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Anthem, Inc. Biostatistical Analyst-HC in Des Moines, Iowa


SHIFT: Day Job

SCHEDULE: Full-time

Your Talent. Our Vision. At HealthCore, Inc., an independently-operating subsidiary of Anthem, Inc. and a health services research firm, it’s a powerful combination. It’s the foundation upon which we’re creating greater access to care for our members, greater value for our customers and greater health for our communities. Join us and together we will drive the future of health care.

HealthCore Biostatistical Analyst

This is open to Nationwide/Remote

Preferred location - Wilmington, DE or Watertown, MA

  • Analyzes healthcare claims and clinical data using accepted statistical and biostatistical techniques, outlined and supervised by senior biostatisticians.

  • Prepares and/or reviews detailed specifications for study databases and analysis files, consistency checks, tables, and figures; communicates requirements to the programming group.

  • Manipulates and creates complex analysis datasets.

  • Investigates, analyzes, and evaluates complex statistical/programming issues, and to implement data quality assurance plans; collaborates and/or communicates with internal teams, data management and clients regarding these issues.

  • Summarizes results of requested analysis in table and graphic format.

  • Meets with senior biostatisticians to discuss statistical analysis plan, priorities and provide feedback.

  • Plans statistical programming activities and schedules to provide project team with guidance on data management and analysis timelines for projects.

  • Responds to ad hoc client requests to ensure accurate, in-depth results/data are delivered in a timely manner.

  • Prepares research results and written summaries to internal teams or clients, and for journal publications; Participates in the writing of manuscripts, especially Statistical Method and Result sections.

  • Supports initiatives to improve efficiency and standardization in research analytics.

  • Provides technical/analytical advice to staff.


Requires a Masters degree in Statistics or Biostatistics or a closely allied field with substantial statistical preparation; knowledge of statistical methodology and analysis. Practical experience in data analysis in public health or the social sciences; demonstrated expertise in statistical consulting/collaboration and technical writing. Proficiency in Statistical Analysis System is required.