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Guidewire Claims Technical Lead
Ref No.: 18-01762
Location: Hartford, Connecticut
Position Type:Direct Placement
Experience Level: 10 Years
Start Date: 10/15/2018
Guidewire Claims Technical Lead

The Technical Lead is responsible for a full range of actities that are required to deliever business valued technical solutions to the enterprise. These activities include requirements definitions, system and infrastructure design, development, test planning, test execution and direct interaction with the business area(s), enterprise architecture, and other projects and programs within the organization. You will lead and coordinate all technical aspects of the GuideWire Claims Upgrade project, partnering with each area (for example: Data Integration, Infrastructure, Program Management, and Change Management)to ensure their technical needs are met. Responsible for identifying the need for, and managing the IT resources at a program level for those resources assigned to the project. In addition, you will work closely with the Architectures practice to ensure alignment to architectural principles and standards,. You will also maintain alignment to an overall Global IT transformation strategy and communicate the key program details to various stakeholders within the business, IT and our client's organization.

Required Skills:
  • Bachelor's degree in information management, business or finance, or equivalent work experience.
  • 10+ years of information systems experience
  • Proven track record in defining and implementing full solutions
  • Working knowledge of claims systems
  • Sound technical knowledge and excellent development skills
  •  Experience in leading a team of developers, solution architects, and other IT resources
  • Insurance industry experience or experience working with insurance systems
  • Knowledge in web-based systems architecture, service-based architecture
  • Experience with programming languages such as Java/.Net, SWL Server, Data Modeling
  • Experience with Guidewire
  • Familiar with agile software development methodologies as well as plan driven delivery methodologies (e.g. Unified Process or Waterfall)
  • Ability to meet and coordinate multiple task and tight deadlines
  • Ability to meet and coordinate multiple tasks and tight deadlines
  • Ability to function as a team member and work with many different stakeholders at all levels
  • Excellent organizational an time management skills
  • Strong customer service skills and behaviors
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • 20% Domestic and International Travel
Preferred Skills:
  • Demonstrated ability to manage, direct and deliver on large program initiatives
  • Experience in supervising geographical distributed development teams
  • Insurance industry certifications
  • Relevant technology certifications
  • Experience with Guildewire Claims, SAP Data Services, ECM, BPM, SAP BO, BizTalk, Webservices, Dynamics CRM
For more information please contact Karen Schur at 860-979-0919.

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, North Carolina, 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.