Associate Data Scientist

 Boston, Massachusetts, United States

 Full Time

 $68,740 - $127,660 a year

Job Details

Benefits Pulled from the full job description AD&D insurance Dental insurance Disability insurance Health insurance Life insurance Paid time off Vision insurance   Full job description We are a leading financial services provider committed to making decisions easier and lives better for our customers and colleagues around the world. From our environmental initiatives to our community investments, we lead with values throughout our business. To help us stand out, we help you step up, because when colleagues are healthy, respected and meaningfully challenged, we all thrive. Discover how you can grow your career, make impact and drive real change with our Winning Team today. Working Arrangement Hybrid Job Description The Opportunity John Hancock’s Advanced Analytics & AI team works across the US Insurance business to optimize our sales and marketing activities, make life insurance easy to buy, and streamline in-force and claims operations! We have close relationships with functional leadership across the business and a strong working relationship with technology partners. As part of a 160+ member community of data scientists, John Hancock, and our parent Manulife, you will have an opportunity to network with experts across the globe. John Hancock is a unit of Manulife Financial Corporation, a leading international financial services group offering insurance and wealth management solutions in the US, Canada, Europe, and Asia! We are on a transformational journey. We want to remove complexity from the financial services industry, to make people’s lives better and decisions easier. Being part of this transformation is hugely exciting and offers dedicated, ambitious people an amazing opportunity to build a career. You will work as part of multi-functional team including actuaries and business domain experts. With help from SMEs, you will transform policy language into code to create automated projections and simulations as part of systems testing. You will independently experiment with data and communicate findings to your team and other partners. Responsibilities Actively participate in the development of data analytics-enabled solutions to improve internal business processes. Generate useful insights based on iterative data analysis and make appropriate recommendations to business partners. Develop ML models and AI solutions to enable business values. Effectively Collaborate with cross-functional teams, establish an internal network. Strong communication to help business partners better understand the use of data, ML models and AI solutions. Keep up with new developments in AI, machine learning, and alternative data sources. What motivates you? You obsess about customers, listen, engage and act for their benefit. You think big, with curiosity to discover ways to use your agile approach and enable business outcomes. You thrive in teams and enjoy getting things done together. You take ownership and build solutions, focusing on what matters. You do what is right, work with integrity and speak up. You share your humanity, helping us build a diverse and inclusive work environment for everyone. What we are looking for Master’s degree in a quantitative field such as Statistics, Applied Mathematics, Data Science, Engineering, or Computer Science or Physics Proficient in programming using Python and SQL. Proven problem-solving abilities, including conducting root cause analysis to address specific business inquiries and find opportunities for enhancement. Demonstrated expertise in the data analytics life cycle, encompassing problem framing, data collection, data cleansing, insights generation, reporting, and communication. Good understanding of statistics and related technical fields. Skilled in the machine learning modeling life cycle, including exploratory data analysis, data cleansing, feature engineering, model building, deployment and monitoring. Solid knowledge and highly skilled in supervised and unsupervised machine learning algorithms and deep learning. Experience in developing and deploying models in cloud-based environments, specifically Microsoft Azure. What can we offer you? A competitive salary and benefits packages. A growth trajectory that extends upward and outward, encouraging you to follow your passions and learn new skills. A focus on growing your career path with us. Flexible work policies and strong work-life balance. Professional development and leadership opportunities. Our commitment to you Values-first culture: We lead with our Values every day and bring them to life together. Boundless opportunity: We create opportunities to learn and grow at every stage of your career. Continuous innovation : We invite you to help redefine the future of financial services. Delivering the promise of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion: We foster an inclusive workplace where everyone thrives. Championing Corporate Citizenship: We build a business that benefits all partners and has a positive social and environmental impact. #LI-Hybrid #LI-JH About Manulife and John Hancock Manulife Financial Corporation is a leading international financial services group that helps people make their decisions easier and lives better. With our global headquarters in Toronto, Canada, we operate as Manulife across our offices in Asia, Canada, and Europe, and primarily as John Hancock in the United States. We provide financial advice, insurance, and wealth and asset management solutions for individuals, groups and institutions. At the end of 2022, we had more than 40,000 employees, over 116,000 agents, and thousands of distribution partners, serving over 34 million customers. At the end of 2022, we had $1.3 trillion (US$1.0 trillion) in assets under management and administration, including total invested assets of $0.4 trillion (US $0.3 trillion), and segregated funds net assets of $0.3 trillion (US$0.3 trillion). We trade as ‘MFC’ on the Toronto, New York, and the Philippine stock exchanges, and under ‘945’ in Hong Kong. Manulife is an Equal Opportunity Employer At Manulife /John Hancock , we embrace our diversity. We strive to attract, develop and retain a workforce that is as diverse as the customers we serve and to foster an inclusive work environment that embraces the strength of cultures and individuals. We are committed to fair recruitment, retention, advancement and compensation, and we administer all of our practices and programs without discrimination on the basis of race, ancestry, place of origin, colour , ethnic origin, citizenship, religion or religious beliefs, creed, sex (including pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions), sexual orientation, genetic characteristics, veteran status, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital status, family status, disability, or any other ground protected by applicable law. It is our priority to remove barriers to provide equal access to employment. A Human Resources representative will work with applicants who request a reasonable accommodation during the application process . All information shared during the accommodation request process will be stored and used in a manner that is consistent with applicable laws and Manulife/John Hancock policies . To request a reasonable accommodation in the application process, contact . Salary & Benefits The annual base salary for this role is listed below. Primary Location Boston, Massachusetts Salary range is expected to be between $68,740.00 USD - $127,660.00 USD If you are applying for this role outside of the primary location, please contact for the salary range for your location. The actual salary will vary depending on local market conditions, geography and relevant job-related factors such as knowledge, skills, qualifications, experience, and education/training. Employees also have the opportunity to participate in incentive programs and earn incentive compensation tied to business and individual performance. Manulife/John Hancock offers eligible employees a wide array of customizable benefits, including health, dental, mental health, vision, short- and long-term disability, life and AD&D insurance coverage, adoption/surrogacy and wellness benefits, and employee/family assistance plans. We also offer eligible employees various retirement savings plans (including pension/401(k) savings plans and a global share ownership plan with employer matching contributions) and financial education and counseling resources. Our generous paid time off program in the U.S. includes up to 11 paid holidays, 3 personal days, 150 hours of vacation, and 40 hours of sick time (or more where required by law) each year, and we offer the full range of statutory leaves of absence. Know Your Rights I Family & Medical Leave I Employee Polygraph Protection I Right to Work I E-Verify I Pay Transparency Company: John Hancock Life Insurance Company (U.S.A.)  
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