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Axis Actuarial Data Analyst in New York, New York

This is your opportunity to join AXIS Capital – a trusted global provider of specialty lines insurance and reinsurance. We stand apart for our outstanding client service, intelligent risk taking and superior risk adjusted returns for our shareholders. We also proudly maintain an entrepreneurial, disciplined and ethical corporate culture. As a member of AXIS, you join a team that is among the best in the industry.

At AXIS, we believe that we are only as strong as our people. We strive to create an inclusive and welcoming culture where employees of all backgrounds and from all walks of life feel comfortable and empowered to be themselves. This means that we bring our whole selves to work.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion or creed, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, physical or mental disability, age, marital status, civil union status, family or parental status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Accommodation is available upon request for candidates taking part in the selection process.

Role Description

This role will be responsible for working with the actuarial and technology teams to of AXIS Insurance Pricing Actuarial and Analytic data and analytic tool needs. The role is responsible for gathering requirements for data and designing, prototyping and implementing ad hoc solutions required to support the analytical needs of the actuaries for acquisition of data and analytical tools. The role may work with the IT department to set requirements and perform testing for more robust data acquisition, or software installation or configuration projects.

Responsibilities

  • Prototype, develop, maintain various data acquisition and retrieval flows. Requiring having an in-depth understanding of data systems, and how they relate to actuarial use.

  • Work with actuaries and source data experts to ensure data is accurate and fit for purpose; develop and implement control processes as necessary to monitor data accuracy and quality.

  • Work hands on as necessary to develop prototypes of solutions to validate the requirements and designs. Provide requirements to segment IT and assist with UAT as needed to implement solutions in production environments.

  • Work closely with Pricing and Risk actuaries to ensure that data and analytical solutions meet needs across the Insurance. Work with business intelligence resources to ensure that these solutions will also meet requirements for management information / business intelligence needs. Solutions need to balance both ad-hoc needs as well as longer term strategic development.

  • Utilize advanced excel functions, VBA, etc. to build solutions to data related issues. Including pulling and inserting data from SQL Server, building reports, etc.

  • Work with IT to ensure that data elements, logic, etc. aligns with the needs and expectations of the actuarial group.

  • Communicate openly and often with Insurance Pricing, Reserving and risk teams, and customers of the analytic environment regarding priorities and progress

Required Skills and Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience

  • Prior experience delivering data for actuarial analytics and business intelligence solutions

  • Experience in / with:

  • SQL/T-SQL - SQL Server Management Studio, Access

  • VBA

  • Excel

  • Word

  • PowerPoint

  • SSIS, not required but experience is a plus

  • SharePoint, not required but experience is a plus

  • Experience with insurance and/or actuarial concepts/terminology

Rewarding. Challenging. Meaningful.

We are shaping the direction of Insurance and Reinsurance during a critical and exciting time for the industry.

Whether you are a student approaching graduation or a seasoned professional looking for a new environment, AXIS has the right challenges and career opportunities for you. At AXIS, we value each individual and recognize that attracting and retaining the right people is essential to the success of our company.

We offer a comprehensive and competitive benefits package which includes medical plans for employees and their families, health and wellness programs, retirement plans, tuition reimbursement, paid vacation, and much more.

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