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Sr. Guidewire Developer


Our opportunity


Insurance Solutions within Business Technology Solutions seeks a Senior Java Developer for a Guidewire based solution to support a global, business critical application.

In this role you will collaborate in a SCRUM team primarily with other developers, business analysts, testers and business stakeholders spread around the world to build, implement, operate, and maintain new underwriting pricing products across multiple Commercial Insurance lines of business.

In this busy working environment, the need to collaborate and communicate with peers and stakeholders at all levels of the organization in an agile environment is of high importance.




Your role


As a Senior Guidewire Developer your main responsibilities will involve:

  • As part of a dynamic project team spread across multiple locations develop, and subsequently maintain new business driven global products on a Guidewire platform, specifically utilising PolicyCentre 10.1, with the objective to simplify current Underwriting processes and the Commercial Insurance system landscape.
  • Working within a fast-paced agile framework, participate in new product development based on business requirements (defined during ‘Inception’ working sessions with multiple stakeholders) ensuring coding meets Guidewire standards.
  • Work on integrated development tasks, including creating reusable GW based frameworks.
  • When not working on new product releases participate in Maintenance Releases developing smaller projects (such as integrations with other applications, on-going performance assessments, enhancements to current products, identifying and fixing bugs etc.) writing code in GOSU/Java for configuration work and/or integration development and ensure tickets are comprehensively updated for reference.
  • Within the project development team suggest and share ideas, align with other developers, document methods of coding for specific topics to ensure transparency.
  • Configure, upgrade, and solve issues on the lower environment servers.
  • Configure and solve issues in the CI/CD pipeline based on Bamboo.
  • Identify/code fix database issues (possibly due to illegal product model changes).
  • Participate in on-going unit testing and subsequent UAT ensuring bugs are identified and correctly fixed within the project framework.




Your Skills and Experience


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

  • 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.




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 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 by clicking on the button “Apply online”.




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.

You are the heart & soul of Zurich! 

At Zurich, we like to think outside the box and challenge the status quo. We take an optimistic approach by focusing on the positives and constantly asking What can go right? 

We highly value the experience and know-how of our employees and offer a wide range of opportunities across business areas to encourage you to apply for new opportunities within Zurich when you are ready for your next career step. 

Let’s continue to grow together!


  • Location(s):  Barcelona, Spain
  • Remote working: yes, within Spain 
  • Schedule: Full time
  • Recruiter name: Marina V. Aragonés

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