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Guidewire Senior Java Developer


Our opportunity


Insurance Solutions within Business Technology Solutions seeks a Senior Java Developer for a Guidewire based solution to support our Group. In this role you will collaborate in a SCRUM team primarily with other developers, business architects and business stakeholders to build, implement, operate and maintain new products on a Guidewire technology-based application. In this working environment, the need to collaborate and communicate in an agile environment is of high importance. 


Your role


As a Guidewire Senior Java Developer your main responsibilities will involve


  • Configure, upgrade, and solve issues of the lower environment servers (Tomcat)
  • Configure and solve issues in the CI/CD pipeline based on Bamboo
  • Identify/code fix database issues related to product model changes
  • Work as part of our dynamic PolicyCenter development team using Guidewire
  • Using Guidewire studio to work on assigned integration development tasks including creating reusable GW based frameworks
  • Develop and maintain new products on a shared Guidewire based platform
  • Identify/code fix performance issues and write code in GOSU/Java for configuration work and/or integration development


Your Skills and Experience


As a Guidewire Senior Java Developer your skills and qualifications will ideally include:


  • 3 - 5 Years of GW PolicyCenter Configuration experience with good exposure to SDLC and Java EE
  • Experience with full SDLC and iterative (Agile) development lifecycle as used in GW implementations
  • Hands on GW Implementation Proficiency and Experience in GW Configuration Development - Expertise configuring and developing several areas of PolicyCenter – Policy Transactions/Job Configuration, Experience implementing multiple LOBs, Product Modelling, Quoting, Rating Management, Reinsurance Management, Forms Management, Policy Revisioning, UW Authority, Account Management, Contacts, Locations, User Management, Producer Management and PolicyCenter Administration
  • Experience with XML, GUnit, Jenkins, GIT/Subversion/TFS, Code Coverage and Code Scan Plugin/Tools
  • Leadership – Assertive, Sharp with ability to inspire, bring out the best in individuals and develop a strong configuration team to deliver quality configurations
  • Excellent communication skills, Onsite – Offshore co-ordination
  • Large Scale System Delivery Experience preferably for Policy Administration Systems
  • At least 2 years of experience at least one large Business Integration effort and project team through all phases of the project lifecycle from scoping and planning, requirements gathering, design, development, testing,
  • Expert Level Guidewire/Java Developers with Guidewire Policy Center, preferably on version 10.
  • Working experience in Agile and DevOps tools: JIRA, Git, Bamboo (SVN and Jenkins are assets)
  • Strong Java Skills
  • Strong Java J2EE developer (preferably Java 8)
  • 5-8 years of applied java development experience
  • Strong integration development experience
  • Strong Database experience – MS SQL Server
  • Strong experience with XML and JSON


Additional Information


As well as a competitive salary and a yearly bonus we offer benefits package which includes:


  • Option to work remotely within Spain even up to 100% - you choose
  • Flexible working hours
  • Wide range of internal and external trainings
  • Free English, German and Spanish classes depending on the needs
  • Ticket restaurant
  • Life Insurance
  • Pension Plan - after 1 year in the company
  • Referral bonus if you bring other talented people like you
  • Special banking and insurance conditions
  • Exclusive Employees discounts


Primary work location is Barcelona, Poblenou. Please apply with your CV in English.


Who we are


Looking for a challenging and inspiring work environment where you can make a difference? At Zurich millions of individuals and businesses place their trust in our products and services every day. Our 53,000 employees worldwide form the basis of our success, enabling, businesses and communities to face a world of risk with confidence. Imagine if you could help people do this all over the world. You’d give them confidence and reassurance by protecting what they love most. It’s a big challenge, but you will be supported by a world-class team who believe in helping you to reach your full potential and deliver on our promises.


So be challenged. Be inspired. Help us make a difference.


At Zurich we are an equal opportunity employer.  We attract and retain the best qualified individuals available, without regard to race/ethnicity, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age or disability.

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