Prophet Developer

4 days left

Reed Actuarial
02 Feb 2017
02 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Summary

Responsible for delivering and managing changes to the Actuarial models (mainly Prophet, including Prophet ALS) and related applications, and ensuring these are suitable and available on time for the actuarial team to use. This includes managing the Prophet Development work and the release process.

Detailed accountabilities

• Responsible for delivering model changes and managing the change control process for the Actuarial models, this includes:
• Collaborating with team members and other stakeholders to implement changes to actuarial models and systems.
• Ensuring tasks are prioritised, requirements are understood, and changes are documented and communicated to the relevant teams.
• Ensuring that development work is carried out in a reasonable timeframe and released for use. This includes ensuring all necessary documentation, testing, quality and audit requirements are met.
• Liaising with IT support to help deliver software/other updates and to ensure the impacts of changes on corporate actuarial are understood and any actuarial issues are prioritised accordingly.

Assist the maintenance of applications such as Prophet, Glean, and DCS to ensure they are fit for purpose. This includes disaster recovery and business continuity needs.

Provide training in the use and development of actuarial models, ensuring staff are kept up to date with relevant changes (this includes the wider actuarial team). Ensuring all processes within the development team are adequately documented and that this documentation is kept up to date. Keeping up to date with changes to actuarial systems, for example though vendor training sessions and communication with the vendor.

Leading process improvement work around the actuarial models, working to ensure they are used consistently across the different teams.

The right candidate will be asked to effectively supervise and develop team members (where appropriate) to support the actuarial development team and to aid team members’ development

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