Senior Data Scientist - Senior Health Solutions

Location: Omaha, NE 68131

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Location: Various Locations
Work Type: Full Time Regular
Job No: 499290
Categories: Analytics/Data Science, Remote Work
Application Closes: Open Until Filled

This position is on the data science team within the Senior Health Solutions (SHS) division. SHS’s mission is to help seniors feel confident and empowered to live their healthiest, best lives. The data science team provides advanced analytic support and capability in the areas of customer understanding, customer experience, communication strategy, population health analysis, underwriting automation, and more. This position will initially focus primarily in the areas of health care analytics and product management support. Ideal candidates should have thorough core data science skills and have 2+ years working in a data science role. The ability to collaborate effectively with business stakeholders is crucial. In addition, ideal candidates will also be inquisitive, anticipate stakeholder needs, work comfortably with ambiguity, work to develop necessary business acumen and most of all be business stakeholder focused.


  • Collaborate with business partners to understand business objectives/goals and develop a clear and well-defined analytic plan.
  • Support the analytic life cycle.
  • Performs data extraction and data manipulation.
  • Explore data to understand and articulate the data profile and its limitations.
  • Assist in the development of predictive modeling and association modeling such as segmentation analysis, data modeling, risk modeling, behavioral analysis, cross-selling analysis, and customer churn analysis.
  • Develop trusted outcomes by applying appropriate analytical techniques and metrics.
  • Support the deployment and maintenance of the analytic model.
  • Communicates clear outcomes at varying levels of detail to our business partners.


  • Undergraduate degree in analytically driven fields such as mathematics, statistics, physics, economics, data science, computer science, operations research or actuarial science.
  • Ability to write SQL to gather data.
  • Proficient in one or more computer programming languages, of which at least one must be R, Python or other general purpose language.
  • Proficient in statistical analysis and machine learning.
  • Good understanding of data visualization.
  • Knowledge of structured data platforms.
  • Adequate verbal and written communication and human relations skills.
  • Strong problem solving skills and a high level of intellectual curiosity.
  • Potential to self-direct and work independently at times.
  • You help promote a culture of diversity and inclusion within the department and the larger organization. You value different ideas and opinions. You listen courageously and remain curious in all that you do.


  • Graduate degree in analytically driven fields such as mathematics, statistics, physics, economics, data science, computer science, operations research or actuarial science.
  • Product and industry knowledge.
  • Strong business acumen.
  • Strong knowledge of unstructured database tools such as Hive, Pig or Spark
  • Associate or Fellow in Society of Actuaries.


  • A diverse workplace where associates feel a sense of belonging.
  • An organization that feels like a small, close-knit community and has the strength of a Fortune 500 company.
  • Tuition reimbursement, training and career development.
  • Comprehensive benefits plan that includes medical, dental, vision, disability and life insurance.
  • Flexible spending accounts for healthcare and childcare needs.
  • 401(k) plan with a 2% company contribution and 6% company match.
  • Competitive pay with an opportunity for incentives for all associates.
  • Flexible work schedules with a healthy amount of paid time off.
  • For more information regarding available benefits, please visit our Career Site.
  • Minimum: $103,655 Maximum: $137,344
  • Pay commensurate with experience.


Mutual of Omaha serves more than 4.8 million individual product customers and 39,000 employer groups. Our legacy of stability creates an environment where every associate is encouraged to experiment, innovate and grow in their own unique career path.

From day one, you’ll have the tools to be your best self at work. Here you’ll do meaningful work and your talents will have a positive impact on peoples’ lives as we help our customers protect what they care about and achieve their financial goals.

Each associate is a unique contributor to creating a diverse, dynamic, thriving and inclusive workplace. We want you to become engaged … feel a sense of belonging … and contribute to the company’s exceptional future.

Join forces with a company that can AMPLIFY YOUR STRENGTHS AND EMPOWER YOUR CAREER.

For inquiries about the position or application process, contact our HR Helpline at 1-800-365-1405.

If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you have the right to request an accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access our career center as a result of your disability. To request an accommodation, contact a Human Resources Representative at 1-800-780-0304. We are available Monday through Friday 7 am to 4:30 pm CST we will reply within 24 hours.

Mutual of Omaha and its affiliates are an Equal Opportunity /Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

To All Recruitment Agencies: We do not accept unsolicited agency resumes and we are not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

Help: 800-365-1405

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