https://ift.tt/2EwznPZ Swiss ReThe Swiss Re Group 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. It anticipates and manages risk – from natural catastrophes to climate change, from aging populations to cyber crime. The Swiss Re Group is organized into three Business Units, each with a distinct strategy and set of objectives contributing to the Group’s overall mission.About the teamCatastrophe Perils team is responsible for Swiss Re’s global risk assessment framework and related client services in four locations across the globe. We are accountable for developing and disseminating Swiss Re’s view of Nat Cat risk. To achieve this, we develop and utilize state-of-the-art probabilistic models for assessing impacts of natural catastrophes such as windstorms, earthquakes and floods. We operate with a clear business mandate to grow Swiss Re’s visionary edge in natural perils (re)insurance in close cooperation with underwriters and clients.
About the roleAre you striving to apply your science or engineering background to increase our resilience against natural catastrophes? Are you motivated to reduce the insurance protection gap by contributing to the development of novel solutions and commercial products? Are you interested in a role that will provide a stepping stone to long-term career advancement opportunities within the re/insurance sector, e.g. in underwriting, risk management or insurance solution design? As a graduate embedded in Catastrophe Perils team, you will join our efforts to develop state-of-the-art models/technology used for quantifying physical and economic impacts of natural catastrophes. You will collaborate with internal partners and external organizations from various disciplines and craft solutions to reduce negative consequences of catastrophes. You will build and commercialize the next generation of natural catastrophe related products and services You will have opportunity to interact with colleagues from a wide range of technical and non-technical backgrounds and transition into a career in the financial industry.
Master’s degree or Ph.D. in natural/physical sciences, engineering or a related technical field
Strong analytical and quantitative background
Exceptional academic performance
Independent thinking and creative problem solving skills
Highly motivated with an ability to effectively manage own time and priorities in a collaborative environment
High-level of curiosity to scout for new ideas and eagerness to transform them into products or services with commercial value
Strong communication and presentation skills and ability to explain complex problems with clarity and effectiveness
Strong interest for career advancement in the financial industry
Solid background in probability or statistics
Strong computing and programming skills (e.g. Matlab); knowledge about structured databases and geographical information systems a plus
Excellent verbal and written English. Fluency in other languages a plus
Interested candidates should apply through https://careers.swissre.com/job/Armonk-graduates%40swissre-2019-Catastrophe-Perils-NY-10504/494728601/. Applications will only be accepted through our website. 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. The Company is an equal opportunity employer. It is the practice of the Company 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.