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Data Science Analyst I

Aflac

Location: Remote - US only

Job Type: Full time

Posted


Job Summary

Performs descriptive analysis by mining past data to provide summaries regarding business performance for recent time period(s) compared to prior time period(s) and plans/targets, while employing CRISP-DM (Cross Industry Standards for Data Mining)

Principal Duties & Responsibilities

Assists with special projects requiring commensurate analytical expertise and the development of executive level presentations

  • Performs organizational research by gathering, interpreting and comparing operational data to benchmarking/best practice data, and provides insights/recommendations to the organization

  • Develops tactical reporting and analysis frameworks, considering performance of at least one business area

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

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

  • Performs other related duties as required

Education & Experience Required

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Experience with analytics and successful demonstration of descriptive analyses

Or an equivalent combination of education and experience

Job Knowledge & Skills

  • Excellent analytical skills

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

  • Ability to successfully work independently or with a team

  • Excellent attention to detail to ensure accuracy of data

  • Ability to meet deadlines

  • Microsoft Access

  • Microsoft Excel

  • Microsoft PowerPoint

  • Microsoft Word

  • Business Intelligence Reporting Tools

  • Business Case Preparation

  • Business Cost/Benefit Analysis

  • Advanced Analysis Tools

  • Lean Six Sigma

  • Statistical Analysis Tools

  • Data Trend Analysis & Interpretation

  • Business Performance Analysis

  • Statistical Analysis

  • SQL

  • Python and/or R Programming

Competencies

  • 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