Technical Consultant - Tokyo at Cyence | Powderkeg

Location: Japan - Tokyo

Employment Type: Full-time

Team: Delivery Services

Guidewire is growing our delivery services team based on strong client demand. We have an immediate need for a (Senior) Technical Integration Consultant based in Japan who can work on-site implementing our product for property and casualty insurance carriers.

The ideal Technical Consultant has expertise in developing and testing software in a multi-tier web application environment and experience with Scrum or other Agile PM methodologies.

These roles represent Guidewire Software to our customers. The position requires a unique blend of technical expertise, design skills, programming skills, and customer-facing skills.

All technical consultants are required to have integration programming skills and a proven track record of working on demanding software projects to be accepted as Technical Integration Consultants.

*Will consider junior candidates with strong motivation/language and tech skills

Essential Duties

  • Learn and master Guidewire’s ClaimCenter product in order to perform technical consulting and become certified.
  • Use JAVA to integrate and configure our software at insurance carriers throughout Japan.
  • Test applications based on project demands.
  • Consult with insurance carrier technical resources to qualify technical and business requirements.
  • Become well-versed in insurance industry technical solutions as well as Java expertise.
  • Customer Focus/Team Work:
  • Work with a variety of customers from different departments in large and small groups.
  • Dedication to delivering exceptional results.
  • Strong personal initiative and ability to personally execute with minimal oversight.
  • Cross-functional skills and experience working on small teams.

Required Skills/Experience

  • If Japanese is a second language, the ability to speak Japanese at JLPT 2 or above level.
  • If Japanese is a second language, practical knowledge of the business environment and Japanese market challenges. Demonstrated track record of good relationship building in Japan.
  • If English is a second language, demonstrated fluency in English language skills by TOEIC (Test of English for International Communications) – score of 800 – 900 or iBT – 93 or TOEFL scores 600 PBT, 250 CBT, or 100 iBT. in the absence of a testing benchmark, the ability to pass language assessment during the selection process;
  • 3 + years of programming experience in web technologies such as PHP, Ruby, or others; and/or experience in legacy application development; JAVA preferred
  • 3+ years of experience in one or more of the following areas: 1. Web application development based on OO technology such as JAVA (and/or web frontend technology such as Node.js, React ) 2. Common integration methods such as WebServices (API) technology (REST, JSON-RPC, SOAP), Message Queue 3.Enterprise integration middleware, Security integrations such as JWT
  • Experience in full-lifecycle software implementation projects;
  • Experience developing technical specifications and implementing those specifications through a combination of custom programming and product configuration;
  • Demonstrated ability to design, program, test, and deploy complicated integration software;
  • Professional consulting experience or equivalent insurance business experience (minimum of 3 years for Sr. Technical Consultant); Flexible, enthusiastic approach to work including a strong desire to learn a new product and a new business domain.

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.

Job Summary
  • Job Title
    Technical Consultant - Tokyo
  • Company
  • Location
    San Mateo, CA
  • Employment Type
    Full time
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