Barrie & Hibbert Limited is a leading provider of risk management modeling tools for insurance companies worldwide. Barrie & Hibbert was acquired as a subsidiary by Moody's Corporation in 2011 and forms part of the Moody’s Analytics Risk Management Software segment. The acquisition broadens Moody’s Analytics suite of software solutions for the insurance and pension sectors. With more than 150 customers around the world, Barrie & Hibbert’s Economic Scenario Generator (ESG) is widely recognized as an industry standard for valuing and projecting assets and liabilities and assessing risk and capital positions.
Moody’s Analytics helps capital markets and credit risk management professionals worldwide address an evolving marketplace with confidence. Across credit, economics and financial risk management, the company advances best practices for measuring and managing risk. By providing leading-edge software, advisory services, and research, including the proprietary analysis from Moody’s Investors Service, Moody’s Analytics can integrate and customize its offerings to address specific business challenges.
Moody's Analytics is a subsidiary of Moody's Corporation (NYSE: MCO), which reported revenue of $2.3 billion in 2011, employs approximately 6,100 people worldwide and maintains a presence in 28 countries.
Position Title: Implementation (Consulting) Analyst
Purpose of Role:
Sitting within the Barrie & Hibbert consultancy team, the implementation analyst will play a key role in delivering Barrie & Hibbert products and services through well defined client projects. Reporting to a Senior Consultant, the successful candidate will provide software development expertise throughout the project life cycle, helping to specify client requirements, communicate them internally, develop bespoke applications and support the client in the installation and configuration phase.
This role provides a unique opportunity for an experienced software engineer to apply their skills in a client focused, consultancy environment, or for an experienced implementation consultant to join a small but growing team at an exciting time.
Working with clients and senior team members to understand project and product requirements.
Providing detailed technical specifications of client requirements and working with colleagues to deliver to them.
Creating pragmatic solutions using existing applications and techniques, as well as developing new ones where necessary.
Delivering a high quality work, often to very tight timelines.
Configuring and developing client specific solutions to meet their requirements.
Specifying the technical details of these solutions.
Assisting with scoping projects and writing proposals.
Working on projects until successful completion.
Ensuring work follows accepted quality procedures and the high standards of B+H models and methodologies are maintained, setting new standards where they are deemed necessary.
Communicating project progress and any issues to lead consultants, working with them to ensure projects are delivered on time and are profitable.
Liaising with product management and software development to understand new consulting opportunities that will arise in new markets with new products, and feeding market experience back into the business.
Providing development support to others in the team and support and mentor newer team members to ensure they can become effective quickly.
Knowledge and Experience:
Strong experience developing in a variety of different languages, c# .net preferred, experience with Windows Workflow Foundation an advantage.
A proven track record of delivery of technical solutions, preferably in a consultancy/service delivery role.
Ability to solve problems creatively and pragmatically.
Ability to multi-task effectively.
Ability to build and deliver pragmatic solutions, quickly and to a high level of quality.
Candidates with project management and/or business analysis experience are particularly encouraged.
Some understanding of the life insurance market and the challenges faced in the light of Solvency II would be advantageous.
Exposure to the B&H ESG and its calibration, tools and techniques useful.
First degree with possibly a post-graduate qualification PHD, MSc in a relevant technical discipline.
Critical Behaviours: Delivering results:
Assumes personal responsibility for achieving outcomes
Works effectively with little guidance
Is dependable and responsible
Finishes what is started, persists with actions
Works on the right tasks
Produces a high level of work output
Values relationships within, across and outside organisations.
Actively builds and maintains relationships that support business goals.
Personalises work relationships to facilitate smooth operations.
Allocates time and effort to understanding and meeting the needs of internal and external customers.
Develops a good communication rapport with other people
Listens to others
Readily shares useful information and knowledge
Articulates thoughts and ideas clearly
Closes the information loop by making sure he/she understood others and they understood him/her
Is truthful and constructive in his/her communications