Catastrophe Modeler/Cyber- (SDET)- CANADA- REMOTE OPTION- at Cyence | Powderkeg

Location: Canada - Remote

Employment Type: Full-time

Team: Analytics and Data Services

Guidewire is searching for a model and analytics quality engineer to join us on our mission to transform cyber-insurance with the industry's leading cyber risk platform. Cyber is the #1 threat to US national security, above nuclear weapons, and our work here makes a meaningful impact in this space!

Who We Are, What We Believe, & What We Build

Guidewire is the AWS of insurance. As the market leader, 380 insurance companies run on our mission critical platform. Every second, we support underwriters crafting policies and agents settling claims. We believe that making a great decision should not require 100 in-house data scientists. Our products range from cyber risk quantification to potent ML sandboxes. We are a post-IPO company with the vision to redefine insurance.

Who You Are

You are a passionate and creative problem solver, excited by the prospect of pursuing hard problems and exploring the unknown. You enjoy applying quantitative methods to test and validate the quality of models and analytics. You believe the only models worth using are those that are fully understood and trusted.


  • Be the key stakeholder in deciding whether or not the implementation of our models is meeting expectations
  • Serve as the key communicator for the performance of each model update to internal stakeholders
  • Design and develop ongoing test strategies focusing on data validation and testing of complex statistical models
  • Perform in-depth analysis on large data assist in model development documentation review, model monitoring, and model validation reporting


  • Bachelor’s or Master’s in Computer Science or a related discipline in science, engineering, or mathematics
  • At least 3-5 years of experience in working in a similar role
  • Experience and working knowledge of ML and AI concepts
  • Ability to work with large, continuously flowing amount of structured and unstructured data
  • Familiarity with manipulating data sets using SQL to analyze results of predictive models
  • Ability to succinctly program and manipulate relevant data visualizations using Python and R
  • Familiarity of producing automation frameworks using python
  • Experience with command-line scripting, data structures, and algorithms
  • Excellent communication skills, with the ability to synthesize, simplify and explain complex problems to both technical and non-technical audiences
  • Collaborate effectively and follow-up to ensure achievement of deadlines, outcomes, and results
  • Experience with QA testing of catastrophe risk models and familiar with common risk metrics used in the insurance industry is highly desirable

Nice to have (but not required):

  • Amazon SageMaker, Amazon Redshift

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About Guidewire

Guidewire is the platform P&C insurers trust to engage, innovate, and grow efficiently.

Guidewire combines core, data, digital, analytics, and AI to deliver our platform as a cloud service. More than 400 insurers, including the largest and most complex in the world, run on Guidewire.

As a partner to our customers, we continually evolve to enable their success. We are proud of our unparalleled implementation track record with 1000+ successful projects, supported by the largest R&D team and partner ecosystem in the industry. Our Marketplace provides hundreds of add-ons that accelerate integration, localization, and innovation.

Guidewire Software Inc. provides equal employment opportunities to all applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. All offers are contingent upon passing a criminal history and other background checks where it's applicable to the position.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

Job Summary
  • Job Title
    Catastrophe Modeler/Cyber- (SDET)- CANADA- REMOTE OPTION-
  • Company
  • Location
    San Mateo, CA
  • Employment Type
    Full time
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