Principal Actuary

New York, NY /
Analytics /
/ Remote
About CyberCube:

1) The market leader in digital analytics with the mission of delivering the world’s leading cyber risk analytics on one of the most critical risks of today and the future.
2) Hypergrowth startup that has raised over $100mm in capital from top-tier VCs.
3) Explosive team growth (from 15 employees in SF to ~100 people globally)
4) Explosive client base growth path with 98% retention rate.
5) An incredibly diverse, collaborative and high-performing team of insurance industry professionals, data scientists, and engineers who love working here.
6) CyberCube and its products win industry awards every year (eg. CyberRisk Solution of the Year 2021). We were recognized in 12 awards in 2021.
7) Openness and accessibility of senior leadership including heads of Functions and CEO.
8) CyberCube is just a place where you can get things done!

*Candidates with interest but not all requirements are encouraged to apply. The final job offer and level will be based on individual experience.
**CyberCube has transitioned to a work-from-home model. This role will begin as a remote position with the flexibility to discuss unique circumstances and preferences once the company transitions back into the office.

The Impact You Will Make

    • Manage projects and advocate for a team of highly motivated actuaries to foster team and individual growth.
    • Communicate with a variety of stakeholders across the company on the inception, progress updates, and final deliverables of model development projects.
    • Apply advanced analytical methods to model development and application as well as train others on how to apply and maintain these approaches.
    • Prioritize short-term projects to meet deadlines and deliver immediate value while managing the risk and expectation of long-term projects with potential future value.
    • Understand the core functionality of products and the value add for clients; work to familiarity with technical nuances required as a subject matter expert.
    • Coordinate with other Product & Analytics team experts (Cyber Risk Modeling, Data Science) as well as the Engineering and Client Engagement teams to make everyone successful regardless of role.
    • Contribute robust internal and external documentation in the form of model documents, industry studies, informational videos, and code comments.
    • Enable change management for cyber catastrophe model clients.
    • Lead technical analysis on client portfolios to understand loss drivers and explain model outputs to clients.
    • Synthesize questions and feedback from clients, and bring recommendations to the Product & Analytics team to set future direction with the models.
    • Grow and contribute to the actuarial community at CyberCube.

The Skills & Experience You Will Bring

    • Experience in a variety of insurance and/or financial services functions as part of a: consultancy, (re)insurance company or intermediary, accounting firm, investment manager, etc.
    • Familiarity with some of the following (re)insurance areas: pricing, reserving, underwriting, risk management, capital allocation, modeling, accounting, sales brokerage/distribution, data analytics
    • Rigorous approach to problem-solving, demonstrated by the ability to structure a problem and consider alternative approaches
    • Intellectual curiosity and internal motivation, and you foster curiosity and collaboration among teammates
    • You are able to work independently with agility at a start-up pace
    • Demonstrated experience listening and communicating on complex and technical business problems at an audience-appropriate level
    • Advanced insurance certification as a member of the Casualty Actuarial Society (ACAS, FCAS), the Society of Actuaries (ASA, FSA), the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries (AIA, AFA, FIA, FFA), or a similar organization

Extra Credit - or the Focus Areas You Will Develop

    • Strong awareness of commercial insurance concepts, including cyber insurance
    • Experience with catastrophe models: their frameworks, outputs and applications
    • Curiosity for understanding the cyber threat landscape
    • Experience with coaching or mentoring
    • Proficient in data analysis with Python, R, or MS Excel 
    • Experience with data visualization in Tableau, Python, R, or MS Excel
    • Familiarity with database schemas and queries in SQL or NoSQL 
    • Graduate degree in a related quantitative discipline such as mathematics, actuarial science, statistics, data or computer science, economics, etc.

Why You'll Love It Here

    • Play an instrumental role in reshaping one of the oldest industries in the world
    • Competitive salary and unlimited PTO
    • Meaningful early-stage equity
    • Generous healthcare benefits with medical, dental and vision coverage
    • Weekly catered lunches, happy hour, and Classpass credits
    • Company-paid learning and development assistance
    • Flexible working hours and the option to work from home or one of our main offices (NY, Chicago, San Francisco)
    • Dependant care assistance plan 
    • Company-supported mentorship program
    • Grow in a collaborative, respectful, and empathetic culture
Salary: $170k-180k

CyberCube Analytics, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. We don’t tolerate discrimination against age, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, race, color, nationality, ethnicity, religion, disability, veteran status, protected genetic information or political affiliation.