Guidewire Senior Consultant

Job CategoryInformation Technology
Position TypeFull Time
Application Deadline May 31, 2021
Experience Required4 years
Job DurationPermanent
Education RequiredCollege Diploma

Guidewire Consultant – Senior
Toronto, ON
We currently have career opportunities for Senior Consultant level resources in our Technology Consulting group specializing in Guidewire implementations.
Your key responsibilities
• Support a Guidewire work stream through all phases of the technology enablement life cycle; from requirements and design to implementation and deployment.
• Work regularly, with clear communication, with onsite and offshore teams, as well as client resources, to deliver work products effectively.
• Support work in an agile sprint by sprint basis, doing effort estimates, and producing work stream deliverables.
• Provision testing efforts including execution as well as resolution of defects.
• Participate in engagement management, execution, reporting, and client relationship building.
• Contribute actively to internal non-client initiatives aimed at continuous improvement of the EY Guidewire practice and its capabilities.
Role Specific Responsibilities
Functional Business Analyst
• Collaborate with client business users to collect information, perform analysis, and gather/define business requirements in the form of story cards.
• Work with business subject matter experts and cater to their learning of the product. Facilitate and guide them to become better owners of new transformation solutions.
• Liaise with development team to transfer knowledge and ensure story cards are implemented as per requirements acceptable by business.
Configuration/Integration Consultant
• Work with clients directly to understand business needs, provide solutions, and assist in design/integration decisions.
• Design, code, test, debug, and document high quality software components.
• Liaise with any offshore teams providing specific detailed instructions, enabling them to routinely deliver high quality work products.
• Participate in integration and deployment of software applications including support for operational readiness.
• Follow established development processes and corporate quality standards to provide technical production support across Guidewire suite applications.
QA Testing Consultant
• Plan and execute testing cycles for Guidewire application implementations.
• Assist Testing Leads in strategy design and test case creation for various stages of transformation projects (Development, SIT, UAT).
• Contributing to defect management, triaging, test coverage analysis, reporting, and regression test suite creation.
• Working with Functional and Configuration/Integration counterparts to effectively deliver quality work products to our clients.
• Follow established development processes and corporate quality standards to provide technical production support across Guidewire suite applications.
To qualify for the role you must have
• An undergraduate degree in Business Management, Information Systems, Computer Science, Engineering, and other related majors.
• Experience in the analysis, design, development and application deployment of large scale enterprise application systems, would be an asset.
• Experience in a work stream competency, BA, Configuration, Integration, or Testing, is an asset
• Knowledge of agile development methodology.
• Strong competency in basic operational efficiency tools: MS Outlook and MS Office (particularly Excel, PowerPoint, and OneNote).
• Configuration/Integration only: knowledge of object oriented programming, software version control, Java, J2EE, XML, relational databases, and SQL is an asset.
• Relevant insurance industry experience is an asset.
Additional skills and attributes for success
• Strong oral and written communication, presentation, client service, and technical writing skills.
• High level of motivation, strong work ethic and self-starting attitude.
• Strong analytical, interpersonal and communication skills.
• Demonstrated consistency in values, principles, and work ethic.
• Available to travel within and outside of Canada and work in excess of standard hours when necessary.
• Willingness and ability to travel approximately 50-80%.
What we look for
We’re interested in passionate leaders with a strong vision and a desire to stay on top of trends in the technology space. If you have a strong passion for helping businesses achieve their IT strategy, this role is for you.
What working at EY offers
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
About EY
As a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services, we’re using the finance products, expertise and systems we’ve developed to build a better working world. That starts with a culture that believes in giving you the training, opportunities and creative freedom to make things better. Whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime.
If you can confidently demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.
Make your mark. Apply today.
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