Mathematica applies expertise at the intersection of data, methods, policy, and practice to improve well-being around the world. We collaborate closely with public- and private-sector partners to translate big questions into deep insights that improve programs, refine strategies, and enhance understanding using data science and analytics. Our work yields actionable information to guide decisions in wide-ranging policy areas, from health, education, early childhood, and family support to nutrition, employment, disability, and international development. Mathematica offers our employees competitive salaries, and a comprehensive benefits package, as well as the advantages of being 100 percent employee owned. As an employee stock owner, you will experience financial benefits of ESOP holdings that have increased in tandem with the company’s growth and financial strength. You will also be part of an independent, employee-owned firm that is able to define and further our mission, enhance our quality and accountability, and steadily grow our financial strength. Learn more about our benefits here: https://www.mathematica.org/career-opportunities/benefits-at-a-glance.
Mathematica is searching for analysts with experience in Medicaid policy and programs at either the state or federal level. In particular, we are looking for individuals who can support current and emerging work across any number of areas related to monitoring and improving Medicaid programs such as: Medicaid managed care programs, value-based purchasing and alternative payment models, long-term services and supports, measures of delivery and quality of services for beneficiaries, data analytics, and outcomes of innovative programs and policies. Additionally, Medicaid analysts will work on or support project management, change management, and business development. Medicaid analysts work on a variety of projects spanning policy and programmatic areas. These projects range from data analytics to program evaluation and implementation support. Candidates do not need to have experience in all of these areas but should have substantial experience in at least one of them.
Medicaid analysts will likely be connected to 2-3 projects at a time, with many projects requiring team leadership and direct-client contact. Across all projects, Medicaid analysts are expected to:
Specific project or new business development activities may include:
To apply, please submit a cover letter, resume, transcripts (unofficial are acceptable), and contact information for three references. Please also provide a writing sample that demonstrates policy analysis or program operation and monitoring skills, and reflects independent analysis and writing, such as a white paper or decision memo. You will also be asked to provide your desired salary range during the application process.
Various federal agencies with whom we contract require that staff successfully undergo a background investigation or security clearance as a condition of working on a project. If you are assigned to such a project, you will be required to obtain the requisite security clearance.
Available Locations: Princeton, NJ; Washington, DC; Cambridge, MA; Woodlawn, MD; Ann Arbor, MI; Oakland, CA; Chicago, IL; Remote
This position offers an anticipated annual base salary range of $70,000 - $95,000. This position may be eligible for a discretionary bonus based on individual and company performance.
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Software Engineering, Statistical Programming & Advanced Analytics
At Mathematica, we rely on Software Engineers and Statistical Programmers to design, develop, and build solutions to guide decisions in a wide range of policy areas: health, labor, education, nutrition and family support to name just a few. From associate- to director-level employees, their work is essential to our data-driven organization. Technical talent thrives at Mathematica by working with large data sets and new technologies in a team-oriented and employee-owned work environment.
Deep Commitment to Improving Public Well-Being
Our mission is to improve public well-being through objective, rigorous research of the highest quality. To do so, we foster a collaborative environment that empowers staff to follow their passions, work on meaningful projects, and solve problems creatively. Our work helps to inform decision-making on critical issues around the globe. As an employee-owned company where everyone shares a profound sense of purpose, Mathematica is a place where you can have a career with real impact.
Diversity and Inclusion: A Core Value
With diversity and inclusion as one of core values, we maintain a welcoming, supportive culture drawing on the strengths of employees from varied ethnic backgrounds, cultures, lifestyles, abilities, and experiences. Our research is more robust because it’s informed by diverse perspectives. Our mission to improve societal well-being is strengthened by greater understanding of issues facing the populations we serve. At Mathematica, everyone is valued and treated with respect and dignity.
We are pleased that you are considering joining Mathematica for what could be an exciting,
challenging, and rewarding career. Staff within our organization are encouraged to collaborate in
developing creative solutions to difficult problems and to share the responsibility and enjoyment of
carrying out complex research. This collegial spirit has helped us earn our reputation for innovative
and high-quality work. At Mathematica, we care about our employees’ personal and professional
development, achievement, lifelong learning, individuality, and choices. In addition, because the
well-being of our employees and their families is important to us, we offer a comprehensive
employee benefits package.
Health Insurance(18 comments)
"Flexible PTO policy and health insurance packages."
Vacation & Paid Time Off(11 comments)
"It’s PTO, so no sick time. Can only roll over 80 hours at year end."
401K Plan(4 comments)
"The matching is good. Better than most."
Mathematica is employee-owned and offers profit sharing
employee shares of the company are a plus. Could have better PTO policy related to sick days and holidays.
Wonderful PTO package and health insurance options