Premera Blue Cross Analyst I - Actuarial - Healthcare Economics in Mountlake Terrace, Washington

Join Our Team: Do Meaningful Work and Improve People’s Lives

Our purpose, to improve customers’ lives by making healthcare work better, is far from ordinary. And so are our employees. Working at Premera means you have the opportunity to drive real change by transforming healthcare.

To better serve our customers, we’re creating a culture that promotes employee growth, collaborative innovation, and inspired leadership. We are committed to creating an environment where employees can do their best work and where best-in-class talent comes, stays, and thrives!

As an Actuarial Analyst I for our Healthcare Economics team , you would be on the forefront of changes happening in the healthcare industry. This is an excellent early-in-career opportunity to be part of a dynamic, close-knit team. You will be involved in efforts to reduce the overall cost of medical and pharmacy services. You will work collaboratively with work groups by extracting and presenting data that helps formulate strategic decisions across the enterprise. You will be using data to provide analytics to support value based programs and contracts with Premera’s network of providers.

What you’ll do

  • Pull data, build models, analyze and criticize data and put together exhibits

  • Participate in internal and external meetings, presenting data and analytics

  • Perform standard work and make recommendations for process improvements

  • Participate in peer reviews, give presentations and special projects

What you'll bring

  • Bachelor’s degree in mathematics, actuarial science, statistics or four (4) years’ work experience.

  • Experience with Excel

  • Experience with SQL, Java, C++, or VBA is a plus

  • Critical thinking skills

  • Ability to successfully manage several projects at once


What we offer

  • Medical, vision and dental coverage

  • Life and disability insurance

  • Retirement programs (401K employer match and pension plan)

  • Wellness incentives, onsite services, a discount program and more

  • Tuition assistance for undergraduate and graduate degrees

  • Generous Paid Time Off to reenergize

  • Free parking

Equal employment opportunity/affirmative action:

Premera is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Premera seeks to attract and retain the most qualified individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, marital status, veteran status, gender or gender identity, sexual orientation, genetic information or any other protected characteristic under applicable law.

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At Premera, we make healthcare work better. By focusing on improving our customers’ experience purposefully and serving their needs passionately, we make the process easier, less costly, and more positive. Through empathy and advocacy, we change lives.

As the leading health plan in the Pacific Northwest, we provide comprehensive health benefits and services to more than 2 million customers, from individuals to Fortune 100 companies. Our services include innovative programs focused on health management, wellness, prevention, and patient safety. We deliver these programs through health, life, vision, dental, disability, and other related products and services.

Premera Blue Cross is headquartered in Mountlake Terrace, WA, with operations in Spokane and Anchorage. The company has operated in Washington since 1933 and in Alaska since 1952. With more than 80 years of experience in the region, we deliver innovation, choice, and expertise.