Senior Associate Actuary, Model Validation

  • Company: MetLife
  • Location: Bridgewater, New Jersey
  • Posted: January 18, 2017
  • Reference ID: 39042-en_US

Job Location: United States : New Jersey : Bridgewater  



As part of Corporate Risk Management, the Senior Associate Actuary of Risk Management Model Validation will be responsible for supporting the Director within the Model Validation Team with performing model validation and writing validation reports.  The Senior Associate Actuary will report to the Actuarial Model Validation Director.



  • Perform independent validation of MetLife’s models to effectively challenge the models.
  • Evaluate appropriateness of assumptions, data sources and reliability of inputs.
  • Test model output through building of challenger models, back testing, sensitivity analysis or stress testing as applicable.
  • Assist in writing and reviewing validation reports illustrating the relevant results of theoretical review and testing, calling attention to areas of concern, and/or uncertainty.
  • Monitor findings, recommendations and managements action plan resulting from validation reports, ensuring actions taken appropriately address concerns.
  • Review and challenge annual model risk assessments.
  • Prepare metrics reporting as necessary.


  • Bachelor's degree in mathematics, statistics, actuarial science, finance, investment and securities and investment management.
  • 5+ years’ experience working in the financial services/insurance industry.
  • ASA/FSA, Master Degree.
  • Competency in high level programming languages such as VBA, C++ or actuarial software.
  • Knowledge of insurance products and investments including derivatives.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work on multiple projects.
  • Experience working in a matrix structure.
  • Good interpersonal skills.
  • Strong analytical skills of complex models and products.


Global Risk Management




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Requisition #: 39042 

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