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Underwriting Technical Assistant - RSGUM

Employee Type:  Full-Time

Melville, NY, US, 11747 Chicago, IL, US, 60601

Job Type:  Administrative
Secondary Location: 
Years of Experience: 

RSGUM, a division of Ryan Specialty is looking for an Underwriting Technical Assistant to join our Melville, NY or our Chicago, IL team. We are a fast paced, energetic and rapidly growing organization that offers a great opportunity for someone interested in further developing their career. Ryan Specialty has been named one of America’s Most Loved Workplaces by Newsweek, and has been named 2021 top Insurance Employer by Insurance Business America




$22.12/hour - $26.45/hour


Ryan Specialty is proud to offer a comprehensive, competitive benefits package designed to meet the diverse needs of our employees at every stage of life. Benefits begin for eligible employees on the day of hire.



Position Summary:

The ideal candidate has a strong business background and is seeking a career in a rapidly expanding company that provides targeted capital investments in talent and companies. The Technical Assistant will be responsible for clearing, binding, and issuing commercial insurance policies on our MGA/MGU agency management system and participating in special projects to continually improve our processes and services standards.

Essential Functions:

  • Accurately clear new business submissions in a timely manner with an attention to detail.
  • Populate underwriting applications with the information necessary to rate, document and issue accurate and compliant policies.
  • Bind and issue new and renewal commercial insurance policies.  Process endorsements, cancellations and reinstatements.
  • Process endorsements, cancellations and reinstatements.
  • Process notices of cancellation, non-renewal notices and renewal solicitation notices.
  • Troubleshoot booking and accounting issues or discrepancies.
  • Communicate effectively with management, underwriters and brokers to secure the information necessary to accurately process the business.
  • Provide timely and efficient service to all internal and external customers, including underwriters and brokers.
  • Create and distribute routine and ad-hoc reports as assigned.
  • Participate in or handle special projects, as needed.
  • Collaborates with resources across the organization to pursue continual process optimization and innovation. 


  • BA/BS degree preferred. Business and/or a technology related degree a plus.
  • 1 - 3 years of experience in an office environment, insurance experience and experience with core business systems and applications preferred.
  • Intermediate to advanced MS Office Excel and Word skills required. SQL knowledge a plus.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Attention to detail, accuracy, and data integrity.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills.
  • Ability to maintain standards of quality and quantity of output as established by management.
  • Desire and drive to foster teamwork in a collaborative environment.
  • Ability to work well within a team and to continually learn in a fast paced and constantly changing environment.


Ryan Specialty Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Nearest Major Market: Long Island
Nearest Secondary Market: New York CIty

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