Catastrophe Risk Analyst

Odyssey Reinsurance Company - Stamford, CT3.9

30+ days agoFull-timeEstimated: $86,000 - $120,000 a year
The Catastrophe Risk Analyst provides in-depth analytics and cat modeling expertise to our North American underwriters, focusing on treaty pricing and aggregate management.

Essential Duties:
Perform modeling analyses of individual catastrophe excess, pro rata, and per risk programs
Work with business stakeholders and other modeling staff to determine personal, and team, deliverables; engage management as necessary
Build and maintain business partner relationships, and influence catastrophe risk management’s role in the company’s business strategy
Prepare and present independent insight and commentary on modeling summary narratives and other deliverables
Perform complex catastrophe modeling independently
Analyze, and recommend enhancements to modeling processes
Act as thought leader and mentoring resource for junior analysts where appropriate
Demonstrate expert knowledge of catastrophe management systems for internal and external clients
Conduct frequent portfolio reviews for internal consumption.
Complete ad-hoc requests as required

Job Requirements:
Expertise in the areas of catastrophe modeling, data quality and pricing for property and specialty reinsurance business lines
Advanced aptitude with RMS and/or AIR catastrophe models
Able to work with large complex data sets and multi relational databases.
Ability to operate independently, with minimal supervision, under tight timelines, and as a member of a high functioning team
Critical thinking and analytical skills required
Effective written and verbal communication skills, particularly email, and ability to document and present findings clearly and concisely to management
Ability to prioritize work across multiple accounts
Expert knowledge of Excel and ability to manipulate and format large data sets in a timely manner
Ability to work with and query SQL Server databases

Education and Experience:
Bachelor’s in quantitative subjects such as mathematics, actuarial sciences, engineering, etc.
At least 5 years of relevant industry experience in Cat Modeling

Supervisory Responsibilities:
This position may require supervision of a direct report

About OdysseyRe:
OdysseyRe offers a broad range of property, casualty, and specialty reinsurance solutions through a network of 14 branch and representative offices around the world. Reinsurance is primarily underwritten by Odyssey Reinsurance Company, with Odyssey Re Europe S.A. available under specific circumstances. OdysseyRe is the reinsurance arm of the Odyssey Group, a global (re)insurance enterprise wholly-owned by Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited. Additional information is available at