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Catastrophe Modeler

QBE Insurance New York, United States
Posted 21 hours ago Remote Job Permanent $100,000 - $150,000
Primary Details
Time Type: Full time

Worker Type: Employee

The Opportunity

This opportunity is to be a Global Lead of the pricing process for the Catastrophe Modeling team. You will manage the calculation and deployment of advanced pricing metrics into underwriting systems across all divisions, ensuring alignment with organizational objectives. As we strive for a market-leading pricing approach, this role is instrumental in providing underwriters with the insights necessary to identify and pursue the most profitable business opportunities.

Primary Responsibilities
  • Formulate and execute global catastrophe pricing strategies
  • Strategically allocate Cat reinsurance and capital costs, enabling underwriters to effectively differentiate profitable accounts
  • Collaborate with actuarial, reinsurance and underwriting teams to integrate insights into pricing frameworks
  • Proactively identify opportunities for improvement and contribute to the development of new methodologies
  • Oversee and guide the work of junior analysts supporting the pricing process
  • Manage the testing of new functionality prior to launch to ensure that tools are working as intended
  • Collaborate with colleagues around the globe on ad-hoc projects
Required Experience
  • 5+ years within a Catastrophe Modelling team in an analytical role, including 2+ years in a Reinsurance Pricing role
  • Intermediate SQL knowledge. Comfortable extracting data from vendor Catastrophe model databases and in a team
Preferred Competencies/Skills
  • Familiarity with RMS RiskLink/RMS Risk Modeler, and one or more of AIR Touchstone, AIR Touchstone Re, IF Elements
  • Good understanding of reinsurance treaties and terms and conditions is desirable
  • Strong analytical and numerical ability
  • Good written and verbal communication skills, and the ability to explain technical concepts clearly
  • Pro-active attitude to identifying inefficient processes and developing improvements
  • Ability to work independently
Preferred Knowledge
  • Advanced knowledge with RMS and/or AIR catastrophe modeling software
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Advanced working knowledge of current and possible future policies, practices, trends, technology and information affecting his/her business and organization; knows how the business works
Preferred Education Specifics
  • Undergraduate degree, preferably in quantitative or IT discipline (e.g. Mathematics, Natural Science, Engineering, Actuarial, Computer Science)
About QBE

We can never really predict what's around the corner, but at QBE we're asking the right questions to enable a more resilient future by helping those around us build strength and embrace change to their advantage.

We're an international insurer that's building momentum towards realizing our vision of becoming the most consistent and innovative risk partner.

And our people will be at the center of our success. We're proud to work together, and encourage each other to enable resilience for our customers, our environment, our economies and our communities.

With more than 12,000 people working across 27 countries, we're big enough to make a real impact, but small enough to provide a friendly workplace, where people are down-to-earth, passionate, and kind.

We believe this is our moment: What if it was yours too?

Your career at QBE - let's make it happen!

US Only Section

Travel frequency: Infrequent (approximately 1-4 trips annually)

Physical demands: General office jobs: Work is generally performed in an office environment in which there is not substantial exposure to adverse environmental conditions. Must have the ability to remain in a stationary position for extended periods of time. Must be able to operate basic office equipment including telephone, headset and computer. Incumbent must be able to lift basic office equipment up to 20 lbs.

US disclaimer

To successfully perform this job, the individual must be able to perform each essential job responsibility satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable an individual with disabilities to perform the essential job responsibilities.


Base pay offered will vary depending on, but not limited to education, experience, skills, geographic location and business needs

Annual Salary Range: $100,000 - $150,000

AL, AR, AZ, Fresno, CA, CO (Remote), DE (Remote), FL, GA, IA, ID, IL (Remote), IN, KS, KY, LA, MI, MN, MO, MS, MT, NC, ND, NE, NH, NV, OH, OK, OR, PA, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VA, VT, WI, WV and WY
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Annual Salary Range: $110,000 - $165,000

CA (Remote, Irvine and Woodland), Greenwood Village CO, CT, Chicago IL, MA, MD, NY (Remote), RI, Houston TX and WA
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Annual Salary Range: $125,000 - $187,000

San Francisco CA, NJ and New York City NY

Benefit Highlights

You are more than your work - and QBE is more than a workplace, which is why QBE provides you with the benefits, support and flexibility to help you concentrate on living your best life personally and professionally. Employees scheduled over 30 hours a week will have access to comprehensive medical, dental, vision and wellbeing benefits that enable you to take care of your health.

We also offer a competitive 401(k) contribution and a paid-time off program. In addition, our paid-family and care-giver leaves are available to support our employees and their families. Regular full-time and part-time employees will also be eligible for QBE's annual discretionary bonus plan based on business and individual performance.

A t QBE, we understand that exceptional employee benefits go beyond mere coverage and compensation. We recognize the importance of flexibility in the work environment to promote a healthy balance, and we are committed to facilitating personal and professional integration for our employees. That's why we offer the opportunity for hybrid work arrangements.

If this role necessitates a hybrid working model, candidates must be open to attending the office 8-12 days per month. This approach ensures a collaborative and supportive work environment where team members can come together to innovate and drive success.

Global Disclaimer

The duties listed in this job description do not limit the assignment of work. They are not to be construed as a complete list of the duties normally to be performed in the position or those occasionally assigned outside an employee's normal duties. Our Group Code of Ethics and Conduct addresses the responsibilities we all have at QBE to our company, to each other and to our customers, suppliers, communities and governments. It provides clear guidance to help us to make good judgement calls.

How to Apply:

To submit your application, click "Apply" and follow the step by step process.

Equal Employment Opportunity:

QBE is an equal opportunity employer and is required to comply with equal employment opportunity legislation in each jurisdiction it operates.
Job ID  318613
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