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Sr Data Science Analyst

The Company:  Aflac Columbus
The Location: 

Columbus, GA, US, 31999

The Division:  Individual Benefits
Job Id:  1859



Job Summary

Performs predictive analysis using advanced mathematical techniques to discover explanatory and predictive models of business performance that represent the inherent relationship between data inputs and outputs/business outcomes, in addition to performing 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 tactical reporting and analysis frameworks, considering performance of at least three business areas


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


 • Develops and updates mathematical modeling tools for internal business areas


• Leads special projects requiring commensurate analytical expertise and the development of executive level presentations


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


• Remains abreast of the latest software to build reports and conduct analysis most efficiently


 • Mentors and supports 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


• Performs other related duties as required


Education & Experience Required


  • Preferred Bachelor's Degree
  • 2 - 4 years of job related experience
  • Successful analytical work supporting business requirement to include work with predictive analytics


Or an equivalent combination of education and experience


Job Knowledge & Skills


• Proven 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


 • Knowledge of the operations of the business and the insurance industry • Ability to successfully work independently or with a team


 • Excellent attention to detail to ensure accuracy of data


• Ability to meet deadlines




  • Acting with Integrity - Clearly states goals and beliefs; lets people know his/her true intentions; does what he she said they would do; follows through on commitments
  • Communicating Effectively - Expresses ideas and information in a clear and concise manner; tailors message to fit the interests and needs of the audience; delivers information in a manner that is interesting and compelling to the listener
  • Pursuing Self-Development - Demonstrates ambition and desire to move forward in his/her career; engages others in discussions about career development; seeks feedback on ways to increase his/her performance; takes advantage of opportunities to build new skills and capabilities
  • Serving Customers - Builds strong relationships with customers; stays aware of customer needs, concerns and satisfaction; responds promptly to customer questions and requests; effectively manages
  • Supporting Change - Enthusiastically participates in new change initiatives and programs; focuses on reasons why changes will work and how they will be beneficial
  • Supporting Organizational Goals - Actively supports organizational goals and values; demonstrates enthusiasm toward the company's goals and mission; aligns actions around organizational goals
  • Working with Diverse Populations - Shows respect for the beliefs and traditions of others; encourages and promotes practices that support cultural diversity; discourages behaviors or practices that may be perceived as unfair, biased, or critical toward people with certain backgrounds



Nearest Major Market: Columbus GA