CAT Analytics And Engineering Lead

Berkshire Hathaway Travel Protection San Ramon , CA 94582

Posted 1 week ago

Your primary role will be to lead functional teams in conducting in-depth evaluation of vendor and other CAT models and platforms, researching into and developing internal views of modeled and non-modeled risks, conducting account-specific risk analyses, conducting detailed site-specific risk assessments including engineering analyses and site-inspections, developing internal tools to facilitate account underwriting decision-making, and other related activities. The Senior/Principal Catastrophe Engineer opportunity is in our San Francisco, CA location.

Essential Job Functions

  • Evaluation of vendor (AIR / RMS) CAT models and other models and platforms; research into modeled and non-modeled risks; development of internal CAT models and tools

  • Conducting account and property-specific risk analyses including probabilistic assessment of seismic, wind, and flood risk emphasizing the interplay between site-inspections (exposure characteristics), engineering analyses, and hazard analyses

  • Critical analysis of AIR / RMS models' account and portfolio level loss results

  • Providing technical support and training to internal clients; external client interaction

  • Research into property damage following CAT events to inform internal views of risk

  • Conducting real-time loss analyses to estimate loss to company portfolio

  • Analyze impact of model and software changes on portfolio; explain drivers of loss change

  • Support India operations in account modeling; development of modeling guidelines

  • Contribute in all aspects of catastrophe analytics, research, modeling, and engineering


  • Master's or Ph.D. in Meteorology, Hydrology, Engineering Seismology, Structural Engineering (emphasis Earthquake or Wind) or related field

  • 5+ years' experience in engineering, applied research, or CAT modeling

  • Engineering license or equivalent

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Skilled in critical thinking and analysis

  • Highly motivated, detail oriented, and team player

  • Strong programming skills (C++, MATLAB, GIS, others) is a plus

NOTE: This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties as negotiated to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.

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