Job Description :
ROLE NAME:GUIDEWIRE SENIOR/PRINCIPAL APPLICATION ENGINEER
LOCATION:WORCESTER, MA
Duration: 6+ Months C2H
Start Date: February 2019
Mode of Interview: Phone followed by Skype/In person Interview

DESCRIPTION:
Candidate must have Guidewire billingcenter experience, this is not just a developer. Must be able to be business facing, solutions focused. Tech. expertise a MUST. Additional technologies / knowledge in DevOps, experience with V3 or V10 Guidewire billing center would be fantastic. Has migration experience a plus. Client is migrating to V10.


Summary:
The Senior/Principal Application Engineer will apply Guidewire technical knowledge/capabilities to create technical designs and specifications, based upon business requirements and technical specifications. The Senior Application Engineer ensures thorough unit testing of all new software applications and enhancements to existing software applications. Responsibilities include, but may not be limited to the following:

Responsibilities Include:
Partnering with architecture and senior technical leadership contributes to and may own technical design and specifications, writes code, and assists in development of new applications and products and enhancements to existing applications and products.
Performs thorough unit testing to verify the accuracy and quality of all software developed. This may include preparation of sample test data, execution of programs and job streams, and system integration testing. Supports Quality Assurance and Business testing.
Designs or modifies applications to accomplish functions in compliance with the Software Development Life Cycle framework.
Performs all software development functions to accomplish specific application solution requirements.
Solid understanding of software development life cycle processes including requirements gathering, analysis and design, development tools and technologies, release and version control, testing methodologies and deployment management.
Identifies risks and options and makes recommendations.
Leads and supports setup of multiple test environments.
Leads best practices in source code management software use.
Supports, troubleshoots and debugs coding defects identified during quality assurance and business partner validation.
Adheres to all quality standards and procedures.
Collaborates with project team members, including external and offshore partners, during development process. Provides or supports training and documentation.
Supports preparation and implementation of software releases into the production environment.
Contributes to project planning, design, and estimating activities.
Stays current and builds knowledge of multiple programming languages and related development tools. Applies this knowledge to effective business solutioning.
Provides timely and accurate project status reporting. Proactively identifies risks and challenges.
Builds knowledge of P&C insurance concepts and Client’s application systems.


Position Requirements:

3 – 4 years’ experience in Guidewire development as a lead software engineer and/or as a technical lead
3- 4 years'' experience in JAVA development
Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or Computer Engineering
Ability to analyze and creatively solve problems
Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a multi-priority environment with demanding timelines
Execution of well-defined project tasks
Strong and effective communication, organization, and interpersonal skills
Ability to pay attention to minute detail and quality
Initiative, adaptability, and willingness to learn
Strong problem-solving skills
Knowledge and experience with several of the following technologies:

Guidewire
Claimcenter
Billingcenter
HTML
Java Script
SQL
XML
XSD Schema
Web Services/REST Service (optional)
Tomcat/ Websphere
Spring/Hibernate
Sencha
J2EE technologies
Linux
Eclipse/RAD (optional)


SKILL MATRIX

Total Experience:

Experience as Guidewire Developer:

Experience as lead software engineer and/or as a technical lead:

Experience with DevOps, if any:

Experience with V3 or V10 Guidewire billing, if any:

Experience with migration, if any:

Experience with Java development:

Experience with Claimcenter:

Experience with Billingcenter:

Experience with J2EE technologies:

Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or Computer Engineering (Yes/No):

Highest Education:

Certifications, if any: