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Senior Consultant (Java Developer, Technical Consultant)- Ireland, Dublin

Dublin, Ireland


Senior Consultant (Java Developer, Technical Consultant)- Ireland, Dublin

We know who we are. Guidewire is a software company. 

Our customers are insurance companies, and insurance software is surprisingly complex, mission-critical to the business, difficult to get right, and actually a lot of fun to work on. We provide a platform based on three elements: core processing, data and analytics, and digital engagement (or “core,” “data,” and “digital” for short), which work together to strengthen insurers’ ability to engage and empower their customers, agents, and employees. We serve more than 200 customers in more than 20 countries, executing more than 300 Guidewire product implementations

Description of Work

As a Senior Consultant (Experienced Java Developer) based in our Guidewire Services Centre (GSC) in Dublin, you will be delivering application configuration and integration programs following Guidewire best practices in integrating our products with external applications.  You will provide remote consulting support for our customers globally. Projects will vary from new customer implementations to upgrades, data migration and reporting. Your role may also involve leading a project and mentoring other junior team members. You will join a very progressive environment and have the opportunity to drive projects forward once you are to speed on the product and comfortable in your role.


Essential Duties:

  • Ability to work in the Dublin area with occasional travel to the US, specifically to our headquarters in California.
  • Learn and master Guidewire's Suite of products in order to perform configuration and integration of our products for technical consulting and become certified by spending your first two months in training to become a subject matter expert.
  • Partner with Guidewire on-site consultants and client business teams to understand business objectives and integration requirements.
  • Configure Guidewire applications and develop Guidewire business rules using Guidewire Studio.
  • Develop custom integration programs to connect Guidewire applications with other internal and external systems using JAVA and XML.
  • Execute configuration / integration tests including monitoring software incidents and communicating software issues to Guidewire development.

·         Lead and mentor junior members on a customer project.

Required skills/experience:

  • The position requires a unique blend of technical aptitude, business savvy, and communication skills.
  • BSc in Computer Science or equivalent from third-level or higher education institution
  • Advanced exposure to broad technical skills such as Object Oriented programming (JAVA or C#), relational databases (data modeling/SQL), web UI (design and development), XML, application architecture
  • Software development lifecycle exposure (AGILE) preferred
  • Problem solving skills
  • Self Motivated & leadership qualities
  • Detail oriented
  • Ability to work independently and within a team
  • Interest and willingness to explore consulting career and passionate about

Keywords : Java, C#, J2EE, XML, Enterprise Java, JEE, Core Java Technology, Core J2EE Technology, Java developer, Java programmer, Java Software Engineer, JSF, Struts, Hibernate, Software Engineer, Agile, Scrum, Object Oriented, OO Coding, ERP, CRM, BI, Enterprise Software, integration, configuration 

Guidewire Ireland
Established in 2011, Guidewire’s Irish centre helps meet a growing global customer demand for expertise in implementing Guidewire’s products. The Dublin-based European Development Centre, Guidewire’s third global development team, was established to extend our core applications to accelerate the delivery of critical new product functionality to our customers, and later expanded to include development of Guidewire Digital Portal products. The team builds both global capabilities and content for specific countries and locales. We use the same rigorous, quality-focused methodology that Guidewire’s customers have come to expect from the rest of the core system suite.


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