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Watson Health - Research Analyst I

International Business Machines Corp. (IBM Corporation) - Cambridge, MA

Watson Health - Research Analyst I


Job Description

Under the guidance of Research Leader and Manager, provide analytic support to one or more business areas within Life Sciences: Outcomes Research, Economic Modeling, and Market Analytics.

This position can be located in multiple cities/offices: Cambridge, MA. - Ann Arbor, MI. - Bethesda, MD. - Greenwood Village, CO. - Raleigh, NC.

Outcomes Research, Market Analytics

Under the guidance of Research Leader, draft study protocol/analysis plan

Research and pull medical code sets (ICD-CM diagnosis and procedure, CPT, HCPCS, NDC, LOINC) per study protocol

Develop programming specifications. Work closely with Programmer on most effective way to implement complex methodologies and build study analytic file

Perform data investigation on diagnostic, descriptive, and statistical output throughout the course of each research project

Format data tables for client presentation

Draft written deliverables for client presentation (final reports, slide decks, technical memoranda, posters, podium presentations, and manuscripts)

Use Treatment Pathways to conduct analyses

Attend and take minutes from client meetings

Review and format inpatient (IP), outpatient (OP), and Ambulatory Surgery Center (ASC) Facility Targeting Reports for Market Analytics projects

Economic Modeling

Under the guidance of Research Leader, identify, collect, and summarize data from published literature for building health economic models

Support Research Leader in developing model specifications and conceptual model design

Support economic modeling analyses, including cost-effectiveness/cost-utility analyses and budget impact analyses

Draft sections of deliverables for client presentation (summary memos, written reports, slide decks, abstracts, posters, podium presentations, and manuscripts)

Attend and take minutes from client meetings

Other Responsibilities

Manage presale count requests

May support literature review projects

Participate in project process efficiency improvement initiatives

Excellent written and verbal communication skills; ability to communicate with individuals at various levels within the organization and external clients

Good critical thinking, questioning, and listening skills

Excellent attention to detail

Time management skills for managing multiple tasks simultaneously while completing work within allocated time frames


United States

State / Province


City / Township / Village


IBM Business Group

Watson Health

Primary job category

Data Science

Role ( Job Role )

Data Scientist

Employment Type


Contract type


New Collar Role


Required Technical and Professional Expertise

Minimum 2 years previous healthcare industry and/or quantitative work experience related to pharmaceutical industry or health research. Relevant graduate degree (e.g., MPH) may substitute for work experience

Preferred Technical and Professional Experience

1-5 years experience using Microsoft Applications: Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, and EndNote.

Eligibility Requirements


Required Education

High School Diploma/GED

Preferred Education

Bachelor's Degree

Position Type


Travel Required

No Travel

Is this role a commissionable/sales incentive based position?




EO Statement

IBM is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.

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Location: Cambridge, MA

Company Profile:
International Business Machines Corporation provides information technology (IT) products and services worldwide. The company’s Global Technology Services segment provides IT infrastructure and business process services, including outsourcing, process, integrated technology, cloud, and technology support. Its Global Business Services segment offers consulting solutions for strategy and transformation, application innovation, enterprise applications, and smarter analytics; and application management, maintenance, and support services. International Business Machines Corporation’s Software segment offers middleware and operating systems software, such as WebSphere software to integrate and manage business processes; and information management software for database and enterprise content management, information integration, data governance, data warehousing and analytics, business analytics and intelligence, and predictive analytics. This segment also provides Tivoli software for cloud and datacenter management, enterprise endpoint and mobile device management, asset and facilities management, storage management, and security systems; Rational software that supports software development; and Mobile Software for platform and application development, mobile security, and mobile device management. The company’s Systems and Technology segment provides computing power and storage solutions; and semiconductor technology, products, and packaging solutions. Its Global Financing segment provides lease and loan financing to end users; commercial financing to dealers and remarketers of IT products; and remanufacturing and remarketing services for equipment. The company was formerly known as Computing-Tabulating-Recording Co. and changed its name to International Business Machines Corporation in 1924. International Business Machines Corporation was founded in 1910 and is headquartered in Armonk, New York.