Senior Consultant_Guidewire

Job CategoryInformation Technology
Position Type
Application Deadline July 1, 2021
Experience Required1 year
Job Duration1 year
Education RequiredN/A

Position Title-Senior Consultant_Guidewire
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%.