• Catastrophe Model Developer/Earthquake Specialist - R/Python Jobs in Mumbai,India

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Job Description:



We are currently recruiting for a Catastrophe Model Developer who will work within the Analytics and Model Development team in Mumbai to support clients and brokers across our international business in order to identify and quantify catastrophe risk

Major Accountabilities

- Developing Willis proprietary Catastrophe Models, including calibration, validation and interpretation of modelled loss estimates

- Effective communication of model development progress and modelling results to all project stakeholders (ie team members /catastrophe modellers/brokers/actuaries clients/reinsurers)

- Processing and analysing peril datasets (eg flood, earthquake, wind/tornado/ hail catalogues)

- Research into issues in catastrophe risk modelling and actively liaise with the Willis Research Network fellows

- Developing innovative analytics solutions to quantify Catastrophe risk and support business requirements

- Build and maintain a library of outputs for instant use by analysts and brokers

- Actively participating in knowledge sharing within the team

Key Skills / Experience Required

- 3+ years within an analytical environment in a commercial role involving catastrophe model development or peril data analytics

- Preferred PhD or MSc/Specialisation in peril related subject (eg hydrology, meteorology, civil engineering, geo/ atmospheric physics, seismology)

- Excellent knowledge of maths and statistics (ie probability theory, extreme value theory, multivariate distributions, time series, geostatistics)

- Capability of processing and analysing peril-specific datasets (eg terrain data, rain/river/wind gauge data, remote sensing data, loss and damage databases, etc)

- Proficient in R and/or Python programming

- Familiarity with Geographic Information Systems (GIS)

- Track record in project, time and team management

- Strong problem-solving skills and keen attention to detail

- Ability to communicate technical topics to non-technical audience

- Knowledge of reinsurance and catastrophe modelling highly preferred

Profile Summary:

Employment Type : Full Time
Salary : Not Mentioned
Deadline : 20th Feb 2020

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