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Data Science Analyst - Life Inforce Optimization





Alternate Locations: Concord, NH (New Hampshire); Fort Wayne, IN (Indiana); Greensboro, NC (North Carolina); Hartford, CT (Connecticut); Radnor, PA (Pennsylvania); Rolling Meadows, IL (Illinois)


Relocation assistance is not available for this opportunity.


Requisition #45743


About the Company


Lincoln Financial Group provides advice and solutions that help empower people to take charge of their financial lives with confidence and optimism. Today, more than 17 million customers trust our retirement, insurance and wealth protection expertise to help address their lifestyle, savings and income goals, as well as to guard against long-term care expenses. Headquartered in Radnor, Pennsylvania, Lincoln Financial Group is the marketing name for Lincoln National Corporation (NYSE: LNC) and its affiliates.


The Role

As the Data Science Analyst, for Lincoln’s Life Inforce Optimization area, you will analyze and deliver more complex business analytics, metrics & predictive modeling to support goals and engage in a variety of challenging analytics projects.   You will act as a resource for stakeholders and provide consultative advice & analytic support to advance growth and profitability initiatives and deliver meaningful business results within Lincoln’s Individual Life area.  You will engage with a variety of areas within Lincoln including Underwriting, IT, Finance and others.



  • Leverages metrics & predictive analytics to support business objectives and achieve desired results, including profitability & persistency
  • Builds more complex predictive models and delivers results to business area management; addresses any questions and/or requests for refinement of predictive models
  • Builds a variety of statistical models, evaluates & proves model results; offers solutions to business questions/issues based on statistical analysis
  • Advances data science around processes and systems within the organization by extracting knowledge or insights from data in various forms, either structured or unstructured
  • Educates the business to promote adoption and usage of data analytics to further business insights
  • Consults with management & business stakeholders on use of quality business analytics, tools, and market information for acquisition approaches & opportunities
  • Identifies, analyzes, and interprets current & emerging developments/business trends,  and presents information to management
  • Collaborates with IT & other stakeholders to evaluate current state of data; supports the development of tactical plans to improve data management and resolve technical challenges impeding data availability, quality, metric consistency and credibility
  • Supports the development & implementation of a business analytic framework to include forward-looking metrics and insights
  • Creates dashboards & scorecards utilizing existing and newly developed metrics and performance monitoring systems to provide management with quantifiable gauges of business results and impact of plans and tactical initiatives
  • Recommends process improvements to ensure effective, standardized analytical processes
  • Reviews and critiques technical designs and recommends enhancements to various current systems or those under development
  • Serves as a resource to management and stakeholders on capabilities and/or system limitations; recommends remediation plans
  • Participates in projects for analytics and predictive modeling integration and implementation
  • Serves as a mentor to others and as an ad hoc resource to other analysts



  • 4 Year Bachelor’s Degree (Mathematics, Statistics or other Quantitative Field preferred) or equivalent work experience (4 years of experience in lieu of Bachelors)



  • 3 - 5+ Years of experience in analytics within the financial services industry, including design & implementation of forward-looking metrics to support & optimize business objectives
  • Experience with Data Preparation & Analysis, Statistical Methods and Tools, and Insurance Products
  • Advanced proficiency in Excel, PowerPoint, and statistical software packages (e.g., R, SAS, or similar)
  • A successful candidate will be organized, creative, and interested in solving business problems using data and analytics
  • Apply concepts such as probability, statistics, modeling, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical solutions.
  • Demonstrates excellent organizational skills with the ability to prioritize workload and multi-task while maintaining strict attention to detail
  • Strong project management skills including, critical ability to coordinate and balance multiple projects in a time-sensitive environment, under pressure, and meeting deadlines
  • A demonstrated track record of consistently meeting and/or exceeding performance expectations
  • Possesses a bias for action and avoids workplace distractions
  • Drives performance targets to completion







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.

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.


Lincoln Financial
Full time
Greensboro, North Carolina 27395, US