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Guidewire Dev Lead - Senior Manager

Company: PwC
Location: Chicago
Posted on: June 9, 2024

Job Description:

Specialty/Competency: Guidewire
Industry/Sector: Insurance
Time Type: Full time
Travel Requirements: Up to 80%

A career within Functional and Industry Technologies services will provide you with the opportunity to build secure and new digital experiences for customers, employees, and suppliers. We focus on improving apps or developing new apps for traditional and mobile devices as well as conducting usability testing to find ways to improve our clients' user experience. As part of our team, you'll help clients harness technology systems in financial services focusing on areas such as insurance, sales performance management, retirement and pension, asset management, and banking & capital markets.

To really stand out and make us fit for the future in a constantly changing world, each and every one of us at PwC needs to be a purpose-led and values-driven leader at every level. To help us achieve this we have the PwC Professional; our global leadership development framework. It gives us a single set of expectations across our lines, geographies and career paths, and provides transparency on the skills we need as individuals to be successful and progress in our careers, now and in the future.

As a Senior Manager, you'll work as part of a team of problem solvers, helping to solve complex business issues from strategy to execution. PwC Professional skills and responsibilities for this management level include but are not limited to:

  • Encourage everyone to have a voice and invite opinion from all, including quieter members of the team.
  • Deal effectively with ambiguous and unstructured problems and situations.
  • Initiate open and candid coaching conversations at all levels.
  • Move easily between big picture thinking and managing relevant detail.
  • Anticipate stakeholder needs, and develop and discuss potential solutions, even before the stakeholder realises they are required.
  • Contribute technical knowledge in area of specialism.
  • Contribute to an environment where people and technology thrive together to accomplish more than they could apart.
  • Navigate the complexities of cross-border and/or diverse teams and engagements.
  • Initiate and lead open conversations with teams, clients and stakeholders to build trust.
  • Uphold the firm's code of ethics and business conduct.

    Job Requirements and Preferences :

    Basic Qualifications :

    Minimum Degree Required :
    Bachelor Degree

    Minimum Years of Experience :
    7 year(s)

    Preferred Qualifications :

    Preferred Fields of Study :
    Civil Engineering, Computer and Information Science, Computer Applications, Computer Engineering, Computer Systems Analysis, Electrical Engineering, Engineering, Engineering and Business, Information Technology, Management Information Systems, Mechanical Engineering, Risk Management, Software App, Mathematics, Statistics

    Certification(s) Preferred :

    Certifications and/or experience in Guidewire policy, billing or claims and digital portals.

    Preferred Knowledge/Skills :

    Demonstrates intimate abilities and/or a proven record of success in managing system implementation and/or upgrade projects related to and/or leveraging GW Digital Portals.Demonstrates intimate abilities and/or a proven record of success in insurance business applications such as:
    • Expertise in Guidewire Cloud, Policy Center preferred. Billing Center and Claim Center considered;
    • Experience in Guidewire Portals, such as ProducerEngage, CustomerEngage, VendorEngage, ServiceRepEngage;
    • Knowledge in Guidewire platform (Gosu scripting / UI / Data Model);
    • Experience in Software architecture and design patterns;
    • Experience on any database Oracle / SQL Server and well versed in SQL;
    • Exposure to SCM tool such as GIT, TFS, SVN, etc.;
    • Experience in Document management systems;
    • Knowledge and experience on Tomcat and or Websphere/Weblogic;
    • Real time knowledge and experience on enterprise system integration, preferably from Insurance domain background;
    • Should have understanding and experience of software development industry standard practices;
    • Coordinate build, deployment and code merge activities;
    • Work with client business SMEs to understand the requirements and translate them into viable solutions;
    • Maintain and fix issues in various environments like Dev, QA, UAT and Prod;
    • Involvement in unit testing and documentation;and,
    • Guidewire Studio, Guidewire Cloud Console, Visual Code Studio/JetBrains, JMS, JSON,NodeJS, HTML, CSS, Rest API, Git/Bitbucket.
      Demonstrates intimate abilities and/or a proven record of success in identifying and addressing client needs by:
      • Build trusting relationships with clients;
      • Develop an awareness of Firm services;
      • Communicate with the client in an organized and knowledgeable manner;
      • Deliver clear requests for information;
      • Demonstrate flexibility in prioritizing and completing tasks; and,
      • Communicate potential conflicts to a supervisor.
        Demonstrates intimate abilities and/or proven track record in property and casualty insurance such as:
        • Personal Lines;
        • Commercial Lines;
        • Direct and agency distribution channels;
        • Insurance contracts;
        • Product models;
        • Policy administration;
        • Claims;
        • Billing;and,
        • Advisory (ISO/NCCI/AAIS) agencies, regulatory and compliance agencies.
          Learn more about how we work:

          PwC does not intend to hire experienced or entry level job seekers who will need, now or in the future, PwC sponsorship through the H-1B lottery, except as set forth within the following policy:

          All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment at PwC without regard to race; creed; color; religion; national origin; sex; age; disability; sexual orientation; gender identity or expression; genetic predisposition or carrier status; veteran, marital, or citizenship status; or any other status protected by law. PwC is proud to be an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer.

          For positions based in San Francisco, consideration of qualified candidates with arrest and conviction records will be in a manner consistent with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

          For positions in California, Colorado, Hawaii, Nevada, New York State, or Washington State, or for opportunities that will report to a supervisor, office or other work site in New York State, please visit the following link for pay range information:

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