Lilly Consultant-Senior Actuary in Indianapolis, Indiana



How would you like a career where you get to use your best analytical skills to make a substantial difference in the well-being of people across the globe? Bring YOUR skills and talents to Lilly and our Advanced Analytical and Data Sciences organization where you’ll have the opportunity to make an impact on the lives of patients.

Our Advanced Analytics and Data Sciences organization is growing to support the entire Lilly enterprise, from Discovery to Development to Manufacturing and Commercialization of our medicines. To solve the complex problems of a global business and the ever-evolving data and analytics landscape, the organization generally requires advanced degrees in statistics, mathematics, econometrics, operations research and computer science. We are playing a leading role in transforming the way the company discovers and develops new treatments, identifies personalized treatment regimens, drives efficiency in our operations and optimizes our commercialization of new products. We are doing this with an emphasis in the areas of machine learning and artificial intelligence, natural language processing and other approaches to unstructured data, advanced mathematical and predictive modeling, visual analytics and more. Whether you are intrigued by the research and development of new medicines or optimizing our commercialization/business, or driving efficiency into our operations, we have a position for you. You will be encouraged to identify important business problems and to further your own research interests in these areas including presentations and publications at professional meetings. Come join us on our amazing journey to make life better!

Key responsibilities include:

  • Provide leadership to the actuarial discipline in the company

  • Partner with multidisciplinary teams and bring actuarial thinking to identify, scope, and execute on a broad range of business questions.

  • Lead the application of probability, statistics, economics, actuarial and finance principles and methods to measure and quantify complex risks and assess the potential financial implications of those risks.

  • Collaborate with data and analytics team members to review, provide recommendations for alternate and complementary problem solving approaches to generate better quality solutions.

  • Influence the broader implementation of actuarial thinking and practice throughout the business

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Additional Skills/Preferences:

  • MS in Actuarial Science, Mathematics, Statistics, or closely related field preferred

  • Experience as a healthcare insurance actuary

  • Deep and broad knowledge of computational methods, statistical modeling and data mining methods and tools

  • Experience quantifying and evaluating the risks associated with value-based contracts

  • Deep knowledge and experience in programming languages (R, SAS, SQL, etc.)

  • Interpersonal communication skills for effective customer consultation

  • Teamwork and leadership skills

  • Self-management skills with a focus on results for timely and accurate completion of competing deliverables

  • Bring Analytics to life by giving it zeal and making it applicable to our business.

  • Know, learn, and keep up-to-date on the computational, statistical, and scientific advances to maximize your impact.

  • Bring an insatiable desire to learn, to innovate, and to challenge yourself for the benefit of patients.

Additional Information:

  • Lilly is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.

Workplace Arrangement:



Senior Actuary

Job Category:

Information Technology

Basic Qualifications:

  • BS in Actuarial Science, Mathematics, Statistics, or closely related discipline

  • Associate of the Society of Actuaries (ASA) designation

  • 5+ years of relevant work experience as an actuary in the insurance industry

  • Qualified candidates must be legally authorized to be employed in the United States. Lilly does not anticipate providing sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g., H-1B or TN status) for this employment position

Company Overview:

At Lilly, we unite caring with discovery to make life better for people around the world. We are a global healthcare leader headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana. Our 39,000 employees around the world work to discover and bring life-changing medicines to those who need them, improve the understanding and management of disease, and give back to our communities through philanthropy and volunteerism. We give our best effort to our work, and we put people first. We’re looking for people who are determined to make life better for people around the world.





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North America