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Guidewire Developer - Senior - Manager

Location:  Toronto
Other locations:  Primary Location Only
Salary: Competitive
Date:  24-Jun-2022

Job description

Requisition ID:  568301

At EY, you will 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 are 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.


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, come join our dynamic FSO team!
The opportunity
Insurers across the globe are investing heavily in technology-enabled transformation programs. Several solutions “hot spots” exist today, such as in claims, underwriting, policy, billing, digital, data, cloud and E2E integrated solutions. Our ambition is to be the C-suite advisor for insurance technology-enabled transformation programs, recognized by our clients for our insightful thought leadership, proactively meeting their needs, and having truly globally integrated capabilities. Typical projects will span the following areas of insurance technology enabled transformation:

  • Digital transformation in insurance
  • Customer and growth agenda in insurance
  • Insights-based performance improvement solutions
  • SaaS-based insurance core system modernization
  • Cloud-hosted managed service solutions
  • Innovation enablement in insurance


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 solutions that support our clients.
Skills and attributes for success

  • Demonstrate strong proven Guidewire technical developer capabilities that support the insurance system implementation process 
  • Remain current on new developments in Guidewire application capabilities and maintain current certifications and/or pursuit of certifications in latest versions
  • Experience in insurance industry knowledge through prior work experience and/or industry courses
  • Lend specific Guidewire application and experience 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 workstreams on client requirements to validate alignment to Guidewire applications framework to maintain high conformance 
  • 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 or can demonstrate proven experience in: 

  • Strong technical experience with a focus on implementing insurance applications
  • Guidewire Certification(s) in a recent version are preferred and/or proven experience with any of the following offerings:
    • InsuranceSuite: PolcyCenter, ClaimCenter and BillingCenter
    • Digital Portals: ProducerEngage, CustomerEngage and VendorEngage
    • Data & Analytics: DataHub and InfoCenter
    • Guidewire Cloud 
    • Integrations
  • Experience or exposure with various database applications, such as (including but not limited to) Azure SQL Database, ORACLE 10g/11g, SQL Server 2005/2008, MS Access 2007
  • Strong understanding of ETL, life cycle development, and system design lifecycle
  • Knowledge of visualization tools and analytical tools
  • Strong technical expertise of programming and scripting languages, such as GOSU, Core JAVA, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, React, AngularJS, PHP, XML, JSON
  • Strong technical expertise with IDE/Tools: Guidewire Studio, Eclipse, Microsoft Visio (UML), Microsoft Business Intelligence Tools
  • Experience with Development Methodologies such as: Agile/Scrum, Test Driven Development
  • Strong written skills and oral communication to articulate complex technical content to non-technical customers
  • Ability to work independently and within a team environment 
  • Demonstrated success in performing work and experience with complex and/or large consulting projects


Ideally, you’ll also have

  • Experience working with a globally distributed team and/or managing offshore teams
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills for technical writing and client presentations
  • Demonstrated strategic thinking through a proven ability to research client inquiries and emerging issues related to regulations, industry practice and new application technologies
  • Willingness to travel 80% to meet client needs


What we look for
We are looking for passionate leaders with strong vision to lend subject matter expertise to the design the strategic builds for our clients. If you have a genuine desire to help businesses achieve their full potential, this role is for you.
What we offer
At EY, our Total Rewards package supports our commitment to creating a leading people culture - built on high-performance teaming - where everyone can achieve their potential and contribute to building a better working world for our people, our clients and our communities. It's one of the many reasons we repeatedly win awards for being a great place to work.


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 allows you decide which benefits are right for you and which ones help you create a solid foundation for your future. Our Total Rewards package includes a comprehensive medical, prescription drug and dental coverage, a defined contribution pension plan, a great vacation policy plus firm paid days that allow you to enjoy longer long weekends throughout the year, statutory holidays and paid personal days (based on province of residence), and a range of exciting programs and benefits designed to support your physical, financial and social well-being. Plus, we offer:

  • Support and coaching from some of the most engaging colleagues in the industry
  • Learning opportunities to develop new skills and progress your career
  • The freedom and flexibility to handle your role in a way that’s right for you.


Diversity and Inclusion at EY


Diversity and inclusiveness are at the heart of who we are and how we work. We’re committed to fostering an environment where differences are valued, policies and practices are equitable, and our people feel a sense of belonging. From our actions to combat systemic racism and our advocacy for the LGBT+ community to our innovative Neurodiversity Centre of Excellence and Accessibility initiatives, we welcome and embrace the diverse experiences, abilities, backgrounds and perspectives that make our people unique and help guide us. Because when people feel free to be their authentic selves at work, they bring their best and are empowered to build a better working world.


EY Way of Work and your health and safety


EY Way of Work recognizes flexibility in the way we collaborate, innovate and deliver with the ability to work in-person and remotely. To support a healthy and safe in-person working environment, EY has implemented various layers of health and safety controls while working in the office or at client or other locations. A critical component of EY’s workplace safety program includes our COVID-19 vaccination policy which requires all personnel to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 unless an accommodation based on a reason protected by human rights legislation is provided.


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