Senior Data Science Consultant (Northbrook, IL or Chicago, IL)

Posted on Aug 13 87 views Northbrook, IL

The world isn’t standing still, and neither is Allstate. We’re moving quickly, looking across our businesses and brands and taking bold steps to better serve customers’ evolving needs. That’s why now is an exciting time to join our team. As a leader in a corporation with 83,000 employees and agency force members, you’ll have a hand in transforming not only Allstate but a dynamic industry. You’ll have opportunities to take risks, challenge the status quo and shape the future for the greater good.

You’ll do all this in an environment of excellence and the highest ethical standards – a place where values such as integrity, inclusive diversity and accountability are paramount. We empower every employee to lead, drive change and give back where they work and live. Our people are our greatest strength, and we work as one team in service of our customers and communities.

Everything we do at Allstate is driven by a shared purpose: to protect people from life’s uncertainties so they can realize their hopes and dreams. For 89 years we’ve thrived by staying a step ahead of whatever’s coming next – to give customers peace of mind no matter what changes they face. We acted with conviction to advocate for seat belts, air bags and graduated driving laws. We help give survivors of domestic violence a voice through financial empowerment. We’ve been an industry leader in pricing sophistication, telematics, digital photo claims and, more recently, device and identity protection. We are the Good Hands. We don’t follow the trends. We set them.

Job Description

Job Summary:
The Data Analytics Senior Consultant is responsible for leveraging data and analytics to answer complex questions and influence business strategy through communication of findings to senior management.  The position is also responsible for developing standards of practice around data retrieval, data manipulation, data reporting and data analytics and executing on these standards.

Job Location:
Chandler, AZ (Pref.)
Northbrook, IL
Chicago, IL

Key Responsibilities
  • Compiles, cleans, organizes and analyzes complex data to understand business results
  • Makes the business insights derived from data analytics accessible to those without technical skills
  • Utilizes data and analytics expertise to coach and develop less experienced analysts
  • Provides technical expertise
  • Monitors and evaluates business initiatives against key performance indicators and communicates results and recommendations to management
  • Communicates and presents project information to team and provides presentations/updates to management
  • Establishes, modifies, documents and communicates standards of practice around data retrieval, data manipulation, data quality, data reporting and data analytics
  • Influences strategy through data and analytics
  • Provides support in responding to data analytics needs from the business as required
Job Qualifications

Essential Qualifications and Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics, Statistics, Science, Engineering, Economics or related field
  • 3-6 years of data analytics / data science experience
  • Proficient in standard data analytics tools (SQL, SAS, Hadoop, Python, R, or similar)
  • Advanced analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal

Preferred Qualifications and Skills:

  • Experience programming in Python to automate repetitive data processes
  • Experience working with AWS data services (S3, Athena, etc.) and/or Azure platform
  • 2+ years’ experience in Insurance Industry
  • Experience with Machine Learning
  • Experience presenting complex ideas to non-technical leadership
  • The preceding description is not designed to be a complete list of all duties and responsibilities. May be required to perform other related duties as assigned. Regular, predictable attendance is an essential function of this job.

The candidate(s) offered this position will be required to submit to a background investigation, which includes a drug screen.

Good Work. Good Life. Good Hands®.

As a Fortune 100 company and industry leader, we provide a competitive salary – but that’s just the beginning. Our Total Rewards package also offers benefits like tuition assistance, medical and dental insurance, as well as a robust pension and 401(k). Plus, you’ll have access to a wide variety of programs to help you balance your work and personal life -- including a generous paid time off policy.

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