Product Programming Analyst

Full-time, Permanent

$80-120k DOE

5 hours ago in Information Technology

Job Description:

Our client is a leading provider of pricing, data and research services for retirement and savings products in the Canadian and U.S. markets. As a Product Programming Analyst, the candidate will help assess the design of annuity products available in the market and manage the programming and implementation of products on a proprietary illustration platform.  This position will work closely with various functions within the business including quantitative research, product management and systems development teams.


  • Ability to understand and analyze various annuity products in the marketplace.
  • Define and document the calculation rules and formulas of annuity products consistent with the programming standards and processes defined for the annuity illustration platform.
  • Collaborate with other departments to implement illustration rules and formulas on the illustration platform.
  • Participate in monthly release cycle including research and triage, solution specification, testing and release.
  • Perform testing of illustration output working closely with Quantitative Analysts and Product Managers.
  • Partner with other roles to manage and enhance the programming and workflow processes defined for the illustration platform.
  • Become SME for illustration platform and provide training/education to quantitative research and product management teams regarding normalized design and function of annuity products in the market.


  • BS/BA degree or equivalent years of experience
  • 5 years financial services experience, 3 years annuity product experience (an asset)
  • Excellent analytical and documentation skills; ability to deconstruct and simplify complex concepts
  • Keen attention to detail, high work product standards and self-checking discipline.
  • Solution oriented with strong critical thinking and problem-solving skills.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite, Visio and Zoom.
  • Strong written/verbal communication/interpersonal skills
  • Able to work collaboratively in teams and develop meaningful relationships to achieve common goals; while creating documentation, workflows and test cases
  • Strong soft skills with the ability to engage diplomatically with stakeholders and communicate changes that may not be aligned with original expectations


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