Pricing Tools and Landscape Actuary / Data Engineer

Zurich, Suisse

Job Type

Full Time

About Us

Arc Vermeil is an international recruitment firm specialized in placement of executives and managers in the financial services Industry. Our agengy had been mandated on the following job

About the Role

We are currently looking for a Pricing Tools and Landscape Actuary / Data Engineer. The position is within the Worldwide Pricing & Analytics team, which is part of the Group Underwriting Office.

  • Work on pricing tools and diagnostics to enhance the pricing/underwriting process

  • Work to maximise the value of existing tools, infrastructure, and data

  • Explore and enhance dashboarding and visualisation capabilities

  • Ensure access to data through reports and various report-delivery tools

  • Develop and maintain various reports for portfolio management, regulatory reporting, data analysis and data quality management

  • Undertake hands-on development, maintenance, and testing work using SQL, R, and Excel

  • Work closely with IT departments (Applications, Management Information, Data Science) to establish efficient and integrated business solutions

  • Potentially develop new pricing modules in Opus using RPC Model Builder  
    help coordinate thecollection of actuarial parameters across the company 
    loading and testing of parameters
    data-cleaning exercises within the actuarial function (e.g. for Risk Transfer, Inflation Reporting)

  • Maintenance and testing of reports and tools with respect toSystem updates and upgrades
    Changes in business needs
    Bug identification and fixes

  • Support users of tools and reports (actuaries, underwriters and other business users) with regard to general queries, change and feature requests, etc.


The role is ideal for someone who has / is:

  • University degree and/or higher university degree with qualifications as an actuary, in statistics, data science, or natural science with strong data-engineering / programming skills, or similar

  • Actuarial and/or reinsurance experience, ideally including pricing and/or reporting and statistical analysis

  • Experience using SQL

  • Strong knowledge and hands-on experience of data manipulation in R (or a similar programming language)

  • Experience/interest in developing R Shiny dashboards an advantage

  • Knowledge of reporting tools including SAP Business Objects, SAP Cloud Analytics an advantage; also knowledge of Data Virtuality, RPC Tyche, an advantage

  • Understanding user needs, user friendliness, creativity to propose solutions leveraging technology, imagination to think beyond incremental changes, simplicity and avoiding overly complex solutions or proposals

To be a successful business partner you enjoy communicating and working together with different internal and external clients in proficient English. 
Last but not least, as a motivated, reliable and adaptable team colleague, you actively contribute to finding solutions.

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