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Sr. Manager, Decision Engine



New York, NY, USA
Posted on Tuesday, June 25, 2024


At-Bay is the world’s first InsurSec provider designed from the ground up to help businesses tackle cyber risk head on. By combining industry-leading insurance with world-class cybersecurity technology, At-Bay offers end-to-end prevention and protection for the digital age. With 98% of cyber insurance claims in the past five years coming from small and mid-size businesses with revenue under $2B, providing an integrated solution to help manage risk is more critical than ever.

At-Bay helps its 40,000+ customers close their security technology and skills gap — all through their cyber insurance policy — making them 5X less likely to be hit with a ransomware attack. As a full-stack insurance company, At-Bay offers multiple lines of specialty insurance, including Cyber, Tech E&O, and Miscellaneous Professional Liability (MPL) policies.

Why you should join our Decision Engine team:

The Decision Engine team is where business meets technology. As the Decision Engine Senior Manager, you will own the production quality of our core underwriting engine directly impacting billions of dollars of exposure. You will guard our underwriting performance through enablement of effective pricing and automatic decision rules. You will be leading the high performing Decision Engine team, collaborating with cross functional teams to push insights to production at a record speed. You will report directly to our VP of Risk, Emma Ye, and collaborate with talented colleagues across Pricing, Risk Analytics, and Modeling. Additionally, you will engage with teams from R&D, Tech Product, Insurance Product, Claims, Cyber Research, and Underwriting.

You’ll be joining a team of innovative, technical, and business-savvy individuals. You'll be surrounded by colleagues who are passionate about their work, leverage technology to improve efficiency, and understand the critical responsibility of maintaining our underwriting performance.

Role overview:

In this role, you will manage the main rule engine of the company by using DMN (Decision Model and Notation). DMN is a modeling language for the precise specification of business decisions and business rules. This position involves leading the development, implementation, and optimization of any decision rule processes within At-Bay. This role requires collaboration with various teams to identify and translate business needs into practical DMN actions. The role involves overseeing a team of developers responsible for managing At-Bay’s main engine. The role necessitates adept project management skills, particularly in handling projects involving numerous business and technical teams from product and R&D

We're looking for someone who:

  • Is enthusiastic about engaging with both the technical and business aspects of the decision engine.
  • Has a background in the financial industry and proficiency in SQL, with experience in Python being a plus.
  • Understands the broader context and aligns team efforts with the company's business goals.
  • Develops and implements a clear vision and strategy for the decision engine, ensuring continuous improvement and innovation in processes.

How you’ll make an impact:

By 3 months…

  • You will understand our business and have established relationships with several teams
  • Collaborate with business units to identify key decision points, prioritize high-impact areas, and ensure timely implementation of these actions
  • You will identify areas of improvement in our models and processes
  • You will empower and equip your team to drive change

By 6 months...

  • You have established yourself as a coach for your team, and they look to you for guidance
  • You will establish a functional interface with the technology team in Israel and serve as a knowledge resource for them regarding DMN
  • You have continuously identified process improvement and automation efforts and established a stronger internal control environment
  • You will collaborate on creating a roadmap plan with the product and R&D teams, outlining their areas of focus
  • You will cultivate the capability to incorporate DMN into fresh domains that could potentially generate additional revenue lines for the company