Consultant, Data Science

Alternate Locations: Work from Home (Excluding Colorado)

Work Arrangement:Work from Home

Relocation assistanceis not available for this opportunity.


Requisition #:67136

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.

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The Role at a Glance

We're excited to bring on a Consultant, Data Science who will consult/analyze on progressively more complex projects/initiatives while simultaneously leveraging and applying knowledge of the assigned areas of Data Science responsibility. This position will use statistics, data mining, exploratory data analysis, and basic predictive modeling techniques to deliver data-driven insights to internal stakeholders.

What we're looking for:

  • Independently completes EDA (Exploratory Data Analysis) on prepared data for statistical and/or predictive modeling, and formulates hypotheses to develop relevant analysis for business stakeholders.
  • Identifies relevant data and stakeholder knowledge/resources needed for clear definitions and data understanding.
  • Champions and enhances organizational initiatives by positively influencing and supporting change management and/or departmental/enterprise initiatives within assigned area(s) of responsibility.
  • Partners with internal stakeholders and manager/team leads to identify more complex business problems that can be solved with data analytics.
  • Independently builds solutions leveraging basic modeling techniques; partners with manager/team leads on increasingly complex modeling techniques.
  • Consults/Analyze on more complex assignments and/or projects for their assigned area(s) of responsibility.
  • Creates visualizations & data storylines to share results and communicate actionable insights using data to technical & non-technical audiences.
  • Partners with manager/team lead to understand the data needs of stakeholders and develop roadmaps to meet needed timings, and provide guidance on best use of data insights.
  • Independently creates, processes, and cleans data while following best practices. Involves SMEs as needed to understand data collection/creation.
  • Serves as a resource to team members and applicable internal/external stakeholders on more complex assignments/projects for their assigned area(s) of responsibility.
  • Identifies and recommends process improvements that significantly reduce workloads or improve quality for their assigned area(s) of responsibility.
  • Partners with manager/team leads to ensure stakeholder buy-in for solutions leveraging increasingly complex modeling techniques.
  • Uses statistical techniques to identify patterns, trends, and anomalies in data.
  • Identifies potential security, legal, and ethical risks of data and works with manager to involve appropriate parties to resolve.
  • Researches existing and emerging data science principles, theories, and techniques.
  • Maintains knowledge on current and emerging developments/trends for assigned area(s) of responsibility, assesses the impact, and collaborates with management to incorporate new trends and developments in current and future solutions.

Other Skills and Abilities


  • 3 - 5+ Years of experience in Data Science, Advanced Analytics, Biostatistics, or similar relevant field that directly aligns with the specific responsibilities for this position, or 1-3 years of experience for those with a Masters or PhD. (Required )

Work Arrangement:

Work from Home:Employees will work fully from home. Their job will not require the employee to come into the office, unless for special circumstances.

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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