This job board retrieves part of its jobs from: Healthcare Jobs | Customer Service Jobs | Work From Home

Daily updated job offers for the people of Ottawa

To post a job, login or create an account |  Post a Job

   jobs in ottawa   

Find your next job here, with us! Daily updated job offers!

Slide 1
Slide 2
Slide 3
previous arrow
next arrow

Research Scientist, Earthquake Peril

Chubb Group

This is a Contract position in Ottawa, ON posted August 7, 2022.

Job Requirements The Chubb Science Center (CSC) is a multi-disciplinary group within the Enterprise Risk Management function tasked with bringing state-of-the-art science to catastrophe underwriting and aggregation management.

The CSC focuses on developing Chubb’s view of risk for both modeled and non-modeled catastrophe perils globally, including integrating climate change research.

Roles within the CSC provide an excellent opportunity to apply a scientific understanding of natural hazards to catastrophe solutions and their use in underwriting, pricing, and aggregation management.

Chubb is seeking a Research Scientist – Earthquake Peril to join the CSC.

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 earthquake peril.

Individual should have strong experience in developing or validating probabilistic earthquake risk models.

We are seeking an analytical individual with strong research experience in earthquake risk assessment.

As part of the CSC, you will play an integral role in delivering risk management solutions to various internal stakeholders.

Responsibilities include: Perform in-depth validation of hazard and vulnerability components of earthquake risk models Help create a Chubb view-of-risk by conducting independent research and integrating findings into the catastrophe modeling framework Evaluate seismic vulnerability functions using analytical methods and/or claims data Investigate, evaluate, and advise on model changes and new risk assessment tools Conduct research on a wide range of natural hazard topics to develop risk management strategies Communicate and present model validation and change management results to business units and other stakeholders Work Experience We are seeking an analytical individual.

Ideal candidates for the role will have the following educational background and technical skills: Ph.D./MS degree in civil engineering, earthquake engineering, structural engineering, seismology, or a related discipline Strong background in probabilistic seismic risk assessment and earthquake vulnerability A proven ability to critically evaluate risk models and provide feedback in a fast-paced environment 0-3 years of experience in the validation or development of earthquake risk assessment models Strong computer skills including advanced knowledge of Excel and SQL is required Excellent analytical, communication and organization skills