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Health Student Actuary (Idaho #50547)

January 22, 2019   

Well-established firm seeks a student actuary with at least 2-4 years of actuarial experience, along with 1-3 completed exams. The ideal candidate has insurance pricing, monitoring, reserving and forecasting skills, in addition to a solid knowledge of claims. (#50547)


Actuarial Software Developer (New York #42137)

August 28, 2018   

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. […]


Actuarial Analyst Product Development (Minnesota #50724)

June 25, 2018   

Well-known Life Insurer seeks an entry-level / student actuary who has completed at least one SOA exam, and has some experience in reserving & reporting on products across multiple financial reporting bases. High proficiency in MS Office, computer programming skills and excellent […]

Social Media in the Professional World


Social Media in the Professional World

January 19, 2017   

Originally published on Jan 1, 2014. [ ] Denotes current updates to the piece by the author 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 [...]

Communication Skills Words Can’t Describe


Communication Skills Words Can’t Describe

January 1, 2014   

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 profession. How, then, can we use each […]

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 […]



Associate Actuary – Mergers and Acquisitions (Illinois #49312)

February 11, 2019   

Well-known financial and tech product provider seeks Associate Actuary to analyze stats and financial projections and model asset liability for insurance companies. You will also calculate reserves and life insurance GAAP valuation. MG-ALFA will be a necessary tool. Deep modeling experience and […]


Actuarial Analyst I or II (Idaho #50547)

February 11, 2019   

Our Northwestern firm seeks an student actuary with 0-4 years of actuarial experience and at least two courses towards an ASA designation. Good programming skills in at least one computer language is preferred, along with SQL knowledge. (#50547)


Health Actuary (Florida #51218)

February 5, 2019   

Our client seeks a student actuary who has passed 1+ actuarial exams, along with 1-3 years of academic or business experience, preferably in the healthcare industry or a technical role. The ideal candidate has a high proficiency in Excel, Access, PowerPoint and […]


Senior Actuarial Analyst (New York #51394)

February 4, 2019   

NY client seeks a student actuary who has successfully completed 5+ CAS exams, and has between 3 to 8 years of experience. The ideal candidate for this role has a high proficiency in Excel & Access, and preferably some knowledge of SQL […]


Student Actuary, Long Term Care (Connecticut #51644)

February 4, 2019   

Well-known financial group is launching an Actuarial Development Program (ADP) that seek to create highly qualified business leaders. The participants must have an undergraduate degree and at least 5 SOA exams passed. In addition, 3-5+ years of actuarial experience is essential, along […]


Pricing & Rate Actuary (Illinois #51642)

February 4, 2019   

Midwestern insurer seeks a student actuary who has passed at least 5+ exams, and has 4+ years of experience, including P&C pricing. The ideal candidate holds an ACAS designation, along with a solid working knowledge of rate level indications, rate segmentation analysis, […]


Property & Casualty Senior Actuary (Illinois #50677)

February 4, 2019   

Growing firm in IL seeks a student actuary that has successfully completed 3-5 actuarial exams, and possess 3+ years of relevant experience. Prior experience in Dynamic Financial Analysis or Economic Capital modeling is a plus, along with programming, database, R, VBA, or […]


Actuarial Specialist, Pricing (New Jersey #51643)

February 3, 2019   

Fast-growing reinsurer seeks an ASA or near ASA who has completed 2+ exams along with 2-5 years of actuarial experience. A healthcare background is a must, ideally in group medical (vision, dental and DI). While skills in Excel are required, familiarity of […]


Health Actuarial Analyst (Mississippi #51753)

February 2, 2019   

Our client seeks a student actuary who has successfully completed at least 1 actuarial exam, and has excellent academic records. The ideal candidate has working knowledge of databases, SAS, and/or SQL along with high degree of PC skills, including Microsoft Office Suite. […]


Student Actuary, Life (Connecticut #51749)

February 1, 2019   

Northeastern insurer seeks a student actuary with 3+ years of experience, preferably in financial, investment or insurance industry. The ideal candidate has previous experience in an actuarial, marketing role or building external client relationships, along with practical knowledge of US Pension Risk […]

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Forbes Magazine Selects DW Simpson as one of 2018’s Best Executive Recruiting Firms

Forbes Magazine Selects DW Simpson as one of 2018’s Best Executive Recruiting Firms


April 17, 2018   

PRESS RELEASE – Chicago, IL – April 16, 2018 – DW Simpson Global Actuarial & Analytics Recruitment has been selected by Forbes Magazine as one of the Best Executive Recruiting Firms of 2018.  Forbes, in conjunction with Statista, surveyed over 34,000 HR […]

Interview Etiquette

Interview Etiquette


April 16, 2018   

How to communicate your value during a job interview Interviewing can be a challenging communication endeavor for even the most seasoned candidates, and it can be helpful to review some basic etiquette in order to make the most of the process. Employers use [...]

DW Simpson Hires Patty Kennelly as Director of Recruitment & Business Development


February 14, 2018   

PRESS RELEASE — DW Simpson Global Actuarial & Analytics Recruitment – (Chicago, IL – 2/13/2018) It’s with great enthusiasm that we announce our newest hire, Patty Kennelly as Director, Recruitment & Business Development – Risk Management, Analytics & Data Science.  Patty joined […]

2017 Casualty Actuarial Society Annual Meeting


November 1, 2017   

DW Simpson Attendees Patty Simpson Chairman, CEO, & Founder Paquita Laurient Senior Recruiter Browse all of our recruiters.Recruiter Bios Join DW Simpson Join us for the DW Simpson Cocktail Reception at the 2017 CAS Annual Meeting in Anaheim, CA. Where: Mix Lounge [...]

DW Simpson Global Actuarial & Analytics Recruitment Names Marianne Westphal Partner


October 4, 2017   

Chicago, IL – September 28, 2017 – DW Simpson Global Actuarial and Analytics Recruitment has promoted Marianne Westphal to Partner. Marianne joined DW Simpson in 2003 and was promoted to Senior Manager in 2009, Director in 2010 and Senior Director in 2012. […]

DW Simpson Global Actuarial & Analytics Recruitment Names Dave Benton Chief Human Resources Officer

DW Simpson Global Actuarial & Analytics Recruitment Names Dave Benton Chief Human Resources Officer


March 31, 2017   

Chicago, IL – March 31, 2017 – DW Simpson Global Actuarial and Analytics Recruitment has promoted Partner Dave Benton to Chief Human Resources Officer. As DW Simpson’s CHRO, Benton will oversee all aspects of the company’s human resources management including performance management, […]