Guidewire Technical Consultant

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Guidewire Technical Consultant

 

Job Description

Design, develop and unit test solutions using Guidewire PolicyCenter Product

Lead a Guidewire PolicyCenter Configuration development sub team that is part of a larger configuration work stream.  Approx team size 5 -10

Provide technical configuration leadership, guidance, coaching for the team to deliver

Review design and code of team members and peers

Manage scope, estimate work, build plan and schedule,  track and deliver to plan

Clearly communicate, work with onsite/offshore teams and client as required to deliver effectively.

Work with other internal IT teams (including client, onshore and offshore) to complete project activities

 

Desired Candidate Profile:

Essential Experience/Expertise: (Must have skills)

Strong Guidewire PolicyCenter Configuration skills (v7.0 or above)  - Desired areas of technical/functional expertise include GOSU, PCF, XML, Product Model,  Activity Assignments, Forms Inference.

Minimum 2 years of experience in Guidewire PolicyCenter (any version)

Minimum 6 years of experience in Property & Casualty insurance domain,

Strong understanding of the Guidewire platform (UI, Data Model, Studio etc.)

Good technical background in Core Java, XML, SQL

Knowledge of one or more RDBMS (Oracle, SQL Server)

Sound knowledge of modern software architectures, design patterns, and development techniques

Application of structured software development techniques including requirements analysis, functional decomposition, modeling, prototyping, functional design, estimating and testing

Knowledge in at least one Software Configuration Management tool like SVN, CVS etc

Working knowledge of one or more SDLC methodologies

Excellent problem solving and analytical skills

               

Supplementary Skills:

Tomcat and/or Websphere

Guidewire Certification

Working knowledge in at least one JEE framework (preferred but not required)

Rating integration (preferred but not required)

 

Location : Chicago,IL