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

Sales Operations Manager

 

Title:               Sales Operations Manager

Location:        Los Angeles

Team:             Revenue

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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Executive Administrative Assistant, Sales

 

Title:               Executive Administrative Assistant, Sales

Location:        Los Angeles

Team:             Sales

Reports to:     Corporate Chief of Staff

☒ 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 high level Executive Administrative Assistant who is talented at multi-tasking and appropriately handling a wide variety of tasks and responsibilities. You will support our Sales efforts, anticipate the needs of the team, and take the initiative to solve problems independently.  To be successful, you will be expected to develop a thorough understanding of Praedicat’s administrative processes and consistently deliver outstanding administrative support.

 

  • 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

 

  • Coordinate multiple facets of conferences, sponsored events and client meetings from scheduling, registration and communications to internal logistics, as well as scheduling and booking travel
  • Implement updates to website and social media posts
  • Assist with webinars and the production of marketing materials including newsletters, publications, presentations, brochures, banners, documents and emails
  • Facilitate outward client communications such as release notes, webinar schedules, client surveys and email campaigns for new and existing users and clients
  • Perform ongoing market research on potential new industry conferences, events and articles to support Praedicat’s sales and marketing efforts
  • Support both Sales internal processes such as user management, report generation and contract management
  • Maintain and update external facing and internal systems including Salesforce, MindTouch, ClientSuccess and network directories
  • Manage multiple calendars
  • Set up for meetings, including conference calls, screen sharing, and beverage/food station
  • Generate and process reports for clients
  • Social media savvy and experience using WordPress, as the candidate will be responsible for inputting content on our website
  • Assist in the design of presentations, mockups, and coordinate with consultants for short term marketing projects
  • Assist with planning user workshops, conferences, receptions, trade shows and special events, as assigned
  • Assist with PowerPoint presentations and make updates to Excel documents
  • Act as backup for administrative support team members
  • Run errands on an as-needed basis

Requirements

 

  • At least 5 years of administrative experience at a software company, preferably one with a SaaS model
  • Advanced computer and data entry skills (Access, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Visio, Adobe, WordPress)
  • Experience with the setting up and management of virtual meetings and tools e.g., Join.Me, WebEx, GoToMeeting, GoToWebinar, Google Hangouts and conference calls
  • Ability to take detailed notes and minutes
  • Good organizational skills
  • Self-directed with a demonstrable high degree of initiative
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to prioritize and balance multiple projects simultaneously
  • Ideal candidate has high attention to detail, is motivated by new challenges and a fast paced work environment, and has excellent problem solving and people skills

Preferred Qualifications

 

  • Experience working in a research or academic environment
  • Experience working with C-level executives
  • Accounting background

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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Contract Database Administrator

 

Title:               Contract Database Administrator

Location:        Los Angeles

Team:             Engineering

Reports to:     Director of Software Engineering

☒ 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 Contract Database Administrator who will report to the Director of Software Engineering. To be successful, you must be willing to learn new technologies and methodologies as necessary to solve a problem and, if a conventional solution doesn’t exist, innovate as necessary.

 

  • 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

 

  • Provide expert support in database administration which includes database design, database development for transactional, reporting and data warehouse system solutions (OLAP, Star Schema, etc).
  • Install, configure and upgrade database server software
  • Review, enhance and maintain sound backup recovery policies and procedures
  • Assess database security vulnerabilities, recommend and implement security solutions and new or revised policies and procedures to secure databases
  • Assist software engineering team with writing and improving stored procedures, SQL query tuning, views, functions, etc.
  • Troubleshoot performance issues, CPU, memory, I/O, disk space and other resource contention issues

Requirements

 

  • B.Sc. in computer science or a related field
  • 7+ years of recent hands on experience in administering SQL Server 2012 and higher
  • Expertise with High Availability & Disaster Recovery planning and execution (clustering, mirroring, log shipping and replication)
  • Expertise with performance monitoring, query tuning and capacity planning
  • Expert knowledge of T-SQL
  • Expert in writing complex analytical queries (ranking functions, window functions etc.)
  • Expertise with creation and maintenance of SSIS packages and SSRS reports
  • Proven ability in managing databases of 200+ GB in size

Preferred Qualifications

 

  • Experience with NoSQL databases
  • Experience with MPP databases (e.g. Greenplum/AWS Redshift/Azure SQL DW, etc)
  • Experience working with big data

Incentive Compensation Benefits

Praedicat believes in a work-life balance that is supported by a competitive compensation and benefits package. All full-time permanent 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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Client Success Manager, Insurance

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 Client Success Manager who will report to the Director of Client Success.  You will work directly with clients to enhance their overall experience and maximize the value they receive as a direct result of using our products and services.  You will advocate on behalf of our clients and take a team based approach to keeping them connected to Praedicat while delivering analytical services in support of our software-as-a-service (SaaS) offerings.  To be successful, you will be expected to develop a thorough understanding of Praedicat’s clients and proprietary analytics in order to consistently deliver outstanding service to clients and become a trusted advisor.  You will also be expected to listen to clients, think creatively about how Praedicat can solve their problems through software and analytics, and communicate internally about how Praedicat can make that happen.

 

  • 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

 

  • Drive and manage client relationships. Develop success plans for customers that outline their critical success factors, metrics for success and potential issues and provide recommendations
  • Onboard new clients, managing all aspects of client environment creation, user administration and provide product training based upon client specific use cases and objectives
  • Develop an understanding of clients’ overall business needs as they relate to Praedicat’s products and communicate them internally
  • Facilitate the application and integration of Praedicat’s analytics into critical business functions at the client
  • Closely monitor adoption rates of assigned accounts
  • Provide keen insight into exactly how clients are using our services and the pros/cons
  • Provide support to clients by working with our engineering resources to resolve technical questions or issues
  • Collect feedback from clients and disseminate it internally
  • Identify and drive improvements in Praedicat’s analytics and software
  • Continually develop and refine (re)insurance client use cases, and perform discovery and new use case development, as Praedicat expands its solutions and services into new verticals and industries
  • Identify and implement improvements to processes, documents, tools, reports, etc. to benefit the team and internal/external clients

Position is based in Los Angeles; expectation of 30% or more travel to clients, both domestic and international (New York, Boston, Bermuda, London, Paris, Zurich, Munich and other cities)

Preferred Qualifications

 

  • 5-7 years of client success experience with extensive relationship management, preferably in a property-casualty insurance underwriting or enterprise risk management environment with commercial (re)insurer(s), including general liability and/or environmental liability
  • SaaS B2B environment and start-up experience
  • A. or higher in relevant field
  • Experience supporting enterprise accounts with a global user base, as well as managing relationships including C-level executives
  • Strong team player; actively collaborate with other teams including sales, marketing, engineering and product management
  • Strong background of collecting customer product requests and communicating them effectively to a product and engineering organization for scoping, prioritization and execution
  • 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 skills

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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Quantitative Developer

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 to hire a Quantitative Developer who will report to the Chief Data Scientist.  You will work to enhance our clients’ overall experience and maximize the value they receive as a direct result of using our products and services.  To be successful, you will be expected to develop a thorough understanding of Praedicat’s clients and proprietary analytics.  You will also be expected to listen to clients, think creatively about how Praedicat can solve their problems through software and analytics, and communicate internally about how Praedicat can make that happen.

  • 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 production-grade libraries and solutions that leverage and augment existing solutions to meet the company’s needs for research-driven risk modeling and analytics
  • Collaborate with the Modeling team to identify and create working interim solutions, starting with a minimum viable solution and iteratively refining until a satisfactory solution is achieved
  • Collaborate with the Engineering team to implement computationally and mathematically complex solutions on the cloud
  • Deeply understand the goals and business context of ongoing research and development
  • Work with quant researchers and Engineering to design and build highly efficient and scalable research, back-testing and data API infrastructure

Requirements

 

  • Minimum of a bachelor’s degree in a quantitative discipline (e.g. Computer Science, Engineering, Math, Physics)
  • Established track record of outstanding ability to develop software in a production environment using high level languages like (C#, Java, Scala etc.)
  • Experience in quantitative and modeling environments (e.g. Python, R, Matlab etc.)
  • Comfortable with ambiguity and resilience, willing and able to adjust easily to mid-stream changes in objectives or process
  • Strong desire and demonstrated ability to learn new skills and continue improving skills and capabilities
  • Experience working with large structured and unstructured data sets

Preferred Qualifications

 

  • Experience with Big-Data computational frameworks like Spark and Hadoop
  • Experience in the insurance or underwriting industry

 

To apply, send your cover letter and resume as one PDF via ZipRecruiter.

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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Corporate Risk Analyst- Contract

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 approach to problem solving is team-oriented and multidisciplinary.  Our backgrounds are wide-ranging: from economists and bioscientists, to mathematicians, engineers and lawyers.  We require creative thought with an emphasis on validation and execution because we develop forecasts and risk analytics that have little or no precedent in the market.  We are building a diverse team of smart and creative people who want to work on some really hard problems.  Our team members must be willing to find solutions by learning—and, if necessary, creating—new languages, new technologies and new methodologies.

 

We are looking for strong candidates to fill full-time regular positions or contract positions at our headquarters in Los Angeles.  In this role, you will be responsible for developing and executing analyses of mass tort litigation risk across a broad spectrum of industries and companies and contributing to and developing our dynamic library of risk analytics.

 

Are you ready to put your skills to work for a company that is illuminating the science in risk and helping to make the world cleaner, healthier, and safer?  Come join us!

Responsibilities

 

  • Analyze and synthesize information and data from business news, trade press, regulatory filings, and other sources to track business activities and litigation risks of Fortune 1000 and mid-cap companies
  • Research, track, and document diverse industrial manufacturing processes and activities (e.g., from plastics to pharmaceuticals, from fertilizer to construction materials, from food processing to consumer goods)
  • Research and track harmful exposure to products, chemicals, and business practices across a broad range of industries and companies
  • Create and maintain data related to companies and products including market share and M&A activity, both current and historical
  • Identify and develop new data sources to characterize business activities, relevant M&A, and the details of industrial processes
  • Collaborate on the systemization of analyses of industrial processes and identification of chemical hazard exposures and their relevant business settings
  • Collaborate with analytics and software developers on the development of methods for searching and organizing articles from the business press and other sources for tracking relevant business news and data
  • Become a team expert on trends in multiple industries and companies

Requirements

 

  • A. or B.Sc. or higher in chemical engineering, chemistry, environmental engineering, bioengineering, industrial engineering, materials science, polymers engineering, process engineering, biochemistry, chemistry or other related science or technology (STEM) field of study
  • Zero to four years of experience (entry level)
  • Strong research, critical thinking, written, and oral communications skills
  • Interest in understanding governmental regulations and their impact on business activities
  • Desire to work in a cutting edge research environment
  • Ability to commit to a three- to six-month engagement (full-time)

Preferred Qualifications

 

  • Computer science and data analytics skills (e.g., R, Python, Matlab Stata, C++, C, C#, Java, SQL)
  • Web scraping/text mining skills and experience

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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Chief Technology Officer

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.

  • 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.

Are you ready to put your skills to work for a company that can change the world by making it cleaner, healthier and safer?  Come join us!

Responsibilities

 

We are looking for a leader of Praedicat’s technology organization.  The CTO will report to the CEO.  You will be expected to:

  • Establish and drive the technology vision and roadmap for Praedicat consistent with the product vision and the company’s mission
  • Drive execution of the technology portion of the business plan
  • Ensure the availability and application of a state-of-the-art technology stack, reviewing existing software and infrastructure and promoting constant improvement in scalability, quality, performance, security and architectural integrity
  • Create technical budgets, allocate resources, and provide reliable estimates for releases and product deadlines
  • Develop and implement appropriate protocols and practices for the rapid and successful integration of models into enterprise software
  • Support the development of a multi-product enterprise software platform delivering robust and secure software products for commercial clients using data and models in common
  • Drive and support continued technology innovation in computationally-intensive modelling using Big Data from diverse unstructured data sources, particularly text
  • Cultivate, encourage, and support an elite modeling environment which produces creative models to solve client problems, using ground-breaking technology and methods, with rapid development and designed to scale.

Praedicat is a collaborative and diverse organization of high-performers. You will provide hands-on technical leadership and grow our A-team that includes software developers, data scientists, economists and bioscientists.  They are our greatest resource and we therefore expect you to:

  • Lead, hire and mentor extraordinary modelers and developers
  • Manage and mentor the leadership of the engineering and modeling verticals
  • Foster a culture of quality, agility and outstanding execution on the technology team.
  • The CTO will be part of the leadership team of our organization helping to set the direction of the company, solving the hardest problems the company faces and reporting to the Board of Directors on progress.

Requirements

 

In addition to your primary focus on driving execution, you will be expected to have a strong public presence, meeting and presenting to clients from global Fortune 1000 companies, and presenting Praedicat’s and your vision for insure-tech transformation at global public forums.

You should have many of the following experiences in your background:

  • A bachelor’s degree or higher in engineering, computer science, or related field
  • 10+ years of experience in software engineering or technology, including 5+ years as architect, lead developer or technical lead
  • Experience scaling a software engineering or technology organization in a rapidly-growing company, ideally a company employing models or data to solve client problems
  • Experience working in SaaS, B2B or Enterprise software
  • Experience working with cloud-based architectures such as AWS
  • A record of public presentations or publications and superb communication skills demonstrating the ability to articulate ideas to both technical and non-technical audiences.

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.