Actuarial Tester Actuarial Tester …

in Toronto, ON, Canada
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 23 Oct 20
in Toronto, ON, Canada
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 23 Oct 20
Actuarial Tester
Job Description The Role/ Responsibilities:
The Asst. Dir, QA Actuary works closely with other actuaries and actuarial students, including actuarial programmers, and may also collaborate with our client support, system design and marketing professionals. Their primary responsibility is to test the accuracy and robustness of intermediate to complex new module specific AXIS features. They may assist in other areas such as development of job specifications.
Primary Responsibilities
  • Testing various complex features and bug fixes in AXIS:
    • Consult with programmers to determine a formal, documented testing plan to ensure the feature or fix is functioning as expected and matches approved specifications
    • Liaise with client support specialists to ensure that testing plan for client jobs will meet client needs
    • Perform & sign off prescribed testing of complex features in line with the release schedule
    • May include developing job-specific data to be used for future testing by the QA team
  • Analyze the results of tests that you have performed and provide meaningful reports to the programming team
  • Clarify, review and verify functional and non-functional requirements, ensure that specifications are complete, feasible, verifiable and actionable.
  • Contribute to the continuous improvement of testing tools and processes
Other Responsibilities
  • Specialize and develop expertise in at least on area of actuarial practice
  • Participate in Interest Groups and Working Groups
  • May be required to train other individuals on the team.
  • Other duties as assigned

  • A degree in actuarial science
  • FSA or working toward completion of FSA
  • At least 5 years of experience in actuarial modeling work in the life and health insurance industry, either at GGY or elsewhere
  • Strong interest and aptitude for actuarial modeling work using actuarial software systems and at least 2 years of experience using AXIS
  • Strong analytical, technical and diagnostic skills
  • Good understanding of QA processes and methodologies
  • Well-organized and detail-oriented
  • Excellent record keeping (documentation) ability
  • Able to "multi task", i.e. to balance multiple priorities to meet targets
  • 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 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.

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