MassMutual Financial Group Modeler/ Quantitative Analyst in Springfield, Massachusetts

Since 1851, MassMutual’s commitment has always been to help people protect their families, support their communities, and help one another. This is why we want to inspire people to Live Mutual. We at MassMutual value diversity and inclusion. We’re people helping people.

A career with us means you will work alongside exceptional people and be empowered to reach your professional and personal goals. Our employees are the foundation of what makes MassMutual a strong, stable and ethical business. We seek and value unique and varied perspectives and experiences because we believe we are stronger when all voices are heard. We invite you to bring your bright, innovative ideas to MassMutual as we continue to help millions of Americans rely on each other.

Together, we’re stronger.

Description

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POSITION SUMMARY

The Non-Traditional Inforce Product Management (NIPM) team strives to be inforce product experts who determine and analyze inforce profitability and reprice non-guaranteed elements. To accomplish this, the target candidate will be expected to leverage their technical expertise and thought leadership to provide insightful, compelling analysis for MassMutual’s senior leaders and Chief Actuary.

The NIPM’s developers’s responsibilities will focus on inforce universal life, variable universal life and term product’s profitability and repricing non-guaranteed elements (cost of insurance mortality charges, expense charges, etc).

RESPONSIBILITIES

Inforce Product Profitability Analysis

  • Perform the annual product review – analyzing experience changes and determining recommendation. Analyze results, communicate conclusions and recommendations, and formulate proposals to resolve problems.

  • Develop, maintain and enhance asset share models to analyze inforce profitability for annual product reviews.

  • Meet model governance standards and controls

Non-guaranteed Element Development

  • Repricing non-guaranteed elements (cost of insurance charges, expense charges or current premiums) based on updated current experience.

  • Meet all statutory and ASOP requirements for assumptions and documentation

Other Business Support

  • Develop automated processes with a focus on accuracy and appropriate controls

  • Apply lean principles, problem solve, value stream map, etc. to develop and implement systems and process improvements.

  • Perform other inforce product tasks and projects as required (ex: model reviews in accordance with model governance guidelines).

QUALIFICATIONS

  • 2+ years of strong computer programming background, Python programming language required

  • Four-year college degree in computer science. Candidates with a degree in mathematics or related fields will be considered only if strong programming background is demonstrated.

  • Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office products (Excel, Word, Access)

  • Proven analytical and problem solving skills

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Self-motivated and a quick learner

  • Capable of applying knowledge to handle problems independently

  • Seasoned individual capable of handling broad scope projects that have short to medium-term focus

  • High level of innovation and initiative

  • Authorized to work in the US without sponsorship now or in the future

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • 2+ years of minimum experience in, or the desire and demonstrated ability to learn, the APL+Win programming language and VBA​

Ranked No. 77 in the annual FORTUNE ® 500 Ranking (FORTUNE ® Magazine, June 2017) and recognized as a World’s Most Ethical Company by Ethisphere, MassMutual is guided by a single purpose: We help people secure their future and protect the ones they love. As a company owned by our policyowners, we are defined by mutuality and our vision to put customers first. It’s more than our company structure – it’s our way of life. We are a company of people protecting people. Our company exists because people are willing to share risk and resources, and rely on each other when it counts. At MassMutual, we Live Mutual.

CORE VALUES

Focus on the Customer: We understand our customers well and look for every opportunity to deliver an experience that is clear, easy, personal, human, empowering and trustworthy.

Act with Integrity: We deliver on our promises by being open, honest and humble and by adhering to the letter and spirit of applicable laws, rules, regulations and company policies.

Value People: We respect and learn from each other’s diverse backgrounds, experiences and ideas. We engage and develop people to their greatest potential.

Work Collaboratively: We work together to achieve results by actively listening, seeking, understanding and creating solutions as a unified team driving toward one company, one culture, one brand.

Achieve Results: We focus on winning by exceeding expectations and getting better – everyone, every day.

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MassMutual is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer Minority/Female/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Individual with Disability/Protected Veteran. We welcome all persons to apply.

At MassMutual, we’re fostering an inclusive and dynamic environment where our employees are valued for who they are and can build successful careers. For us, diversity and inclusion is more than a goal, it’s the only way forward.

• 100% rating on the Human Rights Campaign Corporate Equality Index (2018)

• National Association for Female Executives Top Company for Executive Women (2017)

• DiversityInc Noteworthy Company (2017)

• Disability Equality Index® (DEI) Best Place to Work for Disability inclusion (2017)

• Working Mother Media 100 Best Company (2017)

• Military Friendly Employer (2018)