• Commercial Underwriter

    Location Name AZ, Scottsdale - 7233 E Butherus Drive
    Date Posted
    3 months ago(9/12/2019 12:19 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.

    About W. R. Berkley Corporation

    W. R. Berkley Corporation, founded in 1967, is one of the nation’s premier commercial lines property casualty insurance providers. Each of the operating units in the Berkley group participates in a niche market requiring specialized knowledge about a territory or product. Our competitive advantage lies in our long-term strategy of decentralized operations, allowing each of our units to identify and respond quickly and effectively.


    Provides support to the underwriting process, making appropriate decisions within own underwriting assigned authority levels.  Reviews insurance applications and processes accounts.  

    • Assesses new and renewal accounts to determine acceptability based upon NIC underwriting guidelines and authority granted.
    • Reviews new and renewal accounts to verify issuance is in compliance with NIC underwriting guidelines, addresses discrepancies as needed, and enters information into appropriate systems.
    • Establishes types and limits of coverage to be provided.
    • Creates, analyzes and interprets data from various systems and underwriting resources.
    • Responsible for monitoring production, profitability, and maintaining agency relationships.
    • Collaborates with underwriting team as well as other departments on underwriting philosophy.
    • Effectively communicates (written/verbal) information to both internal and external customers to ensure our standards of excellence are maintained.
    • Consults with agency staff to obtain additional information on existing accounts.
    • Promotes consistency amongst underwriting teams by contributing knowledge and soliciting feedback relative to underwriting philosophy and company goals.
    • Maintains confidentiality with discretion and integrity with both internal and external information.



    Bachelor's degree; or at least two years of experience in a business or related field; or an equivalent combination of training and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.

    A minimum of one to two (1-2) years experience as an Underwriter.

    Excess and Surplus lines background is beneficial.



    AIS, ASLI, and AU designations or completion of other insurance related classes is preferred.


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