About FloodFlash

FloodFlash is a multi-award winning insurance startup. Recently named by Fintech Global as one of the top 100 tech companies transforming global insurance, FloodFlash is the first company in the world to provide mass-market parametric flood insurance. This unique ‘event-based’ insurance is designed to give millions around the world access to affordable flood cover.

Our multi-disciplinary team is passionate and friendly. Together we are on the way to solving one of the biggest issues in global insurance: the $41bn of flood damage that goes uninsured each year.


We need an Underwriting Analyst to specialise in processing and technical review of our parametric insurance quotes. The role will involve close collaboration with commercial, technical and product teams at FloodFlash to maintain high levels of service for our broker and insurance partners.

You will work as part of the wider analytics team at FloodFlash, which brings together the Internet of Things, advanced data analytics and catastrophe modelling to support a seamless insurance product. As you grow with the role you will have the opportunity to shape the development of our technical capabilities.

You will be directly involved in:

  • Processing and reviewing quotes for our parametric insurance product
  • Collaborating with commercial and technical teams to review complex quotes
  • Defining, monitoring and fulfilling quote management SLAs (service level agreements)
  • Identifying areas for improvement in quote pricing and management
  • Developing technical and/or process solutions based on the areas you identify
  • Research and development for further automation of quote management
  • Development of our underwriting approach as we expand into new markets

You will like this role if you are:

  • Organised and capable of managing and prioritising multiple tasks
  • A good communicator that can manage expectations for various stakeholders
  • Commercially-minded
  • Interested in natural catastrophe modelling and insurance pricing
  • Interested in using science and technology to improve underwriting processes
  • Excited by the role that insurance can play in making society more resilient
  • Looking to grow your career in a fast-moving startup

We are looking for someone with:

  • A couple of years of commercial experience in the insurance industry, likely in a catastrophe modelling or underwriting role
  • Familiarity with catastrophe models and/or their output

Nice to have:

  • Insurance pricing experience
  • Exposure to programming in languages such as Python or R and SQL

What you get in return

We have a benefits package which includes:

  • A share option scheme that gives you a stake in our success
  • 25 days' holiday each year (+ bank holidays)
  • Flexible working
  • Great office
  • Fantastic team striving for the same goals

The best thing we can offer with the role is an opportunity to grow. FloodFlash is a company where you can define your own path. Our environment is one in which you will find challenges and opportunities in equal measure, any of which could define not just your career, but the future of insurance.