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Senior Core Associate II

Company: Verisk
Location: Boston
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Company Description

We help the world see new possibilities and inspire change for better tomorrows. Our analytic solutions bridge content, data, and analytics to help business, people, and society become stronger, more resilient, and sustainable.

Job Description

Do you have a passion for math and the sciences? Do concepts in data engineering and data science interest you? Does the opportunity to learn and validate the recent developments in the science and the engineering behind catastrophe modeling interest you? Well, we have a great opportunity for you that will have you work with the best and develop, to take ownership of various projects and processes.

About The Day To Day Responsibilities Of The Role

  • Author and present technical documents of analytical work
  • Drive development of detailed test plans and timely execution and delivery of multiple products that have concurrent schedules
  • Responsible to prepare technical model studies and requirements documents
  • Perform advanced statistical and mathematical insurance analytics tasks to validate model outputs and complete such projects with minimal supervision
  • Ensure that products meet exacting requirements for accuracy and explicit and/or implicit validation of scientific and financial algorithms
  • Design and implement key quality metrics to track progress, provide status and enable transparency and timeliness in the product delivery decision making process
  • Implement and/or expand use of automated testing practices throughout the software development life cycle
  • Collaborate with peer teams to facilitate timely completion of projects
  • Liaise with internal clients to deliver requested artifacts and exhibits
  • Ability to multitask and manage concurrent delivery of multiple enterprise grade products

    Undergraduate or Graduate degree in engineering, science, or mathematics
    • Proven experience with large data sets analysis and manipulation
    • Strong exploratory data analysis and data visualization skills
    • Proven experience with either statistical, mathematical software packages; or generally analytical software
    • Experience with designing and/or validating numerical probabilistic models in engineering, science, catastrophe modeling, finance, actuarial science, etc.
    • Programming skills that include: numerical, scientific and databases programming
    • Proven analytical and problem-solving quantitative abilities
    • Excellent attention to detail and experience working in distributed with diverse cultural backgrounds
    • Superior verbal and written communication skills to interface with cross-functional teams that are talented, culturally diverse, global and widely varying technical skill sets
    • Knowledge of product development life cycles to ensure the critical role of quality assurance teams
    • Logical and clear thinker having made sound process-driven decisions
    • Experience with GIS mapping tools such as ArcMap and QGIS is a plus
    • Experience with writing complex queries, understanding relational databases and table structures is a plus
      Additional Information

      Extreme event solutions at Verisk (formerly AIR Worldwide) provides risk modeling solutions that help individuals, businesses, and society become more resilient to extreme events. In 1987, Verisk founded the catastrophe modeling industry and today models the risk from natural catastrophes, supply chain disruptions, terrorism, pandemics, casualty catastrophes, and cyber incidents. Insurance, reinsurance, financial, corporate, and government clients rely on Verisk's advanced science, software, and consulting services for catastrophe risk management, insurance-linked securities, longevity modeling, site-specific engineering analyses, and agricultural risk management. Verisk's extreme event solutions team is headquartered in Boston, with additional offices in North America, Europe, and Asia. For more information, please visit For more information about Verisk, a leading data analytics provider serving customers in insurance, energy and specialized markets, and financial services, please visit

      At the heart of what we do is help clients manage risk. Verisk (Nasdaq: VRSK) provides data and insights to our customers in insurance, energy and the financial services markets so they can make faster and more informed decisions.

      Our global team uses AI, machine learning, automation, and other emerging technologies to collect and analyze billions of records. We provide advanced decision-support to prevent credit, lending, and cyber risks. In addition, we monitor and advise companies on complex global matters such as climate change, catastrophes, and geopolitical issues.

      But why we do our work is what sets us apart. It stems from a commitment to making the world better, safer and stronger.

      It's the reason Verisk is part of the UN Global Compact sustainability initiative. It's why we made a commitment to balancing 100 percent of our carbon emissions. It's the aim of our "returnship" program for experienced professionals rejoining the workforce after time away. And, it's what drives our annual Innovation Day, where we identify our next first-to-market innovations to solve our customers' problems.

      At its core, Verisk uses data to minimize risk and maximize value. But far bigger, is why we do what we do.

      At Verisk you can build an exciting career with meaningful work; create positive and lasting impact on business; and find the support, coaching, and training you need to advance your career. We have received the Great Place to Work - Certification for the fifth consecutive year. We've been recognized by Forbes as a World's Best Employer and a Best Employer for Women, testaments to our culture of engagement and the value we place on an inclusive and diverse workforce. Verisk's Statement on Racial Equity and Diversity supports our commitment to these values and affecting positive and lasting change in the communities where we live and work.

      Verisk Analytics is an equal opportunity employer.

      All members of the Verisk Analytics family of companies are equal opportunity employers. We consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, sex, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, veteran's status, age or disability.

      Unsolicited resumes sent to Verisk, including unsolicited resumes sent to a Verisk business mailing address, fax machine or email address, or directly to Verisk employees, will be considered Verisk property. Verisk will NOT pay a fee for any placement resulting from the receipt of an unsolicited resume.

      Consumer Privacy Notice

      Effective November 15, 2021, and subject to applicable law, all prospective hires for this position will be required to demonstrate that they are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by their start date, or qualify for a legally-required medical or religious accommodation to this vaccination requirement, as a condition of employment. Hired candidates who do not demonstrate that they are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by their start date, and who have not been approved for a legally-required medical or religious accommodation will no longer meet the requirements for employment and their offers of employment will be immediately rescinded, in accordance with applicable law.

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