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Model Developer

Salary Competitive
Location Edinburgh, Glasgow, London
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This is a Permanent, Full Time vacancy that will close in {x} days at {xx:xx} BST.

This is a great opportunity for a part-qualified Actuary or Actuarial Analyst to change their career focus and develop a long-lasting career in software development. This role also provides opportunities to become a subject matter expert on our financial models, owning modelling approaches and contributing to team learning and development.

We are looking for a part-qualified Actuary or Actuarial Analyst to help design, build, deliver and support financial models serving the Pensions market. You will:

  • Build your skills in software development with a focus on Actuarial models and supporting systems.
  • Work on a variety of software including roll forward models, asset liability models and products we license to clients.
  • Apply the business knowledge, skills and experience you have gained whilst working in an Actuarial-focused role.
  • Help the development team understand the requirements of complex financial calculations.
  • Build an understanding of system design and risk issues relevant to existing financial models.
  • Become a Subject Matter Expert on our modelling systems.
  • Work within a high-performing, multi-disciplinary team alongside actuarial modelling experts, highly experienced software developers, quality engineers & other specialists. We work within a DevOps culture that promotes team autonomy and engineering excellence, using the latest technologies.

Our firm invests in the very latest technologies to facilitate the delivery of our ground-breaking business solutions. We work with the most up to date range of Microsoft product technology solutions including Azure and employ an agile approach to software design and implementation.

About You

To succeed in, and enjoy this role, you are likely to have:

  • Experience with actuarial calculations, in particular working on Defined Benefit pension schemes.
  • Experience working as an Actuarial Analyst or Trainee Actuary (part-qualified).
  • A desire to develop your career as a software developer, furthering your skills in modern full-stack software development.

You may also have:

  • Some experience of modern software development.
  • Some awareness of the Microsoft development stack and Azure Cloud computing technologies, including some of the following:
    • ASP.NET & ASP.NET Core
    • Service-oriented architectures
    • Microservices
    • Git & Azure DevOps
    • RESTful APIs
  • Some familiarity with, or awareness of, continuous improvement and continuous delivery practices, DevOps culture and automation within the Azure Dev Ops platform (yaml pipelines).

You will be:

  • Self-motivated with a drive to learn and share knowledge.
  • Focused on continuous learning and improvement.
  • An effective communicator and a great team player, able to collaborate with all the skills in your team.
  • Able to forge strong and professional relationships at all levels.
  • Able to collaborate successfully with client and 3rd party technical teams.
  • Able to effectively articulate actuarial concepts with team members/stakeholders from a non-actuarial background.

Together, we’ve been building better futures for over 100 years. For our people, our clients and their people, our communities and the environment. 

We thrive on tackling complex problems. And we believe those problems are best solved by diverse teams – diverse in skills, approaches and backgrounds. Our independence lets our people be themselves and think freely, while working in a collaborative, supportive environment.  We love innovative, independent thinking and want everyone to share their ideas.  

Working alongside employers, trustees and financial services institutions, we offer pensions, investments, benefits and risk consulting services, as well as data and technology solutions. With over 1000 employees and counting, we’re one of the leading consultancies in our field and are proud to be recognised by numerous industry awards. 

We’re committed to developing our people and encourage everyone to carve out their own career path. We’ve many colleagues who started out in one team in the business and have ended up somewhere completely different, having had the chance to develop new skills and explore new passions.   

We are continually working to improve our inclusive culture and employ diverse talent. We therefore welcome applications from people from all backgrounds, which includes but isn’t limited to: age, disability, ethnic heritage, gender, marital or civil partnership status, neurodiversity, religion, sexual orientation, and socio-economic background.

Our hybrid working model offers the best of both worlds – home working as well as a fun, collaborative office environment - meaning flexible working patterns to accommodate individual needs. Find out more about our careers here.

If you need any assistance in relation to a personal requirement, medical condition or neurological difference during our selection process then please let us know. 

Together, we can make this the best job you’ll ever have. 

Our culture

We live and breathe our four values – friendly, confident, partnering and straightforward – and genuinely care about out people, clients, community and the environment.

Job satisfaction

Every employee can genuinely make a difference and contribute towards achieving our purpose – together, building better futures. Whether that’s helping our clients build more secure financial futures, using your 3 days volunteering or helping us reduce our carbon footprint.

Reward and wellbeing

We offer competitive salaries, a share of company profits and an award-winning benefits package. We also take your mental, physical, social and financial wellbeing seriously, both in and outside of work.

Flexible working

We trust our people to work in a pattern that suits their circumstances with a healthy balance of home and office working.

Latest technology

We use the most up-to-date technology and software to match our ground-breaking business solutions that make life easier for us and our clients.

Career development

There is no linear path – learning opportunities are plentiful and empower you to carve out your own career.

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