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Actuarial Analysts, Entry / Annuities (Ohio #46322)

February 10, 2016   

Life insurance company looking for an entry-level Actuarial Analyst. Must have at least one actuarial exam and actuarial internship experience is strongly required. You will analyze cash flow projections and fixed/indexed annuities. Strong computer and analytics skills desired. (#46322)


Data Analysts, Healthcare (Wisconsin #46233)

January 22, 2016   

Large consulting firm seeking Data Analysts with an interest in Healthcare. Previous commercial Healthcare pricing and predictive modeling experience is a plus. T-SQL (Transact SQL) experience is required. (#46233)


Annuities, Life Analyst Consulting (Connecticut #46117)

January 7, 2016   

Global consulting company seeks top actuarial talent for their life consulting practice. This role is visible to clients and senior management, reporting directly to the office leader. Will work on a broad range of life and annuities projects. Significant Prophet modeling experience […]


Associate, Consulting / Investment (Illinois #45696)

October 26, 2015   

Consulting firm in the Midwest seeks individuals with variable annuity experience. Strong technical and communication skills desired. Excellent opportunity for those looking to move into risk management or investment related roles. (#45696)


Catastrophe Modeler, AIR / EQECAT (Pennsylvania #45402)

September 10, 2015   

Entry-level Catastrophe Modeler sought for Northeast Broker. You will work with probability models and analyze client data. Ideally, candidates will have 1-2 years of experience. (#45402)


Software Developer (New York #42137)

June 5, 2014   

A global investment company is looking to fill a Software Developer position. The company is willing to look at all experience levels. The ideal candidate must have interest in technology and experience working with multiple software programs. Development experience preferred with strong analytical skills. […]

Social Media in the Professional World


Social Media in the Professional World

January 1, 2014   

By: Genevieve Shannon, Social Media Specialist, DW Simpson   The overarching theme of this quarter’s newsletter is making the most of your professional interactions, be they in-person or online. As someone who spends most all of my time navigating social networking sites, […]

Communication Skills Words Can’t Describe


Communication Skills Words Can’t Describe

January 1, 2014   

By: Bob Morand, President and Managing Partner From meetings and industry conference preparation/execution to your presence among the varied social media, how you comport yourself makes a significant impact on how you are perceived by your peers, superiors and others in the […]

Trends in Actuarial Hiring


Trends in Actuarial Hiring

October 2, 2013   

By: Margit Vogele, Manager & Sean Loboda, Manager The demand for Actuaries and analytics professionals has increased greatly in the aftermath of the recent financial crisis. While the market has proven to be competitive across all lines of business, we have seen […]

Laying the Foundation for Your Actuarial Career


Laying the Foundation for Your Actuarial Career

July 2, 2013   

By: Caitlin Cunningham, Sr. Recruiter & Amanda Kapellen, Recruiter Today’s US entry-level actuarial market is strong, but it is also very competitive. Therefore, building a well-rounded resume is more important than ever. Some of the key components hiring managers focus on include […]

A Pathway to “Chief” Success


A Pathway to “Chief” Success

July 2, 2013   

By: Kieran Welsh-Phillips, Senior Recruiter The role of Chief Actuary or Chief Risk Officer (CRO) is a career goal for some, but how does one actually get there? It’s a tough question to answer, as both roles vary widely depending on a […]

Ask An Actuary: Bermuda Q&A with Justin Levine, FCAS


Ask An Actuary: Bermuda Q&A with Justin Levine, FCAS

January 17, 2013   

By: Kristyn Sakelaris Senior Manager In order to provide some insight into getting a job in Bermuda and making the transition to island life, DW Simpson talked with Justin Levine, an actuary who more recently moved to Bermuda. When Justin started interviewing […]

Helpful Tips for Video Conferencing and Skype


Helpful Tips for Video Conferencing and Skype

October 12, 2012   

With the use of video technology on the rise, more and more interviews are being conducted ‘live’ over a computer screen versus ‘live’ in person. This means that candidates often need to brush up on tips for successfully coming across in this […]

Salary Discussions And The Interview Process


Salary Discussions And The Interview Process

April 29, 2012   

The discussion of salaries can be a delicate one and it is important to position this dialogue at a timely point in the interview process. So, at what point in the interview process do you discuss salary? Beginning? During an interview? After […]

Are Salary Surveys Inflated?


Are Salary Surveys Inflated?

April 29, 2012   

The short answer is…we’re not sure. Salary surveys for many professions can be found on the internet with a quick keyword search. It appears that the goals of these surveys are to entice job seekers to utilize the company’s or website’s services. […]

The Importance of a Positive Attitude During An Interview Process


The Importance of a Positive Attitude During An Interview Process

January 28, 2012   

During the interview process, there are things that you as a candidate can control, and there are things that you cannot. In order to put yourself in the best position during your search, you’ll need to handle those elements that you can […]


Actuarial Analysts, Entry / Annuities (Ohio #46322)

February 10, 2016   

Life insurance company looking for an entry-level Actuarial Analyst. Must have at least one actuarial exam and actuarial internship experience is strongly required. You will analyze cash flow projections and fixed/indexed annuities. Strong computer and analytics skills desired. (#46322)


RETAINED Senior Assistant, Employee Benefits (Oregon #45448)

February 9, 2016   

Pacific Northwest-based life insurer seeks Actuarial Student to join its Employee Benefits Group. Prior experience with employee benefits products in a corporate environment needed. Demonstrated programming and modeling skills required. (#45448)


Consultant, Special Projects / Reserves (#Florida 46324)

February 9, 2016   

P&C insurer seeks candidates ranging from 2-4 years of experience and 3-5 exams to be project leaders for rate filings, reserving, and cost analysis work. Prior P&C experience is required, workers compensation is a plus. Help other team members develop their expertise and […]


Analyst, Commercial Rate Filing (New Jersey #46325)

February 9, 2016   

Reinsurer seeks candidate with 3-4+ years of commercial P&C experience, solid exam progress and rate filing experience to support their primary insurance division. Strong knowledge of computers and ability to manage your own projects is key. (#46325)


Pricing Actuaries, Annuities (Ohio #46326)

February 9, 2016   

Leading carrier of life and annuities seeks actuaries. Contribute to on-going growth with your knowledge of pricing, reserving, risk management and modeling. Background in FIA, Whole Life, Triton, PolySystems of similar a plus. Students with 2 plus years of experience up to Fellows […]


Life Actuary, Reporting & Modeling (Rhode Island #46311)

February 5, 2016   

National home and auto insurance company seeks financial reporting life actuary to perform valuation and reserve analysis as well as research and model development for the finance department. Solid life insurance experience and strong analytics skills are necessary. MG-ALFA knowledge desired as […]


Senior Associate Advisory (Multiple Locations #45980)

February 5, 2016   

Large audit advisory firm looking to hire Senior Associate to analyze and reconcile benefit plans for valuations. Develop reports, spreadsheet models, letters and presentations of key results for clients. A few years of experience in consulting and retirement desired. Must be on […]


Analyst, Experience Studies (Rhode Island #46039)

February 5, 2016   

National home and auto insurance company seeks near-ASA/ASA to price new life products and develop/maintain projection models. Provide technical support to other departments and update experience studies and assumptions. Great candidates will have pricing and life products experience. Strong quantitative and excel […]


Programmer, Senior Actuary (California #45276)

February 5, 2016   

Insurance leader on the West Coast seeks actuarial programmer with strong technical background in C++ and VBA. Annuity modeling experience is preferred. Strong communication skills desired, as this person will interact with various departments on project work. (#45276)


Analyst, Healthcare Forecasting (Pennsylvania #46304)

February 4, 2016   

Healthcare solutions organization seeks Student Actuary with a couple of years of experience to calculate and monitor medical trends and costs and develop forecasting models for budgets. You will put together quarterly reporting templates and handle data prep and claim calculations for […]

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Industry News Roundup – Week of February 1st, 2016

Industry News Roundup – Week of February 1st, 2016


February 5, 2016   

Aetna profit up despite public health exchange losses Source: Business Insurance | February 1, 2016 Aetna Inc. said Monday that its public health insurance exchange business remained unprofitable in 2015 despite narrowing its losses and, for its overall business, improving its underwriting […]

Where do actuarial salary surveys come from?

Where do actuarial salary surveys come from?


February 3, 2016   

All salary surveys start the same way, with data. What separates one salary survey from the next is how that data is collected, organized and ultimately analyzed. The DW Simpson Actuarial Salary Survey collects over 3,000 new data points each year. Each [...]
Industry News Roundup – Week of January 25th, 2016

Industry News Roundup – Week of January 25th, 2016


January 29, 2016   

AIG to Plan Partial Spinoff of Mortgage-Insurance Business Source: Bloomberg Business | January 22, 2016 American International Group Inc., the insurer being pressured by activist investor Carl Icahn to shrink the company, plans to pursue a partial spinoff of its mortgage guaranty unit, […]

Industry News Roundup –  Week of January 18th, 2016

Industry News Roundup – Week of January 18th, 2016


January 22, 2016   

ACE and Chubb Are Now One; New Chubb Brand Logo Unveiled Source: Insurance Journal | January 15, 2016 ACE Limited completed its acquisition of Chubb yesterday, creating the world’s largest publicly traded property/casualty insurance company. ACE paid approximately $29.5 billion in the […]

Industry News Roundup – Week of January 11th, 2016

Industry News Roundup – Week of January 11th, 2016


January 18, 2016   

Confie Acquires Fair Price Insurance in New York City Source: Insurance Journal | January 11, 2016 Despite the signs of some pricing stabilization in property catastrophe during the June/July 2015 renewals, hopeful forecasts for a “softening in the softening” in reinsurance pricing [...]
Industry News Roundup – Week of January 4th, 2016

Industry News Roundup – Week of January 4th, 2016


January 8, 2016   

Why a Mild Winter Is a Win for Health Insurers By Michelle Cortez & Zachary Tracer | January, 7 2016 A warm winter is helping create the slowest start to the U.S. flu season in five years, during what is typically a [...]