Guidewire - Technical Consultant - Manager - Open Location

  • EY
  • Boston, MA, United States

Job Description

At EY, you’ll have the chance to build a career as unique as you are, with the global scale, support, inclusive culture and technology to become the best version of you. And we’re counting on your unique voice and perspective to help EY become even better, too. Join us and build an exceptional experience for yourself, and a better working world for all.

Guidewire – Technical Consultant – Manager

EY is the only professional services firm with a separate business unit (FSO) that is dedicated to the financial services marketplace. Our FSO teams have been at the forefront of every event that has reshaped and redefined the financial services industry. If you have a passion for rallying together to solve the most complex challenges in the financial services industry with engineering aptitude, come join our dynamic FSO team! 

The opportunity 

Insurers across the globe are investing heavily in technology-enabled transformation programs. A number of solution "hot spots" exist today, such as in claims, underwriting, policy and billing. Our ambition is to be the C-suite advisor for insurance technology-enabled transformation programs, recognized by our clients for our insightful thought leadership, pro-activity in meeting their needs and having truly globally integrated capabilities. Typical projects will span the following areas of insurance technology-enabled transformation:

  • Guidewire System Implementation (Policy, Billing, Claims)
  • Enterprise Data Management
  • Reinsurance Accounting and Reporting Operations/Technology
  • Performance Management and Measurement
  • Enterprise Technology Expense Reduction

We assist our clients in designing and implementing solutions to improve their organizations' efficiency and effectiveness in the areas of strategy, people, processes and technology. 

Your key responsibilities 

You'll be responsible for working directly with clients to transform their business problems into technology solutions. The goal is to support our clients' efforts to make their business units more effective and efficient and, where required, provide services in connection with the remediation and mitigation of process risk. You will assist engagement teams through the analysis of specific business requirements for alignment with technology architecture, technology infrastructure design, vendor selection and technology implementation plans that support our clients. 

Skills and attributes for success

  • Demonstrate technical capabilities and engineering skills that support the insurance technology system implementation process.
  • Remain current on new developments in services capabilities and industry knowledge
  • Lend specific subject-matter knowledge to the design and integration phase of each project, helping to give specificity to the appropriate architecture, data model, system design and interfacing requirements
  • Advise clients on a variety of business process services that help identify, assess, manage and measure the organization's capabilities; team with client technology professionals or third-party strategic alliances to provide implementation of technology solutions
  • Collaborate with client engagement teams with diverse skills and backgrounds; foster an innovative and inclusive, team-oriented work environment 

To qualify for the role you must have

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Technology or a related field, with 5+ years of relevant work experience at a Property and Casualty Insurance carrier or consulting firm; or a master's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Technology or a related field with 3+ years of relevant work experience
  • Previous application experience in any of the following:
    • Guidewire, OneShield, Exigen, MajescoMastek, DuckCreek, FirstBest, Business Objects, Cognos, Informatica
  • Proficiency in one or more of the following competencies:
    • System selection and implementation
    • Definition of business and technical requirements
    • Design of business and technology architecture
    • Application configuration/integration
    • Data mapping, conversion, migration
  • Ability to deliver system implementation through all phases of the project life cycle, including requirements definition, architecture design, conversion and testing; based on a proven methodology
  • Experience in implementing best practices of software engineering processes, code review methodologies, and deploying code optimization tools and techniques.
  • Experience in creating POCs for complex design methodologies and providing alternative solution options, working closely with client counterparts
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills for technical writing and client presentations
  • Ability to demonstrate strategic thinking through a proven ability to research client inquiries and emerging issues related to regulations, industry practice and new application technologies
  • Travel to client site as necessary 

Ideally, you'll also have

  • Experience with management reporting enhancement, business intelligence/decision support, data warehousing/enterprise data design and management, or enterprise application integration
  • Experience in performing impact analyses and driving end-to-end solutions across connecting systems 

What we look for 

We're interested in self-motivated individuals who can easily function in a high-demand, performance-driven environment. In addition, we're looking for people who recognize the accomplishments of the team before the individual and are sought after as people developers. If you're passionate about problem-solving and helping our clients with some of their most complex issues, this role is for you.

What we offer

We offer a competitive compensation package where you’ll be rewarded based on your performance and recognized for the value you bring to our business. In addition, our Total Rewards package includes medical and dental coverage, pension and 401(k) plans, and a wide range of paid time off options. Under our flexible vacation policy, you’ll decide how much vacation time you need based on your own personal circumstances. You’ll also be granted time off for designated EY Paid Holidays, Winter/Summer breaks, Personal/Family Care, and other leaves of absence when needed to support your physical, financial, and emotional well-being.

  • Continuous learning: You’ll develop the mindset and skills to navigate whatever comes next.
  • Success as defined by you: We’ll provide the tools and flexibility, so you can make a meaningful impact, your way.
  • Transformative leadership: We’ll give you the insights, coaching and confidence to be the leader the world needs.
  • Diverse and inclusive culture: You’ll be embraced for who you are and empowered to use your voice to help others find theirs.
  • The salary range for this position in Denver, CO is $128,400 to 214,000.
  • The salary range for this position in Hartford, CT is $141,200 to $235,400.

If you can demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.

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