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Data Science & AI Strategic Support Associate

Company: Jackson National Life Insurance Company
Location: East Lansing
Posted on: November 19, 2022

Job Description:

Job PurposeJackson's Strategic Support Program (SSP) is designed to create a talent pipeline, providing on-demand staffing to various departments and teams within our organization. As a Strategic Support Associate (SSA), you'll join our diverse population of associates, performing critical daily business support functions which directly impact customer satisfaction. This flexible, part-time role lets you build your own schedule. Whether you're starting your career or looking to accelerate your professional skillset, this position offers plentiful opportunities to learn and grow within a fast-paced environment. Investing in your professional development is a top priority and we offer many resources to support long-term career growth.The Data Science and AI Strategic Support Associate performs advanced AI, predictive modeling and analysis in support of the Data Science and AI Delivery team within Jackson Holdings LLC (Jackson). This position provides data, analytics and engineering services as requested to develop and operationalize AI and Data Science solutions that provide insights to optimize key business outcomes in partnership with other AI engineers, Data Scientists, analytics leaders and process leaders across the organization.Essential Job Responsibilities

  • Ability to perform office support duties and provide business operations support.
  • Demonstrate a willingness to learn
  • Work well independently and within a team
  • Exhibit good time management skills in a high-volume, fast-paced environment
  • Multi-task effectively, navigating multiple computer applications and systems
  • Follow detailed written procedures and step-by-step processes
  • Demonstrate good verbal and written communication skills
  • Act professionally in the workplace
  • Display problem solving skills
  • Organize work efficiently and prioritize tasks
  • Develops models leveraging advanced statistical modeling, machine learning and/or data mining techniques.
  • Develops AI solutions leveraging Natural Language Processing techniques, text representation techniques and other AI methodologies.
  • Identifies approaches to model high dimensional sparse data that may require the use of imputation methods.
  • Assists in the application of techniques including linear and non-linear approaches, clustering, decision trees, boosting, deep learning, text mining, and other types of machine learning techniques to improve prediction performance.
  • Prepares and analyzes data to develop recommendations and strategies.
  • Works in high performance computing environments to train and test computationally intensive models/algorithms.
  • Utilizes data visualization to ensure that data analysis is easily consumable by the business.
  • Ability to collaborate with cross-functional teams and effectively present insights and findings.Other Duties
    • Performs other duties and/or projects as assigned.Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
      • Shifts offered from 6:30am-8pm, Monday-Friday and 6:30am-1pm Saturday
      • Minimum requirement of 15 hours per week, maximum 29
      • Duration of individual shift segments must be a minimum of two hours
      • Self-driven schedules based on your unique availability, with changes allowed up to 24 hours in advance
      • Strong knowledge of advanced statistical methods, Bayesian learning techniques, pattern recognition and outlier detection algorithms, as well as advanced topics such as decision trees, random forests, neural networks and other deep learning methods.
      • Strong communication and presentation skills to convey complex and technical information both verbally and in writing.
      • Knowledge of one or more machine learning or statistical modeling tools such as Python, R, SAS, or MATLAB.
      • Knowledge of text mining methodologies or other AI techniques, such as sentiment analysis.
      • Familiarity with one or more script-based data visualization tools, such as ggplot, matplotlib, Shiny, or D3.
      • Familiarity in computer processes and methods, and familiarity with languages such as C/C++, Java, C#, SQL, Perl, Python; familiarity with UNIX, shell scripting, distributed/parallel computing, a scripting language such as Python or Perl or similar; familiarity with regular expressions; familiarity with state-of-the-art database techniques.
      • Ability to mine datasets and develop models built on large volumes of information collected by Jackson.
      • Required to be available at least 15 hours per week between the hours of 7am-6pm, Monday-Friday.Qualifications
        • H.S. Diploma or equivalent. required.
        • Completion of or working towards an Associates, Bachelors or Graduate degree majoring in quantitative fields such as Computer Science, Data Science, Industrial Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Operations Research, Quantitative Finance etc. .
        • Experience in the fields of accounting, finance, IT, math or other business related field preferred.
        • Basic knowledge of MS Windows environment and MS Office Applications required.
        • Perform clerical/office duties, including data entry skills required.
        • Ability to type 35 words per minute required.We don't just accept difference - we celebrate it, we support it, and we thrive on it for the benefit of our employees, our products and our community. Jackson is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. The Company subscribes to and endorses federal and state laws and regulations relating to equal employment opportunity for all persons without regard to race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, legally-recognized disability, marital status, legally-protected medical condition, citizenship, ancestry, height, weight, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other factor not related to the needs of the job. The Company is committed to a policy of equal opportunity. Company facilities and campuses are tobacco-free environments.

Keywords: Jackson National Life Insurance Company, East Lansing , Data Science & AI Strategic Support Associate, Other , East Lansing, Michigan

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