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Bangalore, KA, IN

Senior Analyst Cat Models


About Swiss Re

Swiss Re is one of the world’s leading providers of reinsurance, insurance and other forms of insurance-based risk transfer, working to make the world more resilient. We anticipate and manage a wide variety of risks, from natural catastrophes and climate change to cybercrime.

At Swiss Re we combine experience with creative thinking and cutting-edge expertise to create new opportunities and solutions for our clients. This is possible thanks to the collaboration of more than 13,000 employees across the world.

We offer a flexible working environment where curious and adaptable people thrive. Are you interested in joining us?


Provide high quality Underwriting analytics – both Nat cat and Fire costing to various property underwriting desks at Swiss Re in the EMEA region, which will include but not limited to:

    • Analysis of property exposure and investigation for various data issues
    • Modeling of complex property portfolios in Swiss Re internal and external risk assessment tools (e.g. Risk Link, AIR, MultiSnap, GRP)
    • Advising underwriters in understanding model results, model differences and limitations
    • Collaborating with underwriters in benchmarking model results and costing/pricing of reinsurance contracts – providing in a more advanced state end-to-end product design and costing.
    • Continuously developing and applying best modeling and costing practices
    • Collaborating with the underwriting community abroad and other business partners on various projects to generate new value-added services for Swiss Re
    • Working with underwriters during peak renewal season to model/cost treaty programs
    • Using the learnings from underwriting analyses to improve Nat cat models and tools
    • Using insights gained from dealing with large data amounts for creating new/advanced analytics and client services
    • Analyses of existing insurance markets, solutions, development in insure-tech, competitor's trends.



We are looking for a candidate with a strong academic record and industry experience in natural catastrophe modelling or Fire costing or both, for our Property Underwriting analytics group at Bangalore. This job offers you a chance to join the dynamic, fast-moving world of a highly specialised financial services organisation.

You get in-depth exposure to Swiss Re’s proprietary natural perils model platform and costing tools and to natural catastrophe reinsurance business from Swiss Re's global client base. Depending upon your inclination and skills, over time you will have the opportunity to widen your roles in Swiss Re in multiple areas.


Job requirements:

  • An advanced degree in the field of natural science or a quantitative field which is closely related to these disciplines –Statistics, Engineering, Sciences
  • Strong understanding of insurance and Reinsurance business. Knowledge into probabilistic models' concepts or pursuing actuarial studies is plus
  • Good programming (SQL, VBA, R etc.) skills to create tools or UI/UX
  • An interest to actively build/improvise costing and pricing techniques for (re)insurance products
  • Strong motivation to learn about insurance and reinsurance business
  • Embrace team work and appreciate continuous communication and interaction in a global setting 
  • Strong analytical and critical thinking skills – with a can-do and pragmatic attitude
  • A track record of successful delivery of complex analysis results to internal or external clients 
  •  Excellent oral and written English skills


Above all: A Scientific and technological curiosity with the ability to bring new ideas and to constructively challenge the status quo

Reference Code: 95255 


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