Job Description

Experience Level: Experienced Hire


  • Corporate Services


  • Minster Building, 21 Mincing Lane, 2nd Floor, London, EC3R 7AG, GB

The team you will join:

The Model Success team at Moody’s RMS exists to ensure that our clients get great value from their investments in our catastrophe models and data.

  • We ensure that our clients make knowledgeable, effective, and efficient use of our constantly evolving suite of world-leading catastrophe models, from hurricanes to cyber-attacks to climate change.
  • We are a global team of outstanding people who enjoy succeeding through our differences in skills and background, while taking pride in what we all share: a passion for helping customers, technical/scientific aptitude, and a great work ethic focused on action and impact.

The role:

As a Senior Specialist, you will:

  • Drive the success of varied and high-importance customer engagements.
    • From quickfire problem solving, to delivering training, to partnering with customers on extensive model change/validation projects.
    • Where appropriate, deliver tailored outcomes based on the customer’s goals / workflows.
    • Closely partner with our model developers to deepen your technical understanding and enhance customer outcomes.
  • Identify and drive initiatives that result in a broader impact across the market we serve.
    • From creating content to drive modelling best practices across our industry, to developing model change guidance to eliminate surprises across our customer base.
    • Closely partner with our product managers to initiate future product enhancements.

You will also receive fantastic opportunities to:

  • Continuously improve your skills and knowledge of the catastrophe models and products that are at the forefront of our industry (from the science behind them, to getting the most out of their input/output).
  • Supervise, coach and mentor more junior team members.
  • Work closely with a wide variety of customers and colleagues across the globe and in-person.Your exact focus areas will vary depending on your expertise and the need of the team.

The qualities you need to succeed:

Our team members all demonstrate an exceptional ability to thrive in an environment which demands strong teamwork, technical aptitude, and dedication to our clients and their needs. As a Senior Specialist, you:

  • Put others first. You are motivated by the desire to help other people succeed.
  • Enjoy solving complex problems. You relish the challenge of solving analytical problems with and for other people.
  • Are a strong communicator. You communicate effectively verbally, in writing, and in presentations.
  • Make the complex simple. You articulate technical or scientific concepts clearly to varied audiences.
  • Are driven to achieve great outcomes. You prioritize what is of greatest impact and understand when a job is done.
  • Lead through uncertainty. You gain positive outcomes even when the approach is initially unclear.
  • Love to learn. You demonstrate a constant desire and broad capacity to learn new skills and concepts.
  • Grasp new concepts quickly. You make connections across disciplines and can pivot to new topic areas swiftly.
  • Influence senior colleagues. Build cogent proposals to support your / the team’s initiatives.
  • Have strong technical acumen. You are experienced in complex catastrophe modelling concepts and related applications.

Required Qualifications:

  • Significant experience in catastrophe risk modelling industry
    • Strong technical expertise in catastrophe models and their usage (climate, earthquake, cyber, etc.)
    • Prior experience of using Moody’s RMS catastrophe models and associated software preferred (e.g. RiskLink®, Risk Modeler, SQL, R)
  • BS or MS degree in any of the following disciplines or related fields:
    • Mathematics, engineering, physics, statistics, economics
    • Earth or climate sciences (including geology, geophysics, seismology, meteorology)
    • Risk management, insurance
  • Fluency in spoken and written English
  • Ability to travel internationally (infrequently, as needed)

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