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Senior Underwriter
Confirmed live in the last 24 hours
Austin, TX, USA
Experience Level
  • Possesses extensive knowledge of ISO homeowners policies, various supplemental products, coverages, and endorsements
  • Applies advanced risk assessment, eligibility, coverage, and rating analysis skills on a case-by-case basis to contribute to profitable growth
  • Effectively communicates with various distribution partners and leadership to resolve referrals
  • Relies on underwriting expertise and analysis to identify underwriting trends
  • Applies state-specific/geographic knowledge and exposure understanding to resolve unique underwriting exposures or challenges
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite as well as other business-related software required
  • Knowledge and proficiency with technical issues, compliance, coverage, products and pricing strategies expected
  • Strong analytical skills to provide data driven conclusions and recommendations
  • Self-motivated with the ability to inspire and motivate others
  • Works independently, with minimal supervision
  • Adaptability to changes in a high-paced environment
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Relationship building across various partners, both internal and external
  • Candidate should have a minimum of 5 years of personal lines property underwriting experience
  • Experience in underwriting in CA and TX markets strongly preferred
  • Wildfire and catastrophic underwriting experience preferred
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience. Degree in finance, accounting, business, or risk management is preferred
  • Professional insurance coursework/designations preferred (CPCU, CLU, ChFC) are preferred
  • Producer licenses are preferred
  • Guides and supports personal lines property underwriting execution in compliance with state, product and pricing strategies
  • Decides on the most challenging referrals that aren't clearly defined by the existing guidelines where critical underwriting judgement and knowledge is key
  • Develops underwriting job aids, resources, training and tools to support consistency in underwriting team practices and execution
  • Observes and communicates underwriting trends and recommendations to the leadership team
  • Prepares DOI, BBB, and related complaint responses. Collaborates with compliance to provide timely response and resolution to complaint activity
  • Assists with documentation and response to internal, reinsurer, and market conduct exams or audits
  • Reviews underwriter delegated authority level requests
  • Assists with special claims handling requests by participating in conferences with claims litigation and leadership
  • Completes team audits and reviews property underwriter work product to measure consistency, productivity, and quality of risk decisions
Hippo Insurance

501-1,000 employees

Homeowner maintenance platform