Catastrophe Modeler Associate Director

  • 38045
  • Non-Life - CAT Modeling
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  • Ohio, United States
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  • Aug 25, 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.
  • 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.
  • Use 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.
  • Assist with training new analysts.
  • Bachelor’s degree in a quantitative field.
  • A minimum of five years’ experience using AIR Touchstone or 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.
  • 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.