Technical Consultant - EMEA Guidewire Software
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We need a few GREAT Technical Consultants in Europe!
Even the best software requires a great implementation team for project success. Our Professional Services team has built Guidewire's unmatched level of customer success through a lean, collaborative approach to core system implementation. Listening to customers who told us that they could not afford the disruption and costs of runaway projects, we sought to innovate in implementation to the same degree that we had in software development. Today, several key characteristics distinguish a Guidewire project:
As representatives of a product-oriented company, Guidewire consultant teams are completely aligned with customer goals: project success, on time and on budget. Combined with the great configurability of our solutions, this has allowed Guidewire to achieve closer alignment with customer requirements at consistently lower Total Cost of Ownership.
- Small team of veteran consultants with overlapping skills, insurance experience, and Guidewire product expertise
- Rigorously quantitative work planning based on fact-base of successful implementations
- Project execution organized into month-long 'sprints' to maintain urgency and accountability
- Complete knowledge transfer to customers
The Guidewire team is very proud of the reputation we have earned in the industry. We take great pride in the products we build and the manner in which we operate as a company and on an individual level. We live and operate by three basic principles. These are the same principles upon which Guidewire was founded and they remain at the heart of all we do today:
Guidewire is growing our professional services team based on strong client demand.
- We value integrity in everything that we do: truthful relationships with customers, prospective customers, partners, investors, and each other.
- We are dedicated to rationality: communicating through clear arguments, building excellent quality products, and making decisions carefully on the basis of factual evidence.
- We prize collegiality: working together as professional equals, with a minimum of hierarchy.
We have an immediate need for a Technical Consultant (Europe) based in one of our Europe with hands-on JAVA skills who can work on-site implementing our product for Property and Casualty Insurance Carriers. The ideal Technical Consultant has expertise in JAVA development in a multi-tier web application environment and experience with Scrum or other Agile PM methodologies.
The Technical Consultant should be well versed in messaging and database connectivity and be able to quickly design, program, test and deploy complicated integration software. Technical Consultants are expected to spend the majority of their time on site with the client's business and technical teams.
Guidewire employs a flexible travel model that requires consultants to be on site four days per week and away from home three nights per week. Consultants work the fifth day from their home office. These roles represent Guidewire Software to our customer. The position requires a unique blend of technical expertise, design skills, programming skills, and customer-facing skills.
- Learn and master Guidewire products including ClaimCenter, BillingCenter and PolicyCenter in order to perform technical consulting and become certified
- Use JAVA and XML to integrate and configure our software at insurance carriers throughout Europe
- Consult with insurance carrier technical resources to qualify technical and business requirements
- Become a subject matter expert in insurance industry technical solutions as well as a JAVA expert
- Exceptional JAVA integration skills using J2EE, JMS, JDBC (evaluated by Code Test facilitated by Guidewire during interview process)
- Strong oral and written communications skills including English language skills and one or more of the following other languages: Spanish, French, German, Russian, Finnish
- Background in big 5 consulting firm or equivalent in a customer facing role Customer Focus/Team Work
- Ability to 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
Guidewire has been chosen by more than 95 property & casualty insurance carriers and lines of business as a trusted software vendor and solution provider.
We believe it is due to our modern architecture as the first comprehensive, integrated platform for insurance operations built on a state-of-the-art technology. Guidewire has been the #1 claims system in North America since 2003 with more selections than any competitor among carriers of any size. The company is headquartered in San Mateo, California, US with offices in London, Paris, Munich, Sydney, Toronto, Tokyo and now Hong Kong. Guidewire is a publicly traded company on the NYSE under symbol: GWRE.
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As the number one provider of enterprise software applications to the property and casualty insurance industry, we beat our competitors (Accenture, SAP, and others) 9 times out of 10. Guidewire is an award-winning company both within the insurance industry and in the software technology space. Given our success and increasing demand for our products domestically and internationally, we continue to experience double-digit revenue growth. Guidewire has offices throughout the world, including in London, Munich, Paris, Sydney, Tokyo, Toronto, Hong Kong, and the United States.
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|Headquarters:||2211 Bridgepointe Parkway, Ste 200|
San Mateo, CA 94404
|Company Profile:||Guidewire Software is a profitable, privately held, and VC-backed enterprise software product development company that exclusively serves the 1.5 trillion dollar property and casualty insurance industry. Our products enable companies such as GEICO, Liberty Mutual, and Amica to efficiently run their high volume core operations, including underwriting, policy administration, claims, and billing.
Our success can be directly attributed to the bright and extremely talented employees who make it all happen. If you are looking for an opportunity where your talents will not only be recognized and leveraged but also challenged, at a company that is grabbing significant market share in a 1.5 trillion dollar industry, then Guidewire is the place for you. We have an extremely low-turnover organization and 100 percent customer referenceability.
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