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Model Developer - Hurricanes - Senior Scientist, IF

at AON in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job Description

Aon is looking for a Sr Scientist for Impact Forecasting in Hurricane Model Developing!

The Hurricane model developer will be part of Wind modeling team within Impact Forecasting focused on development of solutions for tropical cyclone, its related hazards and how climate change impacts then. The role responsibilities include, but are not limited to building historical, stochastic and climate-conditioned stochastic event sets, modeling of surface wind speeds, estimating hurricane parameters, analyzing tropical cyclone related data, implementing hazard into modeling platform ELEMENTS, incorporating of the latest climate change research into catastrophe models etc. The position is full-time and is located in Chicago, IL. Role Responsibilities:

+ Tropical cyclone hazard (development of stochastic tracks, tropical cyclone wind fields, parameter estimates etc.) and climate change impacts on the same

+ Automation of insurance loss forecast of tropical cyclones

+ Adaptation of tropical cyclone catastrophe model for estimates of climate change impact on insurance loss

+ Implementation of the model into unified catastrophe modeling platform

+ Applied research in various topics related to tropical cyclone, loss impact and climate change influencing tropical cyclone activity

Skills and experience that will lead to success:

+ M. S. or PhD degree in Meteorology, Climate Science, Oceanography, or similar Earth Science field with focus on climate change (required)

+ Fluent in programming in some of the following – MATLAB, R, Python (required)

+ Problem solving skills, collaborative attitude, willingness to learn (required)

+ Experience with MS products – Word, PowerPoint, Excel (required)

Desired Skills (not required, but would help you stand out) Experience with catastrophe modeling (preferred) User level experience with SQL, ArcGIS, QGIS is useful (preferred) We support our colleagues! Our continuous learning culture inspires and equips you to learn, share and grow, helping you achieve your fullest potential. As a result, at Aon, you are more connected, more relevant, and more valued. Aon values an innovative, diverse workplace where all colleagues feel empowered to be their authentic selves. Aon is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. Aon provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, veteran, marital, domestic partner status, or other legally protected status. Aon is committed to a diverse workforce and is an affirmative action employer. People with criminal histories are encouraged to apply. We provide individuals with disabilities reasonable accommodations to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment in accordance with applicable law. Please contact us to request an accommodation on ReasonableAdjustments@Aon.com Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time. Pay Transparency Laws: The salary range for this position is $73,800 to $110,000 annually. The actual salary will vary based on applicant’s education, experience, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity and alignment with market data. The salary may also be adjusted based on applicant’s geographic location. Aon offers a comprehensive package of benefits for full-time and regular part-time colleagues, including, but not limited to: a 401(k) savings plan with employer contributions; an employee stock purchase plan; consideration for long-term incentive awards at Aon’s discretion; medical, dental and vision insurance, various types of leaves of absence, paid time off, including 12 paid holidays throughout the calendar year, 15 days of paid vacation per year, paid sick leave as provided under state and local paid sick leave laws, short-term disability and optional long-term disability, health savings account, health care and dependent care reimbursement accounts, employee and dependent life insurance and supplemental life and AD&D insurance; optional personal insurance policies, adoption assistance, tuition assistance, commuter benefits, and an employee assistance program that includes free counseling sessions. Eligibility for benefits is governed by the applicable plan documents and policies. #li-kd1 2537075 Aon is looking for a Sr Scientist for Impact Forecasting in Hurricane Model Developing! The Hurricane model developer will be part of Wind modeling team within Impact Forecasting focused on development of solutions for tropical cyclone, its related hazards and how climate change impacts then. The role responsibilities include, but are not limited to building historical, stochastic and climate-conditioned stochastic event sets, modeling of surface wind speeds, estimating hurricane parameters, analyzing tropical cyclone related data, implementing hazard into modeling platform ELEMENTS, incorporating of the latest climate change research into catastrophe models etc. The position is full-time and is located in Chicago, IL. Role Responsibilities:

+ Tropical cyclone hazard (development of stochastic tracks, tropical cyclone wind fields, parameter estimates etc.) and climate change impacts on the same

+ Automation of insurance loss forecast of tropical cyclones

+ Adaptation of tropical cyclone catastrophe model for estimates of climate change impact on insurance loss

+ Implementation of the model into unified catastrophe modeling platform

+ Applied research in various topics related to tropical cyclone, loss impact and climate change influencing tropical cyclone activity

Skills and experience that will lead to success:

+ M. S. or PhD degree in Meteorology, Climate Science, Oceanography, or similar Earth Science field with focus on climate change (required)

+ Fluent in programming in some of the following – MATLAB, R, Python (required)

+ Problem solving skills, collaborative attitude, willingness to learn (required)

+ Experience with MS products – Word, PowerPoint, Excel (required)

Desired Skills (not required, but would help you stand out) Experience with catastrophe modeling (preferred) User level experience with SQL, ArcGIS, QGIS is useful (preferred) We support our colleagues! Our continuous learning culture inspires and equips you to learn, share and grow, helping you achieve your fullest potential. As a result, at Aon, you are more connected, more relevant, and more valued. Aon values an innovative, diverse workplace where all colleagues feel empowered to be their authentic selves. Aon is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. Aon provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, veteran, marital, domestic partner status, or other legally protected status. Aon is committed to a diverse workforce and is an affirmative action employer. People with criminal histories are encouraged to apply. We provide individuals with disabilities reasonable accommodations to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment in accordance with applicable law. Please contact us to request an accommodation on ReasonableAdjustments@Aon.com Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time. Pay Transparency Laws: The salary range for this position is To view full details and how to apply, please login or create a Job Seeker account
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Job Posting: JC252848217

Posted On: Dec 22, 2023

Updated On: Apr 24, 2024

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