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  • AIR Worldwide update
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    Test your knowledge of significant catastrophes in 2014 with this quiz! http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vIfPD

    2014 Year in Review Quiz

    Test your knowledge of significant catastrophes and insurance industry news of 2014! Question 1:With eight named storms, six hurricanes, and two major hurricanes (Edouard and Gonzalo), the 2014 Atlantic hurricane season was relatively quiet. Of the eight storms, how many made landfall on the continental United States? 1) 0 2) 1 One.

  • AIR Worldwide update
    30 days ago

    Want some insight into the work we do at AIR? Check out "10 Years After the 2004 Sumatra Tsunami". Read the Article: http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vIzhc

    Still Risky But Better Prepared-10 Years After the 2004 Sumatra Tsunami

    Although the likelihood of an earthquake and tsunami like the 2004 Sumatra event in the Indian Ocean was well recognized, the level of destruction and number of casualties was unprecedented. The absence of a tsunami warning system contributed to the magnitude of the disaster, as did the local building stock.

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AIR Worldwide – Why Work For Us?

We’re more than just a global provider of risk modeling software and consulting services; we’re game changers. By continually redefining the way technology, science, and data intersect, we’re helping society better prepare for catastrophic and related risks.

At AIR, you’ll be part of a global community where every individual has the opportunity to make a valuable—and valued—contribution.  

Our success doesn’t just depend on the way we work with our customers. It depends on the way we work with each other. At AIR, you’ll draw strength from a highly collaborative and intellectually stimulating environment—and you’ll be part of a team that is invested in your success.

There's no limit to what you can do at AIR.

We offer learning and development programs that ensure our people are equipped with the tools to succeed at every stage of their career.

We’re fully aware that our success depends on a fully engaged workforce. That’s why helping employees achieve their full potential tops our list of corporate goals. Career development is a shared partnership among employees, their managers, and the overall organization. To that end, we offer a number of learning programs, ranging from leadership development and coaching to company-specific practices and policies.

Career development

It’s part of our culture to support employees' short- and long-term development interests by providing a flexible and adaptable environment that encourages people to seek a variety of opportunities for professional and personal growth.

In addition to what you can learn “on the job,” many employees take advantage of opportunities to attend national professional conferences, participate in local/regional professional associations, or attend our in-house Brown Bag Lunch series presented by our own experts.

Tuition reimbursement

Through our Tuition Reimbursement Program, AIR gives you the opportunity to refine your skills and build new ones by taking job-related college and graduate courses and degree programs.


We are always on the lookout for exceptional people.

No matter what your role is within our global organization, you will make a difference. From developing new mortality and longevity modelsto using the latest technologies in our next generation platform to making lasting impressions with exceptional client service to keeping our internal operations well-oiled and running smoothly, your talent is what sets us apart.

AIR jobs span a wide range of disciplines, including the following:

Product Management

The product management group gathers and communicates software business requirements to AIR software developers. They ensure that AIR products are tested, delivered on time, and meet customer expectations.

Software Development and QA

The software development teams are responsible for ensuring that our software solutions are best in class. The software quality assurance group are responsible for through testing of our applications and models.

Operations: Administrative, Finance, Human Resources

Our corporate functions collaborate on a variety of activities to include strategic planning, reporting, analysis, compliance, talent acquisition and development, and process improvement. They, along with our capable administrative staff, provide support to internal clients across all product lines and markets.

Consulting and Client Services 

Our expert consultants and analysts work one-on-one with sophisticated risk managers at our client companies to provide a variety of services, including analyses of risk mitigation costs and benefits and support for insurance ratemaking. Using their technical, analytical, project management, and communications skills, they help our clients understand how catastrophe loss information can be used to inform a wide range of business decisions.

 Research and Modeling

Research is the core of our business. Our research team comprises highly credentialed geologists, meteorologists, hydrologists, wind and earthquake engineers, and statisticians who develop, enhance, and validate AIR’s state-of-the art catastrophe models. AIR researchers also go out into the field in the aftermath of catastrophes—whenever they occur—and bring home findings that enhance the robustness of our models.

 Marketing and Business Development

Our Sales and Marketing teams are motivated entrepreneurs eager to learn the science underpinning our models. They work closely with clients and prospects to understand their unique business needs, effectively communicate the value that AIR offers, seek to create and expand existing

undefinedToday, almost all reinsurers and a large and growing number of insurers worldwide rely on the technology we pioneered. But it is no longer only the insurance industry that looks to us for help. Applications of AIR technology have broadened to serve the needs of corporate risk managers, governmental and quasi-governmental organizations, investors, hedge funds and other financial institutions, and a wide variety of other stakeholders exposed to catastrophe risk.


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    Smart People, challenging projects and great exposure to quant based industry

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    I applied online. The process took 2+ weeksinterviewed at AIR Worldwide.

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    1st asked to solve 1 exercise, that incorporates both Coding and some basic theoretical question. After submission of that exercise, on site Interview. It was simple, most of the questions were on resume. some questions on Java, C#, C, SQL query.

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AIR Worldwide Awards & Accolades

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Best Risk Modeling Firm, Reactions Magazine, 2014

Additional Info

Website www.air-worldwide.com
Headquarters Boston, MA
Size 500 to 999 Employees
Operated By Verisk Analytics
Founded 1987
Type Subsidiary or Business Segment
Industry Insurance
Revenue $10 to $25 million (USD) per year

AIR develops computer models to assess and manage the risk from catastrophes. Our models are based on sophisticated simulation methods that capture how catastrophes act upon the man-made environment. They are used to answer questions such as: Where are future catastrophes likely to occur? How intense are they likely to be? What is the likely range of damage and financial loss?

Mission: To help our clients do their jobs better. We achieve that goal by offering models of the highest scientific caliber, powerful and intuitive software, the broadest range... More

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