Assistant Director - Actuarial Programmer - Toronto - 18722BR

Moody's (NYSE: MCO) is a global integrated risk assessment firm that empowers organizations to make better decisions. Our data, analytical solutions and insights help decision-makers identify opportunities and manage the risks of doing business with others. We believe that greater transparency, more informed decisions, and fair access to information open the door to shared progress. With over 11,000 employees in more than 40 countries, Moody's combines international presence with local expertise and over a century of experience in financial markets. Learn more at moodys.com.
Moody’s Analytics provides financial intelligence and analytical tools supporting our clients’ growth, efficiency and risk management objectives. The combination of our unparalleled expertise in risk, expansive information resources, and innovative application of technology, helps today’s business leaders confidently navigate an evolving marketplace.

Department

Enterprise Risk Solutions (ERS) combines software, data and models with quantitative analysis and advisory services, to help firms manage credit portfolios and balance sheets effectively, optimize use of capital and achieve regulatory compliance.

Job Description

The Role / Responsibilities:
The Assistant Director - Actuarial Programmer will work closely with other actuaries and actuarial programmers and will collaborate with our client support, system design and marketing professionals. They will design and implement new features for AXIS and solve actuarial issues posed by our clients. At this level, the actuarial programmers are working on intermediate to complex code and designing module specific features.

Primary Responsibilities
  • Interpret business requirements for features related to specific AXIS modules.
  • Provide feedback on client requirements from a technical perspective
  • Analyze and implement solutions and program new features in AXIS
  • Design and implement various features that have wide implication and scope
  • Investigate and find the root cause for bugs reported by clients
  • Provide client support for end users.
  • Collaborate with client support and QA actuaries to fix defects or develop new features
  • Ensure compliance with coding standards.
  • Review code of less senior team members, provide guidance from technical perspective.
Other Responsibilities
  • Specialize and develop expertise in at least one area of actuarial practice.
  • Participate in Interest Groups and Working Groups.
  • Train junior actuarial programmers
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Qualifications:
  • A degree in actuarial science with a minor in computer science preferred.
  • At least 2 years of actuarial programming experience or 1 year of programming experience at GGY
  • ASA and working toward completion of FSA
  • Demonstrated understanding of object oriented design & development, C++ preferred.
  • Experience in development tools such as Visual Studio.
  • Strong analytical & technical skills – excellent research capabilities.
  • Self-motivated.
  • Good communications skills.
Moody’s is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, place of origin, disability, marital or familial status, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity or any other characteristic protected by law. We encourage applications from Aboriginal persons, members of a visible minority group, persons with a disability, members of the LGBTQ+ community, and women.
Moody’s is committed to maintaining an inclusive, diverse and accessible workplace. To this end, reasonable accommodations are available on request, and will take into account the particular accommodation needs of individual candidates. If you are selected and require accommodation during any stage of the recruitment process, you may send your request to AODA@moodys.com. Information provided during the accommodation process will be treated as confidential, and will be shared only to the extent required to properly evaluate accommodation requests.
Candidates for Moody's Corporation may be asked to disclose securities holdings pursuant to Moody’s Policy for Securities Trading and the requirements of the position. Employment is contingent upon compliance with the Policy, including remediation of positions in those holdings as necessary.