Job Description :
Role: Guidewire Tech Lead

Location: Worchester MA

Duration: 1 year


Develop and maintain GOSU language application code within Guidewire Claims and Billing Center applications

Plan, design, develop, modify, debug and evaluate moderately complex software for functional areas

Analyze existing software or work to formulate logic for moderately complex new systems

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

Strong understanding of DevOps methodologies, automated build, deploy and secure code scanning toolsets

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 Hanover application systems.


5+ years' experience in Guidewire development as a lead software engineer and/or as a technical lead

5+ 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

Initiative, adaptability, and willingness to learn

Strong problem-solving skills

Solid understanding of application development processes

Solid understanding of source code management and application code promotion

Ability to analyze and creatively solve problems

Initiative, adaptability, and willingness to learn

Detail oriented. Knowledge and experience with several of the following technologies:

Web Services/REST Service (optional)



J2EE technologies