Project Manager, GSC at Cyence | Powderkeg

Location: Spain - Madrid

Employment Type: Full-time

Team: Delivery Services

** The Role**

Guidewire Services Center (GSC) was established to help meet a growing global customer demand for expertise in implementing Guidewire’s products, currently being used by customers who are household names globally.

As a Project Manager, you will be working on transformation projects involving Guidewire core applications, including managing an Agile team, multiple stakeholders, and collaborating with Customer business and technical staff.

Depending on project delivery requirements, you may be managing up to 2 projects concurrently or working with a pod of developers managing their backlog and coordinating with internal stakeholders to plan and schedule the backlog of work.


  • Spend most of your day working with Guidewire Software products.
  • Manage the Project Lifecycle of multiple projects (up to 2) simultaneously from start to completion.
  • Lead meetings and coach the team to follow Guidewire methodology for the project.
  • Manage scope, time, budget, goals, scheduling, and strategy of projects.
  • Communicate project status to management.
  • Utilize software such as, Rally, Jira, SharePoint, Confluence, Microsoft Project Plan, Miro Smartsheets
  • Manage Guidewire project team in an Agile environment, leading Sprint Planning, Backlog Grooming, Daily Scrums and Retrospectives.
  • Maintain positive implementation experience for customer.
  • Implementation partner management, tracking of financials and costs.
  • Managing the status and Issue and risk processes on the project to keep executives up to date.
  • Facilitate meetings, including identification of action items and follow up.


  • Extensive Project Management experience; Must have project experience managing complex enterprise level project(s)
  • Experience working across multiple projects, and in a project team environment.
  • AWS Certification such as AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner
  • Experience in Cloud Computing specifically Cloud Migration Projects.
  • Resource management experience
  • Demonstrated skill in working with implementation partners, and managing multi-functional projects including software package implementations and information architecture.
  • Follows Agile, Waterfall, Lean, Six Sigma or other project management methodologies to ensure complete, documented deliverables, controls, issue resolution, risk mitigation, etc.
  • Very strong communication skills (listening, written and verbal).
  • Demonstrated excellent negotiation skills within challenging situations.
  • Ability to anticipate, mitigate, and resolve risks and conflicts across different stakeholders.
  • Ability to function successfully within fast paced, complex projects.
  • Experience working with onshore and offshore resources across multiple geographies.
  • Technical knowledge of Java enterprise projects and assumes excellent usage level of Microsoft applications stack.
  • Experience managing the migration of applications and data between on-prem versions and cloud.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead a team with effective decision making.
  • PMP, Prince2 or Equivalent qualification
  • Degree in related information technology or business background

Nice to have

  • P&C or other Insurance experience
  • Vendor management experience is a plus.
  • Scrum Master Certification


About Guidewire

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.


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Job Summary
  • Job Title
    Project Manager, GSC
  • Company
  • Location
    San Mateo, CA
  • Employment Type
    Full time
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