Company: The Standard
Posted on: July 21, 2021
At The Standard, you'll join a team focused on putting our
Our continued success is driven by a high-performance culture.
We're looking for people who are collaborative, accountable,
creative, agile and are driven by a passion for doing what's right
- across the company and in our local communities.
We offer a caring culture where you can make a real difference,
Ready to reach your highest potential? Let's work together.
- Develop Automated Business Solutions: Design, develop,
and deploy analysis software for application by actuarial units
using tools such as Visual Basic and SAS, using SQL or other coding
languages as necessary. Capable of working with a full spectrum of
software development functions. Example functions include project
management, analysis, design, construction, implementation, and
testing. Analyze operational requirements and provide solution
design specifications for use by others. Create solutions that are
integrated with other third-party software such as GGY's AXIS,
Economic Scenario Generation (ESG) software, and risk modeling
systems. Perform analysis and design of software inclusive of work
process considerations. Use of cloud-based computing tools and
cloud-based environments may be required.
- Financial and Actuarial Analysis: Apply expertise in
actuarial analysis, finance, and economics to business problems
including principles-based actuarial modeling and estimation,
financial forecasting, capital market pricing, and numerical
analysis in support of pricing, valuation, financial reporting, or
risk management. An applied understanding of the principles of
accounting under Statutory, U.S. GAAP, and Economic bases may be
- Cross Collaboration: Communicate and collaborate with
various departments across the organization to meet business needs.
Work with various parts of the organization to understand financial
and product data. Present data and analysis to be used in providing
guidance to influence decision making.
- Training and Knowledge Transfer: Research new techniques
and practices, and expose these innovations to broader audiences of
staff. Actively train and support others in analysis tools and
- Operate Business Solutions: Enable strengthening of new
solutions through active ownership and use of automated processes.
Refine solutions until they are ready for deployment to business
- Education/Experience: Bachelor's degree in mathematics,
actuarial science, computer science, business, or a related field.
Four or more years of experience in software development or the
equivalent combination of education and/or experience. Direct
experience with the development of analysis software required.
Actuarial, other insurance, risk management or capital market
finance background may be required.
- Analytical/Technical Skills: Develops knowledge of
actuarial business systems during the entirety of the business
systems development cycle. Gains familiarity with solutions
facilitating the analysis of complex business problems. Aware of
impact of optimal functioning of business automation as a design
element. Resolves a wide range of issues in creative ways and is a
leader in selecting techniques for obtaining solutions. Deep
expertise in a subset of the actuarial technology tool set, with
limited experience in the rest of the tool set.
- Independence: Acts independently to determine methods
and procedures on new assignments. Thinks innovatively, brings
ideas to life, and seeks continuous improvement. Proactively
identifies business issues and develops solutions to resolve those
issues. Functions in an environment with constant change.
- Influence and Networking: Develops networks across the
department and organization. Serves as a co-lead on software
development projects, engaging and influencing developers, business
users, and IT during the solution development lifecycle. Actively
engages and educates various stakeholders in tools and methods to
broaden the corporate knowledge base. Significant role as a
resource/mentor to others.
Note: The Standard is required to provide a reasonable
estimate of the salary for this role when hiring a Colorado
resident. The salary for employees working in Colorado in this role
is listed below. The Standard's package also includes incentive
plan participation and comprehensive benefits including medical,
dental, vision, retirement, and paid time off.
- Please note, eligibility to participate in an incentive program
is subject to the rules governing the program and plan. Any award
depends on various factors, including individual and organizational
$94,900.00 - $166,400.00
Standard Insurance Company, The Standard Life Insurance Company of
New York, Standard Retirement Services, Inc., StanCorp Equities,
Inc. and StanCorp Investment Advisers, Inc., marketed as The
Standard, are Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employers. All
qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment
without regard to race, religion, color, sex, national origin,
gender, sexual orientation, age, disability, or veteran status or
any other condition protected by federal, state or local law. The
Standard offers a drug and alcohol free work environment where
possession, manufacture, transfer, offer, use of or being impaired
by an illegal substance while on Standard property, or in other
cases which the company believes might affect operations, safety or
reputation of the company is prohibited. The Standard requires a
criminal background investigation, drug test, employment, education
and licensing verification as a condition of employment. All
employees of The Standard must be bondable.
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