Product Specialist, Small Commercial Underwriting



Jersey City, NJ
Full Time
3y ago

Company Description

ISO, a Verisk business, has been a leading source of information about property/casualty insurance risk since 1971. For a broad spectrum of commercial and personal lines of insurance, ISO provides statistical, actuarial, underwriting, and claims information and analytics; compliance and fraud identification tools; policy language; information about specific locations; and technical services. ISO serves insurers, reinsurers, agents and brokers, insurance regulators, risk managers, and other participants in the property/casualty insurance marketplace. To learn more about ISO please visit us at: We are proud to be a part of the Verisk family of companies! 

At the heart of what we do is help clients manage risk. Verisk (Nasdaq: VRSK) provides data and insights to our customers in insurance, energy and the financial services markets so they can make faster and more informed decisions.   

Our global team uses AI, machine learning, automation, and other emerging technologies to collect and analyze billions of records. We provide advanced decision-support to prevent credit, lending, and cyber risks. In addition, we monitor and advise companies on complex global matters such as climate change, catastrophes, and geopolitical issues.  

But why we do our work is what sets us apart. It stems from a commitment to making the world better, safer and stronger.  

It’s the reason Verisk is part of the UN Global Compact sustainability initiative. It’s why we made a commitment to balancing 100 percent of our carbon emissions. It’s the aim of our “returnship” program for experienced professionals rejoining the workforce after time away. And, it’s what drives our annual Innovation Day, where we identify our next first-to-market innovations to solve our customers’ problems.   

At its core, Verisk uses data to minimize risk and maximize value. But far bigger, is why we do what we do. 

At Verisk you can build an exciting career with meaningful work; create positive and lasting impact on business; and find the support, coaching, and training you need to advance your career. We have received the Great Place to Work® Certification for the fifth consecutive year. We’ve been recognized by Forbes as a World’s Best Employer and a Best Employer for Women, testaments to our culture of engagement and the value we place on an inclusive and diverse workforce.  Verisk’s Statement on Racial Equity and Diversity supports our commitment to these values and affecting positive and lasting change in the communities where we live and work.  

Job Description

The ISO Underwriting unit of Verisk Insurance Solutions is hiring an experienced Product Specialist, Small Commercial Underwriting as part of the team developing ISO’s small commercial underwriting products. 


  • Develop analytics-focused products in a rapidly growing line, including identifying and supporting the execution of analytic product enhancements, sustaining client and vendor relationships, and supporting the implementation of marketing initiatives in support of carriers’ and distributors’ straight-through processing efforts with a focus on small commercial and casualty underwriting products  

  • Analyze new data sources and partners with respect to quality and fitness for our analytics products, form recommendations, and present related go/no-go business cases to management   

  • Interact with and incorporate the feedback of internal stakeholders and external development partners to build best-in-class analytics products 

  • Collaborate with colleagues in product, marketing, sales, information technology, and operations to ensure effective delivery of Verisk’s capabilities and messaging 



  • Bachelor’s degree (in a field such as business administration, math, or statistics) or equivalent/related work experience 

  • 1-3 years commercial insurance product, underwriting, and/or distribution channel experience 

  • Understands the basics of technology and the convergence of software and data in support of straight through processing 

  • Quantitative background with a focus on data and analytics 

  • Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills, including presentation skills.  Ability to communicate effectively (verbally and in writing) with internal staff and external stakeholders 

  • Comfortable speaking in front of clients  

  • Strong critical thinking, analytical problem-solving and collaboration skills; creativity is a must 

Additional Information

Verisk Analytics is an equal opportunity employer.

All members of the Verisk Analytics family of companies are equal opportunity employers. We consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, sex, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, veteran's status, age or disability.

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