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Senior Guidewire Configuration Developer (Policy Center)( Contract )
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TITLE # Senior Guidewire Configuration Developer (Policy Center)

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Tim Hammack
Phone: 203-433-7817
Email: thammack@itechsolutions.com
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LOCATION Philadelphia, PA

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Tim Hammack
Phone: 203-433-7817
Email: thammack@itechsolutions.com
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Senior Guidewire Configuration Developer (Policy Center)

Headquartered in Philadelphia, our client connects lenders, homebuyers, investors and loan servicers using a suite of private mortgage insurance and related risk management products and services. We help promote and preserve the tradition of homeownership while protecting lenders from default-related losses on residential first mortgages. We also facilitate the sale of low-down payment mortgages in the secondary market. Our commitment to homeownership is built on a foundation of evaluating credit risk; we help clients and investors expertly and prudently manage risk in any market condition. Basic Purpose/Function: The Sr. Guidewire Configuration Developer will have a thorough understanding of Guidewire (GW) products with a specific skill set in Policy Center and Billing Center. This role will work with internal customers to design, develop, make program and/or configuration changes to deliver business functionality within Guidewire. The individual will be a leader within the team and help develop GW skills and experience with other team members.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
  •  The role will work with internal customers/architects/Developers to design, develop, and maintain functionality within the Guidewire platform.
  • Work with development teams so that proper patterns/practices are used to deliver software solutions.
  • Represent Configuration resources and demand in planning sessions with a keen eye on delivery.
  • Responsible for Development skill assessments and making sure Developers are getting the proper feedback around the work that they are doing.
  •  Assess Technical Debt and Priorities with the development teams and leads to make sure the solutions that are built are sustainable and are production ready.
  • 3+ years of experience with Guidewire applications.
  • 7 to 10 years of experience as a developer with experience of design and team-leading
  •  An understanding of the insurance business, an ability to talk to business analysts and SMEs in order to translate business requirements into system changes.
  •  A full understanding of the GW product suite and the frameworks/options available for development.
  • Knowledge in configuration and coding using Guidewire tools and accelerators, Guidewire Batch, and Guidewire predefined plugins. 
  •  Experience in configuration of screen layouts, including creation of new screens, enhancements to others and XML file changes.
  •  Database definition and design at the application level
  • Experience relating to screen-related changes, changes to wizards, workflows, validation rules, an Business rules.
  •  Definition, design and configuration of the company structure (single or multiple internal companies, organization structure, regions, branches, users, roles, permissions, producer codes).
Skills & Abilities:
  • Ability to solve business needs/requirements with creative use of out of the box functionality.
  •  A strong Gosu and Java background as well as utilization of Guidewire Studio required.
  • Must have experience using Java and J2EE
  •  Highly proficient in SQL (T-SQL or PL/SQL)
  •  Experience writing SQL Queries ¿ Excellent written and oral communication skills ¿ Excellent interpersonal skills.
  •  Strong analytical and technical skills.
  •  Prior experience with GIT, Jenkins, Rally or other similar applications. Other Position Parameters:
  •  Experience with Insurance Systems and GW capabilities
  •  Experience with the mortgage lending or servicing industries a plus. 
  •  Knowledge of Service Oriented Architecture, and overall strategies around data reuse and integration.
  •  Ability to drive the work forward, collaborating with the business and technical staff on a daily basis.
  • A strong sense of customer service with a strong desire to deliver. . Prior
Work Experience:
  • 5-8 Years of related work experience.
  •  6 months - 1 Year of Supervisory experience
  • Bachelor's Degree in Systems Mgt or equivalent required

For more information please contact Tim Hammack at 800-709-4740 ext. 276

Since 1995, iTech Solutions Inc., has been providing IT Consulting and Direct Hire Services to the Insurance, Financial, Communications, Manufacturing  and Government sectors with local offices in Connecticut, Minnesota, Colorado,  Massachusetts, Tennessee, and New Jersey / Pennsylvania area. 

Our recruiting strategy is simple, if you want to find qualified IT professionals then use IT professionals to find them.   So at iTech Solutions,  our personnel are all career IT professionals with a wide range of IT experience.  We can honestly say our staff understands the technologies, the complexities of finding and selecting the appropriate personnel and the pressures of running successful IT projects.  

Employer will not sponsor applicants for any employment visas, at hiring or in the future, including but not limited to H-1B visas. Corp-to-Corp or subcontract personnel will not be considered for this position.
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