Senior Guidewire Lead

Senior Guidewire Lead
Dublin / Hybrid Permanent Hybrid €80,000 - €95,000 Ref: 21496

Job Description

Our Financial services client is looking for a Senior Guidewire Lead to join the company on a permanent basis offering a competitive salary and benefits package.

Responsibilities:

  • Take charge of a team of ZGT developers, guiding and ensuring their alignment with project objectives.
  • Identify, assess, design, and implement Guidewire (GW) code, APIs, and integration flows.
  • Develop framework components within GW to enhance the system’s capabilities.
  • Collaborate with business analysts, architects, subject matter experts, and testers to ensure a shared understanding of functional and architectural designs.
  • Conduct workshops to break down designs into technical tasks with accurate estimates.
  • Provide coaching and mentorship to ZGT development team members, contributing to skill development.
  • Support the development of global GW-enabled projects, ensuring consistency and alignment.
  • Lead design and development tasks, explaining approaches and technical solutions to the team and the broader GW community.
  • Communicate technical issues in an easily understandable manner, offering solutions to project managers, developers, team leads, architects, and business analysts.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to define, design, and implement new features.
  • Contribute to sprint planning and provide feedback during retrospectives.
  • Support the service catalogue approach to enhance accessibility and reusability.

Experience:

  • Over 2 years of experience leading, managing, coaching, mentoring, and developing a team of Software Developers, with a demonstrated track record of enhancing development practices.
  • Over 5 years of proven commercial software development experience covering various technologies, including Java 8, Web Services (SOAP and RESTful), SQL queries, XML technologies, relational databases, version control systems, and web technologies.
  • Full-stack development expertise, encompassing front-end, back-end, microservices, and data management.
  • Commercial experience with tools such as Linux, Git, Bitbucket, Jenkins, Jira, SOAPUI, Selenium IDE/WebDriver, Python, and OpenText WEM/Portal/Process Suite/StreamServe products.
  • Good understanding of software architecture and design patterns.
  • Experience in estimation, code review, and mentoring.
  • Familiarity with agile software development methodologies, including Scrum, and knowledge of AGILE methodology/Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) and SDLC processes.
  • Experience in the Insurance or Financial Services Sector a plus

Education

  • Degree in Computer science or related filed / or equivalent experience

Benefits

  • Hybrid working
  • Healthcare
  • Pension
  • Annual Leave
  • Bonus

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