Praedicat is growing and hiring. While we've been working hard to build world-class innovative analytics and software, we've also been building a unique and special culture. We emphasize collegiality and multidisciplinary collaboration. We are agile, hard-working and want to build a global company that makes the world cleaner, safer and healthier.

CAREERS

Mission-driven

Where your work can make a cleaner, safer, and healthier world. Praedicat is dedicated to making liability insurance markets look to science instead of to the past. If mission-driven work is what you want and you can help us, we’re hiring.  

Multidisciplinary

Where you’re solving hard problems in multidisciplinary teams. 

At Praedicat, we’re all learning from our colleagues.  Every day.  Because this is how innovation happens.  If you like to work with smart people and like to work in teams to solve hard problems, we’re hiring. 

Cutting-edge

Where you’re creating a new market, with new technologies, and new ways of solving problems.

Litagion® agents, litigenome™ maps, ML-ement™ risks, quindrex™ visualizations and nekomata risk:  We’re even creating a new language of risk.  If you want to contribute at the cutting edge, we’re hiring. 

Compensation and Benefits

Besides an awesome work experience and great colleagues, working at Praedicat brings a competitive compensation and benefits package.

All full-time regular employees are eligible for benefits such as:

  • Participation in Praedicat’s Stock Incentive Plan offering equity-based incentives for employees
  • Annual bonuses tied to individual and company performance
  • The ability to contribute to a Praedicat-sponsored 401(k) plan
  • Medical insurance coverage, with both HMO and PPO options, as well as dental and vision coverage
  • Generous allotment of PTO (paid time off) and official holidays each year

Data Analyst

 

Title:               Data Analyst 

Location:        Los Angeles, CA

Team:             Modeling

Reports to:     Vice President of Modeling

☒ Full-time

☒ Exempt  

 

 

Praedicat is a funded FinTech startup in Los Angeles that is delivering innovative new “foresight modeling” to commercial clients built on cutting-edge big data analytics and technologies.  Our cloud-based SaaS products, CoMeta and Oortfolio, are pushing the limits of scalable risk modeling and big data.  Our team is blazing new trails in forward-looking, science-based risk analytics using advanced machine learning algorithms and related technologies. We are looking for a strong candidate to join our growing team in Los Angeles. For this role, we need a creative thinker with expertise in natural language processing (NLP). Our data is amazingly rich and provides a fantastic opportunity for data scientists to create and explore algorithms that will ultimately make the world a cleaner, healthier and safer place.  You will be expected to develop an understanding of Praedicat’s clients and proprietary analytics, and think creatively about how Praedicat can solve their problems through software and analytics.

 

  • Making a difference: Our products deliver data from peer-reviewed science into the workflow of business so that our clients can use it to make better decisions – cleaner technologies, safer products, a healthier environment.

 

  • Multidisciplinary collaboration: We work in teams with smart people from multiple disciplines to develop creative solutions.

 

  • Hard problems and cutting-edge technologies: Our data science, modeling and software engineering challenges are hard and innovative solutions are necessary.

Responsibilities

 

  • Work effectively with data scientists, modelers, engineers and business users to creatively find solutions to complex problems
  • Perform various tasks to assist in model building, validation and deployment
  • Understand and programmatically implement mathematical, statistical data, and computational solutions
  • Conduct data analysis, data integration, data management and feature engineering
  • Perform various tasks of data ingestion, data transformation, and data visualizations

Requirements

 

  • Masters, Ph. D., or equivalent experience in a quantitative field (computer science, physics, mathematics, bioinformatics, etc.)
  • Ability to solve problems thoroughly, quickly and creatively with an eye for detail
  • Hands on experience in many aspects of data management activities involving large data sets (e.g. data gathering and profiling, data analysis, test data creation, data validation)
  • Strong background in machine learning using unsupervised and supervised methods, statistics, information retrieval, or graph analysis
  • Proven track record of leveraging large amounts of data to solve real-world problems, preferably using tools like Python, Hadoop, MapReduce, Pig, or Hive
  • Fluent in SQL, data manipulation, and data analysis in an OLAP environment
  • Experience and mastery of high level programming languages such as Python and Java
  • Demonstrable experience in developing high quality production-worthy software
  • Comfortable with data analysis and visualization

Incentive Compensation Benefits

 

Praedicat believes in a work-life balance that is supported by a competitive compensation and benefits package. All full-time regular employees are eligible for benefits such as:

  • Participation in Praedicat’s Stock Incentive Plan offering equity-based incentives for employees
  • Annual bonuses tied to individual and company performance
  • The ability to contribute to a Praedicat-sponsored 401(k) plan
  • Medical insurance coverage, with both HMO and PPO options, as well as dental and vision coverage
  • Generous allotment of PTO (paid time off) and official holidays each year

About Praedicat

 

Praedicat, Inc. is dedicated to improving the underwriting and management of liability catastrophe risk. Our multidisciplinary team leverages cutting-edge analytics to solve problems for clients. Our patent-pending technology delivers information extracted from scientific literatures on emerging risk. We analyze the risk with a structured approach incorporating applied legal reasoning and economics. Our analysis is focused to directly inform core business functions of liability insurers and reinsurers. Praedicat is developing a comprehensive system of software products, Litagion® Risk Management, designed to bring 21st Century science-based risk analytics to liability insurance. Praedicat was created by the RAND Corporation and Risk Management Solutions, Inc. after the two companies collaborated on research and development to improve the identification and prioritization of emerging risks using modeling and cutting-edge computer science. Praedicat is an independent corporation launched in March 2012.

Praedicat is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment with Praedicat is determined on the basis of merit, competence and qualifications and will not be influenced in any manner by race, color, religion, gender, national origin/ethnicity, veteran status, disability status, age, sexual orientation, marital status, mental or physical disability or any other legally protected status.

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Vice President, Insurance Business Sales

Title:               Vice President, Insurance Business Sales

Location:        Los Angeles / London / Munich / New York

Team:             Client

Reports to:     Chief of Revenue

☒ Full-time

☒ Exempt

 

Praedicat is a funded FinTech startup in Los Angeles that is delivering innovative new “foresight modeling” to commercial clients built on cutting-edge big data analytics and technologies.  We are looking to hire a Vice President, Insurance Sales who will report to the Chief Revenue Officer.  You will manage all sales and new business development-related activities from initial outreach to signed contract and deliver world-class sales excellence to prospects and clients in the insurance/reinsurance market segment.  To be successful, you will be expected to develop a thorough understanding of Praedicat’s clients and our proprietary analytics in order to effectively help drive Praedicat’s sales activities to deliver results as Praedicat continues to expand its core insurance/reinsurance vertical.

 

  • Making a difference: Our products deliver data from peer-reviewed science into the workflow of business so that our clients can use it to make better decisions – cleaner technologies, safer products, a healthier environment.

 

  • Multidisciplinary collaboration: We work in teams with smart people from multiple disciplines to develop creative solutions that align with the goals and objectives of our clients.

 

  • Complex problems and cutting-edge technologies: Our data science, modeling and software engineering challenges are hard and innovative solutions are necessary.

 

Praedicat is looking for an experienced Enterprise Sales professional to lead sales for the insurance/reinsurance market segment.  Thus far, Praedicat has contracted with a relatively small group of clients, and will therefore initially focus the new sales leader’s efforts on capturing the next wave of growth, the remaining ~40-50 global insurance prospects.  The ideal candidate will possess a strong sales and business development background and deep expertise in P&C insurance and reinsurance. You should have demonstrated experience engaging senior-level executives in past roles.  You will have experience in technical sales, such as quantitative modeling products or similar solutions, and be prepared to discuss the application of technical products in the insurance and reinsurance workflow.  You will have a demonstrated ability to think strategically about business, product and technical challenges, with the skill set to drive the sales strategy, as well as the tactical execution of sales and business development goals. In this role, you will drive top line revenue growth and overall end-customer adoption of Praedicat solutions across the insurance market segment.

Responsibilities

 

  • Serve as a key member of Praedicat’s Sales team, driving Praedicat sales, marketing and technical strategies for the insurance and remarket segment and leading all sales related activities and processes from initial outreach to signed contract
  • Execute Praedicat’s 5-stage sales process that emphasizes aligning Praedicat solutions with specific client use cases with clearly defined success metrics that drive tangible and quantifiable value for the client
  • Maintain the business development pipeline by engaging with prospects, partners and key customers
  • Understand and exploit the use of Salesforce.com for campaign tracking and pipeline management
  • Create strategic business development plans for identified opportunities and ensure these plans are in line with Praedicat’s strategic direction
  • Develop innovative partnership and revenue-sharing strategies
  • Lead the development of long-term relationships with new and existing clients through careful planning, strategizing and value creation
  • Work closely with marketing and our executive team to develop industry-specific messaging and collateral materials that effectively communicate the Praedicat value proposition to the insurance market segment
  • Understand the unique technical requirements of insurance customers and work closely with the internal development teams to guide the direction of our product offerings for our largest and most complex customers
  • Manage complex contract negotiations, in cooperation with the Praedicat legal and client teams
  • Work with Chief Revenue Officer and sales leaders to create and maintain a world-class sales culture, focused on delivering results

Requirements

 

  • A proven business development professional with executive presence, strong communication and presentation skills, and a drive for results
  • Exceptional relationship building skills
  • Exceptional listening skills
  • Strong team player; ability to actively collaborate with teams including sales, client success, product management, engineering and modeling
  • Creates and maintains positive prospect, client and work relationships
  • Takes responsibility for own success
  • Able to confidently drive forward and execute strategies in ambiguous and unstructured environments
  • Industry knowledge and experience in the domain of casualty insurance/reinsurance
  • Expert proficiency with Salesforce, Microsoft Excel, Office and PowerPoint

Preferred Qualifications

 

Preferred Qualifications

  • B.A. in Business or Finance, or other related field or equivalent work experience
  • 10+ years sales and insurance experience
  • Strong track record of success in sales
  • Marketing experience a plus
  • Strong quantitative and qualitative analytical abilities
  • Experience in technical sales, such as quantitative modeling solutions
  • Demonstrated relationship-building, communication and problem solving skills
  • Ability to travel as required (50%)

 

Position can be based in Los Angeles, London, Munich, New York.

Incentive Compensation Benefits

 

Praedicat believes in a work-life balance that is supported by a competitive compensation and benefits package. All full-time regular employees are eligible for benefits such as:

  • Participation in Praedicat’s Stock Incentive Plan offering equity-based incentives for employees
  • Annual bonuses tied to individual and company performance
  • The ability to contribute to a Praedicat-sponsored 401(k) plan
  • Medical insurance coverage, with both HMO and PPO options, as well as dental and vision coverage
  • Generous allotment of PTO (paid time off) and official holidays each year

About Praedicat

 

Praedicat, Inc. is dedicated to improving the underwriting and management of liability catastrophe risk. Our multidisciplinary team leverages cutting-edge analytics to solve problems for clients. Our patent-pending technology delivers information extracted from scientific literatures on emerging risk. We analyze the risk with a structured approach incorporating applied legal reasoning and economics. Our analysis is focused to directly inform core business functions of liability insurers and reinsurers. Praedicat is developing a comprehensive system of software products, Litagion® Risk Management, designed to bring 21st Century science-based risk analytics to liability insurance. Praedicat was created by the RAND Corporation and Risk Management Solutions, Inc. after the two companies collaborated on research and development to improve the identification and prioritization of emerging risks using modeling and cutting-edge computer science. Praedicat is an independent corporation launched in March 2012.

Praedicat is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment with Praedicat is determined on the basis of merit, competence and qualifications and will not be influenced in any manner by race, color, religion, gender, national origin/ethnicity, veteran status, disability status, age, sexual orientation, marital status, mental or physical disability or any other legally protected status.

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Sales Operations Manager

 

Title:               Sales Operations Manager

Location:        Los Angeles

Team:             Client

Reports to:     Chief Revenue Officer

☒ Full-time or ☐ Part-time

☒ Exempt or ☐ Non-exempt

 

Praedicat is a funded FinTech startup in Los Angeles that is delivering innovative new “foresight modeling” to commercial clients built on cutting-edge big data analytics and technologies.  We are looking to hire a Sales Operations Manager who will report to the Chief Revenue Officer Head of Sales.  You will manage all sales related activities from initial outreach to signed contract and deliver world-class sales operational excellence to a growing team.  To be successful, you will be expected to develop a thorough understanding of Praedicat’s clients and proprietary analytics in order to effectively help drive Praedicat’s sales activities to deliver results as Praedicat continues to grow in multiple industries.

 

  • Making a difference: Our products deliver data from peer-reviewed science into the workflow of business so that our clients can use it to make better decisions – cleaner technologies, safer products, a healthier environment.

 

  • Multidisciplinary collaboration: We work in teams with smart people from multiple disciplines to develop creative solutions.

 

  • Hard problems and cutting-edge technologies: Our data science, modeling and software engineering challenges are hard and innovative solutions are necessary.

Responsibilities

 

  • Develop an in-depth knowledge of Praedicat’s core products and services and utilize this knowledge to successfully lead Sales support operations
  • Serve as main point of contact for Sales team – field calls for most general business issues and escalate to Sales leaders as appropriate
  • Track and manage all sales related activities and processes from initial outreach to signed contract including drafting proposals, outbound email messaging, PowerPoint decks, collateral and sales follow up
  • Manage all Salesforce activities and train Sales team to efficiently capture all relevant information
  • Organize internal Sales department meetings, including reporting on all Praedicat sales related activities
  • Run and maintain performance reports, sales forecasts/pipeline reports and other sales-related metrics
  • Help prepare documentation and presentations for Praedicat’s Board of Director meetings
  • Manage prospect lists for each industry vertical, preparing profiles for each target
  • Help develop success plans for prospects by proposing solutions to move from prospect to sale
  • Maintain return on investment (ROI) templates to help sales professionals determine how to best pitch Praedicat
  • Work closely with Sales managers to address contract issues or concerns and to ensure timeliness of contract review
  • Work closely with the Client teams to transition prospects to clients
  • Assist with demand generation activities
  • Coordinate with consultants for short term projects
  • Work closely with the Sales team to optimize travel opportunities
  • Effectively manage Sales operational expenses to ensure delivery of internal gross margin goals
  • Research and organize attendance and speaking activities at industry events
  • Continuously research and remain knowledgeable about industry trends and competition
  • Work with Chief Revenue Officer and Sales leaders to create and maintain a world-class Sales culture, focused on delivering results
  • Act as Sales advocate within Praedicat by ensuring Sales team’s interests are communicated internally

Requirements

 

  • Strong ability to effectively use CRM tools (Salesforce) to monitor performance and effectiveness of lead generation required
  • Expert proficiency with Microsoft Office suite, in particular Excel and PowerPoint
  • Solid project management skills with the ability to foster projects to completion when the path is not always clear and/or structured
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and problem solving skills
  • Creates and maintains positive prospect, client and work relationships
  • Takes responsibility for own success
  • Strong relationship building skills
  • Strong team player; actively collaborate with teams including Sales, Client Services, Marketing, Engineering, Product Management and Modeling

Preferred Qualifications

 

  • B.A., Business, Finance or other related field or equivalent work experience
  • Minimum of 5 years sales operations experience
  • Experience managing sales related activities with demonstrated track record
  • Marketing experience a plus
  • Strong quantitative and qualitative analytical abilities
  • Industry knowledge preferred in one of the following areas: casualty insurance, chemical, food, manufacturing, pharmaceutical
  • Ability to travel as required (25%)

Incentive Compensation Benefits

 

Praedicat believes in a work-life balance that is supported by a competitive compensation and benefits package. All full-time regular employees are eligible for benefits such as:

  • Participation in Praedicat’s Stock Incentive Plan offering equity-based incentives for employees
  • Annual bonuses tied to individual and company performance
  • The ability to contribute to a Praedicat-sponsored 401(k) plan
  • Medical insurance coverage, with both HMO and PPO options, as well as dental and vision coverage
  • Generous allotment of PTO (paid time off) and official holidays each year

About Praedicat

 

Praedicat, Inc. is dedicated to improving the underwriting and management of liability catastrophe risk. Our multidisciplinary team leverages cutting-edge analytics to solve problems for clients. Our patent-pending technology delivers information extracted from scientific literatures on emerging risk. We analyze the risk with a structured approach incorporating applied legal reasoning and economics. Our analysis is focused to directly inform core business functions of liability insurers and reinsurers. Praedicat is developing a comprehensive system of software products, Litagion® Risk Management, designed to bring 21st Century science-based risk analytics to liability insurance. Praedicat was created by the RAND Corporation and Risk Management Solutions, Inc. after the two companies collaborated on research and development to improve the identification and prioritization of emerging risks using modeling and cutting-edge computer science. Praedicat is an independent corporation launched in March 2012.

Praedicat is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment with Praedicat is determined on the basis of merit, competence and qualifications and will not be influenced in any manner by race, color, religion, gender, national origin/ethnicity, veteran status, disability status, age, sexual orientation, marital status, mental or physical disability or any other legally protected status.

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At Praedicat, we’re trying to use technology to change the way the world manages emerging risk. We need a diverse group of smart and creative people who want to solve some really hard problems. If the exact job isn’t listed here but you’re sure you can help, please contact HR@praedicat.com.