• Senior Underwriter

    Location Name AZ, Scottsdale - 7233 E Butherus Drive
    Date Posted
    4 months ago(9/7/2018 1:58 PM)
    Nautilus Insurance Group
    Primary Location
  • Company Details

    Nautilus Insurance Group is a strong underwriting Company and respected leader in the E&S industry. Our culture promotes creativity, integrity and respect, allowing us to attract and retain quality employees. Nautilus is a subsidiary of the W. R. Berkley Corporation, a Fortune 500 company recognized as one of the most respected names in the property casualty insurance industry. Nautilus writes Commercial Excess and Surplus Lines business in all 50 states.

    Wholesale General Agents are used exclusively to distribute our products. Many of our agent relationships date back to our inception in 1985, illustrating our practice of choosing long-term partners who share our values and underwriting discipline. If you have a passion for providing excellent customer service while working for a financially solid and respected company, we look forward to considering your application. 


    We currently have a Senior Underwriter opportunity available.  The main responsibilities for this position are:

    • Determines risk acceptability, pricing, coverage, terms and conditions with defined limits/authority and underwriting guidelines.
    • Develops positive agency relationships within assigned territory while maintaining a good rapport through responsive levels of service.
    • Establish types and limits of coverage to be provided.
    • Create analyze and interpret data.
    • Ensures production and loss ratio goals are achieved within assigned territory by reviewing, analyzing and evaluating information and taking appropriate action as necessary.
    • Develops, grows and maintains a profitable, diversified book of business through effective underwriting decision making to align with Company goals.
    • Reviews new and renewal accounts to verify issuance is in compliance with Company underwriting guidelines, addressing discrepancies as needed.
    • Ability to identify and problem solve for agents including finding solutions and ensuring success to the end.
    • Proficient at communicating (written/verbal) information to both internal and external customers ensuring our standards of excellence
      are maintained.
    • Be responsible for monitoring production, profitability, and maintaining agency relationships.
    • Collaborate with underwriting team and other departments, contributing knowledge and soliciting feedback relative to underwriting philosophy and company goals
    • Maintain familiarity with state laws and filing requirements to properly transact business.
    • Identify and recommend changes to policy verbiage when standard text is not appropriate. 
    • Monitor amount of insurance in force on a single risk or group of closely related risks; evaluate possibility of catastrophe losses and take action, as appropriate.
    • Ability to work well with others to achieve shared goals while demonstrating diplomacy and flexibility.
    • Fosters the growth and development of less experienced staff while fostering an enthusiastic environment with internal and external customers.


    • 8+ years of progressive commercial insurance underwriting experience across different verticals required
    • Excess & Surplus experience required
    • Bachelor Degree highly preferred but not required
    • AIS, ASLI, AU, and CPCU designations or completion of other insurance related classes is preferred but not required


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