Guidewire Application Systems Analyst/Programmer - Expert

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Dallas, TX

Horace Mann

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Overview: Senior-level role; operates autonomously, broad impact across multiple systems. Seen as an expert in design and development and leads some development initiatives.
Responsibilities: <ul> <li>Development lifecycle of software applications and other business process optimization projects.</li> <li>Maintain software applications, including upgrades, enhancements, and patches.</li> <li>Diagnose and resolve system problems.</li> <li>Ensure application performance, reliability, and quality.&nbsp;&nbsp;Provides consultation as a technical and system business expert on key business systems.&nbsp;</li> <li>Responsible for application analysis, tuning, and measurement to ensure appropriate performance, reliability, and quality SLAs.</li> <li>Collaborate with the user community to design, develop, and implement technology solutions across multiple business functions; and leads other developers.</li> <li>Mentor and coach others.</li> <li>Work cross-functionally to assist with problem-solving and project plan activities.</li> <li>Respond to inquiries, requests in a timely fashion.</li> </ul>
Requirements: <ul> <li>Minimum of 5 years of Guidewire development experience</li> <li>Minimum of 7 years of enterprise scale Java development experience</li> <li>Guidewire Product Certifications in both configuration and integration in at least 2 Centers</li> <li>Expert in all aspects of the software development lifecycle.</li> <li>Expert developer knowledge in applicable programming languages and/or expert knowledge of web design languages, scripting tools and protocols.</li> <li>Advanced skills associated with the design, development, modification and deployment of software</li> <li>Experience executing the Agile life cycle</li> <li>Attention to detail and ability to manage multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment</li> <li>Strong communication, analytical and problem solving skills</li> <li>Strong ability to debug system issues and resolve defects</li> <li>Ability to manage time and complete multiple tasks while continually meeting deadlines</li> <li>Must be self-directed and effective working independently, yet equally comfortable contributing in a team environment</li> <li>Previous experience developing G-unit/J-unit tests for testing business logic.</li> <li>Ability to configure workflows based on business requirements and logic.</li> <li>Preferred: DevOps experience managing Guidewire builds and CI/CD for multi-platform applications.</li> <li>Have strong knowledge of the latest IT systems, legislation and best practice</li> <li>Ability to keep cool under pressure</li> <li>Good problem solving skills</li> <li>Can communicate complex technical ideas in a straightforward way</li> <li>Must be authorized to work in the United States without Employer Sponsorship</li> </ul>