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Flood Vulnerability Developer

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Flood Vulnerability Developer

This role is part of Aon Impact Forecasting team. We are a team of scientists, developers and client services colleagues together developing and supporting catastrophe models for various perils including flood, windstorm, earthquake, wildfire or terrorism.

We are looking for a technical person with curiosity about flood vulnerability! The position is suitable for a senior engineer as well as a junior colleague who wants to grow as an expert in the field of property and motor damage caused by any type of flood inundation.

Your Tasks Will Include:

  • Development of flood vulnerability models (the most sensitive component of a catastrophe model)
  • Analyse impacts of depth, velocity of water to constructions stability and damages on buildings and its contents and possible business interruptions for constructions and occupancies of properties
  • Collection and processing of damage functions, their sorting and mutual comparison, understanding their physical characteristics and impact on financial loss estimate
  • Development of new damage functions for new territories and types of properties based on physical parameters, constructions standards etc.
  • Analysing and further processing of individual insurance claims and their use in vulnerability calibration
  • Documenting the overall process as well as its presentation at different occasions, such as clients’ meetings, conferences or technical forums
You will be in a close cooperation with other flood model developers and colleagues developing loss calculation platforms. We will be happy to also involve you in other Aon teams (catastrophe management, technical broking) and discussions with Aon or Impact Forecasting client base.

To Apply For This Offer, You Should Have:

  • University degree in civil engineering or knowledge of engineering practices and construction logic
  • Technical thinking, ability to quickly learn new things and concepts
  • Very good communication skills in English, other languages are welcomed!
  • Knowledge of scripting or programming language to automate tasks (R, Python, or others), knowledge of SQL or other relational database as well as GIS/CAD is a plus.
  • Willingness to present your work to wider audience

What We Offer:

  • Opportunity to gain highly focused expertise with a significant market value
  • Interesting role in an exciting and growing team
  • Continuous and ongoing international training programme
  • Competitive salary and attractive benefits package including pension scheme contributions, massages in the office, language courses, ergonomic tables, sick days and many more.
  • Potential for travelling

Please note applications are available for candidates with valid work permit in Czechia.
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