Actuarial Analyst Job at Highmark Health, Pittsburgh, PA

  • Highmark Health
  • Pittsburgh, PA

Job Description

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Company :

Highmark Inc.

Job Description :


*** This is a hybrid position, and will require you to work onsite 3 days a week at either our Camphill, PA, Pittsburgh, PA or Buffalo, NY locations.

This job is an entry-level actuarial position. Participates in Highmark’s Actuarial Executive Development Program and is expected to make continued progress towards actuarial credential and apply actuarial techniques and statistical analysis to at least one of several functions, which may include insurance premium and pricing development, claim trend analysis, experience studies, medical economics, profitability analysis, wellness studies, predictive modeling, provider efficiency, provider contracting analysis and claim reserving.


  • Develop queries to obtain data that is appropriate to the purpose with minimal assistance and oversight.
  • Create studies, analyses, and presentation materials needed to appropriately inform decision makers. Seek input and assistance as required to ensure actuarial work, analyses, and materials are appropriate.
  • Proactively ensure the internal and external consistency of all work. This includes (and is not limited to): ensuring input data is correct and appropriately entered, verifying that numbers add up, confirming formulas are correct, and demonstrating consistency with control totals.
  • Demonstrate eagerness and curiosity with a strong desire to learn new concepts. Seek continual feedback from manager and others in order to advance personal development and career goals.
  • Understand the environment, goals, and objectives of the incumbent's own position, their team, and the internal customers with whom the incumbent regularly works. Bring original ideas to existing business problems.
  • Manage own time and resources across projects, focusing on quality, time, scope, usefulness, and appropriateness of work. Carry out recurring projects with minimal assistance and oversight. Keep manager informed.
  • Interact with stakeholders in a manner that fosters cooperation and teamwork while conveying engagement and competence. Provide responsive service and understand customer needs.
  • Develop and maintain positive relationship with others. Listen, take direction, accept criticism and feedback and adjust behavior accordingly to improve performance. Perform assigned tasks and alert manager when there's down time. Proactively take on additional work as needed by the team.
  • Other duties as assigned or requested.



Bachelor’s Degree or its equivalent in Actuarial Science, Mathematics, Statistics or closely related discipline




  • None



  • Experience in an Actuarial role
  • 1 Exam Component


  • 2 Exam Components



  • None


  • None


  • Possesses and applies fundamental knowledge of actuarial principles, concepts, practices and processes within a specific field or discipline
  • Possesses and builds upon foundational analytical skills
  • Analytical Skills
  • Oral & Written Communication Skills
  • Problem-Solving

Language (Other than English)


Travel Required

0% - 25%


Position Type


Teaches / trains others regularly

Does Not Apply

Travel regularly from the office to various work sites or from site-to-site


Works primarily out-of-the office selling products/services (sales employees)


Physical work site required


Lifting: up to 10 pounds


Lifting: 10 to 25 pounds


Lifting: 25 to 50 pounds


Disclaimer: The job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and essential duties and responsibilities of work performed by employees within this job title. It may not contain a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees to do this job.

Compliance Requirement: This job adheres to the ethical and legal standards and behavioral expectations as set forth in the code of business conduct and company policies.

As a component of job responsibilities, employees may have access to covered information, cardholder data, or other confidential customer information that must be protected at all times. In connection with this, all employees must comply with both the Health Insurance Portability Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) as described in the Notice of Privacy Practices and Privacy Policies and Procedures as well as all data security guidelines established within the Company’s Handbook of Privacy Policies and Practices and Information Security Policy.

Furthermore, it is every employee’s responsibility to comply with the company’s Code of Business Conduct. This includes but is not limited to adherence to applicable federal and state laws, rules, and regulations as well as company policies and training requirements.

Highmark Health and its affiliates prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, age, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation/gender identity or any other category protected by applicable federal, state or local law. Highmark Health and its affiliates take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation/gender identity, protected veteran status or disability.

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Job Tags

Full time, For contractors, Local area, 3 days per week,

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