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Lincoln Financial Group

Specialist, Hedging Operations - Market Risk Management (Hybrid)




Radnor, Pennsylvania, United States

Alternate Locations: Radnor, PA (Pennsylvania); Charlotte, NC (North Carolina); Fort Wayne, IN (Indiana); Greensboro, NC (North Carolina); Hartford, CT (Connecticut); Omaha, NE (Nebraska); Philadelphia, PA (Pennsylvania)

Work Arrangement: Hybrid/Home

Relocation assistance: is not available for this opportunity.

Requisition #: 71062

The Role at a Glance:

An opportunity to join the Hedging Operations and Performance Reporting (HOPE) within Market Risk Management (MRM) that is responsible for the implementation, operations, performance, and analysis within the annuity hedge program. The Specialist will be involved in implementing models that combine capital market, actuarial and quantitate finance disciplines to produce data and analytics that support hedging, pricing and valuation for the annuity business. The role will connect the work of this team to other business areas to help various firm wide initiatives including launching new products, understanding/incorporating regulatory changes and developing new hedging strategies. The Specialist is expected to perform and deliver on assignments to mitigate market risk by identifying and reporting on key risks for both variable and indexed annuities.

What you'll be doing:

Technical Knowledge

  • Performs operational processes for variable and indexes annuities including daily risk exposure validation, hedging performance and month – end valuation.
  • Designs test cases and performs validations and UAT for production systems.
  • Develops and implements improvements to MRM’s risk models, workflows, and systems.
  • Supports implementation process of existing and new VA/IA product designs.
  • Performs ad hoc analyses.

Critical Thinking

  • Use logic and reasoning to identify strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to resolve issues.

Organizational Effectiveness

  • Identifies and recommends process improvements that significantly reduce workloads or improve quality across the team for his/her assigned area(s) of responsibility.

Change Management

  • Serves as a resource organizational initiatives by positively influencing and supporting change management and/or departmental/enterprise initiatives within assigned area(s) of responsibility.


  • Builds and maintains strong relationships with internal clients and or management, finds common ground and can gain collaboration among management, colleagues and peers; can influence outcomes without directing or commanding.
What we’re looking for:


  • 4 Year/Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience (4 years of experience in lieu of Bachelor's) in Statistics, Mathematics, Hard Science/engineering or Actuarial Science is required.
  • 1-2 years of increasing experience in variable annuity market risk management or related field. Knowledge of capital markets and insurance products including but not limited to annuities.
  • Strong analytical, diagnostic and organization skills, ability to communicate to a wide range of technical and non-technical audiences.


  • Masters level or Advanced degree preferred but not required.
  • Working knowledge of capital markets instruments, derivatives models and valuation techniques.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, VBA).
  • Working knowledge in variety of programming languages including but not limited to SQL, Python, R.
  • Ability to read C++/C.
  • Ability to handle multiple priorities and adapt to changing priorities as needed.
  • Ability to perform in a fast-paced work environment.
  • Attention to detail

What’s it like to work here?

At Lincoln Financial Group, we love what we do. We make meaningful contributions each and every day to empower our customers to take charge of their lives. Working alongside dedicated and talented colleagues, we build fulfilling careers and stronger communities through a company that values our unique perspectives, insights and contributions and invests in programs that empower each of us to take charge of our own future.

What’s in it for YOU:

  • A clearly defined career framework to help you successfully manage your career

  • Leadership development and virtual training opportunities

  • PTO/parental leave

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  • Free financial counseling, health coaching and employee assistance program

  • Tuition assistance program

  • A leadership team that prioritizes your health and well-being; offering a remote work environment and flexible work hybrid situations

  • Effective productivity/technology tools and training

Work Arrangement

Hybrid/Home : Employees will work from home on average more days per week.

About The Company

Lincoln Financial Group, a Fortune 200 company with over 10,000 employees, provides advice and solutions that help empower Americans to take charge of their financial lives with confidence. Our core business areas — Life Insurance, Annuities, Retirement Plan Services and Group Protection — focus on supporting, preserving and enhancing over 17 million customer’s lifestyles and retirement outcomes.

Headquartered in Radnor, Pennsylvania, Lincoln Financial Group is the marketing name for Lincoln National Corporation (NYSE: LNC) and its affiliates. The company had $324 billion in end-of-period account values as of June 30, 2021.

Ranked one of the Best Large Employers in America and Best Employers for Women by Forbes magazine as well as one of Newsweek’s Most Responsible Companies, Lincoln Financial Group makes a serious investment in our employees’ futures through a broad range of wealth accumulation and protection plans, health and wellness programs, and career development resources designed to help each individual reach their personal and professional goals.

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Lincoln Financial Group is a committed corporate citizen included on major sustainability indices including the Dow Jones Sustainability Index North America and FTSE4Good. Dedicated to diversity and inclusion, we earned perfect 100 percent scores on the Corporate Equality Index and the Disability Equality Index. Follow us on [Register to View] , [Register to View] , [Register to View] , and [Register to View] . Sign up for email alerts at [Register to View]

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Additional Information

This position may be subject to Lincoln’s Political Contribution Policy. An offer of employment may be contingent upon disclosing to Lincoln the details of certain political contributions. Lincoln may decline to extend an offer or terminate employment for this role if it determines political contributions made could have an adverse impact on Lincoln’s current or future business interests, misrepresentations were made, or for failure to fully disclose applicable political contributions and or fundraising activities.

Any unsolicited resumes/candidate profiles submitted through our web site or to personal e-mail accounts of employees of Lincoln Financial Group are considered property of Lincoln Financial Group and are not subject to payment of agency fees.

Lincoln Financial Group (“LFG”) is an Equal Opportunity employer and, as such, is committed in policy and practice to recruit, hire, compensate, train and promote, in all job classifications, without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, Veteran status, or genetic information. Applicants are evaluated on the basis of job qualifications. If you are a person with a disability that impedes your ability to express your interest for a position through our online application process, or require TTY/TDD assistance, contact us by calling [Register to View] .

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