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Senior Actuarial Associate


Do you enjoy designing creative ways to reduce the likelihood of undesirable events or decreasing the impact of undesirable events that do occur? Are you passionate about evaluating the likelihood of future events by using numbers?

UPMC Health Plan is hiring a full-time Senior Actuarial Associate to help support the Actuarial Department for its downtown Pittsburgh location at the US Steel Tower. This is a Monday through Friday daylight position.

This position applies knowledge of mathematics, probability and statistics in order to identify issues, gather and analyze data on a wide variety of topics affecting the financial performance of the health plan May represent the department on corporate projects. Receives assistance from either management or senior positions when necessary.

  • Provide analytical support for rate development and filings
  • Provide ad hoc data analysis to all departments within the company
  • Reports to head of actuarial department or Actuarial Manager.
  • Will direct and supervise junior actuarial department personnel in the performance of duties.
  • Documents methods, procedures and results
  • Medical cost and utilization trend analysis
  • Responsible for the preparation of financial analyses in support of the following functions
  • Development of claim reserves (IBNR)
  • Responsible for the development of mathematical models in connection with other departments to predict the impact of proposed changes.
  • Will own project management of projects, including deliverables and appropriate work.
  • Review of others work product
  • Presents results of analyses and recommendations to management
  • Preparation of State and Federal filings. Including Federal Exchange, Pennsylvania Insurance Department Filings and Medicare Bid Submissions
  • Forecasting
  • Completion factors using claim lag analysis models


  • Bachelor's degree in mathematics, statistics, actuarial science, economics or related field and 5+ years of experience in actuarial work in a health insurance, managed care or related consulting business; or equivalent training, education and/or experience. 
  • Excellent problem solving and analytical skills. 
  • ASA certification 
  • Good oral and written communication skills. 
  • Strong PC skills. 
  • Data retrieval skills and relational database experience. 
  • Works independently

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
A.S.A. certification by Society of Actuaries and is actively pursuing the designation of FSA (Fellow)Membership in the American Academy of Actuaries

UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran



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