Job Description

Azure Platform Developer

POSITION OVERVIEW

The Actuary Platform Developer role partners with the Actuary team, IT data team and primary vendor to provide data development, support, and administration for the Actuarial Modeling/Data Management Platform. This position will be accountable for managing the data lifecycle and development throughout the Actuarial Modeling process.

Key responsibilities will include the following:

New Requests/Builds

Collaborate with Actuary Model Development to support any data needs for models

Collaborate with Actuary Valuation to support model analytics and approval workflow

Define backlog items and requirements for IT Data team and other supporting IT areas

Participate in testing and verification of technical solutions

General Support

Become a subject matter expert in Actuarial Modeling Platform Data Management capabilities

Is primary administrator of Actuarial Modeling Platform and appropriately manages required administrative tasks if needed

Responsible for the regular maintenance, updates, fixes and upgrades. This could include testing after upgrade or facilitating UAT

Ensures platform is running at optimal performance and levels

Maintain application run books to ensure appropriate documentation exists

Provide training to new and existing users on current and future functionality

Production Process

Manage and facilitate all incidents from Priority 1 to Priority 4, which includes, but not limited to, providing support to users of applications, responding to user-based questions, tickets and assists with troubleshooting issues within platform.

Manage day-to-day operational and tactical aspects of multiple projects or requests

Provides on-call assistance as requested, for after-hours issues and support needs

Resolve incidents if able to, otherwise escalate as needed (provide tier-2 incident response)

EDUCATION

An undergraduate degree in an IT related field or similar combination or education and experience.

SKILLS

General development skills with proven experience across 2+ programming languages

General understanding of Life and Annuity insurance (Nice to have)

Able to understand the business requirements in detail and work independently

Bonus point for working experience with technology vendors & Actuaries

Demonstrates excellent interpersonal communication skills and documentation skills

Proven Data management skills with understanding of Data flows across different platforms

Able to manage work across a development team

Work cross-functionally within IT, with an emphasis working with a data team

Self-disciplined, able to work independently, but also able to take direction when necessary

Self-motivated to identity and resolve issues and in advancing personal knowledge

Hands on experience with GITLAB

EXPERIENCE

3-5 years’ experience in Data Integration and Data Management

Experience working in cloud environments (Azure)

General understanding of SAS programming

Must have

Experience in the following technologies –Azure HD, Azure Data Factory and PowerBI

Experience in Data Integration and Data Management

Experience understanding business requirements and translate it to technical code

Able to lead small projects without significant help

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Job #:
27324088
Position Type:
Contract
Location:
Brighton, MA
Flexibility:
Onsite

 
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