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Boston, MA, US Schaumburg, IL, US Armonk, NY, US

L&H Underwriting Solutions Analyst

About iptiQ


iptiQ is a risk tech start-up within Swiss Re Group. Swiss Re is one of the world’s leading providers of reinsurance, insurance and other forms of insurance-based risk transfer. We anticipate and manage a wide variety of risks, from natural catastrophes and climate change to cybercrime.

iptiQ provides digital, bespoke and transparent L&H and P&C protection products in a B2B2C manner. Founded in 2014, we're transforming the way consumers buy insurance with a unique digital insurance engine which incorporates the latest technology with world-class underwriting capabilities. We build strong partnerships to sell insurance via trusted brands.

Our success depends on our ability to build an inclusive culture encouraging fresh perspectives and innovative thinking. iptiQ embraces a workplace where everyone has equal opportunities to thrive and develop professionally regardless of their age, gender, race, ethnicity, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, physical or mental ability, skillset, thought or other characteristics. In our inclusive and flexible environment everyone can bring their authentic selves to work.



About the Role:


As an Underwriting Solutions Analyst, you will have an opportunity to join a team that is responsible for driving initiatives to improve the underwriting strategy at iptiQ. This role will report to the Head of Underwriting with the objective of increasing the ability to accelerate high quality underwriting decisions through the analysis of risk and data analytics. This highly collaborative team also has accountabilities for the creation and management of underwriting guidelines, monitoring of underwriting performance and product development.


Our mission is to reduce the protection gap by simplifying insurance and making it more accessible to people. Our motto is to "provide protection solutions as they should be". This means delivering solutions consumers feel good about buying and we feel good about selling.



Key Accountabilities:


  • Work with Head of Underwriting to support and oversee the underwriting strategy for life and/or supplemental health products
  • Analyze underwriting and claims data with the intention to make recommendations to underwriting guidelines
  • Participate in the research of new data products for potential implementation into the underwriting rules engine
  • Assist in the ongoing monitoring of mortality and morbidity performance across the product portfolio
  • Support the development of the underwriting strategy for the introduction of new products
  • Aiding on projects with Pricing, Product, Sales, New Business Operations & Data Analytics to achieve company goals of profit and growth



About the Team:

Become a part of a growing and dynamic team with entrepreneurial spirit within an established financial services company.



About You:




  • 5+ years of experience in a production environment with exposure to individual Life Underwriting and/or Supplemental Health/Medicare Supplement products
  • Exposure to underwriting rule engines and data products
  • Knowledge of underwriting regulatory differences by state
  • Experience with impaired risk and reinsurance a plus
  • Bachelor's degree preferred or am equivalent combination of professional related work experience




  • A team player, resourceful, proactive, innovative, and willing to pitch in where needed
  • Able to assist with underwriting test plans and conduct system testing on underwriting engine enhancements
  • Ability to understand underwriting rules and system logic
  • Able to monitor underwriting reporting tools
  • Ability to interact successfully with a diverse range of international individuals at all levels
  • Ability to effectively interact with Distribution partners
  • Operates effectively in an environment of deadlines and high workloads
  • Strong customer focus
  • Excellent English writing and communications skills


Swiss Re is an equal opportunity employer. It is our practice to recruit, hire and promote without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, pregnancy, sexual orientations, marital status, military status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Decisions on employment are solely based on an individual's qualifications for the position being filled.

During the recruitment process, reasonable accommodations for disabilities are available upon request. If contacted for an interview, please inform the Recruiter/HR Professional of the accommodation needed.


As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to impact the world, it is our responsibility to help keep our employees, customers, partners and communities healthy and safe.  SwissRe will require all candidates interviewing in person in the United States and Canada to provide evidence of vaccination when arriving at our offices. 


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Nearest Major Market: Boston

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