Title:  Pricing Analyst Senior - Tools

Job ID:  5412

Hartford, CT, US

Facility:  HSB

This position will lead the development of the Company’s cloud-based pricing tools to support HSB’s profitable growth. Responsibilities include developing, maintaining, and upgrading tools that deliver proactive insights and innovative solutions to empower our business. In addition, this position will work with the pricing team to provide pricing support for HSB’s personal lines and specialty liability products.


Key Responsibilities

  • Pricing Tools Development and Maintenance:
    • Enhance, maintain, and redesign our Excel-based pricing tool landscape to deliver proactive insights to underwriters and product managers, aligning with our mission to empower our business through analytical expertise.
    • Leverage advanced Excel skills (e.g., advanced Excel functions, VBA, Power Query) to produce new business rates and actuarial rate indications, empowering underwriters to develop benchmark pricing for the majority of pricing requests.
    • Engage with stakeholders to ensure our tools are accurate, are user-friendly, and deliver innovative solutions.
    • Educate and train others as trusted thought partners on tool usage, actuarial analyses, and pricing methodologies, fostering a culture of shared knowledge and expertise.
    • Contribute to the long-term development of a new platform for pricing tools, incorporating additional coding responsibilities as needed.
  • Actuarial Pricing Support:
    • Prepare and complete pricing analyses with some guidance, including the development of rates, ultimate loss projections, and effective communication of results.
    • Develop pricing support for rate filings and address actuarial objections to ensure compliance with state insurance regulations.



Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Actuarial Science, Statistics, Economics, Finance, Mathematics, or related fields requiring modeling, programming, or quantitative analysis; alternatively, equivalent work experience.
  • Seven (7) or more years of (re)insurance/actuarial work experience.
  • Technical skills:
    • Demonstrated proficiency in Excel, including knowledge of VBA and Power Query
    • Demonstrated proficiency in reporting from relational data structures using SQL
    • Experience in reporting software such as Power BI, Tableau, R Shiny, or Python Flask
    • Experience in use of Python, SAS, or R for insurance pricing applications


Knowledge and Skills:

  • Strong working knowledge of standard actuarial models and techniques, particularly around pricing in the personal and commercial lines markets.
  • Knowledge of primary and non-traditional reinsurance/alternative markets, and of insurance company processes and functions.
  • Excellent computer skills. Proficient in actuarial modeling software used for reserving, ratemaking, pricing, modeling stochastic distributions or data analysis. Strong programming skills are preferred.
  • High attention to detail and reliability to deliver high quality results. Self-driving and proactive.
  • Excellent project management skills including the ability to coordinate and direct resources outside department.
  • Effective time management and organizational skills including the ability to manage conflicting priorities.
  • Ability to apply judgment and problem-solving skills to address complex significant issues.
  • Effective oral and written communication skills. Ability to effectively communicate and negotiate with internal stakeholders and external clients.
  • Strong collaborative and interpersonal skills. Ability to develop positive relationships in the organization.
  • Comfortable to work in an environment where change is the only constant.


At The Hartford Steam Boiler, a subsidiary of Munich Re, we see Diversity and Inclusion as a solution to the challenges and opportunities all around us. Our goal is to foster an inclusive culture and build a workforce that reflects the customers we serve and the communities in which we live and work. We strive to provide a workplace where all of our colleagues feel respected, valued and empowered to achieve their very best every day. We recruit and develop talent with a focus on providing our customers the most innovative products and services.   

We are an equal opportunity employer. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


We are an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.  The work environment characteristics, and any physical and mental requirements described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee.  Other duties, responsibilities and activities may change or be assigned at any time with or without notice.

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