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Senior Earthquake Modeler

Company: Risk Management Solutions
Location: Newark
Posted on: November 19, 2022

Job Description:

We currently have a job opening for a Catastrophe Risk Modeler to join our Earthquake team in the Model Development group of Risk Management Solutions, Inc. (RMS) in our Newark, California, or Zurich, Switzerland, office. The focus of this role is on the development of earthquake hazard and risk models with emphasis on understanding, developing, and implementing state of the art science and practices. Responsibilities include keeping pace with and contributing to research of the physical nature of earthquakes and reviewing and interpreting various geological, geodetic, and/or seismological ingredients of earthquake hazard models. Technical support both internally within RMS as well as for our clients will be required. You would join a highly skilled, motivated, and collaborative team of earthquake scientists that is passionate about developing and using science to build resilient societies around the world and educating our clients (mostly from insurance and financial industry) about earthquake science and risk.

Experience:

* Degree in Geophysics, Geology, Earth Sciences with a research focus on one of the fields of fault physics, earthquake geology, seismology (statistical, observational or theoretical), and tectonophysics
* MS degree required. PhD degree preferred. Additional work experience in a related field a plus
* Experience with geodetic data processing, analysis, and modeling preferred
* Knowledge of (observational) seismology and earthquake hazard a plus

Skills:

* Good programming skills in any high-level language (Python, C, C++, MATLAB, R or other statistical packages)
* Working knowledge of QGIS or ARCGIS Software a plus, but not essential.
* Ability to work independently as well as in a team environment: We are looking for a team player with a high degree of self-motivation
* Good project management skills: the ability and willingness to work on multiple projects at the same time
* Detail oriented, ability to learn quickly, strong analytical and organizational skills.
* Excellent written and verbal skills, as evidenced by technical presentations at meetings and conferences and publications in peer-reviewed journals

ABOUT RMS:

Risk Management Solutions, Inc. (RMS) models and solutions help insurers, financial markets, corporations, and public agencies evaluate and manage global risk throughout the world. RMS has some 1,300 employees across 13 offices in the US, London, Bermuda, Zurich, India, China, Japan, Singapore, and Australia, with products and models covering six continents.

We lead an industry that we helped to pioneer-catastrophe risk modeling - and continue to innovate. In May 2019, we announced the launch of RMS Risk Intelligence (RI), an open, flexible and future-proof platform for strategic risk management. Through this purpose-built platform, clients can tap into RMS HD models, rich data layers, intuitive applications and APIs that simply integrate into existing enterprise systems to support business decisions across underwriting, risk selection, mitigation and portfolio management.

Insurers, reinsurers, trading companies, and other financial institutions trust RMS solutions to better understand and manage the risks of natural and human-made catastrophes, including hurricanes, earthquakes, floods, terrorism, and pandemics.

Visit RMS.com to learn more and follow us on LinkedIn and Twitter.

RMS is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. We are committed to equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, creed, gender, religion, marital status, registered domestic partner status, age, national origin or ancestry, physical or mental disability, genetic characteristics, sexual orientation, or any other classification protected by applicable local, state, or federal law.

Moody's also provides reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities or based on a sincerely held religious belief, in accordance with applicable laws. If you need to inquire about an accommodation, or need assistance with completing the application process, please email accomodations@moodys.com.

To all recruitment agencies: RMS does not accept unsolicited agency resumes and will not be responsible for the payment of placement fees related to unsolicited resumes submitted to open positions, job aliases, or to our employees.

Keywords: Risk Management Solutions, Newark , Senior Earthquake Modeler, Other , Newark, California

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