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Analytic Engineer, Sr. (Complex Clinical Concept Development)
Job Code:2022-50-R-092
Location:United States - Remote
Status:Regular Full Time
Senior Analytic Engineers combine the roles of architect, developer and analyst to design and build big data solutions. Their skillset must span software development, business analysis, and complex system design. They are expected to have regular and efficient communication with clients, external or internal to company, and to when needed provide a role as liaison between engineering and business units. The Senior Analytic Engineer will be a key member in building and maintaining the company's cutting edge analytic capabilities. This role will primarily be responsible for high-level systems analysis, and preparing and presenting technical presentations in support of major design reviews. Additionally, this position will interface with other sites to coordinate analytical work packages when the analytical workload demands increases, along with interfacing with other personnel to verify and validate analytical results through comparison to empirical data.

 • Performs analysis as required to support product development of both systems and components.

 • Able to work independently on significant project components with minimal supervision and direction.

 • Conducts analysis substantiating designs and iterates with system, project, and design engineering staff to optimize system and component designs

 • Recommends technical decisions on engineering approach to new or modified products. Reviews and analyzes data and recommends design changes as necessary.

 • Communicates analytical results with engineering staff, management and customers through preparation of reports and presentations as necessary.

 • Responsible for data engineering tool development and standardization and other engineering tool initiatives as defined by engineering management.

 • Supports Chief Engineering Office with expertise input and subject knowledge.

 • Represents the Design Assurance group in component design reviews.

 • Perform other incidentals and related duties as required and assigned.

*Note - All employees and contractors for Performant Financial may and/or will have access to Sensitive, Proprietary, Confidential and/or Public data. As such, all employees and contractors will have ownership and responsibility to report any violations to the Confidentiality and Integrity of Sensitive, Proprietary, Confidential and/or Public data at all times.  Violations to Performant’s policy related to the Confidentiality or Integrity of data may be subject to disciplinary actions up to and including termination.
Required Skills and Knowledge:
 • Strong experience in the healthcare provider reimbursement and/or payment integrity space, specific to: medical billing, claims auditing, claims analysis and/or actuarial analysis.

 • Possesses a strong analytical aptitude

 • Excellent attention to detail

 • Excellent communication skills can translate complex technical lingo into plain English and also communicate verbally with clients and other engineers well.

 • Takes part in continuing education to keep abreast of new research and ideas, technology & market trends.

 • Is creative can think of new and innovative ways to develop new products and make existing products work more efficiently.

 • Shows ability to think logically able to make sense of complex systems and understand how things work and how problems arise.

 • Able to develop mathematically complex calculations of varying difficulty.

 • Good problem solving skills to figure out where the problem stems from and quickly develop a solution.

 • Team player – collaborates effectively within the department and cross functionally.

 • Excellent technical knowledge understands a variety of computer programs and other systems that are commonly used during an engineering project.

 • Knowledgeable with statistics and other mathematical techniques.

Additional Requirements:

 • Ability to obtain and maintain client required clearances as well as pass company regular background and/or drug screening.

 • Completion of Teleworker Agreement upon hire, and adherence to the Agreement (and related policies and procedures) including, but not limited to: able to navigate computer and phone systems as a user to work remote independently using on-line resources, must have high-speed internet connectivity, appropriate workspace able to be compliant with HIPAA, safety & ergonomics, confidentiality, and dedicated work focus without distractions during work hours.

Physical Requirements:

**NOTE: Must be able to meet requirements for and perform work assignments in accordance with Company policies and expectations on a home remote basis (and must meet Performant remote-worker requirements). Basic office equipment required to perform remote work is provided by the company.

 • Job is performed in an standard busy office environment with moderate noise level (or may be home-office setting subject to Company approval and Teleworker Agreement), sits at a desk during scheduled shift, uses office phone or headset provided by the Company for calls, making outbound calls and answering inbound return calls using an office phone system; views a computer monitor, types on a keyboard and uses a mouse.

 • Reads and comprehends information in electronic (computer) or paper form (written/printed). 

 • Sit/stand 8 or more hours per day; has the option to stand as needed while on calls; reach as needed to use office equipment.

 • Consistently viewing a computer screen and types frequently, but not constantly, using a keyboard to update accounts.

 • Consistently communicates on the phone as required primarily within the department and company and may include client contacts or other third-party depending on assignment with account holders, may dial manually when need or use dialer system; headset is also provided.

 • Occasionally lift/carry/push/pull up to 10lbs.
Education and Experience:

 • Minimum of 8 years of experience in relational database programming

 • Experience with techniques for manipulation and analysis of very large data sets

 • Familiarity with statistics and other mathematical techniques

 • UNIX/Linux experience

 • Competence with scripting languages (JavaScript, Python, Perl)

 • Experience in a healthcare or financial services environment

 • Experience with healthcare data types strongly preferred, including claims for medical, pharmacy, dental and other claim types.

 • Bachelor’s degree in relevant field, or equivalent combination of education and additional directly applicable experience.

 • Master's Preferred

Other Requirements:

Performant is a Government contractor and subject to compliance with client contractual and regulatory requirements, including but not limited to, Drug Free Workplace, background requirements, and clearances (as applicable).

 • Must submit to and pass pre-hire background check, as well as additional checks throughout employment.
 • Must be able to pass a criminal background check; must not have any felony convictions or specific misdemeanors, nor on state/federal debarment or exclusion lists.
 • Must submit to and pass drug screen pre-employment (and throughout employment).
 • Performant is a government contractor. Certain client assignments for this position requires submission to and successful outcome of additional background and/or clearances throughout employment with the Company.
Employment VISA Sponsorship is not available for this position

Job Profile is subject to change at any time.

Performant Financial Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 
Performant Financial Corporation is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, age, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy, age, physical or mental disability, genetic characteristics, medical condition, marital status, citizenship status, military service status, political belief status, or any other consideration made unlawful by law.