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Guidewire Technical Architect

  • Location: Addison, Texas, 75001
  • Salary: 150000.0
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted about 1 month ago

This nationwide insurance industry leader has an immediate full-time in Dallas, TX for a Guidewire Technical Architect.  Will translate business needs into technical systems solutions.  Will integrate hardware, software and network interfaces to form a system. Will recommend products that will evolve the organization's technical infrastructure.

Responsibilities include:
  • Working as part of a team 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.
  • Assisting need analysis by information gathering and performing analysis.
  • Completing design, documentation, development, testing and debugging tasks working within a team.
  • Developing and implementing other business optimization projects and solutions including enhancements and upgrades.
  • Accomplishing department and organization mission by completing related results as needed.
  • Advancing job knowledge to next level by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications.
  • Proactively providing status, raise issues, and communicate necessary information on a regular basis via daily stand-up meetings, one-on-one meetings, and/or impromptu occasions.
  • Responsible for escalating, assisting and follow-through on resolution of issues related to delivery of technology solutions and operational support.
  • Providing cost estimates and business case updates
  • Designing and developing Guidewire integration components, including plug-ins, APIs, messaging and supporting business rules.
  • Conducting code reviews and walkthroughs.
  • Overseeing technical deliverables, coaching and mentoring of junior developers and provide technical leadership.
  • Understanding and implementing the overall technical vision for projects, programs, or systems, keeping in mind cross-functional impacts, integration across the organization and architecture rationalization.
  • Bachelor's degree in related technical field or equivalent work experience.
  • Prior experience in Guidewire Major Version Upgrade.
  • Guidewire Product Certifications in both configuration and integration in at least 2 Centers.
  • Minimum of 6 years of Guidewire development experience.
  • Minimum of 8 years of enterprise scale Java development experience.
  • Minimum of 10 years of Technical/Solution Architecting experience.
  • Minimum of 15 years of large-scale Business Application Development experience.
  • Knowledge of various programming languages, web design languages, scripting tools and protocols.
  • Knowledge of software development lifecycle and project life cycle principles.
  • Previous experience implementing integration modules that can be reused, ensure loose coupling, easily scalable of various system and its components.
  • Strong ability to debug system issues and resolve defects.
  • Strong knowledge of the latest IT systems, legislation and best practices.
  • Ability to keep cool under pressure.
  • Good problem solving skills.
  • Ability to communicate complex technical ideas in a straightforward way.
  • Must be authorized to work in the United States without Employer Sponsorship.