Job Description

Experience Level: Experienced Hire


  • Sales & Marketing


  • 7 World Trade Center, 250 Greenwich Street, New York, New York, 10007, US

The Role / Responsibilities:

This is an excellent opportunity to join the Insurance Advisory Services and Customer Success Team. As a member of the team, you will be at the forefront of industry developments and will be exposed to ground-breaking stochastic modelling and risk management problems.

The candidate will take a leading role in implementation and advisory projects, client training and direct client engagement. The role will coordinate the production of customized calibrations and scenario sets, software configurations, client on-boarding and general quantitative support. In addition, the role includes working with our sales team to advocate for our quantitative modelling expertise and capabilities.

Leading consulting, implementation, model calibration and client facing projects within the Insurance Services team. This is through a combination of direct client work and through leading junior team members in projects to implement stochastic modelling software and content solutions for actuarial pricing, capital, asset allocation and risk management applications.
Spearheading work on the training and support of our clients in relation to insurance focused stochastic modelling products, models and calibrations. This includes hosting and co-ordination of onsite training sessions and the delivery of training on these products and their underlying quantitative modelling techniques. In addition, there will be responsibility for the development, maintenance and delivery of training and support to our clients.
Working with the sales team to engage with prospects in meetings/workshops to support the use of our products and content-services. Position requires travel within North America which is largely self-managed and planned in advance.
Working with the sales team to define solutions and draft technical specifications for commercial agreements.
Maintain and develop client relationships and key partner relationships across the insurance and wider Moody's business. This includes forming relationships at a technical level as well as a business level with key decision makers.
Working directly with clients to support the implementation, training, documentation and validation of our insurance focused stochastic modelling products and services. Projects are multifaceted and can involve a combination of activities run from our Moody’s Analytics offices and also onsite with clients.
Lead junior team members and provide quality assurance on analytical work for clients based on the application of financial modelling to life insurance, asset allocation and risk management problems. This will include use of the Moody’s Analytics Scenario Generator and wide stochastic modelling tool kit in the following areas:
Configuring solutions for clients and working with them to implement our solutions.
Working with our modelling operations team to configure customized content services
Development and advisory projects with regard to tailored modelling and calibration services

Engaging with key collaborators across our research and product development teams to represent our client ‘voice’ in the development of our software and content solutions with a focus on the North American Insurance market.

Qualifications / Experience:

Master’s degree in quantitative subject (financial mathematics, mathematics, physics, etc.).
Significant progress towards achieving a professional qualification - Actuarial, CFA etc.
Insight and knowledge of the modelling used in the Life Insurance, P&C, Asset Management and Pensions sector.
Experience in a financial institution (e.g., within an insurance company, consulting firm or financial software provider)
Understanding of financial mathematics e.g., derivative pricing, interest-rate modelling, econometrics, stochastic processes, Monte-Carlo simulation.
Excellent interpersonal skills, including the ability to bridge teams from different backgrounds and at all levels.
Excellent analytical skills including experience with data analysis, econometric techniques and statistical methods.
Experience of mentoring, project management or project lead roles with internal and external partners
Experience of working with commercial teams to define technical specification for projects and services
Experience of using and calibrating Moody’s Scenario Generator is advantageous.
Strong understanding of the usage and applicability of a Scenario Generator in the North American insurance market.
An in-depth knowledge of the regulatory and competitive landscape of Scenario Generation in Insurance.
Experience in one or more programming languages such as Python, VBA, C# etc.
Experience in statistical software packages such as R.
Efficient approach to problem solving
Can be relied upon to meet targets while maintaining high standards
Desire to innovate and discuss ideas
Excellent interpersonal skills, both verbal and written, including the ability to connect with people from different backgrounds and at all levels
A natural curiosity about the development and success of others
Open to using new methodologies
Unwavering dedication to customer service

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