Life Core IT - Sr Systems Business Analyst - ALIP

Recruiter
American International Group
Location
Houston
Salary
Competitive
Posted
13 Jan 2019
Closes
19 Jan 2019
Job role
Accountant
Sector
Insurance
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full time
Functional Area:

IT – Information Technology

Estimated Travel Percentage (%): Up to 25%

Relocation Provided: No

American General Life Insurance Company

Life Core IT – Sr Systems Business Analyst – ALIP

Your future team

Our technology teams collaborate with their worldwide colleagues and partners every day to take on the challenges of providing IT support to one of the world's leading financial services firm. We're people who believe that with the right values and hard work, anything is possible. We know that if we're at our best, that enables our customers to be their best and realize their dreams and hoped for successes. The Information Technology group provides enterprise–wide IT solutions for all of AIG's specialized disciplines. Technology provides strategic and procedural support in all of AIG's specialized disciplines, such as policy issuance, premium collection, claims handling, and administration. It enables AIG to deliver business strategies through efficient world–class IT and operations services, while ensuring the necessary IT risk management and security measures are in place.

Works with Life Product Development and pricing to develop new Variable Universal Life, Universal Life, Indexed Universal Life, Whole Life, Term and Accident & Health products, and implement those products in the new strategic administrative systems, Accenture Life Insurance Platform (ALIP)

Your contribution at AIG

As an influencer at AIG, people come to you as a "go–to" source for help and support because of your deep knowledge and expertise. As a more experienced team member, you are capable of driving continual improvement and impacting the way that things get done. Because of your influence, whether direct or indirect, we are able to deliver powerful outcomes for our clients.

* Provides feedback to product development on product design, and the ability to implement the new product in ALIP
* Detailed analysis of complex actuarial formulas in Excel pricing sheets, and design and implementation of the necessary changes in ALIP to implement those changes
* Analysis of defects in ALIP and/or the Excel pricing spreadsheet to design and implement the required resolution
* Work closely with the Illustration Software developers to identify and resolve calculations discrepancies between ALIP and the Illustration software
* Perform in depth calculation testing of ALIP calculations to ensure the calculations in ALIP match the calculations in the pricing spreadsheet and Illustration Software
* Work closely with the vendor and business area to prioritize and manage the ALIP Product Configuration design, development, testing and implementation
* Performs other duties as assigned or requested

What we are looking for

Education/Experience

* Bachelor's Degree in Information Systems, with strong math skills
* 5 Years Life Insurance experience
* Experience working with the system implementation of Variable Universal Life, Universal Life, Indexed Universal Life, Whole Life, Term and Accident & Health products
* Experience working with complex calculations, including working with developer and pricing actuaries to test, debug and correct calculation defects
* Experience with software development and testing

Knowledge/Skills

* Strong Mathematical Skills and understanding of Excel formulas
* In depth knowledge of Variable Universal Life, Universal Life, Indexed Universal Life, Whole Life, Term and Accident & Health products
* Exceptional communication skills
* Strong analytical skills

What our IT Employees like most about working for AIG:

* Employee atmosphere and people approach
* Career path and growth potential
* Paid Time Off (AIG recognizes the importance of work life balance)
* Generous Benefits Plan: Medical, Dental & Vision Coverage
* Company opportunities for charitable participation and giving
* 401(k) Retirement Plan with company match
* Opportunity to travel to other worldwide AIG locations
* Flexible spending accounts & Insurance Coverage

It has been and will continue to be the policy of American International Group, Inc., its subsidiaries and affiliates to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We provide equal opportunity to all qualified individuals regardless of race, color, religion, age, gender, gender expression, national origin, veteran status, disability or any other legally protected categories.

At AIG, we believe that diversity and inclusion are critical to our future and our mission – creating a foundation for a creative workplace that leads to innovation, growth, and profitability. Through a wide variety of programs and initiatives, we invest in each employee, seeking to ensure that our people are not only respected as individuals, but also truly valued for their unique perspectives.