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Sr Corporate Data Scientist

Physicians Mutual Omaha, NE

Shout out to all Data Science SME's!

Physicians Mutual is seeking a Senior Corporate Data Scientist to produce Data Science solutions in support of senior management's strategic goals.  In this role, you would use analysis and scientific methods to predict the behavior and attitudes of customers and prospects in order to increase profitable acquisition, retention and cross-selling.  A primary focus of this role involves proposing, developing and implementing predictive models.  The department is moving from a SAS-oriented focus to deploying models with Docker and AWS Sagemaker.  

Key Responsibilities:

  • Developing end-to-end Data Science solutions to support strategic objectives and senior managements goals.  This includes collaborating with the business to understand and define the problem statement, data extraction and transformation, model training and tuning, and deployment.
  • Analyzing general economic trends 
  • Participating on teams throughout the company that require advanced analysis



  • Master's degree in analytical-focused discipline such as Data Science, Mathematics or relevant discipline¦. OR relevant work experience
  • 6+ years' experience in the field of business intelligence, application development, database development, ETL, or machine learning.
  • 2 years' experience building, training, and deploying machine learning (ML) models with Amazon SageMaker on the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Cloud.
  • 2 years' of Python programming experience
  • Experience with visual analytics tools such as Tableau or PowerBI.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills to interact with senior management, marketing personnel, technical personnel, actuaries and representatives from other business units and outside suppliers.
  • Ability to effectively provide leadership to operational teams.



  • Spark or PySpark experience
  • Project management experience
  • Insurance Industry experience


‹About us:

Health. Life. Retirement. The Physicians Mutual family empowers people from all walks of life to enjoy the financial security they deserve. That's what Insurance for all of us is about.

The Physicians Mutual family includes Physicians Mutual Insurance Company and Physicians Life Insurance Company. Physicians Mutual Insurance Company offers reliable dental and supplemental health insurance (and now, pet insurance!). Physicians Life Insurance Company provides important Medicare Supplement and life insurance coverage. The company additionally offers coverage for funeral pre-planning to help meet the growing needs of funeral home owners and the families they serve.

Since our start in 1902, our dedication to delivering on our promise has helped make us one of the nation's leading health and life insurance providers. In fact, we are rated in the top 1% of insurance companies. We consistently maintain some of the highest financial strength ratings in the nation from independent insurance analysts, including A.M. Best Company and Weiss Ratings, ensuring we'll be there for our policyowners and our employees far into the future.

But the achievement we're most proud of? We have a 95% customer approval rating ” a true sign of a company dedicated to embodying its vision.


Date Posted January 14, 2023
Date Closes March 15, 2023
Requisition 331116.1
Located In Omaha, NE
SOC Category 00-0000.00

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