Model Developer in Life Insurance

Become a member of an energetic team working on a wide range of life insurance actuarial projects.
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Start date
ASAP (by agreement)
Type of job offer
Full-time permanent employment
Monthly salary
Minimal monthly salary offer is 1 500EUR/ gross (guaranteed bottom limit). Final salary offer depends on your experience and requirements.
from 1500 €

Job description

Want to become a member of an energetic team working on a wide range of life insurance actuarial projects?

In our team, we collaborate with our finance colleagues worldwide. We look at what they do, and we understand their issues. Then, we design and develop solutions in various software packages (Excel, Python, R, PowerBI, Dataiku) that automate their processes and visualize their results.

We work with the financial models and the process surrounding them. We look into the details, find and fix what needs fixing and bring in new tools, methods, and approaches.

If you join us, you will work on short to long-term projects with different international partners. Your involvement will be technical – you will cooperate on the design of the solutions, develop them and test them.

Depending on your preferences and capabilities, we can steer your work projects to suit you – both their nature and the tools you’ll use.

Along the way, we will support you in mastering all the skills you need during your career. We will leverage our well-developed in-house training program to bring you up to speed and help you grow.

As Model Developer, your primary responsibilities will involve:

  • Understand the current finance models and processes of various teams

  • Discuss and propose technical solutions to issues we identify

  • Develop the solutions using various programming languages and tools (Excel, Python, R, PowerBI, Dataiku)

  • Test the solutions to make sure they work as expected

Who are we looking for

As Model Developer, your skills and experience will ideally include:

  • Solid communication skills in English

  • Creativity, open-mindedness, and a proactive approach

  • University degree in actuarial science, Statistics, Mathematics, or similar

  • Experience with computer programming

  • Experience with R, Python is an advantage

  • Experience with actuarial software Prophet, RiskAgility, or MG-Alfa is an advantage

  • Experience with PowerBI is an advantage

  • Experience with database systems (mainly SQL) is an advantage

Why should you choose us

Working time benefits
Personal days off, Concentrated work week, Additional vacation, Home office, Extra days off at occasion of childbirth, Sabbatical leave

Monetary benefits
Life insurance from Zurich Austria, Compensation for salary loss during sick leave, 3rd pension pillar contribution, Risk Life Insurance, Meal contribution on top of the legally required minimum, Years of service bonus, Wedding bonus, Baby bonus
Other benefits
Edenred electronic cafeteria, Public Transport contribution, Maternity leave benefits, Company and team events
Professional Certifications, Online Education Portals, Extensive Onboarding program, Strengths based culture (GALLUP)

Language proficiency

  • - English - B2 - upper intermediate

Additional information

The selection process will consist of 2 online interviews. We are looking forward to your application!


  • A recent college graduate
  • Young professional (work experience up to 3 years from college graduation)


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About organization

Zurich Insurance Company Ltd is a leading multi-line insurer that serves its customers in global and local markets. With about 53,000 employees, it provides a wide range of property and casualty, and ..