Actuarial Job Postings

Data Analyst - Pratt

Organization:

Pratt

Position Title:

Data Analyst

Post date:

Thu, 02/09/2017 - 08:29

Pratt is looking for a data analyst to join their predictive analytics team. This role will be analyzing data around shop visits for jet engines.

The role will help to build out analysis and data/statistics models supporting their sales teams who are selling Pratt Engines. Much of the data being analyzed includes information around shop visit dates, what was fixed, environment data around how the engines were flown, and other generic information around the shop visit etc.

The goal of this role will be to help predict upcoming shop visits and their costs. This will in turn help the sales teams to educate their customers.

Much of this data will be pulled out of a large Teradata database. They will assist in building out the models.

This is a great opportunity for someone to work in a group where they can immediately impact the bottom line. They are also working on some really cutting-edge jet engines highly regarded within the airline industry.

A Masters in Stats isn’t required. Experience with R is a necessity and a math or stats bachelor degree as well. Bayesian experience is strongly preferred.

Please send a resume and cover letter to Nathan Lally at Nathan.Lally@pw.utc.com if you are interested in the job.

Organization website:

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Research Actuarial Assistant - SOA

Organization:

Society of Actuaries

Position Title:

Research Actuarial Assistant

Post date:

Wed, 02/08/2017 - 08:07

JOB SUMMARY:
The Research Actuarial Assistant works with the Society of Actuaries’ research actuaries to produce actuarial analysis and to conduct and improve data analysis capabilities needed in the production of research and experience studies reports.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
-Assist staff with creating spreadsheet and database analysis of experience data and actuarial calculations used in research reports and experience studies.
-Perform calculations and basic analysis, provide output, document work and describe findings.
-Build efficient spreadsheet methods and database queries for future analysis.
-Assist staff with creating, maintaining and querying research databases.
-Perform database calculations and provide output and basic analysis.
-Validate and cleanse data in databases of interest, and identify the types and frequency of data issues and errors in the databases.
-Utilizing statistical techniques, implement methods of imputing appropriate values to fill those gaps.
-Complete other business analytic requests, as needed.
-Document work and describe findings.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED (an equivalent amount of training, education and experience will be considered):
-Minimum of two years of progress towards a bachelor’s degree in actuarial science, mathematics, statistics or similar fields, with an emphasis on actuarial / contingencies / interest theory calculations, spreadsheet tools and database tools.
-Employees of the SOA should not be engaged in taking SOA exams for the purpose of obtaining the CERA credential, the EA designation, or the ASA or FSA designations while employed and for 6 months after employment with the SOA.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES including competencies that may be representative but not all inclusive of those commonly associated with this position.
-Strong preference for successful completion of SOA P and FM exams.
-Ability to communicate and work effectively with people with diverse backgrounds, experience and levels of authority.
-Advanced knowledge of database tools and objected-oriented programs such as SAS, R or SQL.
-Advanced working knowledge of Excel or similar analysis tools. Experience with VBA a plus.
-Ability to understand financial and actuarial calculations and understand them in a business context.
-Ability to work effectively with large bodies of data.
-Solid quantitative instincts.
-Innate curiosity and creativity.

WORK ENVIRONMENT (environmental and atmospheric conditions commonly associated with the performance of the functions of this job).
Office environment

EQUIPMENT USED TO PERFORM THE JOB (may be representative but not all inclusive of those commonly associated with this position).
Standard office equipment
Personal computer and printer

If interested, please go to the website to apply.

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AAA - Actuarial Analyst

Organization:

AAA

Position Title:

Actuarial Analyst

Post date:

Wed, 02/01/2017 - 09:17

AAA is looking for a Actuarial Analyst. If you are a career-minded, service-driven professional looking to join a fast paced organization then this is the right place for you. AAA is a member service organization affiliated with the national AAA network. With offices across the U.S., they’re united by common mission and common values of excellent member service. With more than 13,000 employees in 21 states, they provide legendary service to 14 million loyal members. With a constantly growing membership, they are always welcoming dedicated professionals looking to challenge themselves and build a career within our dynamic organization.

Description:
Entry level position for student actuary.

Responsibilities include:
* Assist team with pricing, predictive modeling and loss reserve analysis.

* The individual chosen for this role will be expected to complete the examinations required to obtain fellowship in the Casualty Actuarial Society.

Qualifications
* Bachelor’s degree in mathematics, statistics, actuarial science or related discipline.

* Two to three CAS examinations are preferred, with a minimum of one being required for consideration.

* Knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word and Access are required.

* Knowledge of SQL and SAS are desirable.

* Successful completion of Auto Club pre-employment assessments, background and drug screenings.

Training
Our comprehensive and employee centric training facility located in Costa Mesa provides training programs to help employees acquire various skills necessary to do their jobs and to support career development.

Benefits:
* Health Coverage for Medical, Dental, Vision
* Paid time off including Vacation, Illness and Holidays
* Life Insurance
* Disability Coverage
* Pension
* 401k Savings Plan
* Employee Discounts
* Career opportunities across multiple business lines and states

If you are interested please apply through their website. Also, email Jeff, the Manager of Actuarial Services, to let him know that you have applied.
farr.jeffrey@aaa-calif.com

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Actuarial Analyst - GRS Consulting

Organization:

GRS Consulting

Position Title:

Actuarial Analyst

Post date:

Tue, 01/17/2017 - 12:17

The opening is for a full-time Actuarial Analyst in will include assisting actuaries and consultants in providing services primarily for OPEB and/or defined benefit pension plans in the public sector.
The Primary Responsibilities of an Actuarial Analyst at GRS are as follows:
-Prepare client information and data for analysis
-Prepare and complete actuarial valuations with direction from consultants
-Calculate benefits for retiring and terminating members
-Prepare and complete special studies and analyses for clients
-Prepare and handle routine correspondence and phone contact with clients
-Provide other non-recurring assistance as directed by Team Leader or consultants

They ask that candidates possess the following minimum knowledge, skills and abilities:
-BA/BS in actuarial science, mathematics or statistics
-Successful completion of one or more actuarial exams
-Strong communication skills
-Strong analytical skills
-Attention to detail
-Advanced knowledge/proficiency in Microsoft Office applications including Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Access
-Candidate should be able to work both individually and as part of a team.

In addition, it is preferred that the successful candidate possess the following:
-Successful completion of two or more actuarial exams
-Graduate degree in mathematics, statistics or related field (i.e. Finance, Physics, Computer Science)
-Experience and or proven computer programming skills: Fortran (preferred) or Visual Basic

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience but may be in the $55,000 to $60,000 range for fully qualified applicants.

GRS Company is searching for individuals to fill an Analyst role and join the Dallas, TX pension team.

Any interested candidates should contact Mehdi Riazi prior to January 23rd, 2017.
Please send an email to Mehdi.Riazi@grsconsulting.com with your resume and exam transcript when you apply.

Organization website:

GRS Consulting Website

Senior Web Analyst - Overstock

Organization:

Overstock

Position Title:

Senior Web Analyst - Overstock

Post date:

Wed, 01/04/2017 - 11:24

Job Summary
​The web analyst is responsible interpreting how the customer interacts with the web site. They must have strong problem solving skills and the ability to sell recommendations which will improve the customer experience. The web analyst assists in setting up hypothesis test and interpreting the results. They should have a background in statistics, to determine if the test results are real or just a statistical anomaly. The team works close with senior management, in a fast paced environment, with changing priorities. To be successful the web analyst must work well in cross functional teams and balance multiple projects at the same time. They work closely with the website technology team to identify gaps in the data and collaborate to implement enhancements. Must be willing to help train and mentor business users on how to use Adobe Analytics tools including SiteCatalyst and Ad-Hoc Analysis as well as Google Analytics.
Job Responsibilities​
Make recommendations to senior management on ways to improve the website
Create presentations for senior management
Website behavior and customer experience analysis.
Data consolidation and validation.
Coordinating tags, tracking parameter implementations.
Two years of experience with lead creation and completion of Multivariate and A/B testing documents (from hypothesis creation to influencing creative to identifying success metrics) and posttest analysis.
Business requirements synthesized from multiple sources including product managers, development teams, and functional group members.
Documentation relating to existing processes and suggestion / presentations for improving those processes.
Effective and persuasive presentations (verbal and written) for project teams and business leaders.
Must be self-motivated with the ability to work independently as well as in teams
Must train yourself and learn about the Overstock.com business, data, and tools with little direction
Perform other duties as required and assigned by manager and upper management.
Follow legal policies as directed.
Job Requirements​
Three years’ experience with Adobe Digital Marketing suite, SiteCatalyst and Ad-Hoc Analysis, as well as Google Analytics
Three years of experience in advanced web analytics methodologies such as experimentation and testing, competitive analysis, surveys and market research.
Three years of business analysis experience with multiple business units preferred
Experience writing and tuning SQL queries and a knowledge of relational databases is a plus
Knowledge of SEM (Search Engine Marketing) / SEO (Search Engine Optimization) strategies a plus
Hadoop experience a plus
Works effectively both independently and as a member of a cross functional team.
Uses sound judgment to identify issues and escalates when appropriate.
Contribute to improvements in processes (technical or business) used by analysts.
Drives focused decisions within specific areas and is a key contributor to decisions beyond specific scope of role.
Ability to identify key needs or gaps and provide leadership to close those gaps.​​
Learns from mistakes, takes action to apply the learning’s and provides peer and team wide feedback for those in immediate area of focus.
Identifies and communicates specific personal growth goals for self. ​
Education
Bachelor’s Degree (Masters Preferred)

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Actuarial Analyst - GRS consulting

Organization:

GRS Consulting

Position Title:

Actuarial Analyst - GRS Consulting

Post date:

Mon, 09/26/2016 - 12:13

We have an entry-level opening. If any of your actuarial students are interested we would love to hear from them.

Not all positions have been posted but they should be in the next couple of days.

http://www.grsconsulting.com/careers/

Gabriel, Roeder, Smith & Company (GRS) is a national actuarial and benefits consulting firm. We help our clients develop fiscally sustainable benefit programs that preserve financial security for millions of Americans. Our reputation for providing independent advice and quality consulting services has remained unmatched for 75 years.

Public sector consulting is GRS’ primary focus. Our consultants also have experience serving church, hospital, and corporate benefit plans. GRS has more than 120 associates that serve more than 800 clients. Having served clients in nearly every state, we have experience with virtually every benefit structure used by retirement systems and plan sponsors today.
Please send an email to hr@gabrielroeder.com with your resume and exam transcript when you apply.

GRS Company is searching for individuals to fill an Analyst role and join the Southfield, MI pension team.

Any interested candidates should contact Becki Watson (Human Resources) prior to October 7th, 2016
GRS the opening for a full-time Actuarial Analyst in will include assisting actuaries and consultants in providing services primarily for OPEB and/or defined benefit pension plans in the public sector.
The Primary Responsibilities of an Actuarial Analyst at GRS are as follows:
Prepare client information and data for analysis
Prepare and complete actuarial valuations with direction from consultants
Calculate benefits for retiring and terminating members
Prepare and complete special studies and analyses for clients
Prepare and handle routine correspondence and phone contact with clients
Provide other non-recurring assistance as directed by Team Leader or consultants
We ask that candidates possess the following minimum knowledge, skills and abilities:
BA/BS in actuarial science, mathematics or statistics
Successful completion of one or more actuarial exams
Strong communication skills
Strong analytical skills
Attention to detail
Advanced knowledge/proficiency in Microsoft Office applications including Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Access
Candidate should be able to work both individually and as part of a team.
In addition, it is preferred that the successful candidate possess the following:
Successful completion of two or more actuarial exams
Graduate degree in mathematics, statistics or related field (i.e. Finance, Physics, Computer Science)
Experience and or proven computer programming skills: Fortran (preferred) or Visual Basic
Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Operations Analyst-Qualtrics

Organization:

Qualtrics

Position Title:

Operations Analyst-Qualtrics

Post date:

Tue, 08/02/2016 - 13:53

About the Company

Qualtrics is a rapidly growing software as a service company backed by three of the top venture capital firms in the world, Sequoia Capital, Accel Partners and Insight Venture Partners.  Our world-leading insight platform has transformed the way businesses collect, analyze, and act on valuable insights that drive better decision-making.  We offer a single insight platform that captures customer, market, and employee insights in one place.

Whether you are building voice of customer, employee engagement, or market research programs, you can do it all on Qualtrics.  We are doing just that for many of the world’s most forward-thinking brands including: HP, Wells Fargo, JetBlue, and Marriott International.

Qualtrics has more than 8,500 enterprise clients worldwide, over 1,000 employees, very strong quarter-over-quarter revenue growth.  Come see why our employees and clients love being part of the Qualtrics team!

The Challenge

Reporting to our Global Operations leadership, the Operations Analyst acts as a business advisor to senior managers and is responsible for providing a wide range of strategic, analytical, and operational support. As such, you are  an individual with superb communication and analytical skills who can successfully pivot between multiple projects and operational functions.

As part of the Global Operations team, you help drive operational insights that will enable the organization to increase efficiency and make better decisions, faster. Your job is to ensure that data and reporting are available to all parts of the business. You work with the Internal Technology team on one end, ensuring that the right data is being integrated and managed from our various systems. At the other end, you work with and mentor analysts in creating custom data sets and analytical reports. You lead efforts to craft scalable solutions for automation, dashboards and business insights so users can see quickly and accurately how key business operations and processes are performing.

A Day in the Life

  • Infuse more science into understanding our operations and become the expert for all data questions regarding customer support and other operations related needs
  • Manipulate and model data using statistical techniques such as multivariate regression and time series forecast
  • Find correlations that underpin business drivers with cross-tabs and pivot tables
  • Assemble evidence to support a point of view and draw definitive conclusions
  • Make practical recommendations that increase customer satisfaction and loyalty
  • Present findings across the company in written and verbal formats to be reviewed by executives
  • Produce and automate reports to track key performance indicators
  • Coordinate with developers and provide them with requirements to ensure internal systems capture necessary data and enable the Global Operations team

The Expectation for Success

  • Bachelor’s degree in statistics, mathematics, computer science, information systems, or related field
  • 3-5 years of experience in a highly analytical role
  • Knowledge of relational databases, SQL programming, and data visualization tools such as Tableau
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, SPSS, SAS, and/or R
  • Proven ability to analyze and communicate complex business problems in simple terms
  • Willingness to think critically and challenge widely held assumptions
  • Attention to detail as well as contextual grasp of business and industry trends
  • Experience designing and building reports & dashboards leveraging multiple data sources
  • Proven track record of managing a number of analytical projects simultaneously

Even Better if You Have

  • Knowledge of programming languages, machine learning, and data mining techniques
  • Interest in market research, operations, demand forecasting, and finance
  • Contagious enthusiasm for Qualtrics