Underwriter, Mid-Market

Location Name KS, Overland Park
Date Posted
1 month ago(6/17/2024 2:40 PM)
Intrepid Direct Insurance
Primary Location
US-KS-Overland Park

Company Details



Intrepid Direct Insurance (IDI) is a rapidly growing direct to consumer property and casualty insurance company. A member of the W. R. Berkley Corporation, a fortune 500 company, rated A+ (Superior) by A.M. Best, Intrepid Direct’s vision is to make life better for business. The insurance industry has not evolved with innovation like other major industries. We’re here to change that. We are making life better for our customers, shareholders, and our team members by leveraging data and technology as insurance experts for our targeted customers. You will be part of a highly collaborative team of talented and focused professionals. Join a group that enjoys working together, trusts each other, and takes pride in our hard-earned success.


The Company is an equal employment opportunity employer.


Underwriter, Middle Market is a member of our Middle Market underwriting team. This team underwrites new and renewal business of intermediate technical complexity, and accounts typically range in size from $10,000 to $500,000 in premium. Our industry focus includes, but is not limited to: Restaurants, Last Mile Delivery, Auto Aftermarket, and Fitness.


At Intrepid we value innovation above all else.  We have created a community where we have redefined the word “mistakes” as “learning opportunities” and encourage our employees to break out from the familiar.  We foster open mindedness and intellectual humility in order to create a safe and inviting work environment for employees to think outside the box. 


The role’s primary responsibility will be to manage their assigned book of business. In addition, you will contribute to our underwriting direction, evaluate individual account profitability, collaborate with our staff underwriting team on product enhancements, and work on projects that help drive the Underwriting department forward. You may also have the opportunity to contribute and explore new insurance products and new business segments as Intrepid continues to grow and evolve.


Key functions include but are not limited to:

  • Underwrite accounts per letter of authority - new and renewal, with minimal direction.
  • Profitably underwrite and manage assigned book of business.
  • Gain deep expertise in Intrepid’s targeted industries.
  • Utilize various underwriting tools to determine acceptable risk characteristics, accurate classifications, insurance to value, develop pricing, etc.
  • Demonstrates the ability to effectively collaborate and communicate cross-departmentally.
  • Execute underwriting strategy and follow established underwriting guidelines.
  • Meets or exceeds Service Level Agreement deadlines with a high quality of work.
  • Meets or exceeds performance requirements on UW File Review Audits.
  • Interacts continuously with all levels of employees of various departments.
  • Support underwriting team on projects as needed.

This role is based in our Overland Park, KS office. It is a full-time, in-office role.


  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
  • Underwriting experience - minimum of 3 years as a company underwriter specifically in commercial property and casualty underwriting
  • Has underwritten new and renewal business with success in achieving growth and profitability
  • Background using data analysis to guide underwriting philosophy and decisions
  • Multi-line commercial background including Property, Liability, Automobile, Umbrella, Workers Compensation, and BOPs
  • Knowledge underwriting “main street” classes of business
  • Build sustainable relationships of trust through open and interactive communication
  • Middle Market underwriting experience or line of business expertise a plus
  • CPCU, AU and/or other related professional designations preferred/ current progress underway

Additional Company Details

We do not accept any unsolicited resumes from external recruiting agencies or firms.

The actual salary for this position will be determined by a number of factors, including the scope, complexity and location of the role; the skills, education, training, credentials and experience of the candidate; and other conditions of employment.

Sponsorship Details

Sponsorship not Offered for this Role


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