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Catastrophe Modeler, Reinsurance / VBA / Portfolio Analytics (Pennsylvania #48258)

February 17, 2017   

Reinsurance broker in the northeast seeks a skilled Catastrophe Modeler to analyze various client data and play a big role in realizing impact models have on risk exposures. You will also be building post-modeling portfolio analytics and communicating findings to clients. Candidate […]


Actuarial Analyst, Healthcare / SAS/SQL / Programming (Georgia #48340)

February 17, 2017   

Consulting firm is looking for candidates with at least 1 year of healthcare experience to support client projects. Must possess strong organizational and communication skills and be able to juggle multiple tasks at once. Understanding of programming tools (SAS/SQL) a major plus. […]


Actuarial Analyst, Medical Malpractice Forecasting / Premiums (California #48294)

February 9, 2017   

Medical malpractice insurance company seeks sharp Actuarial Student/Entry-level candidate to work on loss forecasting and premiums. Ideally, candidates will have some prior experience as an actuarial assistant and familiarity with medical malpractice carriers. SQL skills a plus and strong excel skills necessary. […]


Actuarial Analyst, Data Analysis / Forecasting / Trending (Mississippi #48170)

January 26, 2017   

Mutual benefits provider seeks an Actuarial Analyst to help support various trending, forecasting, and pricing projects for its actuarial department. You will collect, research, and validate data. You will also perform model updates. Good candidates will have 1-3 exams and solid communication […]


Actuarial Analyst, Health Student / SAS / SQL (Mississippi #48170)

January 24, 2017   

Looking for sharp, well rounded, highly intelligent Health Student with the ability to communicate with executive-level professionals. Working knowledge of databases, SAS, and/or SQL preferred. Successful completion of one exam from the Society of Actuaries required. (#48170)


Product Analyst, SAS / SQL / Non-standard Personal Auto (Texas #48060)

January 12, 2017   

Auto insurer with focus on non-standard personal auto market seeks candidate to assist in the analysis, maintenance, implementation, and creation of personal auto insurance programs. Looking for Product Analyst candidates with around 1 year of experience or relevant internship experience. Strong technical […]


Senior Actuarial Analyst, Health Reserving / Rate Review (Florida #47984)

January 3, 2017   

Well-known Latin American insurer seeks a sharp Senior Actuarial Analyst to maintain data integrity and prepare analyses/reports for different areas. You will also provide your recommendations for improvement. Assist IT with data issues, help with reserves setting, and research the rate review […]


Healthcare Analyst, Provider Contracting (New York #47830)

December 21, 2016   

Health plan looking to hire a sharp Student Actuary or Entry-level Actuary to work on medical economics arrangements for business and provide analytics support to hospital / provider contracting. Ideally, you will possess strong technical skills, communication skills, and be able to […]


Actuarial Analyst, Pricing / Predictive Modeling (Michigan #47725)

October 13, 2016   

Midwest insurance company looking to hire a sharp Actuarial Analyst to help support personal and commercial auto insurance business. The ideal candidate will have experience in data analytics, ratemaking, and/or predictive modeling and be pursing further exams. (#47725)


Actuarial Analyst, Health Pricing & Reserving (Nebraska #47627)

September 23, 2016   

National carrier seeks sharp health students with a few years of experience. Work on group and individual business and gain broad experience from health pricing to reserving. Solid actuarial student program and good exposure for those with good communication and written skills. (#47627)

Social Media in the Professional World


Social Media in the Professional World

January 19, 2017   

By: Genevieve Shannon, Digital Media Manager, DW Simpson 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 […]

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 […]



Specialist Atmospheric Perils, GIS / Earthquake (India #48356)

February 17, 2017   

Global P&C insurer is expanding their catastrophe modelling group and looking for candidates with research experience in areas such as: atmospheric sciences, earthquake and flood. Ability to manipulate large datasets and experience with GIS is essential. PhD’s with international experience are strongly preferred. […]


Associate / Senior Associate, Actuarial Services / AXIS / GAAP (Multiple Locations #47885)

February 15, 2017   

Leading consulting firm seeks Associate/Senior Associate to develop models using AXIS software and assist in project planning and implementation for clients. You will also be involved in overseeing and mentoring more junior staff. Candidate must have the ability to communicate complex technical […]


Associate-Senior Associate, AXIS Software / Consulting / Risk Management (Multiple Locations #47886)

February 14, 2017   

Leading consulting firm seeks ASA with 3-8 years of life insurance product experience. AXIS software knowledge is required. Work on developing models and reviewing client information. You will also mentor associates and more junior staff. (#47886)


VP/ Senior Vice President, Risk Advisor (Minnesota #48317)

February 13, 2017   

Growing reinsurance broker seeks a Catastrophe Risk Professional to work closely with brokers and clients. Minimum of 8 years of cat management experience. Strong communication and presentation skills required. (#48317)


Actuarial Associate, Senior / Workers Compensation (Washington #48249)

February 10, 2017   

P&C insurer seeks candidate with a minimum of 6 actuarial exams and 5+ years of experience to support pricing of commercial products. Prior workers compensation experience is preferred. May also be involved in reserving, product development, and research work. (#48249)


Actuarial Analyst, Claims / Data / Quant Analyses (New Jersey #48308)

February 10, 2017   

Well-known P&C insurance provider wants to add an Actuarial Analyst to claims team. In this role, you will have much opportunity to work on various kinds of national and global projects and make recommendations to senior management. Student Actuary/ACAS desired along with […]


Claims Actuary, Specialty Lines / Reserving (Arizona #48113)

February 8, 2017   

ACAS or very near sought to spearhead new effort to maximize data regarding claims. Great visibility as you liaison with senior management to showcase your analytical and interpretive abilities to organization wide applications.  Good people skills needed to interact with numerous departments. […]


Senior Actuarial Analyst, Loss Reserving / SAS / Emblem (California #48269)

February 8, 2017   

Our client has an opening for a senior-level Analyst position. This role will heavily involve predictive modeling, pricing, and loss reserving work. 4-6 exams are preferred along with a couple of years of work experience. Strong Excel and Access skills needed. Proficiency […]


Actuarial Analyst, Health Pricing / Medicaid / Medicare (Massachusetts #48262)

February 3, 2017   

Well-known health plan seeks Actuarial Analyst with Commercial Health pricing background. Medicaid or Medicare experience are both okay. Students and ASAs desired. (#48262)


Assistant Actuary, Reserve Pro / Casualty (New York #48259)

February 3, 2017   

Great opportunity to join fast growing, investor backed carrier in NYC. Must have a couple years of solid P&C experience with reserving. Familiarity with Reserve Pro or similar and intellectual curiosity sought. (#48259)

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Social Media in the Professional World

Social Media in the Professional World


January 19, 2017   

By: Genevieve Shannon, Digital Media Manager, DW Simpson 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 […]

2016: A Year in Review

2016: A Year in Review


December 28, 2016   

With 2016 coming to a rapid close, we – the DW Simpson Retained Search team – took some time to reflect on and discuss the year’s accomplishments, as well as lay out our predictions for the coming year.

Actuarial Conference Best Practices

Actuarial Conference Best Practices


October 13, 2016   

Actuarial Conferences are ongoing throughout the year and are a highly valuable resource for Actuaries to stay current with the latest industry trends. There are many benefits to attending actuarial conferences, in addition to fulfilling your continuing education requirements. While these conferences […]

Actuaries & Counteroffers: Worth the risk?

Actuaries & Counteroffers: Worth the risk?


September 26, 2016   

Actuarial employers do all they can to hire and keep good talent. In today’s competitive market, we have noticed that Actuaries seeking new employment are discussing counteroffers with their recruiters more frequently than ever before. As recruiters, we often ask, what is […]

Exchange Rate: Chasing more than the dollar in Canada’s P&C market

Exchange Rate: Chasing more than the dollar in Canada’s P&C market


July 5, 2016   

The last time the exchange rate between Canadian and the US currency dipped below 62 cents to the dollar, it was a very different time for Canadian Property & Casualty Actuaries. Canada was then soundly in second place only to the US, in terms of the first CAS (Casualty Actuarial Society) and SOA (Society of Actuaries) actuarial exams attempted and passed. Since then, we are acutely aware of China’s emergence and that they haven’t relinquished their position as the fastest growing producer of actuarial candidates.

Industry News Roundup: June 13th – June 24th

Industry News Roundup: June 13th – June 24th


June 24, 2016   

New .Insurance Domain Names Become Available Source: Insurance Journal | June 14th, 2016 The internet domain extension reserved for the global insurance industry— .insurance — will become available starting today, June 14, at 8 p.m. ET. The new extension means an independent […]