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[Met-jobs] Storm surge risk modelling role at RMS London

From Joss Matthewman <>
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Date Tue, 23 Oct 2018 16:28:22 +0000

Position: Catastrophe Risk Modeler – Storm Surge

Location: London, United Kingdom


Summary: We are currently recruiting for a role related to the modelling of storm-surge, waves, overtopping and coastal flooding in various parts of the world. The modelling work carried out by this team encompasses all steps from hazard modelling to loss modelling. The department has an engaged working environment with a clear scientific, motivated and technological atmosphere.



  • Minimum 2.1 degree and a PhD or research experience related to storm-surge or other aspects of coastal ocean modelling.  Strong candidates with a different but equivalent profile would also be considered;
  • Experience working in a UNIX or Linux environment;
  • Experience with either numerical models (such as AGCMs, OGCMs, CGCMs, regional models or mesoscale models), handling large data sets, or statistical modeling;
  • Experience with data analysis and programming languages (e.g. R, Python, Fortran).


If you are interested please apply with curriculum vitae and cover letter using the following link:


Many Thanks,


Joss Matthewman

Director – RMS Model Development


About RMS:

Risk Management Solutions (RMS) is the world's leading provider of mathematical models and information related to the financial impact of natural catastrophes. Our Model Development department has fifty PhD scientists and engineers based in London, building mathematical models that predict damage caused by tropical storms, extra-tropical storms, thunderstorms, storm surges, freshwater floods and tsunamis.

We use a combination of observed data, reanalysis data, numerical, statistical and engineering models and data assimilation. We are the pioneers in the development and application of complex statistical and numerical modelling methods for the quantification of natural hazard risk, and our risk models are the most detailed and comprehensive models of natural catastrophes produced anywhere in the world.

Our clients include several hundred insurance and reinsurance companies as well as brokers, banks, hedge funds, regional and local governments, and multilateral agencies. RMS has 1,100 employees in 11 countries, including offices in Newark (CA-USA), Noida (India), London (UK), Hoboken (NJ-USA), and Zurich (Switzerland).


To find out more visit or follow us on Facebook, LinkedIn or @rmsjobs on Twitter.

RMS is proud to be an equal opportunity employer

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