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  • Job Type: Graduate Job
  • Profession: Actuaries
  • Start Date: Unspecified
  • Location: Chertsey
  • UCAS Points: 300
  • Disciplines Recruited From: Numerical disciplines including mathematical, actuarial science and computer science
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Degree Required: 2:1

About SunGard

SunGard’s Financial Systems business provides mission-critical software and IT services to institutions in virtually every segment of the financial services industry. Working across financial services, our clients include asset managers, traders, custodians, compliance officers, treasurers, insurers, risk managers, hedge fund managers, plan administrators and clearing agents.

iWorks Prophet

SunGard offers a range of products serving the insurance sector. iWorks Prophet is a leading enterprise-wide actuarial modelling system that helps insurance and financial services companies meet reporting responsibilities, improve risk management, and develop more profitable products faster.

Over 9000 users, across more than 730 customer sites, in more than 65 countries, rely on iWorks Prophet to model their firm’s financial business.

The iWorks Prophet department contains four core actuarial teams:

  • Actuarial Systems team – design and architecture of the iWorks Prophet Professional and Enterprise editions.
  • Library Development team – development of the actuarial codebase, to meet the latest international business requirements.
  • General Insurance Development Team – development of the Prophet GI financial modelling solution.
  • Consultancy team – working with SunGard’s customers around the world, implementing solutions to get the best out of iWorks Prophet.

Graduate careers

SunGard is looking for innovative graduates to drive and direct their suite of Prophet products into the future. Successful candidates will become part of the actuarial profession with a focus towards becoming a qualified actuary. SunGard will support you in all ways towards achieving this goal including study support and training.

What we are looking for

In addition to a strong academic record, successful candidates will have an interest in IT, systems and finance. Strong technical communication skills are vital for this role, both in discussing requirements with clients and within the Prophet team. Problem solving and analytical skills are also critical for success.

Graduate Training & Development

Successful candidates will become a member of the UK Actuarial Profession and will be supported towards qualification as an actuary. Support may include but is not limited to study support, attendance at tutorials and entry to examinations.

Your development is important to us and we offer continuous learning throughout the Graduate Programme. Building on from the induction week which focuses on soft and business skills, you will be given product and technical training, specific to your role.

You will also be assigned online tutorials on financial services to help build your knowledge in this area. Additionally, each quarter you will come together with your graduate class for further classroom training and one-on-one coaching sessions will be made available on selected courses to suit your individual development needs.

So if you appreciate the advantages of working with highly talented individuals and thrive in a culture that values teamwork, individual entrepreneurship, personal accountability and excellence, you will fit right into our working environment!

We look for graduates who are enthusiastic to work in the financial software industry and are keen to join our company. Ultimately we are seeking creative problem solvers, who take the initiative and get excited about the challenges their roles can bring. If this sounds like you, then APPLY NOW!

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