Sr. Analyst, Data Scientist - Life

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Location: Boston, MA

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Alternate Locations: Boston, MA (Massachusetts); Greensboro, NC (North Carolina); Hartford, CT (Connecticut); Work from Home (Excluding Colorado)

Relocation assistance is not available for this opportunity.

Level: P4

Requisition #65945

About the Company

Lincoln Financial Group, a Fortune 250 company with over 10,000 employees, provides advice and solutions that help empower Americans to take charge of their financial lives with confidence. Our core business areas — Life Insurance, Annuities, Retirement Plan Services and Group Protection — focus on supporting, preserving and enhancing over 17 million customer’s lifestyles and retirement outcomes.

Headquartered in Radnor, Pennsylvania, Lincoln Financial Group is the marketing name for Lincoln National Corporation (NYSE: LNC) and its affiliates. The company had $238 billion in assets under management as of December 31, 2018.

Ranked one of the Best Large Employers in America by Forbes magazine, Lincoln Financial Group makes a serious investment in our employees’ futures through a broad range of wealth accumulation and protection plans, health and wellness programs, and career development resources designed to help each individual reach their personal and professional goals.

General Purpose of Job
This position will provide subject matter expertise and direction on complex projects/initiatives for the design, development, and delivery of advanced analytics and predictive modeling that enables the business to make data based decisions.
Duties and Responsibilities
Creates models to optimize data accuracy, validates its purpose, and confirms its significance to the business.
Develops modeling techniques for pattern recognition, prediction, and classification.
Develops visualizations of data to effectively communicate findings and insights to senior executives, managers, and key stakeholders.
Directs and enhances organizational initiatives by positively influencing and supporting change management and/or departmental/enterprise initiatives within assigned area(s) of responsibility.
Evaluates technologies, vendors, and cloud services that can support the business strategies and goals.
Identifies and directs the implementation of process improvements that significantly improve quality across the team, department and/or business unit for his/her assigned area(s) of responsibility.
Identifies and interprets complex developments, variances, and trends; researches inconsistencies/anomalies in the data and presents findings to management.
Implements and maintains predictive and statistical models to identify business opportunities and solve complex business problems.
Maintains knowledge on current and emerging developments/trends for assigned area(s) of responsibility, assesses the impact, and collaborates with senior management to incorporate new trends and developments in current and future solutions.
Produces complex solutions, solves business problems, and finds patterns and insights from the analysis of structured and unstructured data.
Provides direction on complex assignments, projects, and/or initiatives to build and enhance the capability of his/her assigned area(s) of responsibility.
Provides expertise and collaborates with stakeholders to define data collection and analysis requirements and establish adequate business understanding in order to provide effective analysis.
Provides input in the creation of roadmaps and a framework to deliver insights to achieve business goals and objectives that are in line with management's vision.
Provides subject matter expertise to team members and applicable internal/external stakeholders on complex assignments/projects for his/her assigned area(s) of responsibility.
Uses data-mining techniques to collect and compile data from a wide variety of data repositories.
Additional Position Responsibilities
Carries out duties in compliance with all state and federal regulations and guidelines. Complies with all company and site policies and procedures.
Makes a positive contribution as demonstrated by: - Making suggestions for improvement - Learning new skills, procedures and processes
Performs other duties as required.
Remains current in profession and industry trends.
Other Skills and Abilities
Ability to perform under stress in cases of emergency, critical or hazardous situations.
Ability to work with others in a team environment.
Advanced data mining and transformation skills.
Demonstrated ability to identify and recommend processes improvements.
Demonstrated strong relationship management skills with internal clients (e.g. senior management, peers and colleagues); proven ability to develop creative and collaborative approaches.
Demonstrates strong interpersonal skills with a collaborative style.
Demonstrates strong project management leadership skills including, critical ability to coordinate and balance multiple projects in a time-sensitive environment, under pressure, and meeting deadlines.
Finds common ground and can gain collaboration among senior/executive management, colleagues and peers; can influence outcomes without directing or commanding.
Proficiency with a major programming language appropriate for data science (e.g.; R, Python or Java) to manipulate data and draw insights.
Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook).
Strong knowledge of predictive modeling and data mining including commonly used third party data sources.
Successfully completes regulatory and job training requirements.
Education
4 Year/Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience (4 years of experience in lieu of Bachelors)_Minimum Required in Data Science, Computer Science, Engineering, Statistics, Mathematics, Natural Sciences, or Information Systems
Certifications
Experience
5 7+ Years of advanced analytics, modeling, and/or data mining experience that directly aligns with the specific responsibilities of this position. (Required )
This position may be subject to Lincoln’s Political Contribution Policy. An offer of employment may be contingent upon disclosing to Lincoln the details of certain political contributions. Lincoln may decline to extend an offer or terminate employment for this role if it determines political contributions made could have an adverse impact on Lincoln’s current or future business interests, misrepresentations were made, or for failure to fully disclose applicable political contributions and or fundraising activities.

Any unsolicited resumes/candidate profiles submitted through our web site or to personal e-mail accounts of employees of Lincoln Financial Group are considered property of Lincoln Financial Group and are not subject to payment of agency fees.

Lincoln Financial Group (“LFG”) is an Equal Opportunity employer and, as such, is committed in policy and practice to recruit, hire, compensate, train and promote, in all job classifications, without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, veterans status, or genetic information. Applicants are evaluated on the basis of job qualifications. If you are a person with a disability that impedes your ability to express your interest for a position through our online application process, or require TTY/TDD assistance, contact us by calling 260-455-2558.

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Nearest Major Market: Boston

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