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Actuarial IT Delivery Technical Lead

Brighthouse Financial
Charlotte, NC 28277
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Req Id: 2659
Job location: Charlotte, NC, US, 28277

Brighthouse Financial is on a mission to help people achieve financial security. As one of the largest providers of annuities and life insurance in the U.S., we specialize in products designed to help people protect what they've earned and ensure it lasts. We are built on a foundation of experience and knowledge, which allows us to keep our promises and provide the value they deserve.

At Brighthouse Financial, we're fostering a culture where diverse backgrounds and experiences are celebrated, and different ideas are heard and respected. We believe that by creating an inclusive workplace, we're better able to attract and retain our talent, provide valuable solutions that meet the needs of our advisors and their clients, and deliver on our mission of helping more people achieve financial security. We're seeking passionate, high-performing team member to join us. Sound like you? Read on.

Role Value Proposition:

The Brighthouse Financial Actuarial IT Technical Lead is responsible for the technical design, implementation, and oversight of technical solutions to achieve strategic business objectives reporting to the Actuarial IT Technical Manager. This includes technical management across multiple Actuarial solutions / technology applications / platforms / assets, with primary initial focus on FIS Prophet / PMCS solutions. This person will act as a technical SME with expertise comprising application landscape and how integration, data, infrastructure and security are implemented and managed for those solutions across the end-to-end IT architecture.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Provides technical support reporting to the Actuarial IT Technical Manager supporting (development / configuration / engineering) vision into reality. Acts as a technical lead and ensures alignment to technology strategy with Technology partners in coordination with the Actuarial Business Analysis End-to-End Lead. Develops technical design and ensures delivery is consistent, aligning outputs to the highest strategic priorities. Assesses technical fit of solution suitability for business objectives, for now and for the future, balancing standardization and innovation.
  • Responsible for delivering the technical design, development, integration and delivery including the quality of the technical deliverables.
  • Monitors design / development for significant deviations; invokes contingency plans when necessary. Troubleshoots and leads resolution of technical issues. Ensures adherence to quality standards and reviews code / configuration deliverables. Works to identify improvements, while ensuring optimization of expenses. Leads technical reviews in partnership with Architecture, Delivery, Data & Analytics, Infrastructure, Security and Application Managed Service partners. Applies management in a technical context.
  • As a hands-on Actuarial development engineer, ensures technology is aligned with Brighthouse's technology strategy and guiding principles. Leads technical solutioning to closure across partners, resolves technical challenges, understands and presents pros and cons when decisions are made, and is watchful of technical decisions that have long-term consequences.
  • Support the management and maintenance of Actuarial model operations in coordination with BHF Valuation Actuarial and Model Stewards
  • Assist with integration between the Prophet Managed Cloud Service (PMCS) and systems outside PMCS
  • Assist with scheduling model runs for Prophet Enterprise and Coordinate ad-hoc model run requests while helping to prioritize and resolve run conflicts
  • Assist in the conversion of the valuation models into Prophet Enterprise and promote models and assumptions between environments
  • Support model end-to-end testing i.e. Source - Model - Outputs
  • Assist with supporting the PMCS modeling environment, including the development and management of data integration code and coordination with BHF Data teams
  • Maintains knowledge of technology roadmaps, vendor application roadmaps, industry trends and shares knowledge of risks, opportunities and services available to build a competitive advantage and improve efficiency and effectiveness of the business
  • Manages, motivates, collaborates and develops staff and contractors in a matrixed environment, identifying and addressing technical training and development needs. Improves team performance by building team cohesiveness, leading, mentoring, training and motivating to facilitate cooperation, ensure efficiency and boost morale.
  • Develops and implements plans to operationalize / transition production components to Application Managed Service (AMS) vendor.

Essential Business Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Proven track record for designing, developing and implementing large-scale Actuarial technology solutions with extensive technical depth and breadth
  • Extensive knowledge of applicable software, data, infrastructure and security products / services. Experience in development tools / languages including Prophet valuation products with PMCS managed service installations.
  • Technical experience with ability to inspire the trust, confidence and respect of peers. Superior customer relationship, communications, negotiation and conflict resolutions skills; extensive experience partnering with and managing vendors and consultants / contractors desired. Experience implementing BPO and SaaS solutions in Cloud and / or working in Agile methodology preferred.
  • 8+ years of broad and deep experience in Actuarial technology roles (including application development, architecture, and engineering) with progressive responsibility, preferably within the financial services insurance industry; experience managing teams preferred
  • Actuarial Modeling software with specific experience with FIS Prophet Enterprise (Prophet Professional, Prophet Enterprise, Insurance Data repository), and/or FIS/DCS is a plus
  • Experience with software development process and controls
  • Strong computer skills including Access, Excel and SQL


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Posted: 2020-05-04 Expires: 2020-06-04

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