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Assistant Actuary & Manager, Corporate Model Production
Job# 2756
Location: Des Moines, IA or Chicago, IL or Sioux Falls, SD
Education Requirements: Bachelor's degree, preferably in the area of mathematics, or a business-related field.
Other Requirements: Include:
• FSA preferred. Will consider near-FSA actively pursuing completion of FSA or career ASA.
• Prefer minimum 6 to 8 years of experience in the field of Actuarial Science.
• Extensive experience with actuarial modeling software, preferably MG-ALFA.
• Prior experience with SQL and Visual Basic is desired.
• Prior experience in a controlled Model Governance environment a plus.
• Demonstrate a superior level of mathematical ability and attention to detail and strong analytical skills.
• Demonstrate strong computer skills including proficiency in the use of applicable technical tools.
• Strong written and verbal communication skills including the ability to present highly technical information to non- technical audience.
• Experience leading projects and/or supervising work of others is preferred.
• Due to the financial nature and level of accountability of this job, a credit and criminal background check is required.
Salary Range: $130k to $160k DOE
Description: Lead a small team within the Actuarial Model Production area of our Client’s Corporate Modeling department that does corporate projects such as cash flow testing, Corporate Plan and asset/liability management reporting. Provide leadership and direction to analyze, summarize and present management information to drive decisions. Prioritize the team’s work, providing technical guidance and review results. Manage multiple projects and work collaboratively with other departments. Understand our Client’s companies, and its business units, financial goals and objectives and deliver results that support those objectives. Lead special projects as directed. This job has 1 to 2 direct reports. Job duties and responsibilities include:
• Lead staff in completing projections for regulatory and internal projects. Work with fixed, indexed and variable universal life insurance, term life insurance, whole life insurance, immediate annuities, and fixed, indexed and variable deferred annuities.
• Lead staff in developing and maintaining validation tools to prove results are accurate.
• Develop relationships with others outside the Company, including outside vendors.
• Utilize project management techniques to lead and manage projects.
• Apply strong knowledge of our Client’s products related to area of focus. Understand new products and make recommendations regarding how to incorporate into existing models and/or actuarial processes.
• Apply strong knowledge of insurance contracts and actuarial related regulations to perform existing functions. Recommend enhancements to existing processes or lead development of new processes to accommodate regulatory changes. Oversee preparation and review of materials required to comply with applicable regulations.
• Develop and recommend assumptions for management approval. Oversee application of assumptions needed for actuarial calculations or financial projections. Leverage company data, industry data and/or any other information indicating a potential change in the future to justify recommendations for individual assumptions. Oversee use of actuarial models to understand and explain the impact of a change in assumptions. Ensure assumptions and sources of underlying data are well documented.
• Leverage knowledge of accounting standards and other reporting requirements covering insurance liabilities and the assets backing liabilities to understand, analyze and explain financial reporting as needed. This includes balance sheets and income statements produced by actuarial models. Assist in interpreting and implementing changes in accounting and/or actuarial standards.
• Lead staff to create spreadsheets, databases and other data analytic software as needed to perform data analysis and summarize, manipulate, transform and aggregate data efficiently and accurately. Present aggregated data verbally, numerically, graphically or in another written format to highlight key features to inform management decisions. Oversee checks to confirm the robustness of the data and analysis.
• Understand concepts of relevant actuarial risks and the implications of failing to manage risk. Direct team to quantify risk exposure and use model projections to produce management information to measure and to monitor on-going exposure. Assist in developing risk mitigation techniques which may include product changes or new product designs.
• Develop and manage a team of actuaries and/or analysts. Manage and lead multiple projects. Effectively plan and prioritize your team’s work in accordance with broader department objectives and priorities. Provide technical guidance to the team and review their work for accuracy. Execute performance management responsibilities on a timely basis.
• Develop relationships and collaborate with other departments and business units. Communicate effectively with other actuarial teams to ensure consistency in modeling approaches and assumptions across actuarial functions. As needed, oversee preparation of actuarial calculations to support administration or test IT functionality.
• Enhance and develop personal and professional skills through the Society of Actuaries’ exam or continuing education requirements. Attending actuarial-related conferences is strongly encouraged.
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Director, Life Product Development
Job# 2755
Location: Des Moines, IA or Chicago, IL or Sioux Falls, SD or Remote
Education Requirements: Bachelor's degree, preferably in mathematics, or a business-related field.
Other Requirements: Include:
• FSA preferred. Will consider near-FSA actively pursuing completion of FSA or career ASA.
• Prefer minimum 8 to 10 years of experience in the field of Actuarial Science.
• Demonstrate a superior level of mathematical ability and attention to detail and strong analytical skills.
• Strong computer skills including proficiency in the use of applicable technical tools. Experience with MG-ALFA preferred.
• Demonstrate strong written and verbal communication skills including the ability to present highly technical information to non- technical audiences.
• Ability to apply insurance industry knowledge, preferably in the field of individual life insurance.
• Pricing of life insurance or annuities preferred.
• Experience with implementation of life insurance or annuities preferred.
• Ability to identify and direct the analysis of problems or questions and provide recommendations to appropriate audiences.
• Experience leading projects and/or supervising work of others is preferred.
• Ability to work both individually and as part of a team.
• Highly organized with the demonstrated ability to prioritize multiple projects and to switch priorities as necessary.
• Ability to work effectively in an office environment.
Salary Range: $140k to $175k DOE
Description: Responsible for the pricing and implementation of life insurance products. Lead a team of actuaries and/or analysts to price products that meet competitive and profitability objectives. Oversee analysis and documentation, develop recommendations and present to management to drive decisions. Provide leadership throughout the implementation of new insurance products, working closely with other departments and acting as decision-maker as needed. Prioritize the team’s work, providing technical guidance and reviewing the results. Manage multiple projects and work collaboratively with other departments. Understand our Client’s companies, and its business units, financial goals and objectives and deliver results that support those objectives. Lead special projects as directed. One direct report. Job duties and responsibilities include:
• Lead the pricing of new life insurance products that meet established profitability and competitive standards. Work efficiently in a fast-paced environment.
• Provide leadership and guidance for the implementation of new life products. Actively participate in meetings and communications ensuring that the product and features are accurately built on all systems. Act as decision-maker as needed.
• Apply strong knowledge of insurance contracts and actuarial related regulations to ensure pricing is complete and accurate. Recommend enhancements to existing processes or develop new processes to accommodate regulatory changes.
• Lead staff to create, understand and interpret complex pricing models in line with best practices. Maximize efficiencies. Oversee and review analysis and explain the results of both deterministic and stochastic projections. Ensure proper governance, peer review and documentation is completed. Inspire excellence.
• Develop relationships and collaborate with other departments and business units. Effectively communicate with both technical and non-technical co-workers. Prepare and present materials that are appropriate for the intended audience.
• Actively follow trends in the life insurance industry. Utilize critical thinking skills to solve complex problems. Apply strong knowledge of our Client’s life insurance products, new business and in-force, and systems to provide a competitive edge.
• Understand relevant actuarial risks and their underlying drivers. Lead development of appropriate methods to monitor, measure and project risk exposure. Understand the implications of failing to manage risk. Provide leadership and direction to team to assist in developing risk mitigation techniques. Prepare and present risk analysis to management.
• Develop and manage a team of actuaries and/or analysts. Manage and lead multiple projects. Effectively plan and prioritize your team’s work in accordance with broader department objectives and priorities. Provide technical guidance to the team and review their work for accuracy. Execute performance management responsibilities on a timely basis.
• Enhance and develop personal and professional skills through the Society of Actuaries’ continuing education requirements. Attending actuarial-related conferences is strongly encouraged.
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Term Life Lead Actuary
Job# 2754
Location: Omaha, NE
Education Requirements: Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Actuarial Science, Math, Statistics, Economics and/or Computer Science.
Other Requirements: Include:
• Minimum ASA required, FSA preferred.
• 5+ years of experience in an Actuarial position.
• Data analysis experience in Microsoft Excel.
• Aptitude for statistical interpretation; a working knowledge of accounting practices, actuarial assumptions and formulae.
• Leadership, communication, presentation, and human relations skills.
• Creativity, awareness of emerging environmental and industry trends, and strong problem solving abilities using business oriented solutions.
Salary Range: ASA Level: $90k to $110k + 12% bonus FSA Level: $120k to $135k + 20% bonus
Description: The Term Life Lead Actuary is the primary resource for term life insurance pricing and product development activities from an actuarial perspective. The Term Life Lead Actuary will be involved in all aspects of pricing and product development including pricing with MG-ALFA, experience studies development and analysis, expense analysis, new product filing and implementation etc. This will provide exposure to many areas of the company including Sales, Marketing, Underwriting, IS, Finance, and Enterprise Risk Management. The lead actuary's efforts will have a direct and meaningful impact on the profitability of one of the company's key insurance product lines. This job description is reflective of the Actuarial Associate essential functions and qualifications requirements. The Managing Actuary level has variable essential functions and qualifications requirements. Competency and skill set will determine level of placement within the job family. Job duties and responsibilities include:
• Assists the officer, manager or supervisor in planning, organizing, staffing, and/or leading staff. This includes assigning and checking work, conducting on-the-job training, and providing input for performance appraisal(s) of entry level actuarial staff. In some areas, may directly supervise a group of actuarial staff in the execution of specific projects and tasks.
• Analyzes financial and non-financial data to identify trends or indicators and makes recommendations related to management of the product or product grouping based on analysis of the results.
• Serves as actuarial project leader, responsible for project design, organization and coordination of all phases. Projects may be related to product development, morbidity and mortality tables, financial results, premiums, persistency, or other matters.
• May have an opportunity to prepare actuarial memoranda on policies for distribution to other departments or state insurance departments, subject to approval by senior actuaries.
• Conducts special analytical projects related to the management of both financial and non-financial aspects of the product or product grouping.
• Develops detailed product rates for new and repriced term life insurance products.
• Creates and develops detailed financial projections for product development efforts, annual business plan, and quarterly business review.
• Reviews product specifications and assists in the cost/benefit analysis of changes during product detailed design or implementation.
• Assesses financial impact of compliance changes and other environmental factors impacting the product or product groups. Also tracks product expense experience against the initial budget projections/expense allowables.
• Risk Management; identifies and assesses risk in actuarial responsibilities. Complies with actuarial standards of practice, precepts and enterprise risk management responsibilities. Supports enterprise wide risk management initiatives.
• Assists in developing and maintaining an engaged and accountable workforce and maintaining a fair and equitable working environment.
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Director of Policyholder Services
Job# 2753
Location: TX
Education Requirements: Bachelor degree or equivalent work experience specializing in business administration, customer service and/or life insurance.
Other Requirements: Include:
• 4+ years supervisory experience in claims and/or customer service.
• Ability to motivate and direct staff in order to meet customer service standards.
• Demonstrated strong, effective and diplomatic interpersonal skills with employees of all levels.
• Demonstrated ability to identify training and/or retraining needs of staff.
• Demonstrated knowledge of Microsoft Office applications.
• Excellent reading, oral, and written communication skills and ability to interact professionally, patiently, and courteously with internal and external customers.
• Strong problem solving and decision-making skills.
• Ability to work well under pressure in a complex and rapidly changing environment.
• Maintain confidentiality and project a professional business presence and appearance.
Salary Range: $65k to $75k
Description: The Director of Policyholder Services develops and maintains policies, procedures and guidelines for the customer service department; ensures prompt, efficient, and accurate information is provided to our Client’s TPA customers and our Client’s own policyholders; works closely with the team and training to ensure consistency of processes and procedures; responsible for staff organization, setting goals, coaching, motivating and development of staff. Job duties and responsibilities include:
• Plans, organizes and directs workflow of the department to ensure that quality and quantity goals are reasonable and are met by staff.
• Assesses and oversees process improvement implementation plans to ensure departmental processes are efficient.
• Ensures prompt, efficient, and accurate customer service administration by developing and implementing appropriate goals with clients and leadership.
• Prepare monthly, quarterly and annual reports as required.
• Continually reviews and recommends workflow and processing enhancements, working closely with clients, training and the customer service team to ensure processing consistency.
• Recommends appropriate staffing requirements based on projected new clients, work volume and retention of existing business.
• Ensures quality assurance standards are met.
• Reviews performance issues and takes appropriate disciplinary action when appropriate.
• Personnel administration including timekeeping, performance appraisals, interviewing, hiring, counseling, etc.
• Participate in or manage projects as assigned by President.
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Senior Annuity Pricing Actuary
Job# 2752
Location: West Des Moines, IA
Education Requirements: Bachelor’s degree (B.A. or B.S.) from four-year college or university.
Other Requirements: Include:
• FSA. or ASA. and MAAA.
• 10+ years Actuarial experience, including a minimum 4 years of Actuarial product development-related experience and/or training.
• Background in fixed indexed annuities and/or fixed deferred annuities preferred.
• Intermediate skills in Microsoft Office required (Word, Excel and Access).
• Intermediate programming skills required (for example VBA/C/C++ or similar).
• MG-ALFA experience preferred, or at a minimum, related experience with retail Actuarial modeling software (e.g. Prophet/GGY Axis/MoSes).
• General knowledge of US Statutory and US GAAP reporting standards.
• Comprehend and apply principles of advanced mathematical concepts and theory.
• Ability to read, analyze, and interpret technical journals, financial reports, and legal documents from regulatory agencies, and other members of the business community.
• Ability to write speeches and articles for publication that conform to prescribed style and format.
• Ability to effectively present information to management and senior leadership.
• Define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.
• Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.
• Ability to work overtime as required.
• Work cooperatively and successfully with co-employees, customers, and potentially other outside third parties.
• Ability to successfully handle pressure and meet deadlines in a fast-paced work environment.
• Ability to multi-task and switch back and forth between projects as needed.
• Interaction with Chief Actuary and Chief Compliance Officer required.
Salary Range: Negotiable $120k to $160k
Description: Highly rated Life & Annuity Insurance Group seeks an experienced Annuity Pricing Actuary to join their team. Individual will be responsible for performing product development, pricing, and product implementation initiatives including: preparation and/or review of actuarial documents for product filings, contract language review, construction and validation of pricing models, and communication of actuarial items necessary for product implementation. Position reports to Vice President, Product Actuary. Position has supervisory responsibilities with 1 or more employees. Responsibilities include mentoring/professional development of Actuarial Student(s) in accordance with goals of Actuarial Student program. Job duties and responsibilities include:
• Develops filing documents.
• Provides actuarial support for product implementation projects.
• Validates illustration software.
• Modifies/validates Actuarial pricing models.
• Constructs/reviews/communicates pricing information.
• Validates administrative system calculations.
• Performs special projects/other duties as assigned.
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National Life & Annuity Sales Manager
Job# 2751
Location: Remote
Education Requirements: Degree preferred.
Other Requirements: Include:
• 7 to 10 years life insurance regional sales field management in areas of life insurance and annuity.
• Proven experience managing production and developing business.
• Demonstrated success in agency relationship management.
• Prefer in depth knowledge of Indexed Universal Life, Pre-tax Life Insurance and some Annuity (including Fixed, Indexed and Retirement Plans).
• Able to run illustrations on life insurance and annuity products using illustration software.
• Use website and agent portal to help manage agency business required.
• Ability to use email and MS Word.
• Ability to write up a business plan and report quarterly required.
• Ability to manage travel expenses and reconcile company credit card.
• Self-starter and self-directed.
• Insurance certifications or licenses preferred (e.g. CLU, ChFC).
• Excellent interpersonal skills.
• Ability to communicate information, in an open-door manner.
• Effective written and verbal communication skills.
Salary Range: $60k to $75k Base + Incentive $80k to $100k
Description: Highly rated A.M. Best Life and Annuity Insurance Group seeks an experienced Life and Annuity Regional Vice President to join them as a National Sales Manager. Open due to retirement, this is an exceptional opportunity to join a very stable and established company. This person will be responsible to achieve annual Individual Life and Annuity sales and/or profit goals through efficient management and satisfaction of customer needs within assigned territory. Works within the Independent Marketing Group of our Client. Job duties and responsibilities include:
• Provide quality service to our Client’s internal and external customers in all assigned tasks, while upholding our Client’s values at all times.
• Achievement of assigned sales goals by maximizing promotion and sales activity on our Client’s products.
• Responsible for consultative sales and promotion of our Client’s products in assigned territory:
o Develop and maintain territory coverage plan with Vice President National Accounts.
o Routine coverage of key assigned accounts.
o Proper presentation of key products as directed.
o Communicate regularly with all members of assigned territory team.
• Responsible for market development activities:
o Focus on development and maintenance of key accounts.
o Frequent market feedback on products, competition and market conditions to Vice President National Accounts.
o Develop and maintain territory specific information relative to competitors and distributors in the market mix.
• Generate ideas that contribute to territory, business unit, company mission and profitability.
• Timely and accurate fulfillment of Sales Administration duties:
o Expense Reporting within guidelines.
o Sales Call Reporting.
o Reporting on meetings, conferences, trade shows and/or workshops.
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Life, Annuity & Accident, Actuarial Associate
Job# 2750
Location: Des Moines, IA
Education Requirements: Bachelor’s degree with at least a minor in mathematics, statistics, computer science, or equivalent business experience.
Other Requirements: Include:
• General Skills:
o Excellent interpersonal skills. Ability to communicate technical and complex topics in a way that is understandable to those less experienced.
o Effective written and verbal communicate skills.
o Strong actuarial skills on pricing, experience analysis, data management and reporting.
o Strong knowledge of insurance products, operations and existing regulations, awareness of legal, political, economic and environmental impacts on the insurance products and operations.
o Strong aptitude for understanding technical solutions and learning/utilizing tools. Intermediate knowledge of MS Office Suite (Excel, Word and PowerPoint).
o High ability to solve problems and work under pressure.
o Strong analytical and critical thinking skills.
o Strong attention to detail and problem-solving skills.
• Required:
o ASA.
o 3 years professional experience in an actuarial department.
• Preferred:
o Pricing background is preferred.
Salary Range: Negotiable
Description: Our Client, an A.M. Best Excellent Rated Life & Health Insurance Group, seeks a Life, Annuity & Accident, Actuarial Associate. The insurers, encompassed within this Group, distribute and sell a variety of products through various distribution channels and are licensed in 49 states plus the District of Columbia. Job duties and responsibilities include:
• Designs, develops and implements enhanced procedures and tools that will create more efficient and accurate results as well as improve current modeling techniques for the department.
• Builds financial projection model, including initialization for the current planning period, gathering data from multiple sources, verifying accuracy of data, and ensuring all inputs are updated, linkages are correct, and formulas are appropriate.
• Ensures completeness, accuracy, and appropriateness of all insurance data used in the production of outputs. Participates in the projection and analysis of product profitability.
• Calculates premium rates, dividends, and reserves for existing plans of moderate complexity. Participates in the preparation of annual statements, calculation of tax related issues, and drafting of business coverage forms. May provide technical guidance to less experienced professionals and technicians.
• Develops, calculates and checks policy values; develops, extends and maintains profit studies, forfeiture values, reserve programs, rate files, and procedures; calculates profit studies, net premiums, reserves and non-forfeiture values and assists in preparing actuarial portion of financial reports and tax returns.
• Assists in preparing the actuarial portions of the financial statements and/or the federal income tax returns.
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Life Insurance Java Programmer Analyst
Job# 2749
Location: TX or Remote
Education Requirements: Degree in Computer Science, Business or similar field of study.
Other Requirements: Include:
• 3+ years Computer Programming or similar IT experience with working knowledge of Java.
• Comprehensive knowledge of company’s products and target market.
• Time Management and Organizational skills.
• Attention to detail required.
• Ability to manage and complete multiple tasks/projects within imposed deadlines.
• Interpersonal skills with ability to maintain professional demeanor always.
• Demonstrated written and verbal communication skills.
• Good communication and customer service skills.
• Java Programming training and experience, including Spring and Hibernate.
• Source debugging experience.
• Ability to read RPG and COBOL.
Salary Range: Negotiable
Description: The Java Programmer Analyst with knowledge of life insurance programming formulates/defines Systems Scope and Objectives for assigned projects. Devises or modifies procedures to solve problems of varying complexity and produces efficient programs to deliver the desired results. Prepares detailed specifications from which programs will be written. Responsible for program design, coding, testing, debugging and documentation. Works directly with software vendors on system modifications, enhancements, and problems. Has full technical knowledge of all phases of applications systems analysis and programming. Has good understanding of business or function for which application is designed. Responsible for project completion and user satisfaction. Acts independently under general direction. Job duties and responsibilities include:
• Design new system or define changes to the existing systems. Maintain existing systems.
• Implement and maintain systems purchased from other companies.
• Determine data resources and technique for each project.
• Evaluate time requirements for projects and establish schedules.
• Report on progress to Department Manager and project teams.
• Develop test data and test systems. Recommends operational readiness of a system or recommends that the system is ready for model office testing to begin.
• Secure and manage programs using Change Management Systems and procedures.
• Maintain all program documentation and maintain currency.
• Provide assistance to other programmers and cooperate with other departments in development of new systems or assist in solving operational problems in existing systems.
• Upon receipt of system change request and approval to continue with design, obtain approval of system design.
• Coordinate work with operations department on current runs and new systems, and provide operational instructions.
• Complete the first two LOMA Classes: Number 280 - Principles of Insurance and Number 290 – Insurance Company Operations.
• Other duties as assigned.
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Actuary & Supervisor, Life Product Development
Job# 2748
Location: IL
Education Requirements: Bachelor’s degree or better in Actuarial Science or related field.
Other Requirements: Include:
• Required:
o 7 years related work experience.
o FSA.
o MAAA.
• Preferred:
o Inspires teammates to follow them.
o Considered a thought leader on a subject.
o Capable of carrying out a given task with all details necessary to get the task done well.
Salary Range: Negotiable
Description: Our Client seeks an Actuary to supervise the actuarial product development processes. Successful candidate will have strong project management, organizational, technical and communication skills as well as the ability to train and supervise staff and establish priorities. This role will assist the Chief Actuary in developing our Client's actuarial policies and procedures relating to product development and in defining department priorities and resource allocations. Coordinate functions responsible for product development. Provide guidance and advice regarding actuarial matters of a corporate or product nature. Job duties and responsibilities include:
• Supervise the use of product development models to analyze and project our Client's financial results based on product design.
• Assist with planning, organizing, controlling, coordinating and supervising of departmental methods and procedures. Work with Corporate Actuarial area to ensure new product implementation is coordinated with valuation and model development.
• Train, motivate, maintain discipline, resolve problems and assist the Chief Actuary in determining performance, promotion, transfer, or dismissal.
• Provide guidance and interpretation to department staff and other Home Office staff on actuarial theories, methods, and practices relating to product development.
• Analyze competitive information necessary to maintain an awareness of new product designs available in the industry and our Client's standing in the marketplace.
• Supervise the development of pricing assumptions using experience studies and recommend modifications for products being priced.
• Develop and distribute certificate rates and values to appropriate systems and administrative procedures.
• Assist in design and submission of various illustration and annual statement formats related to new product development.
• Respond to various legislation and the impact on our Client's products, values, and projections.
• Assist in the review and recommendation of various administrative rules necessary to maintain profitability of the products developed.
• Support product filings with preparation of actuarial memorandums.
• Supervise the design and writing of actuarial programs and subroutines for use in actuarial research projects or other areas requiring actuarial input as it related to product design.
• Supervise the preparation of expense and investment income allocations to the lines of business.
• Supervise the reinsurance process as related to product design, pricing, and underwriting and reinsurance retention limits.
• Supervise the determination of various levels of surplus allocation and distribution required for our Client.
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Data Science & Machine Learning Manager
Job# 2746
Location: WI
Education Requirements: MS degree (PhD is preferred) in Mathematics, Statistics, Economics, Engineering Actuarial Science or related field or equivalent designation, such as FCAS.
Other Requirements: Include:
• Basic Knowledge and Skills:
o Management or leadership experience required.
o Experience providing customer-driven solutions, support or service.
o Demonstrated experience communicating business implications of complex data relationships and results of statistical models to multiple business partners.
o Experience formulating, approaching, and solving problems in massive, complex datasets.
o Public speaking and use of appropriate presentation skills.
o Interfacing with business clients and partnering with business stakeholders to create solutions.
o Demonstrated experience performing advanced statistical analysis, including generalized linear models, decision trees, neural networks, etc., to discover business insights and develop predictive models.
o Demonstrated experience with statistical and modeling software tools, such as SAS or R.
o Experience focus on Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence.
• Preferred candidates will have:
o Strong project management, leadership, and cross-functional collaboration skills.
o 2+ years of experience leading, mentoring and managing a team of data scientists/engineers.
o Experience leading end-to-end Machine Learning/AI projects at the enterprise level would be a plus.
o Deep theoretical knowledge and hands-on experience in machine learning, statistics, optimization.
o Experience with full stack AI/ML tools such as PySpark, Scikit, Numpy, deep learning frameworks, Hadoop, etc.
o Graduate degree in computer science/engineering, operations research, mathematics, and 6+ years of related experience or a PhD and 4+ years of related experience.
Salary Range: $122k to $199k + 15% target bonus
Description: This position is responsible for overseeing the research, development, and analysis of advanced statistical models that support various areas of the business, such as pricing, marketing or underwriting. Oversees development of new analytical techniques and ensuring appropriate application. Oversees discovery of new insights and potential analytics applications through investigative research into large and complex datasets. Collaborates within the division and cross-divisionally to develop and integrate statistical models into various processes. Monitors industry trends in analytics and investigates new concepts, ideas, and data sources. Responsible for management of the on-going portfolio of analytical engagements as assigned. Job duties and responsibilities include:
• Model Research & Development (55%):
o Oversees the research and development of new advanced statistical models that support various areas of the business, such as pricing, marketing or underwriting.
o Oversees development and application of advanced statistical concepts.
o Oversees discovery of new insights and potential analytics applications through investigative research into large and complex datasets.
o Oversees research project planning including data gathering, software requirements, timelines, workflow, etc.
o Keeps abreast of significant developments within the industry and develops strategies that allow the company to take advantage of those opportunities.
o Leads exploration of new concepts and data sources to deliver innovation for the business.
o Oversees the testing and validation of statistical models.
o Oversees the development and testing of data to support research.
o Collaborates internally and cross-divisionally to formulate analytical applications that help solve business problems.
o Oversees the most complex and vital analytics work critical to the organization.
• Model Integration & Communication (20%):
o Responsible for the delivery of research findings to business partners to assist in the management of business performance and operations.
o Collaborates with business partners to implement new models and the development of integration strategies, including monitoring of analytics applications post-implementation.
o Leads analytics projects or components related to large, complex business initiatives.
o Works closely with business stakeholders to identify and answer critical questions.
o Provides knowledge transfer and training to business areas regarding new analytics applications as part of implementation process.
o Provides knowledge transfer and training on new modeling tools and methodologies to less experienced staff.
• Management/Leadership for Department or Unit (15%):
o Manages direct reports, systems, and projects to achieve department/unit goals in accordance with Company policies and practices.
o Prepares and analyzes department/unit plans and reports.
o Provides leadership by exhibiting influence and expertise, thus affecting the results of the operating area.
o Creates an effective work environment by developing a common vision, setting clear objectives, expecting teamwork, recognizing outstanding performance, and maintaining open communications.
o Develops staff through coaching, providing performance feedback, providing effective performance assessments, and establishing performance and development plans.
• Strategies Linked to the Division's Business Goals/Results (10%):
o Establishes, communicates, and implements departmental plans, objectives, and strategies.
o Participates as a member of the Management Team.
o Maintains an active awareness of our Client's business environments, corporate culture, and structure to support key decision-making.
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