COVID Mandate

As a federal contractor, Change Healthcare is adhering to the Executive Order which mandates vaccination. As such, we are requiring all U.S. new hires and employees to show proof of being fully vaccinated for COVID-19 or receive an approved accommodation by their date of hire, as a condition of employment.

As we continue to navigate the ever-changing COVID-19 pandemic, we remain committed to doing our part to ensure the health, safety, and well-being of our team members and our communities. Proof of vaccination or accommodations requests will be collected once an offer is accepted with Change Healthcare. All accommodation requests will be carefully considered but are not guaranteed to be approved.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Statement

Change Healthcare is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, disability, or veteran status. To read more about employment discrimination protections under federal law, read EEO is the Law at https://www.eeoc.gov/employers/eeo-law-poster and the supplemental information at https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/OFCCP_EEO_Supplement_Final_JRF_QA_508c.pdf.

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Change Healthcare maintains a drug free workplace and conducts pre-employment drug-testing, where applicable, in accordance with federal, state and local laws.

Change Healthcare is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicant will reveive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, disability, or veteran status.