Senior Guidewire Developer
Job Description

Senior Guidewire Developer

On behalf of our client in the Insurance Sector, PROCOM is looking for a Senior Guidewire Developer.

Senior Guidewire Developer – Job Description

  • As a member of a project team, a Senior GW Digital Developer will collaborate with development team on the analysis of business needs to deliver technical requirements and other project artifacts to the project team as well as assist with hands on development activities.
  • The resource will play a key role in utilizing system & integration technical functionality and leveraging technology to address business strategies and resolve operational needs.
  • Sr Guidewire Developer must have experience in all functions as a traditional software development life cycle and a strong understanding of Insurance industry, Guidewire Claimcenter and of open systems architecture including integrations with vendor packages, relational databases, message queues, web services and legacy
  • Systems.
  • Responsible for translating business and functional requirements definition for Claims Management as well as downstream systems and reporting into technical & non-functional specs.
  • This assignment in particular will include Guidewire Digital specific design work, troubleshooting, and optimization including the integration side.
  • This role will also provide the necessary software leadership to the development team and help ensure that the architectural vision is correctly realized during the development and support the team through the release of code to production
  • Implementation of Guidewire Digital
  • Demonstrate in-depth, hands-on knowledge and experience with Guidewire Digital and Claim Center 7 or above including configurations and integrations, DevOps Tools
  • Well versed with Guidewire recommended guidelines and the best practices
  • Knowledgeable on P&C Personal lines Claims business functions
  • Familiar with Guidewire upgrade process – technical or functional. Ability to conduct impact analysis and testing
  • Provides technical consulting to business analysts, and technical associates, while working in close coordination with the architecture team
  • Possesses skills and knowledge of Enterprise Application Integration (EAI) methodologies and processes such as object-oriented programming, distributed, and cross-platform program communication.
  • Strong understanding of open systems architecture including integrations with vendor packages, relational databases, message queues, web services and legacy systems is must
  • Understands business and customer requirements that drive the analysis and design of technical solutions

Senior Guidewire Developer – Mandatory Skills

  • Overall 10+ years in design, development of systems – preferably within Insurance
  • 5+ years of hands on experience of Guidewire Digital Design and Development on Claims Center. Claims Center Certification would be a bonus.
  • 5+ years of hands on experience of Guidewire Digital Design and Development on Engage products suits.
  • Working experience for guidewire claim center with hands on experience with messaging, API, working with web service, startable plugin and batch job etc.
  • Experience working with at least 1 major Insurance carrier – either full time or as a consultant
  • 4-years Bachelors’ degree, Excellent organization and communication skills
  • 3+ years of experience with hands on Guidewire ClaimCenter.
  • Ability to communicate technical concepts to all audiences verbally and in writing
  • Experienced with Agile methodologies as well as DevOps tools
  • Proven track record of creating clear, concise deliverables that reflect a deep understanding of Guidewire Claimcenter and the out of the box software functionality
  • Excellent problem-solving and analytical skills.
  • Experience operating and interfacing with business management, including negotiation and presentation skills.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal. Understands communication channels and escalates appropriately.
  • Must be able to see tasks through to completion without significant guidance
  • Personal time management skills and ability to meet individual and team deadlines

Senior Guidewire Developer – Nice to Have Skills

  • Skilled with JIRA, Confluence, Bitbucket or equivalent tool
  • Experience with the full SDLC, including the end-to-end test cycle and agile/iterative development and delivery

Senior Guidewire Developer - Assignment Start Date

ASAP – 6 months to start

Senior Guidewire Developer - Assignment Location

Downtown Toronto

Job Requirements


Company Overview

For 35 years, Procom has been pushing the envelope in North American IT staffing solutions. Driven by a senior management team of seasoned recruitment professionals, we have offices in 14 locations in the US and Canada and service all major IT markets.

When we started out in 1978, tech jobs were just being integrated into the workplace. We have been a part of shaping the landscape of IT in Canada ever since, placing IT consultants in major businesses in all sectors, including banking, telecommunications, and retail.

Through all the peaks and valleys of the IT industry, we have consistently done one thing: helping IT professionals discover the next chapter in their career.

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