Analyst, Advanced Analytics

Date: Jul 25, 2019

Location: Greensboro, NC, US

Company: Lincoln Financial

Alternate Locations: Fort Wayne, IN (Indiana); Greensboro, NC (North Carolina)

Relocation assistance is not available for this opportunity.

Requisition #59663


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.


The Role


This position will consult/analyze on progressively more complex projects/initiatives for the design, development, and delivery of advanced analytics and predictive modeling that enables the business to make data-based decisions.  S/he will also focus on delivery of initiatives through execution of consulting services, which includes but is not limited to accountability for implementation of project deliverables within Corporate Finance.




  • 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.
  • Champions and enhances organizational initiatives by positively influencing and supporting change management and/or departmental/enterprise initiatives within assigned area(s) of responsibility.
  • Serves as a resource to team members and applicable internal/external stakeholders on more complex assignments/projects for his/her assigned area(s) of responsibility.
  • Identifies and recommends process improvements that significantly reduce workloads or improve quality for his/her assigned area(s) of responsibility.
  • Consults/Analyze on more complex assignments and/or projects for his/her assigned area(s) of responsibility.
  • Develops progressively more complex modeling techniques for pattern recognition, prediction, and classification.
  • Produces progressively more complex solutions, solves business problems, and finds patterns and insights from the analysis of structured and unstructured data.
  • Implements and maintains predictive and statistical models to identify business opportunities and solve progressively more complex business problems.
  • Develops progressively more complex data visualizations to effectively communicate findings and insights to senior executives, managers, and key stakeholders.
  • Provides input in the creation of roadmaps and a framework to deliver insights to achieve business goals and objectives that are in line with management's vision.
  • Evaluates technologies, vendors, and cloud services that can support the business strategies and goals.
  • Uses data-mining techniques to collect and compile data from a wide variety of data repositories.
  • Creates progressively more complex models to optimize data accuracy, validates its purpose, and confirms its significance to the business.
  • Identifies and interprets progressively more complex developments, variances, and trends; researches inconsistencies/anomalies in the data and presents findings to management.
  • Provides expertise and collaborates with stakeholders to define data collection and analysis requirements and establish adequate business understanding in order to provide effective analysis.
  • Champions and enhances the direction of emerging solutions to meet the needs of complex assignments, projects and/or initiatives.
  • Consults and collaborates with key internal and/or external stakeholder to elicit more complex business issues, determine root causes, and capture business needs.


Education & Experience


  • 4 Year/Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience (4 years of experience in lieu of Bachelor's) in Data Science, Computer Science, Statistics, Mathematics, Information Systems or Finance (Minimum Required)
  • 3 - 5+ Years of advanced analytics, modeling, and/or data mining experience that directly aligns with the specific responsibilities of this position. (Required)
  • 1 – 2 years of Project Management or Business Analysis. (Required)
  • Knowledge in Finance and / or Accounting principles is preferred.
  • Demonstrated understanding of data tools and data modeling techniques (e.g. Dataiku / Alteryx and Tableau)



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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