Senior Automated Underwriting Analyst

at Global Atlantic Financial Group
Remote

We are conducting interviews over video. Our employees can voluntarily return to our office, and some positions may be required to be in office. (we will share that at the interview) For most roles, we are fully supporting remote work through July 2021.

COMPANY OVERVIEW

Global Atlantic is one of the fastest growing companies in the Life and Annuity industry. We are focused on the U.S. retirement and life insurance markets with a broad range of annuities and life insurance options, as well as reinsurance solutions. Our success is driven by competitive, innovative product designs, leading investment management and integrated risk management, along with highly experienced leadership.

Global Atlantic is looking for a diverse team of talented individuals who reinforce our culture of collaboration and innovation. We are dedicated to the career development of our people because we know they are critical to our long-term success. Join our team and come grow with us. 

In February 2021, KKR & Co. acquired a majority stake in Global Atlantic in a strategic transaction.  Additional information can be found in our press release.  

POSITION OVERVIEW

The Senior Automated Underwriting Consultant will join the Global Atlantic Life and Annuity Operations team to support the modernization and ongoing development of its underwriting program.  The person in this role will provide subject matter expertise and direction on complex automated underwriting technology projects and initiatives.  This is a fully remote position but may require occasional travel.  Key responsibilities will include:

  • Support the strategic goals for automated underwriting set forth by senior leadership
  • Maintain in-depth knowledge of Global Atlantic’s underwriting guidelines and procedures from a medical, financial, legal, and compliance perspective
  • Maintain in-depth knowledge of all aspects of the application workflow, from submission to issue/placement
  • Provide insight into forms and rule script verbiage for improvement in the overall process
  • Proficiency in the use of the rules engine, including but not limited to individual rules development, use of case data, and integration of third-party data elements such as pharmacy search, lab tests, MIB, MVR’s, customer ID verification tools, electronic health records, and predictive model scoring
  • Partner with internal stakeholders including Operations, Sales, Product, Legal/Compliance, Project Management, and IT as needed to drive success
  • Collaborate with external vendors as needed on workflow process, rules building, calibrations, and integrations with data and technology tools
  • Auditing of automated case decisions to validate accuracy of outcomes
  • Auditing of auto-referred cases to determine if the referral could have been avoided, and if so to propose a solution
  • Regular testing of newly updated rules and automated system components to validate outcomes and ensure successful releases
  • Maintain accurate and concise documentation of testing outcomes, audits, rules engine enhancements, and other initiatives
  • Monitor and identify malfunctions in the automated process and provide troubleshooting to determine cause(s) and offer solutions
  • Apply analytics to identify responsibly prudent ways to push the STP (straight-through-process) rate upward
  • Ability to communicate technically complex concepts in an understandable way to a variety of audiences
  • Champion creative thinking and innovation
  • Keep abreast of industry developments and trends pertaining to automated underwriting

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and life underwriting experience
  • Three (3) plus years of life underwriting experience
  • Two (2) plus years of experience with automated underwriting workflows and systems is a plus
  • Direct rules-building experience within a rules engine is a plus
  • Technical savvy and an ability to quickly learn and innovate
  • Strong communication skills, work ethic and high level of personal integrity and accountability
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft office product suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Fellowship Life Office Management (FLMI) and Fellowship Academy of Life Underwriting (FALU) preferred

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TOTAL REWARDS STATEMENT  

Global Atlantic’s total rewards package is reflective of our corporate values, particularly diversity, excellence and innovation, with a focus on inclusion, pay equity, and flexibility. We are proud to support your personal and professional growth and well-being through programs such as educational assistance, virtual physical therapy, remote/onsite fitness reimbursement, a medical second opinion program, pet insurance, military leave, parental leave, adoption assistance, fertility and family planning coverage. We strive to foster a culture of total well-being through community outreach and charitable giving programs.

We are active in our communities-

  • New York: Red Hook Conservancy, Girls Who Invest and The Bowery Mission
  • Boston: Cradles to Crayons, Project Bread, Let’s Get Ready, Rise Against Hunger, Salvation Army and many other local volunteer organizations in around the Boston area
  • Hartford: Habitat for Humanity, Foodshare, Humane Society, Hands on Hartford, Mercy Shelter and Dog Star Rescue
  • Indianapolis: Elevate Indianapolis, Gleaners Food Bank and the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation
  • Batesville: American Cancer Society Relay for Life, Angels of Giving, Margaret Mary Health Foundation, Ripley County Community Foundation, Safe Passage, Batesville High School Sponsorships, local area youth sports and food pantries, as well as many others
  • Des Moines: United Way, Central Iowa Shelter & Services, Junior Achievement of Central Iowa and Make a Wish Foundation
  • Berwyn: Food drive and will be planning an event to help a local family over the holidays
  • Atlanta: Packaged Good Organization, which helps the most vulnerable community members with providing personalized care packages for people in need including the elderly, our armed forces, the homeless and hospitalized kids
  • Bermuda: Sponsor of a weekly feeding program operated by The Hamilton Seventh-Day Adventist Church

 

Social platforms provide an environment to collaborate with others and participate in friendly competitions towards achieving physical, emotional and financial well-being. Our highly competitive health, retirement, life and disability plans can be tailored to best suit your needs and those of your whole family.

Global Atlantic is committed to creating an inclusive environment where everyone can meaningfully contribute to our success. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer and we do not discriminate in employment on any basis that is prohibited by federal, state or local laws.  More than that, we strive to be inclusive of all backgrounds and experiences, which we feel gives us a competitive advantage in the market and within our firm.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, age, or veteran status. 

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