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Actuarial Business Systems Analyst/ETL/.NET/Python/Toronto/Ontario

Placement Valley
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
$91,000 - $100,000- Bonus: 13%
November 30, 2016

About Job

Job title: Actuarial – Business Systems Analyst

Job type: Full Time

Job function: Analyst

Industry: Financial Services

Experience level: Mid-senior

Education level: Bachelor’s degree

Job classification: Professionals

Compensation: $91,000 - $100,000- Bonus: 13%

Location: Toronto, Canada- Location: preference for candidates in Toronto (200 Bloor St E), but the manager is also willing to consider candidates in Boston

Zip code:M3C 0C1

Skills: ETL-Informatica, GGY, Matlab, AXIS, ATLAS, Actuarial Modeling

Experience required:5 Years

Relocation assistance: No

Visa requirement: Only US/Canadian citizens and green card holders

Number of positions:1

Job Description

Company is looking for talented Business System Analyst to join our Global Solutions Delivery (GSD) group. The Actuarial Services Delivery team has been established to accelerate the technical evolution and support of our Actuaries around the world.

The Actuarial Services Delivery team will have to collaborate with our Actuarial teams in Toronto, Boston, and throughout Asia. We are committed to engage top talent, provoke ideas, and foster a culture of innovation that encourages an entrepreneurial approach to lead the discovery and implementation of new solutions.

In this role, members of the Actuarial Services Delivery team will:

• Collaborate with Valuation System Transformation project team and other groups within GSD as well as Actuaries within the company to uncover pain points and opportunities to accelerate the delivery of new business value through software, infrastructure and services

• Deliver an exceptional user experience to Actuaries, through the delivery of services enabling

Self-service environment provisioning and configuration

Continuous integration, testing, delivery, and deployment

Logging, monitoring, and insight

Collaboration, planning, and reporting

• Maintain and support these delivery services, with accountability for production reliability and usage, and the delivery of new functionality

The ideal candidate will have:

o An entrepreneurial spirit and will be comfortable working within a rapidly changing startup environment

o A high level of curiosity and comfort with ambiguity

o A bias for automation and experimentation

o A capacity for constant learning from success and failure, remaining open to change and continuous improvement

o Excellent organizational and problem-solving abilities that enable you to manage through creative abrasion

o Strong verbal and written communication with the ability to effectively articulate and communicate vision, possibilities, and outcomes across all levels in the organization


Job Requirements (Knowledge/Skills/Competencies/Experience/Education):

o University degree in Computer Science and/or related field experience

o Excellent written and verbal communication skills

o Ability to learn technology and tools at a rapid pace

o Familiarity with Financial Industry

Ideally 5 years of experience in an enterprise environment providing:

o Application system development and support

o Experience with Microsoft Azure and High Performance Computing

o Experience of Informatica ICS, CA Workflow automation, HDInsight, SQL

o Experience with .NET and/or Python

o Understanding with GGY AXIS, MatLab, ATLAS is an asset

o Experience with Actuarial Modeling is an asset

o Research and recommend automated approaches for system administration tasks

o Management and deployment of projects within organization

o Develop and maintain installation and configuration procedures

o Contribute to and maintain system standards

Job Insight:

Location: Toronto (preferred) ... Boston (secondary)

For the Actuarial role, we are considering candidates in Boston, though we have a preference for someone to work out of Toronto. They can be Canadian or US citizens or have a green card (we would have to make sure they are eligible to work in Canada or the US).

Canadian dollars for Toronto based candidates, USD for those in Boston. The salary would be a bit lower in the US. Maybe around $5-10K less.

The client is looking for a Business Systems Analyst

Develop in ETL

Production support

Change management

Scheduling tools

.Net and SQL

Nice to have:

GGY or AXIS or Matlab or Atlas is a huge plus

Actuarial .. huge plus!

Computer Science Degree

No Relocation package.

Company Description

Do you want to be part of a company where employees take pride in their work and are rewarded for their superior performance? If so, then consider our firm as a place to build your career.

Our company is an innovative global financial services company with offices throughout North America, Asia and Europe. We have a strong history, welcoming our first customers in 1887, and since then have consistently focused on providing customers with strong, reliable, trustworthy and forward-thinking solutions for their most significant financial decisions. Our Global Solutions Delivery team develops innovative solutions to complex business problems that add value to our business and for our customers. Using the latest processes & technology, and helmed by a technology-obsessed leadership team, we create and deliver leading-edge systems, products and services that propel our business forward.

Our Corporation is a leading international financial services group providing forward-thinking solutions to help people with their big financial decisions. We provide financial advice, insurance and wealth and asset management solutions for individuals, groups and institutions.

Our company is a global organization and with that comes different learning and development opportunities. Each division within our firm has unique learning and development programs and initiatives which are structured based on their business, clients, products and services. There is a common thread that runs across our global business when it comes to leadership and professional soft-skill learning. We want our employees to excel in knowing the business, to think strategically, to make sound decisions, to solve problems, master creativity and innovation, work as strong team players and for our people managers to strive to develop and enhance their leadership capabilities.

Mohit Gandhi


Placement Valley

Phone: 702-475-5987