Denver, CO, US

Surety Bond- Underwriter or Senior Underwriter (Denver or Phoenix)

About Swiss Re Corporate Solutions 


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 risks, from natural catastrophes and climate change to cybercrime.

Swiss Re Corporate Solutions is the commercial insurance arm of the Swiss Re Group. We offer innovative insurance solutions to large and midsized multinational corporations from our approximately 50 locations worldwide. We help clients mitigate their risk exposure, whilst our industry-leading claims service provides them with additional peace of mind.

Our success depends on our ability to build an inclusive culture encouraging fresh perspectives and innovative thinking. Swiss Re Corporate Solutions 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:

Underwrite contract surety bonds in conformance with NAS Surety Group underwriting guidelines to determine if they meet risk acceptability standards and the strategy of the company.  Responsible for increased premium production achieved by enhancing agent relationships.  Authority to approve surety bonds up to an assigned authority level granted by Branch Manager.


  • Responsible for the management of daily bids and final bond requests.
  • Responsible for the review of new contract bonds for completion in accordance with NAS policies.  Analyze new account submissions for assigned territory.
  • Approve bonds within the limit of authority for this position.
  • Oversee and manage the fiscal status of accounts.  Perform analysis on annual accounting audits and internal financial statements.  Review and be familiar with relevant credit information.
  • Maintain current documentation and credit information files in accordance with the NAS Surety Group Procedure Manual for Contract Surety.
  • Enhance existing agency relationships and identify and secure new agents. Schedule regular meetings with established agents.  Visit bond accounts as requested by agents and supervisor.
  • Provide quarterly marketing updates to VP/Branch Manager and other reports as requested.
  • Attend NAS Surety Group regional meetings as required.
  • Participate in special projects as delegated by the VP/Branch Manager


The position location is flexible to the Denver, CO or Phoenix, AZ areas. 


About You:

  • Bachelors Degree with emphasis in business, preferably finance or accounting, or, equivalent work experience.
  • Minimum of 3-5 years of current contract surety underwriting experience for Underwriter level; 7 to 10 years for Senior Underwriter.
  • Strong marketing skills and ability to obtain new business and work with contractor clients.
  • Strong competency in quantitative and financial analysis.
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills.
  • Competent computer skills including knowledge of Excel and Word.
  • Ability to travel 25%.


For Colorado, the estimated base salary range for the Underwriter level is $112,000 to $180,000 and the Senior Underwriter level is $156,000 to $246,000.  The specific salary offered for this or any given role will take into account a number of factors including but not limited to job location, scope of role, qualifications, complexity/specialization/scarcity of talent, experience, education, and employer budget. At Swiss Re, we take a "total compensation approach" when making compensation decisions. This means that we consider all components of compensation in their totality (such as base pay, short-and long-term incentives, and benefits offered), in setting individual compensation.


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. 


Keywords: denver, surety, contract, bond, arizona, phoenix
Reference Code: 110529 



Nearest Major Market: Denver

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