Location: Brazil - Sao Paulo
Employment Type: Full-time
Team: Delivery Services
This role requires a willingness and ability to travel 25%
Guidewire is seeking highly motivated technical implementation experts who are looking to work with current, leading-edge technology on challenging, customer focused consulting and implementation projects. Our software is incredibly complex and well-tested – over 2,000 person years invested in our products so far. As a Guidewire Technical consultant, you will work with the customer Product Owner, business analysts and subject matter experts to define requirements and schedule project deliverables to configure our software at insurance carriers throughout Central and South America. You will become the trusted advisor for the customer and partner, and you will coach and mentor their teams, enabling them to become self-sufficient overtime. This position requires a unique blend of functional and technical aptitude, business savvy, and professional consulting skills. You will also become a subject matter expert in insurance industry technical solutions. Our projects will expect some on-site presence, so there will be expectations to travel throughout North America freely without sponsorship. The anticipated travel target is 25% however, the need to travel is determined on a project basis and could exceed 25% if deemed necessary for project success.
**The job location is located Sao Paulo, Brazil and is focused on supporting Guidewire customers. Pre-Covid: Travel requirements are estimated at around 25% **
You will be responsible for the integration of the implementation of Guidewire enterprise software following an Agile methodology.
Participate in the full integration lifecycles from initial requirements gathering and product definition to underwriting, quoting, binding, endorsements, and renewals.
Work with clients and partners to implement Guidewire software applications as their core system, mentoring and applying the best methodology for Guidewire product implementations.
Provide integration support to clients, including modifications of user interfaces, application settings, and parameters.
Use Guidewire’s proprietary Gosu programming language and Java to perform scripting and programming for customized rules, plugin configurations, web pages, and configuration files; applied object oriented methodology to design, develop, and test new functionalities in collaboration with developers and the quality assurance team; and customize and create new web user interfaces to customize the Guidewire software products.
Perform data modeling for data stagging tables using SQL over the SQL Server and Oracle relational databases. In addition, coordinate the implementation of the custom solutions; assist day-to-day maintenance, support, and upgrade issues; and create, configure, and implement the integration points for the application architecture.
Design and implement configuration and integration tests including monitoring software incidents and communicating software issues to Guidewire development professionals.
Strong OO design, development and test skills with proven pa erns knowledge, exceptional documentation skills, and the ability to communicate your thought process
Consultant must understand the concepts of relational databases
Be prepared to write and review code, providing recommendations to customers and partners
Enterprise software product implementation experience within complex, enterprise environments
Leading and collaborating across multi-functional teams on complex large- scale projects in multiple locations
Experience in AGILE methodology
Understands the internal dynamics of customers and partners to facilitate project plans and execution
Ability to develop deep customer relationships and become a trusted advisor
Highly motivated, results-driven, and tenacious problem solver
Coaching and mentoring other team members on tools, best practices, and methodology
Curiosity based on genuine love of technology and solving tough technical problems
Ability to facilitate workshops, present and explain complex solutions and recommended solutions
· Strong Portuguese, Spanish, and English oral and written skills
BS in Computer Science or equivalent
Nice to have
Insurance industry experience, understanding how the insurance business process from a user perspective
JAVA, J2EE, SQL, XML experience
Guidewire InsuranceSuite experience
Prior experience with Guidewire Gosu is preferential.
Familiar with Cloud/AWS services and code deployment processes
· Testing tools (such as JUnit) and understanding of software testing
Keywords: Consulting, Consultant, Architect, Java, XML, ERP, CRM, JMS, JDBC, Gosu, json, REST, APIs, Apache Camel, Configuration, Integration, Insurance, So ware Engineer, Architect, Development, SQL, C#, Senior Consultant
Guidewire is the platform P&C insurers trust to engage, innovate, and grow efficiently.
Guidewire combines core, data, digital, analytics, and AI to deliver our platform as a cloud service. More than 400 insurers, including the largest and most complex in the world, run on Guidewire.
As a partner to our customers, we continually evolve to enable their success. We are proud of our unparalleled implementation track record with 1000+ successful projects, supported by the largest R&D team and partner ecosystem in the industry. Our Marketplace provides hundreds of add-ons that accelerate integration, localization, and innovation.
Guidewire Software Inc. provides equal employment opportunities to all applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. All offers are contingent upon passing a criminal history and other background checks where it's applicable to the position.
We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.