Senior Catastrophe Analyst

  • 38735
  • Non-Life - CAT Modeling
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  • Virginia, United States
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  • Dec 15, 2020
Insurance
RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Advance automation as relates to gathering and applying data to catastrophe modeling software to further develop efficient analysis and reporting.
  • Provide and communicate catastrophe loss and exposure estimates in a timely manner.
  • Perform portfolio risk roll-up over a wide variety of products, apply applicable outwards reinsurance terms, analyze and validate results in a timely manner.
  • Relate mathematical catastrophe models to the real world and provide guidance to management that translates results to actionable items.
  • Collaborate with underwriters, Product Line Leadership and management to support and sustain profitable organizational growth by providing effective catastrophe analysis that identifies profitable areas to target and highlights unprofitable areas as well as monitoring key catastrophe statistics and advising management of possible issues.
  • Utilize available data to help effectively apportion catastrophe capacity and access existing products to determine if they add profitable growth to the organization.
  • Evaluate new business opportunities and potential acquisitions providing input to senior management.
  • Proactively share knowledge in related areas, creating learning experiences and fostering collaboration within the organization, including mentoring and training less experienced analysts.
QUALIFICATIONS
  • Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Science in a related quantitative field required
  • Thorough experience utilizing MS Excel to analyze data and present information in a user-friendly format
  • Ability to apply and interpret advanced mathematical, economical, and statistical concepts
  • Creative problem solver who is detail-oriented and possesses exceptional organization and analytical skills
  • Ability to manage and prioritize multiple tasks and consistently meet deadlines
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to maintain working relationships with other departments and function in an unstructured environment
  • Open and enthusiastic to learning new software and exploring new and different ways of analyzing catastrophe risk
  • 4+ years of work experience as a catastrophe modeler/analyst or in a related position within the insurance/reinsurance field with knowledge of commercial catastrophe models (RMS/AIR) and data management tools is preferred
  • Candidates with exposure to cyber risk modeling will be at the top of the list
  • Strong experience with SQL Query is a plus, as is intermediate/advanced knowledge of VBA
  • Professional programming experience would be a strong plus