: Quantitative Research Manager
311 Arsenal Street
Watertown, MA 02472

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  • Use SQL to create, quality-check, and de-identify new research datasets for analysis
  • Use R/Python and Excel to carry out statistical analyses of health care data and generate data visualizations
  • Partner with our Marketing organization to turn findings into content via presentations, data visualizations, white papers, etc.
  • Identify and delve into new research topics by talking to stakeholders and staying current on the latest in academic journals, popular press, etc.
  • Develop a trusted advisor reputation across athenahealth. Become an expert on athenahealths business processes and data structures.

Education & Experience:

  • Bachelors/Masters degree in Economics, Statistics, Engineering, Computer Science, Public Health or other quantitative field, plus 3+ years of relevant experience strongly preferred
  • Experience conducting research with large and messy datasets required, experience specifically with claims and/or EHR databases strongly preferred
  • Understanding of outpatient health care delivery, IT, research, and policy preferred

Knowledge & Skills:

  • Strong skills in SQL, R, and/or Python (preferably in AWS environment)
  • Ability to work with large and unwieldy health data sets
  • High level of comfort creating presentations to deliver results to a business (non-technical) audience
  • Researchers intuition for formulating research questions, selecting hypotheses, and applying appropriate methods to test them
  • Ability to drive results both independently and when working with cross-functional teams
  • Passion for improving health care and high tolerance for ambiguity in a fundamentally creative process

Employee Testimonials

Olivia Adams
Lead Member Of Technical Staff

“I enjoy working at athenahealth because I am making something that matters.  My passion isn’t writing code - it’s what writing code enables me to do, which is make something for other people.  And there’s no nobler cause than healthcare.”


Sherry Cheuk
Product Operations Manager

“athenahealth has a mission to transform healthcare, which is something I really admire.  Every company out there is trying to grow, but I think our focus on making an impact and delivering value is really powerful.  Our work is about improving people’s lives.”