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Sr Data Science Analyst

The Company:  Aflac Columbus
The Location: 

Columbus, GA, US, 31999

The Division:  Sales Operations & Analytics
Job Id:  2852


Opportunity: Sr. Data Science Analyst- Research & Development


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


  • Minimum Required 2 - 4 years of job-related experience
  • Minimum Required Successful analytical work supporting business requirement to include work with predictive analytics


Education & Experience Preferred


  • Preferred Bachelor's Degree


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

Nearest Major Market: Columbus GA