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Allied World has an exciting opportunity for students with an Information Technology specialization looking to launch a career in the insurance industry. We have 1 spot available in our 8 week-long 2024 Summer Internship Program beginning in June. The intern position will be in our London branch located on 20 Fenchurch Street.

Job Title:              Summer Intern 2024 – IT AMS Systems Analyst

Department/s: IT – AWAC Services

Job Summary:

Allied World is building out its application management and support function. We’re seeking someone to join our existing team responsible for managing and supporting our IT AMS Global Team to provide 24/7 support.  The successful candidate will need to work closely with our business and internal IT teams and external 3rd party suppliers to deliver brilliant service to our user community. The position requires day to day lights on existing Apps/BI/Shared Services/Reports, as well as take up new software/function onboarding/support to drive further expansion and evolution of the AMS team.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Key member of our global L1/L2 pool, day to day support for the insurance apps/BI/Shared Services/Reports.
  • Progressing tickets and issues to successful resolution in a timely fashion keeping business users and key stakeholders updated on progress.
  • Raising and managing tickets and issues with 3rd party software or infrastructure providers where appropriate
  • Monitoring and regular maintenance of the application suite
  • Troubleshooting issues through tools, audit history, log files, etc.
  • Estimating effort and costs for small changes where required.
  • Communicate complex business or technical issues in simple terms to relevant staff.


Job Requirements:

  • Must be a self-starter with a great attitude, not afraid to take the initiative, and work with little supervision.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with IT, business, and vendor contacts.
  • Analytical skills and the ability to produce and maintain appropriate application support documentation.
  • Ability to understand the data flow through the application suite end-to-end.
  • Keen learner of new functions and keen supporter of automation.
  • Enthusiastic learner of new applications, tools and technologies.
  • Strong attention to detail with an analytical mind and outstanding problem-solving skills.
  • GitHub, Jira, MS Office, Visio, SQL, Cognos, PowerBI, Data Visualization tool, etc. Knowledge of cloud computing, DevOps, AWS/Azure and 3rd party APIs experience are plus.


Primary Location:         GB-GB-London

Job:                                       Information Technology

Employee Status:         Limited Term

Job Type:                            Internship

Job Posting:                     Mar 8, 2024, 6:55:36 PM

Pay Basis Hourly


About Allied World Assurance Company

Allied World Assurance Company Holdings, Ltd, through its subsidiaries, is a global provider of insurance and reinsurance solutions. We operate under the brand Allied World and have supported clients, cedents and trading partners with thoughtful service and meaningful coverages since 2001. We are a subsidiary of Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited, and we benefit from a worldwide network of affiliated entities that allow us to think and respond in non-traditional ways. Our capital base is strong, our solutions anticipate rather than react to changing trends, and our teams are focused on establishing long-term relationships that are mutually beneficial.

Allied World was founded in 2001. In the past decade, Allied World has grown from an excess player with four employees in an office in Bermuda to a global company providing innovative property, casualty and specialty insurance and reinsurance solutions internationally.

Global Reach
Headquartered in Bermuda, with offices in Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Costa Mesa, Dallas, Dublin, Farmington (CT), Hong Kong, London, Los Angeles, Miami, New York, Philadelphia, San Francisco, Singapore, Toronto and Zug. Allied World strives to provide exceptional service and convenience to our clients and distribution partners. With over 1,400 employees globally, we focus on providing superior customer service and creative risk solutions, building long-term, mutually beneficial relationships.

Please refer to our website, www.awac.com, for additional information on our Insurance and Reinsurance capabilities.