Guidewire Architect


Virtual / Travel

Industry: Technology


11 - 15 years

Posted 19 days ago

  by    karthick Krishna

Job Summary

  • Candidate must have a strong understanding of open systems architecture including integrations with vendor packages, relational databases, message queues, web services and legacy systems.
  • This assignment in particular will include Guidewire specific design work, troubleshooting, and optimization especially on the integration side. This role will also provide the necessary software development leadership to the development team and help ensure that the architectural vision is
  • correctly realized during the development and support the team through the release of code to production.
  • We are looking for true architecture and design experience, i.e. not lead developer/tech lead experience.
  • We are staffing for opportunities across North America. You can work remote but travel is required to the client site throughout the project phase.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Must be a "hands on" Architect willing to code or create frameworks to help the team where necessary
  • 10+ years in P&C Insurance
  • 7+ years of Guidewire Integration experience in PolicyCenter or BillingCenter OR ClaimCenter
  • 5+ years of Guidewire Configuration experience in PolicyCenter or BillingCenter OR ClaimCenter
  • 3+ years of operating in Lead role with onshore/offshore developers
  • Must be able to present alternative solutions where blockers are present
  • Comfortable creating Enterprise Architecture drawings
  • Comfortable interpreting Guidewire Hardware Sizing documents
  • Comfortable working with client architects and business team members
  • Strong capabilities in relational databases, message queues, and batch systems
  • Created low level integration designs for Guidewire integrations
  • Good J2EE based integration skills, JMS, SOA, Web Services
  • Ability to work on Guidewire Plug-ins, Messaging, API
  • 80% travel or relocation

Qualifications and Skills

  • Lead and mentor onsite and offshore Guidewire Technical Leads
  • Must be aware of and code to Guidewire Best practices
  • Work in a scaled Agile environment
  • Complete Inception technical deliverables for an Agile program such as estimates, designs, and drawings
  • Understand the interface requirements and integration architecture
  • Create high level and low level Design Documents for integrations
  • Integrate the application points as per specification using Guidewire or J2EE components
  • Perform code review, and unit test and deliver
  • Interact with business team members to clarify requirements
  • Work with client IT, business, and technical team members to deliver solutions

Preferred skills:

  • Experience with automated policy conversion work
  • Experience with Guidewire DataHub
  • Experience with Guidewire Digital Portals
  • Guidewire Certifications V8 or V9