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Risk Management Solutions Overview

Newark, CA
1001 to 5000 employees
1989
Company - Private
Enterprise Software & Network Solutions
$100 to $500 million (USD) per year
RMS® leads an industry that we helped to pioneer - risk management - and we are providing enterprise solutions using the most comprehensive and data-driven approach to risk modeling, data science, and analytics technology. We help insurers, financial markets ... Read more

Mission: Our mission is to create a more resilient and sustainable global society through a better understanding of catastrophic events.

From earthquakes, hurricanes, and floods, to terrorism and infectious disease, we help financial institutions and public agencies ... Read more

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Risk Management Solutions – Why Work For Us?


What We Do

More than 400 clients in over 100 countries trust RMS models, data, technology, and services to better understand and manage risk. We give insurers, reinsurers, brokers, capital markets, and corporations a secure foundation to build balanced and profitable portfolios, and help governments and other public agencies support the well-being of the public they serve.

We think about the unthinkable, enabling the management of even the most extreme events. Through a combination of rigorous science, innovative technologies, and the collective expertise and commitment of a global team, our work supports some of the leading industries driving today’s global economy.

Where Others See Uncertainty, We See Opportunity

At RMS, our success is measured in making a positive impact in the communities in which we live and work. Since our founding at Stanford University more than 25 years ago, we have maintained an enduring commitment to our philanthropic partners and our mission to empower the future for vulnerable communities across the globe.

Entrepreneurial opportunity.
Market leader resources.

Model 50,000-year weather patterns. Build a supercomputer in the cloud. Collaborate on innovations with global impact.

As the market leader in catastrophic risk modeling, RMS helps organizations understand and manage their risk exposure. We build highly sophisticated natural catastrophe risk models as well as models of terrorist acts, pandemic outbreaks, and human longevity. From applying mathematical game theory to terrorist behavior to European wind models, China flood models, and human longevity projections, we drive the science that influences trillions of investment dollars around the globe. Today, the nearly 1000 professionals at RMS are taking on the next generation of modeling and technology problems as we work toward transforming the industry through supercomputing in the cloud.

 

Corporate Social Responsibility at RMS

How do we give back? 

From earthquakes, hurricanes, and floods to terrorismand infectious diseases, One part of our job at RMS is to help financial institutions and public agencies understand, quantify, and manage risk. The second part is taking a step back to truly understand catasrophic risk and help build more resilient communities around the world through innovative and sustainable change. 

Our partners in Philanthropy

 

2018 Impact Trek with Build Change

In April of 2015, a devestating earthquake hit Nepal leaving entire villages destroyed and thousands of people homeless. RMS employees and clients traveled to Nepal in March of 2018 and worked with our partner, Build Change on our 4th annual Impact Trek. 

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    "Just joined - absolutely loving the new company and leadership"

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    Pros

    Going after REALLY hard analytics problems with a modern SW stack, terrific scientists and researchers with deep domain expertise. Building some of the most complicated, analytics and data applications on the market.
    Terrific NEW upper management & board support, plenty of resources to attract the best talent
    A VERY nice modern HQ and great benefits
    New exec staff aligned to invest in the software, models, and foundation to make this an amazing place to be

    Cons

    Paying down tech debt but also investing in new products, services and capabilities
    Change management is happening on culture to ensure company-wide alignment (vs the old BU mentality)

    Advice to Management

    Amazing reboot of the culture and an investment on software, sciences and innovation. Keep it up!

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Risk Management Solutions Photos

Risk Management Solutions photo of: Our California Intern Class of 2015 (#piecesofthePI)
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Risk Management Solutions Interviews

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    2 phone interviews and 4 2v1 1 hours sessions for on site.

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Risk Management Solutions Awards & Accolades

  • Candidate Experience Awards, The Talent Board, 2015
  • 2018 Risk Modeler of the Year, North America Awards, 2018

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