EY Guidewire - Technical Consultant - Manager - Open Location in Topeka, Kansas
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Guidewire – Technical Consultant – Manager
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 with engineering aptitude, come join our dynamic FSO team!
Insurers across the globe are investing heavily in technology-enabled transformation programs. A number of solution "hot spots" exist today, such as in claims, underwriting, policy and billing. Our ambition is to be the C-suite advisor for insurance technology-enabled transformation programs, recognized by our clients for our insightful thought leadership, pro-activity in meeting their needs and having truly globally integrated capabilities. Typical projects will span the following areas of insurance technology-enabled transformation:
Guidewire System Implementation (Policy, Billing, Claims)
Enterprise Data Management
Reinsurance Accounting and Reporting Operations/Technology
Performance Management and Measurement
Enterprise Technology Expense Reduction
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 plans that support our clients.
Skills and attributes for success
Demonstrate technical capabilities and engineering skills that support the insurance technology system implementation process.
Remain current on new developments in services capabilities and industry knowledge
Lend specific subject-matter 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 clients on a variety of business process services that help identify, assess, manage and measure the organization's capabilities; team with client technology professionals or third-party strategic alliances to provide implementation of technology solutions
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
Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Technology or a related field, with 5+ years of relevant work experience at a Property and Casualty Insurance carrier or consulting firm; or a master's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Technology or a related field with 3+ years of relevant work experience
Previous application experience in any of the following:
Guidewire, OneShield, Exigen, MajescoMastek, DuckCreek, FirstBest, Business Objects, Cognos, Informatica
Proficiency in one or more of the following competencies:
System selection and implementation
Definition of business and technical requirements
Design of business and technology architecture
Data mapping, conversion, migration
Ability to deliver system implementation through all phases of the project life cycle, including requirements definition, architecture design, conversion and testing; based on a proven methodology
Experience in implementing best practices of software engineering processes, code review methodologies, and deploying code optimization tools and techniques.
Experience in creating POCs for complex design methodologies and providing alternative solution options, working closely with client counterparts
Excellent written and verbal communication skills for technical writing and client presentations
Ability to demonstrate strategic thinking through a proven ability to research client inquiries and emerging issues related to regulations, industry practice and new application technologies
Travel to client site as necessary
Ideally, you'll also have
Experience with management reporting enhancement, business intelligence/decision support, data warehousing/enterprise data design and management, or enterprise application integration
Experience in performing impact analyses and driving end-to-end solutions across connecting systems
What we look for
We're interested in self-motivated individuals who can easily function in a high-demand, performance-driven environment. In addition, we're looking for people who recognize the accomplishments of the team before the individual and are sought after as people developers. If you're passionate about problem-solving and helping our clients with some of their most complex issues, this role is for you.
What we offer
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 includes medical and dental coverage, pension and 401(k) plans, and a wide range of paid time off options. Under our flexible vacation policy, you’ll decide how much vacation time you need based on your own personal circumstances. You’ll also be granted time off for designated EY Paid Holidays, Winter/Summer breaks, Personal/Family Care, and other leaves of absence when needed to support your physical, financial, and emotional well-being.
Continuous learning: You’ll develop the mindset and skills to navigate whatever comes next.
Success as defined by you: We’ll provide the tools and flexibility, so you can make a meaningful impact, your way.
Transformative leadership: We’ll give you the insights, coaching and confidence to be the leader the world needs.
Diverse and inclusive culture: You’ll be embraced for who you are and empowered to use your voice to help others find theirs.
If you can demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.
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