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San Francisco, CA, US Chicago, IL, US Kansas City, MO, US

Senior Underwriter Cyber/Technology E&O North America


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.

Swiss Re Corporate Solutions offers a flexible working environment where curious and adaptable people thrive. Are you interested in joining us?


About the role


This is a Senior Underwriter position for someone with advanced experience and connections in the US Cyber & Technology E&O market.  The core focus is on contributing to the result-oriented underwriting of these lines of business transactions as a primary and excess direct insurer. The team’s focus is primarily on excess Cyber, Tech E&O and Media direct insurance for upper middle market and large corporate segment businesses.


Your main tasks will be developing relationships with insurance brokers, generating new business opportunities, retaining existing accounts, analyzing the insurability by identifying and assessing exposures in relation to insurance coverage.  This will include reviewing insurance submissions, program structures and policy wordings, developing policy premiums, terms and conditions, obtaining internal authorizations and preparing quotations. You will be expected to develop a thorough understanding of the applicant’s business, exposures, security posture, requirements and expectations and to lead discussions and negotiations with the applicant's insurance broker.  Your expertise in the Cyber and Technology E&O market allows you to attract new opportunities and select the risks carefully and efficiently. Furthermore, you will train and review the work of underwriters, contribute to project work, work in deal teams and accept special assignments as required.


The position location is flexible to San Francisco, Chicago, Kansas City, or potentially other locations. 



About you


- Minimum four to six years of underwriting experience in North American Cyber and Technology E&O market; ideally with experience in the primary segment.

- Network of broker contacts in the segment of Cyber and Technology E&O; contacts with regional and wholesale brokers are a plus.

- Analytical skills and interest in cyber security; willing to pursue education and track developments in cyber security.

- High level of self-motivation and ability to work independently.

- Strong interpersonal and communication skills.

- Good negotiation skills.

- Strong organizational and time management skills.

- Team player, collaborative, driven, open-minded, and inquisitive.

- Detail orientated, able to follow procedures and take directions.

- Willingness to travel.


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: 107292 



Nearest Major Market: San Francisco
Nearest Secondary Market: Oakland

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