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Life Associate Actuary (Washington #50650)

Growing Life insurer seeks an FSA or career ASA with 8-10+ years of actuarial experience. Knowledge of annuities, in particular indexed annuities, and financial reporting is a big plus. Polysystems and ALFA experience is preferred. There are two openings, and two different locations (Washington & Iowa) for this role. (#50650)

Quantitative Modeling Actuary (California #50572)

Western Life Insurer seeks an ASA with 3+ years of experience, preferably with annuities, who has modeling, valuation, financial and accounting skills. Prior work background in modeling systems such as Moses, MG-ALFA, GGY AXIS or Prophet is preferred, along with knowledge of C++, VBA, SQL, Python, R or Matlab. (#50572)

Fellow, Actuarial Software Developer (Multiple Locations #48712)

Industry leader in Actuarial Modeling Software seeks an FSA with strong C++ skills and a depth of knowledge in insurance principals, modeling systems, and Microsoft Developer Studio. AXIS experience is a plus, but training in AXIS and the GGY system will be provided. Exciting opportunity to stay ahead of, and...

Assistant Valuation Actuary (California #50573)

Our Western client seeks an ASA with 3-5 years of experience who is working towards an FSA designation, and possesses proficiency with Excel, VBA & databases. Working knowledge of variable annuities with guarantee benefits is a plus, along with solid skills using actuarial modeling software such as MoSes. (#50573)

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Actuarial Manager, Casualty (Massachusetts #50903)


Cutting-edge insurance group seeks FCAS or ACAS working towards fellowship, with an innovative mindset. Ideally, this candidate will have experience at a large carrier, along with solid management skills. This role will lead a small team of actuaries whose responsibilities will include […]

Commercial Lines Manager (Massachusetts #49249)


Northeastern Insurer seeks a professional with 5-10 years of experience in data analytics and in commercial lines products. Technical skills in Tableau & SAS along with strong communication skills is preferred. This is a highly visible role that will have interaction with […]

Pricing Manager (Texas #50360)


Dynamic new company seeks Pricing Manager who will be responsible for rate increase filings and various analysis and reporting.  Opportunity to manage and mentor staff.  FSA/ASA with 5+ years of experience.  LTC experience is preferred.  Open to Life/Annuity/Health pricing backgrounds.  Must be […]

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

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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 […]