Director Catastrophe Modeler

  • 37789
  • Non-Life - CAT Modeling
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  • Ohio, United States
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  • Jul 23, 2020
  • Handle all aspects of catastrophe modeling, including data preparation and validation, account and portfolio analysis, results reporting, data visualization and mapping, event response and portfolio rollup and monitoring.
  • Develop tools that improve the speed and accuracy of the modeling process and are sustainable for a growing team and company.
  • Work alongside reinsurance underwriters to analyze submissions and provide an understanding of loss drivers.
  • Perform catastrophe modeling at the enterprise level and work internally with underwriting, predictive modeling and actuarial teams to support special projects related to catastrophe risk management.
  • Complete natural hazard research, exposure, claims and other special projects.
  • Train and mentor new analysts.
  • Bachelor’s degree in a quantitative field.
  • Minimum of ten years’ experience using AIR Touchstone and RMS RiskLink software in an insurance or reinsurance setting.
  • Experience modeling both U.S. and non-U. S. exposures is preferred
  • Thorough knowledge of catastrophe models -- how they work, impact of data elements on loss results, how to isolate model and exposure change, insurance and reinsurance terms and application within the models and relevant industry and vendor topics.
  • Proven track record of interpretation and application of catastrophe modeling principles in a business or advisory setting, including but not limited to: reinsurance structuring, underwriting strategies, catastrophe risk selection.
  • Advanced user of Excel and SQL. Programming or GIS experience is a plus.
  • Knowledge of property insurance and risk management, such as: impact of risk characteristics on pricing and underwriting, property valuation, policy structuring, risk differentiators, insurance terminology and relevant industry and catastrophe topics.
  • Exemplary analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written skills for communicating with both internal and external business partners.