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Date: Nov 25, 2021

Location: Marlborough, MA, United States, 01752

Company: Boston Scientific

Additional Locations: US-MA-Marlborough; Remote; US-MN-Arden Hills; US-MN-Maple Grove


Diversity - Innovation - Caring - Global Collaboration - Winning Spirit - High Performance

At Boston Scientific, we’ll give you the opportunity to harness all that’s within you by working in teams of diverse and high-performing employees, tackling some of the most important health industry challenges. With access to the latest tools, information and training, we’ll help you in advancing your skills and career. Here, you’ll be supported in progressing – whatever your ambitions.


This role has the flexibility to be based out of MA, MN, or remote anywhere in the US.


About the role:

The Senior Data Analyst position will be part of the Data, Research and Analysis team within the Health Economic and Market Access (HEMA) unit at Boston Scientific.  The selected candidate will use their industry knowledge and technical, analytical and research skills to support the analytical needs of the individual Boston Scientific business units working with the HEMA, Marketing, Corporate Account teams.  The candidate will act as a lead consultant on projects such as reimbursement analysis, payment policy impact analysis, valuation studies and development of internal tools supporting sales and marketing. 

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Participate in a variety of projects including: performing medical cost and outcome analysis for Boston Scientific devices and emerging technologies, performing reimbursement policy research and rate analysis and providing analytical support for value-based contracting opportunities
  • Project responsibilities may include:
    • Querying and analyzing large medical claim data sets and identifying and interpreting patterns and trends in the data to support to BSC business needs
    • Performing financial analysis and preparing models to show the impact of interventions and technologies on providers and payers
    • participating in health economics and outcomes research (HEOR) studies including multi-cohort longitudinal patient analysis using available healthcare claim datasets
    • Developing and maintaining tools, data cubes and dashboards to support business unit objectives
    • Conducting research on government (e.g., Medicare) and private payer policies
    • Communicating project status regularly with business units and other internal customers
    • Preparing summaries of analysis and discussing results with internal customers
  • Maintain and foster a collaborative relationship with cross-functional colleagues such as Health Economics & Market Access (HEMA), Corporate Accounts, Marketing, Sales, Clinical and others.
  • Work with HEMA teams to expand awareness of available data assets and how data can be used to support business needs
  • Manage intake and processing of large datasets with support from IT
  • Maintain high standards for data quality, reporting, and timely project execution

Required qualifications:

  • Bachelor degree or equivalent experience strongly preferred (Master’s Degree highly desirable) with focus on health economics, public health, epidemiology, biostatistics, health care administration, information technology or related discipline.
  • 5+ years of progressive analytical work experience in the healthcare industry with some combination of the following:
  • Medical claim data analysis
  • Managed care contracting and commercial reimbursement methodology
  • Medicare inpatient and outpatient reimbursement rules and methodology
  • Strong analytical skills including proficiency in querying, analyzing and summarizing data
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Up to 15% domestic travel (internal customers)


Preferred qualifications:

  • Strong SAS programming skills; experience with SAS Viya and Visual Analytics would be beneficial
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office, especially Excel including pivot tables, filtering and vlookups
  • Experience developing tools, reports, and other products using medical claims and other healthcare data
  • Experience with data visualization tools such as Tableau, Cognos or other similar applications preferred
  • Knowledge of statistical methods a plus
  • Self-motivated and can work independently
  • Time management skills; ability to manage multiple internal client related priorities



Requisition ID: 510874


As a leader in medical science for more than 40 years, we are committed to solving the challenges that matter most – united by a deep caring for human life. Our mission to advance science for life is about transforming lives through innovative medical solutions that improve patient lives, create value for our customers, and support our employees and the communities in which we operate. Now more than ever, we have a responsibility to apply those values to everything we do – as a global business and as a global corporate citizen.


So, choosing a career with Boston Scientific (NYSE: BSX) isn’t just business, it’s personal. And if you’re a natural problem-solver with the imagination, determination, and spirit to make a meaningful difference to people worldwide, we encourage you to apply and look forward to connecting with you!


At Boston Scientific, we recognize that nurturing a diverse and inclusive workplace helps us be more innovative and it is important in our work of advancing science for life and improving patient health. That is why we stand for inclusion, equality, and opportunity for all. By embracing the richness of our unique backgrounds and perspectives, we create a better, more rewarding place for our employees to work and reflect the patients, customers, and communities we serve. Boston Scientific is proud to be an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.


Boston Scientific maintains a drug-free workplace. Pursuant to Va. Code § 2.2-4312 (2000), Boston Scientific is providing notification that the unlawful manufacture, sale, distribution, dispensation, possession, or use of a controlled substance or marijuana is prohibited in the workplace and that violations will result in disciplinary action up to and including termination.


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