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[Met-jobs] Senior Geographic Information System Analyst at Guy Carpenter - London

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Date Wed, 27 Feb 2019 13:10:59 +0000

Job Overview

This position is within Guy Carpenter’s Model Development Team (MDT). MDT is a multi-disciplinary unit that develops new tools and products to help our clients better manage their risk.  Since our formation in 2005 we have built models for a wide range of natural and man-made perils in all parts of the globe.  Our clients use our models as part of their day-to-day risk management, to support the pricing and placement of reinsurance, and as part of their standard regulatory reporting.  In addition to catastrophe models, we build a range of other products to assist our clients to manage their underwriting and accumulation management challenges, and we advise clients in other areas as subject matter experts.

The candidate’s responsibilities will cover two broad areas: the first is to support the GC’s web-based portfolio and risk management platform. The platform is used by GC clients to manage their portfolios in relation to natural and man-made risk.  The second area is to contribute to our development stream of risk models and other products as a GIS expert.

The position is based in London and will also have some management responsibilities overseeing workload of a GIS consulting team based in India.


  • Manage the GIS products for the GC’s web-based platform
  • Contributing to the technical development of natural hazard and man-made risk products with the support of the GIS consulting team based in India
  • Coordinating the specification and development of products with the requesting internal clients and coordinating their implementation with the platform developers based in Hoboken, NJ, USA
  • Providing solutions such as implementation of new real time data feeds, modification of existing workflows to fit new requests, etc.
  • In cooperation with the MDT, contribute as GIS expert to the development of new products and solutions for portfolio risk management
  • Generating products for portfolio management and underwriting
  • Implementing automated procedures for Catastrophe Response



  • Master Degree or PhD in Natural Science, Statistics, Mathematics, Informatics, Geo-Informatics, or other relevant disciplines
  • Advanced user of ArcGIS, QGIS, PostgreSQL + PostGIS
  • Expertise in automating GIS procedures using Python scripting
  • Experience in managing GeoServer or other web-map technologies


  • Development using R and RShiny
  • Knowledge of software deployment and version control systems
  • Knowledge of scalable and high-performance spatial data processing, querying and warehousing
  • Experience with MS Office: Excel, Access
  • Experience with FME

Personal Characteristics

  • Interest in open source GIS technologies
  • Interest in catastrophe modelling and the insurance business
  • Able to work in a cross-functional and multinational environment
  • Organized, independent, professional, confident, accurate
  • Analytical and problem solving attitude
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Keen to learn new technologies and proactive in proposing and implementing new solutions

Guy Carpenter & Company, LLC, a leading global risk and reinsurance specialist, has over a 90-year history of providing integrated solutions to the (re)insurance industry. With over 2,300 professionals in more than 50 offices around the world, Guy Carpenter delivers a powerful combination of broking expertise, strategic advisory services and industry-leading analytics to help our clients achieve profitable growth. As our clients’ most trusted and valuable reinsurance broker and strategic advisor, we leverage our intellectual capital to anticipate and solve for a range of emerging strategic business challenges and opportunities.  We embrace a culture that celebrates and promotes the many backgrounds, heritages and perspectives of our colleagues and clients.  Visit for more information and follow us on LinkedIn and Twitter @GuyCarpenter

Guy Carpenter & Company, LLC and its separately incorporated operating entities around the world are part of Marsh & McLennan Companies, a publicly held company (ticker symbol: MMC).

Marsh & McLennan Companies offers competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits and programs including: health and welfare, tuition assistance, 401K, employee assistance program, domestic partnership benefits, career mobility, employee network groups, volunteer opportunities, and other programs. For more information about our company, please visit us at:  We embrace a culture that celebrates and promotes the many backgrounds, heritages and perspectives of our colleagues and clients. For more information, please visit us at:

Marsh & McLennan Companies and its Affiliates are EOE Minority/Female/Disability/Vet/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity employers.

Marsh & McLennan Companies and its Affiliates are EOE Minority/Female/Disability/Vet/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity employers.

To Apply



Roberta Mantovani, PhD, Senior Vice President, GC Analytics
Guy Carpenter, Tower Place West, London EC3R 5BU

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