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


SHIFT: Day Job

SCHEDULE: Full-time

HealthCore, Inc., a health services research firm, is seeking a Biostatistical Analyst with experience in the healthcare consulting or biopharmaceutical industry to join our dynamic company. Founded in 1996, and now an independentlyoperating subsidiary of Anthem, Inc., HealthCore provides the health care system, biopharmaceutical industry, academia, and the Federal Government with "real-world" data to improve the quality, safety, and affordability of healthcare. HealthCore’s projects range from retrospective to large-scale, prospective studies in the areas of drug, vaccine, and medical device safety surveillance, risk management, pharmacoepidemiology, health outcomes, pharmacoeconomics, and comparative effectiveness research.

The Biostatistical Analyst will collaborate with other biostatisticians, scientists, programmers, project managers, clinicians and others, to execute data management and statistical analyses in support of multiple real-world research projects for a portfolio of clients.

Preferred locations – Remote or Watertown, MA

Other locations – Wilmington, DE, Alexandria, VA or Andover, MA

Primary duties may include, but are not limited to:

  • Analyze healthcare claims data using accepted statistical and biostatistical techniques.

  • Investigates, analyzes, and evaluates complex statistical and programming issues.

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

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

  • Leads and supports initiatives to improve efficiency and standardization in research data analytics.

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

  • Prepares results for presentation to internal/external clients.

  • Compiles results of studies for journal publication.

  • Manipulates and creates complex datasets.

  • Cleans datasets to identify outliers.

  • Provides statistical review/input for quality control during the data collection phase of a study.

  • Drafts written summaries of analysis results.

  • Participates in the writing of manuscripts, especially Statistical Methods and Results sections.

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


Requires a Masters degree in Biostatistics, Statistics or related field. Knowledge of statistical methodology and analysis; practical experience in data analysis in public health; demonstrated expertise in statistical consulting/collaboration and technical writing; and proficiency in Statistical Analysis System (SAS) is required.


Working at HealthCore In addition to a dynamic work environment, HealthCore offers a competitive salary and an outstanding benefits program including a 401(k) plan; health, dental, and vision insurance; discounted fitness club membership; life, AD&D, short and long-term disability insurance coverage; tuition assistance, and an employee stock purchase plan and free parking. As an independently operating subsidiary of Anthem, HealthCore offers the resources of the nation’s leading health benefits company in a small company environment.

HealthCore is headquartered in Wilmington, DE, midway between New York City and Washington, DC, with offices in Andover, MA and Alexandria, VA. To learn more about us or apply for a position, please visit An Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veter