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Guidewire Scrum Master

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Job Summary

Serves as a liaison between the Business and IT to provide solutions to their business systems needs; Understands customers objectives, processes, and products as well as the business systems capabilities to formulate, define, document and implement systems scope and objectives to develop and provides solutions.

Job Qualifications

Required:
• Bachelors Degree in Business Administration or Computer Science or Engineering and 8 or more years of experience in the Information Technology area

OR
• High School Diploma or Equivalent and 10 or more years of experience in the Information Technology area

AND
• Process reengineering; LEAN/Six Sigma experience
• Experience with process modeling tools
• Insurance application system design/analysis experience
• Experience with use case development
• Experience with Rapid Application Development (RAD) tools/techniques


Preferred:
•    Overall 12+ experience working in IT, of which last 3 years as lead Business Systems Analyst
•    Experience working on Guidewire suite of products for at least 3 years
•    Translates stakeholder inputs into meaningful business requirements and rules, and then into stories that the scrum teams can deliver against
•    Create and maintain detailed documentation on products and processes using a wide variety of technical tools that are constantly evolving.
•    Understand business priorities to effectively coordinate multiple streams of work at one time
•    Lead small to medium sized teams with developers, QA and BAs.
•    Present solution options and project status to the leadership, represent project team in decision group meetings.
•    Analyze, design and implement solutions for the P&C line of business for Insurance industry.
•    Excellent communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills
•    Strong problem solving and troubleshooting skills with the ability to exercise mature judgment
•    Demonstrated teamwork and collaboration in a professional setting
•    Certification on at least one of the Agile frameworks as a lead/ScrumMaster – is a must
•    InsureTech enthusiast 
•    Hands-on experience with Thunderhead/SmartCOMM (nice to have)
•    Data mapping or data binding skills
•    Ability to understand technical complexities of the project and recommend solution options to the team
•    Understanding of the Guidewire ClaimCenter data model
•    Experience integrating Guidewire with multiple upstream systems (e.g. CRM, DnB, SmartComms, etc)
 

Job Accountabilities - Key Accountabilities


• Coordinates and leads activities with business owners to gather detailed requirements from through interviews, documentation and facilitated working sessions for approved projects and enhancements. Monitors business decisions and manages requirements documentation and communication.
• Leads analysis of requirements to determine the systems’ potential and defines impact to other business units and systems. In addition, provides input to the development effort.
• Creates process models based on business requirements in order to determine the completeness of the information and process components.
• Provides Customers with cost/benefit analysis, risk assessment, scope definition of proposed requirements.
• Guides users in building business case; Performs impact analysis; Supports application testing, implementation and training activities throughout the process.
• Leads individual or sub project tasks affecting single or multiple business and IT departments.
• Evaluates project impact through consultation with the business, regulatory, Information Technology management, development, quality assurance, validation, and training teams.
• Supports system configuration and integration testing including the functionality, performance and fit to ensure original requirements are met.
• Evaluates project impact through consultation with the business, regulatory, Information Technology management, development, quality assurance, validation, and training teams.
• Manages work plans, timelines and budgets. Evaluates relative feedback and Return On Investment to effectively prioritize projects. Evaluates project impact through consultation with the business, regulatory, Information Technology management, development, quality assurance, validation, and training teams. Partners with stakeholders to identify necessary department resources to meet defined objectives.
• Performs business process modeling and re-engineering based on business requirements in order to determine the completeness of the information and process components.
• Utilizes Unified Modeling Language tools in creating Use Cases, Class and Sequence Diagrams based on the product design documentation.
• Performs system configuration and integration testing including the functionality, performance and fit to ensure original requirements are met.
• Mentors team members in technology, architecture and delivery of applications.

 

 

A future with Zurich

 

Now is the time to move forward and make a difference. At Zurich, we want you to share your unique perspectives, experiences and ideas so we can grow and drive sustainable change together. As part of a leading global organization, Zurich North America has over 148 years of experience managing risk and supporting resilience. We are a leading provider of commercial property-casualty insurance solutions and a wide range of risk management products and services for businesses and individuals. Today, we serve more than 25 industries, from agriculture to technology and insure 90% of the Fortune 500®. Our growth strategy is not limited to our business. As an employer, Zurich strives to provide ongoing career development opportunities and foster an environment where voices are diverse, behaviors are inclusive, actions drive equity, and our people feel a sense of belonging. Be a part of the next evolution of the insurance industry. Join us in building a brighter future for our people, our customers and the communities we serve.

 

As a global company, Zurich recognizes the diversity of our workforce as an asset. We recruit talented people from a variety of backgrounds with unique perspectives that are truly welcome here. Taken together, diversity and inclusion bring us closer to our common goal: exceeding our customers’ expectations. Zurich is committed to providing a diverse, inclusive and barrier-free environment resulting in an accessible organization for employees, customers, and other parties who interact with, or on behalf of, Zurich. We strive to achieve a workplace free of discrimination of all forms, including discrimination on the basis of physical or mental disability, or medical condition. If you are interested in a job opportunity, please advise if you require an accommodation, so we can work with you to provide a more accessible process. 

 

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