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Data Science Consultant I

The Company:  Aflac Columbus
The Location: 

Columbus, GA, US, 31999

The Division:  Sales Operations & Analytics
Job Id:  3124


Opportunity: Data Science Consultant I- Research & Development


Job Summary


Performs prescriptive analysis using advanced mathematical techniques to computationally determine a set of beneficial alternative actions or decisions given a complex set of objectives, requirements, and limitations, with the goal of improving business performance; in addition, performs predictive, diagnostic, and descriptive analysis, while employing CRISP-DM (Cross Industry Standards for Data Mining)


Principal Duties & Responsibilities


• Performs organizational research by gathering, interpreting, and comparing operational data to benchmarking/best practice data, identifies significant business issues, trends and opportunities and provides insights/recommendations to the organization


• Develops reporting and analysis frameworks for strategic initiatives


• Develops and maintains databases, to include documenting standards for use, control, updating and maintenance of databases within internal business areas


 • Leads special projects requiring commensurate analytical expertise and the development of executive level presentations; to include identifying, defining, and implementing best-in-class analytical practices


 • Ensures appropriate measures and reports are defined and implemented to assess organizational performance and/or initiative performance


 • Leads and assists with the development and training of analysts in Business Analytics and other internal business areas.


• Assists with strategic efforts/business planning by gathering metrics, performing analysis, and creating deliverable tracking


• Serves as a resource for less-experienced team members using broad knowledge, experience, and analytical tools to assist in the attainment of department/organizational goals


 • Performs other related duties as required


Education & Experience Required


  • Bachelor's Degree
  • 2 - 4 years of job-related experience
  • Demonstrated experience performing complex predictive and prescriptive business-related analyses
  • Demonstrated ability to lead and transition projects by mentoring/developing others


Or an equivalent combination of education and experience



Job Knowledge & Skills


• Advanced analytical skills with the ability to mentor and train other analysts and business partners on analytical methods, tools, reports, and data


 • Excellent presentation, oral, written, and interpersonal communications skills to effectively interact with all levels of management; ability to maintain professionalism


• Advanced knowledge of the operations of the business and the insurance industry


 • Ability to collaborate with business unit customers, IT, business partners, and all levels of leadership to deliver results


 • Strong facilitation and project management skills


 • Ability to meet deadlines




  • Acting with Integrity 
  • Communicating Effectively -
  • Pursuing Self-Development
  • Serving Customers
  • Supporting Change -
  • Supporting Organizational Goals 
  • Working with Diverse Populations 

Nearest Major Market: Columbus GA