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Actuarial Student Software Developer (Canada #48713)

Industry leader in Actuarial Software and Modeling seeks Entry-level, Student, and ASA candidates for Software Development roles at their Toronto headquarters location. These individuals should have impressive academic records and some programming experience or strong aptitude for learning C++, JAVA, or other object-orientated programming languages. (#48713)

Actuarial Software Developer (New York #42137)

A global investment company is looking to fill a Software Developer position. The company is willing to look at all experience levels. The ideal candidate must have interest in technology and experience working with multiple software programs. Development experience preferred with strong analytical skills. (#42137)

Actuarial Analyst Product Development (Minnesota #50724)

Well-known Life Insurer seeks an entry-level / student actuary who has completed at least one SOA exam, and has some experience in reserving & reporting on products across multiple financial reporting bases. High proficiency in MS Office, computer programming skills and excellent written & verbal communications skills are required.There are...

FAQ: Working Abroad

For professional development and/or personal purposes, some Actuaries may investigate career opportunities abroad. We at DW Simpson frequently field inquiries about making such a move, and have provided several examples showcasing our responses below.   I am looking to work in the U.S, but require visa sponsorship. What does the...

Communication Skills Words Can’t Describe

From meetings and industry conference preparation/execution to your presence among the varied social media, how you comport yourself makes a significant impact on how you are perceived by your peers, superiors and others in the profession. How, then, can we use each of these interactions to maximize our career potential?...

Trends in Actuarial Hiring

By: Margit Vogele, Manager & Sean Loboda, Manager The demand for Actuaries and analytics professionals has increased greatly in the aftermath of the recent financial crisis. While the market has proven to be competitive across all lines of business, we have seen the strongest increase in activity within the Health...

Always Use Spell Chek

The dual theme of this quarter’s newsletter is how to get an actuarial job at the entry level and how those at the senior levels came to be in their current jobs as Chief Actuaries and Chief Risk Officers. And, despite the wizardry of current and cutting-edge technology, the key...

Laying the Foundation for Your Actuarial Career

By: Caitlin Cunningham, Sr. Recruiter & Amanda Kapellen, Recruiter Today’s US entry-level actuarial market is strong, but it is also very competitive. Therefore, building a well-rounded resume is more important than ever. Some of the key components hiring managers focus on include exams, education background, computer skills and internship experience....

Recent Jobs & News

Product Development Actuary, Life (Texas #51822)


Well known life insurer seeks an ASA or FSA with a minimum of 5 years experience to lead the pricing of indexed and fixed/traditional life & annuity products. Candidate must also have strong financial modeling experience and a background that includes MG-ALFA. […]

Actuarial VP, Life (Iowa #51823)


Midwestern client seeks an ASA or FSA with at least 7 years experience in financial reporting. This candidate will handle M&A and be the VP to the Head of Corporate Development and Strategy. Strong analytics skills with prior use of Moses needed. […]

AVP Actuary, Life (Iowa #51824)


Well known client seeks an ASA or FSA with at least 7 years experience in financial reporting. In addition to supervisor experience, this candidate must be able to perform audit work, and effectively communicate with all levels of management. Prior use of […]

Forbes Magazine Selects DW Simpson as one of 2018’s Best Executive Recruiting Firms

Forbes Magazine Selects DW Simpson as one of 2018’s Best Executive Recruiting Firms


PRESS RELEASE – Chicago, IL – April 16, 2018 – DW Simpson Global Actuarial & Analytics Recruitment has been selected by Forbes Magazine as one of the Best Executive Recruiting Firms of 2018.  Forbes, in conjunction with Statista, surveyed over 34,000 HR […]

Interview Etiquette

Interview Etiquette


How to communicate your value during a job interview Interviewing can be a challenging communication endeavor for even the most seasoned candidates, and it can be helpful to review some basic etiquette in order to make the most of the process. Employers use [...]

DW Simpson Hires Patty Kennelly as Director of Recruitment & Business Development


PRESS RELEASE — DW Simpson Global Actuarial & Analytics Recruitment – (Chicago, IL – 2/13/2018) It’s with great enthusiasm that we announce our newest hire, Patty Kennelly as Director, Recruitment & Business Development – Risk Management, Analytics & Data Science.  Patty joined […]