Cambia Health Solutions

  • Innovation Force Insights Internship

    Job Locations US-OR-Portland
    Requisition ID
    Category (Portal Searching)
  • Overview

    Innovation Force Insights Internship

    Portland, OR

    This position is scheduled to start in September/October 2018

    We are seeking to identify candidates for future full-time employment

    through this internship opportunity.


    Responsibilities & Requirements

    Join Cambia’s Innovation Force, a small focused team that analyzes and creates elegant solutions to complex problems in the healthcare industry. Responsibilities include applying machine learning to rapid prototyping of solutions to specific problems and iterative refinement of solutions with consumer response. The position requires frequent interaction and effective communication within a diverse multi-disciplinary team.


    The Innovation Force Insights Intern will:

    • Design and develop end-to-end cloud-based machine learning production pipelines (data exploration, sampling, training data generation, feature engineering, model building, and performance evaluation) with high availability for a wide variety of health-related projects with opportunity to improve health quality of millions
    • Building automated & enhanced Data Science stack management with model update/testing (regression, shadow, parallel, A/B) capabilities
    • Build frameworks for experience capture and feed into training data
    • Develop the core Data Science services with near real-time capabilities: Fetch, Search, Predictor
    • Design, build, and deploy platforms, services, abstractions, and frameworks that allow the Data Scientists to conceive of, develop, and deploy their ideas with autonomy
    • Build and maintain tools which allow Data Scientists to perform their own ETL tasks
    • Execute continuous integration, continuous deployment, and DevOps best practices
    • Work with large volumes of both structured and unstructured data
    • Produce documentation for code, APIs, and procedures
    • Collect, measure, and interpret process performance data; using tools such as Pareto charts, flow charts, process maps, Cause and Effect diagrams, scatter plots, histograms, and control charts
    • Troubleshoot and triage problem reports, resolve, and escalate as required
    • Ensure the appropriate identification of root causes through effective use of data analysis tools and techniques


    Combine your academic experience with the following skills and abilities:

    • Completed a graduate degree in business information systems, computer science, data science, computer engineering or a related program in the last nine months
    • Whole-brain thinking: Possessing the ability to think creatively and demonstrate analytical skills, analyzing complex situations both alone and as part of a team, learning quickly and synthesizing solutions, options and action plans
    • Solid data structures & algorithms background
    • Mastery of one of Python, Java, C++, Scala or equivalent language
    • Experience with cleaning, aggregating, and pre-processing data from varied sources
    • Experience creating complex SQL queries for standard as well as ad hoc data mining purposes
    • Demonstrated experience operating in a Unix/Linux environment
    • Excellent problem solving, critical thinking, and communication skills
    • Strong ability to evaluate and adopt new technologies in a short time
    • Coursework or practical experience with machine learning, data mining, and constructing analytical models and algorithms
    • Demonstrated ability to work with minimal direction, with the ability to coordinate complex activities
    • Entrepreneurship or business background a plus
    • Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills along with excellent organization skills
    • Able to take direction ask appropriate questions and execute the direction and checking in when appropriate
    • Able to work with minimum direction
    • Strong problem-solving skills; analytical and critical thinking
    • Reasonably good at learning new technical concepts
    • Minimum cumulative 3.0 grade point average
    • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States


    This position is being posted at a pay level 10, 14 and 16.

    About Us

    At Cambia, we advocate for transforming the health care system. You aren’t satisfied with the status quo and neither are we. We're looking for individuals who are as passionate as we are about transforming the way people experience health care. We offer a competitive salary and a generous benefits package. We are an equal opportunity employer dedicated to workforce diversity and a drug and tobacco-free workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other status protected by law. A drug screen and background check is required.


    Cambia’s portfolio of companies spans health care information technology and software development; retail health care; health insurance plans that carry the Blue Cross and Blue Shield brands; pharmacy benefit management; life, disability, dental, vision and other lines of protection; alternative solutions to health care access; and free-standing health and wellness solutions.


    We have a century of experience in developing and providing health solutions to serve our members. We had our beginnings in the logging communities of the Pacific Northwest as innovators in helping workers afford health care. That pioneering spirit has kept us at the forefront as we build new avenues to improve access to and quality of health care for the future.


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