Senior Research Scientist(Job Number: 336573)

Chubb is seeking a Senior Research Scientist.


Date posted

Apr. 22, 2021 12:00 am

Application deadline

June 22, 2021 12:00 am




  • United States

Job description

Senior Research Scientist(Job Number: 336573)
Chubb is seeking a Senior Research Scientist to join the Corporate Catastrophe Solutions team. The interested individual will join a dynamic team comprised of people with diverse backgrounds. This position will be responsible for conducting research and developing solutions for natural and man-made catastrophes. Individual should have a strong experience in developing or validating probabilistic risk models. 

Responsibilities include:

  • Perform in-depth validation of hazard and vulnerability components of  tropical/extra-tropical cyclones, windstorm, winter storm, flood, and tornado/hail catastrophe models from RMS and AIR
  • Help create Chubb view-of-risk by conducting independent research and integrating findings into the catastrophe modeling framework
  • Evaluate vulnerability functions using analytical methods and/or claims data
  • Analyze claims data to develop best practices and improve effectiveness of risk assessment capabilities by incorporating actual experience
  • Investigate, evaluate, and advise on model changes and new risk assessment tools. Communicate and present model validation and change management results to business units and other stakeholders
  • Conduct research on a wide range of natural hazard topics to develop risk management strategies
  • Support corporate catastrophe event response activities by providing near real-time actionable insights to the business, claims and senior management 

We are seeking an analytical and technically-minded individual. Ideal candidates for the role will have the following educational background and technical skills:

  • Ph.D./Masters degree in meteorology, engineering, or a related discipline
  • A thorough understanding of catastrophe models and a proven ability to critically evaluate models and provide feedback in a fast-paced environment
  • Advanced knowledge of probability and statistics
  • 3-7 years of experience in the validation or development of risk assessment models
  • Strong computer skills including advanced knowledge of Excel and SQL is required
  • Availability to support event response activities occasionally on weekends
  • Excellent analytical, communication and organization skills

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