Our Underwriters are on the front lines, interacting with our customers all day, every day. Every underwriting call, email and message has a profound impact on our business and our reputation. The average day in the life of a Pie Underwriter involves a high volume of daily transactions ranging from making underwriting decisions to issuing a certificate of insurance.  As part of the Commercial Auto team you’ll be at the forefront of our underwriting team and not only responsible for day-to-day decision making but also providing guidance and expertise for how our underwriting evolves, grows and scales as we press forward.

How You’ll Do It

  • Leverage commercial auto underwriting expertise to assess medium to complex risks in order to underwrite and bind new coverage.
  • Quickly and effectively assess each submission through the use of Pie’s underwriting guidelines and known risk exposures and loss frequency and severity.
  • Achieve profitable growth through appropriate risk evaluation while building and maintaining outstanding partner customer relationships.
  • Prioritize and resolve partner customer inquiries for documentation or support.
  • Provide technical assistance to the support teams and customers regarding policy and endorsement provisions and underwriting acceptability for designated insurance coverages.
  • Maintain strong industry knowledge on commercial insurance underwriting expertise and changes in market/account positions.
  • Develop and maintain full knowledge of all forms, coverages, ratings, and manuals.
  • Participate in review and evaluation of risk portfolio, making recommendations on book management issues.
  • Take on other tasks, responsibilities and projects as needed.

The Right Stuff

  • High School diploma or GED required. Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience with some college coursework is preferred
  • 1 year of commercial auto underwriting experience is required, 3+ years is preferred
  • Aptitude for building and maintaining strong partner relationships through excellence in service, engagement & follow through in conjunction with our Business Development and Partner Experience teams.
  • Excellent communication (written and verbal) skills, to deliver more complex information effectively.
  • Excellent problem solving skills to be able to manage complex tasks and work through to solutions with little guidance and direction.
  • Excellent awareness of your own tasks, and how it impacts the team and deliverables.
  • Intermediate to advanced knowledge of commercial auto from business auto to trucking
  • Ability to balance the outstanding execution of processes while handling a high volume of transactions
  • Demonstrated ability to take initiative on escalated issues and rush requests.
  • Always seeking better ways to streamline processes and maximize efficiencies
  • Verifying businesses using various resources and databases like Google, Yelp, LinkedIn, Facebook and similar sites
  • Willing to work in an iterative development environment with an ever changing landscape filled with possibilities and questions.

Compensation Range for position: $80,000 – $110,000

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Compensation & Benefits 

  • Competitive cash compensation
  • A piece of the pie (in the form of equity)
  • Comprehensive health plans
  • Generous PTO, including paid sick leave
  • Future focused 401k match
  • Generous parental and caregiver leave
  • Our core values are more than just a poster on the wall; they’re tangibly reflected in our work
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