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Fast Track Underwriter

Arch Capital Group

Arch Capital Group

Marketing & Communications
Cortland, NY, USA · Cortland, NY, USA · United States
Posted on Tuesday, June 18, 2024

With a company culture rooted in collaboration, expertise and innovation, we aim to promote progress and inspire our clients, employees, investors and communities to achieve their greatest potential. Our work is the catalyst that helps others achieve their goals. In short, We Enable Possibility℠.

Job Summary

The Fast Track Underwriter manages small property/casualty renewal accounts (commercial and emergency), and agency relationships, in order to serve our customers quickly and efficiently.


  • Analyze renewal accounts and prices in accordance with company guidelines and individual underwriting authority levels.

  • Quote, release, set up, and issue renewal business in accordance with the service level agreement.

  • Review and quote renewal business in a time frame that allows for conditional renewal or non-renewal notice.

  • Maintain familiarity and compliance with state insurance regulations and ISO rules for all states within the underwriting territory.

  • Analyze and approve requested policy changes as appropriate.

  • Provide timely, professional, polite, and friendly customer service through email and phone.

  • Coordinate consumer requests, such as insurance proposals, policy copies, proof of insurance, optional quotes, certificates, etc.

  • Provide backup support for other associates when necessary.

  • Make sound underwriting decisions based on individual risk characteristics, exposure analysis, hazard recognition, and controls.

  • Ability to understand and apply rating, underwriting practices, and concepts.

  • Complete special projects as needed

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent education/experience preferred.

  • 1 year of insurance agency or company underwriting experience preferred.

  • Property & Casualty Insurance industry coursework a plus.

  • Strong sales skills and business acumen.

  • Ability to negotiate mutually beneficial solutions.

  • Excellent people skills – Comfortable communicating in person, via telephone, email, text, etc.

  • Solid analytical skills.

  • Well-organized, goal-oriented, self-motivated, and energetic.

  • Ability to think critically possessing a natural inquisitiveness.

  • Ability to work independently and prioritize, maintaining required production levels.



For individuals assigned or hired to work in California, Colorado, Hawaii, Jersey City, NJ; New York State; and/or Washington State, the base salary range is listed below. This range is as of the time of posting. Position is incentive eligible.

$50,000 - $55,000/year

  • Total individual compensation (base salary, short & long-term incentives) offered will take into account a number of factors including but not limited to geographic location, scope & responsibilities of the role, qualifications, talent availability & specialization as well as business needs. The above range may be modified in the future

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