Our Model Development and Platforms (MDP) specialists focus on Willis Re’s catastrophe model building and the deployment of these models on internal and external catastrophe modelling platforms.
The team is comprised of individuals with peril, economics, spatial analytics and statistical backgrounds. We are a growing, multi-national team in Willis Re, comprised of enthusiastic, dynamic and team-oriented individuals who work closely with the Willis Research Network fellows to translate the latest science and technology into client solutions.
MDP constantly advances in-house modelling solutions, combining insurance industry experience with expert knowledge, to quantify the financial impact of natural and man-made catastrophes on our clients’ portfolios across the world.
Our key focus is on building models where no reliable risk quantification tools exist and deploying those models on platforms to serve our clients in the best possible way.
The Role The Senior Catastrophe Model Developer will work within the Model Development and Platforms team in Willis Re International to support clients and brokers across our international business in order to identify and quantify catastrophe risk. Key Responsibilities :
Advantageous Skills :
Understanding of the business context of modelling processes
Understanding of the physics of natural catastrophes (including flood, wind, earthquake etc.)
Experience in vendor catastrophe model evaluation and adjustment
Experience with migrating catastrophe models to different modelling platforms
Ability to read and understand code (eg. R, Python, C++)
GIS software experience (eg. ArcGIS, QGIS)
Relational database management systems experience (SQL)
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