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Guidewire Managing Architect

  • Location: Addison, Texas, 75001
  • Salary: 160000.0
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted about 1 month ago

This nationwide insurance industry leader has an immediate full-time in Dallas, TX for a Domain Managing Architect for their Guidewire Solution Delivery Practice.  Will participate as a top-level technical expert in leading multiple consulting projects or a single large/complex project and ensure the success of enterprise-level application rollouts.  Will determine and develop architectural approaches and solutions, conduct business reviews, document current systems, and develop recommendations of how to proceed with the applications. Will also contribute to the planning of the overall organizational IT strategy.

Responsibilities include:
  • Managing a team and working to deliver innovative, cost-effective, and efficient IT solutions.
  • Explaining plans to designers and developers; gaining alignment and understanding Development lifecycle of software applications and other business process optimization projects.
  • Ensuring application performance, reliability, and quality.
  • Leading the Guidewire's Solution Delivery Practice overall effectiveness and efficiency.
  • Working with others to design solutions; gathering information, performing analysis, and eliciting the details of user requirements in discussion with users.
  • Attracting, developing and retaining Guidewire specific technology staff.
  • Defining, delivering, and supporting strategic plans for implementing Guidewire specific technologies.
  • Completing projects, perform demand capacity management, and coordinate overall resource-based utilization with co-suppliers and business partners.
  • Ensuring IT application development process disciplines (solution delivery, project management, work requests, QA, etc.) and standards are established, effectively
  • managed, and performed.
  • Preserving assets and overall information security through defined controls and other appropriate audit-based activities.
  • Defining, delivering, and supporting Guidewire centric disaster recovery and business continuity procedures.
  • Prior management experience required.
  • Advanced knowledge of software development lifecycle and project life cycle principles.
  • Advanced knowledge of various programming languages and/or advanced knowledge of web design languages, scripting tools, and protocols.
  • Bachelor's degree in a related technical field or equivalent work experience.
  • 10-15 years of related technical management experience.
  • Minimum of 5 years of direct Guidewire development leadership experience.
  • Responsible for Information technology staff results
  • Prior experience in Guidewire Policy Center P&C Personal Auto Multi-State Rollout.
  • Prior experience in Guidewire Major Version Upgrade.
  • Tactful and diplomatic.
  • Have strong knowledge of the latest IT systems, legislation, and best practice.
  • Ability to keep cool under pressure.
  • Good problem-solving skills.
  • Can communicate complex technical ideas in a straightforward way.
  • Must be authorized to work in the United States without Employer Sponsorship.