Life Pricing Actuary




Boston, MA

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  • 4/5 in overall job satisfaction
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    Position summary

    The Impact:

    Product Design and Pricing

    • Participate in product development ideation

    • Using actuarial principles and pricing models, lead the design and pricing of new life insurance products and/or enhancements to existing life products

    • Develop and/or enhance pricing models to support product pricing and design

    • Secure required pricing approvals from key stakeholders by balancing competitive benchmarks and acceptable levels of expected profit and risk

    • Create and maintain pricing assumption and final pricing documentation

    Product Filing Support

    • Research state/federal regulations that govern life insurance and develop actuarial memorandums and demonstrations to support state and federal filings of life products

    Product Implementation

    • Develop actuarial calculation specifications and review requirements for implementation

    • Assist with calculation testing and validation

    • Adhoc Analysis

    • Provide internal (home office) and external (agent) actuarial support as needed

    The Minimum Qualifications

    • 5+ years' relevant actuarial experience, including working with life insurance and/or annuity products

    • FSA (or near FSA) designation required

    • Bachelor's degree in actuarial science, math, statistics, or related discipline

    • 3+ years' experience with actuarial software and models

    The Ideal Qualifications

    • Life insurance pricing experience, along with exposure to coding/programming, are a plus

    • Ability to interact with technical and non-technical audiences at all levels, within and across organizational boundaries

    • Strong interpersonal and communication skills: ability to document complex issues, methodologies, and resolutions such that others can readily understand them

    • Ability to use a disciplined work approach to initiatives, projects, and day-to-day activities

    • Ability to work cross-functionally to reconcile competing priorities while meeting organizational objectives

    • Sound business judgment in an environment of rapid change - ability to respond to changes in direction, tight deadlines, and high-pressure situations

    • Comfortable dealing with both complexity and ambiguity, and able to explore multiple solutions to a problem

    • Takes ownership and is results-orientated

    • Candidates must be authorized to work in the United States without requiring visa sponsorship

    MassMutual is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer Minority/Female/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Individual with Disability/Protected Veteran. We welcome all persons to apply. Note: Veterans are welcome to apply, regardless of their discharge status.

    If you need an accommodation to complete the application process, please contact us and share the specifics of the assistance you need.
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    MassMutual will accept applications on an ongoing basis until such time as a candidate has been offered employment.

    Salary Range: $137,800.00-$180,800.00

    Why you should apply for a job to MassMutual:

  • 4/5 in overall job satisfaction
  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.