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P&C Analytics Geospatial Modeller


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?


About the team and the role

We are seeking a motivated and client centric candidate with a passion for spatial analytics and technology to join our highly skilled team. You will work with colleagues from various countries across different locations who deliver our analytics offering to our clients.  Preferred location is Boston, MA; however, we are opened to any location within US. 

As a Geospatial Analytics Modeler your main responsibilities will involve:

  1. Leverage geospatial analysis technology and perform quantitative analyses to support and consult our clients on their key priorities
  2. Project management along the delivery of a client project
  3. Support the development of new solutions where we have gaps in our offering today 

Responsibilities & Key Tasks

  1. Assess and drive geoanalytics projects from inception to completion with minimal guidance
  2. Apply GIS analytical methods and algorithms to build data products that streamline the process from data collection to insight generation for various insurance business problems
  3. Pro-actively collect, structure, and analyze (new) data sets that are relevant for client projects
  4. Drive innovation, identify relevant industry/technology trends, and thus ensure further development of Swiss Re's analytics capabilities and solutions offering to our clients.

About the Team:

P&C Solutions is one of the three pillars within Swiss Re Reinsurance. The pillar aims to add value to clients’ original business by providing solutions and services across the value chain. The P&C Analytics Solutions team channels and develops solutions and services for our clients across the (re)-insurance value chain. Our clients' needs are at the heart of what we do, as we make sure that our solutions and services help our clients grow and make commercial sense. It is within the mandate of the team to be at the forefront of analytics understanding by driving the development of novel solutions through the combination of risk knowledge and data science capabilities.

About You:

  1. Deep knowledge and demonstrated expertise in machine learning concepts, geoanalytics tools, and data platforms such as GDAL/OGR, OSGEO, ESRI, spatial SQL, PostGIS/PGRaster, WMS/Geoserver.
  2. Background in Cat Modelling experience, Flood, Earthquake, Hail is a plus.
  3. Strong analytical problem-solving skills, business mindset, can-do attitude and ability to assimilate complex information
  4. Good client facing and consulting skills as well as experience in running client projects while working with cross-functional and/or virtual teams
  5. Advanced degree and education with quantitative background (GIS, computer science, natural sciences, applied mathematics / statistics, engineering, econometrics)
  6. 3-5 years of hands-on experience in executing GIS projects with technical background & analytical components
  7. Fluency English language skills, Spanish, French and other languages welcome
  8. Flexibility to travel


Social skills & working style:

  • Team player with strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work in an interdisciplinary and multi-cultural environment
  • Methodical and well-organized
  • Strong communication skills, ability to present ideas
  • You are ambitious and able to adapt according to deadline requirements
  • Open and curious, quick-minded, fast-learner, creative


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.


Reference Code: 104343 



Nearest Major Market: Boston

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