Technical Consultant Japan GuidewireSoftware
Description / Scope of Work
Guidewire is growing our professional services team based onstrong client demand. We have an immediate need for a SeniorTechnical Integration Consultant based in Japan who can workon-site implementing the product for property and casualtyinsurance carriers.
The ideal Technical Consultant has expertise in developing andtesting software in a multi-tier web application environment andexperience with Scrum or other Agile PM methodologies.
Essential Duties :
Learn and master Guidewire’s Claim Center product in order toperform technical consulting and become certified.
Use JAVA to integrate and configure our software at insurancecarriers throughout Japan.
Test applications based on project demands.
Consult with insurance carrier technical resources to qualifytechnical and business requirements.
Become well-versed in insurance industry technical solutions aswell as Java expertise.
Customer Focus / Team Work :
Ability to work with a variety of customers from differentdepartments in large and small groups.
Dedication to delivering exceptional results.
Strong personal initiative and ability to personally executewith minimal oversight.
Cross functional skills and experience working on smallteams.
If Japanese is a second language, ability to speak Japanese atJLPT 2 or above level.
If Japanese is a second language, practical knowledge ofbusiness environment and Japanese market challenges. Demonstratedtrack record of good relationship building in Japan.
If English is a second language, demonstrated fluency inEnglish language skills by TOEIC (Test of English for InternationalCommunications) score of 800 900 or iBT 93 or TOEFL scores600 PBT, 250 CBT, or 100 iBT.
in the absence of a testingbenchmark, ability to pass language assessment during selectionprocess;
Technical Consultants are expected to spend the majority oftheir time on site with the client's business and technical teams.
Guidewire employs a flexible travel model that requires consultantsto be on site four days per week and away from home three nightsper week.
Consultants work the fifth day from their home office.These roles represent Guidewire Software to our customer. Theposition requires a unique blend of technical expertise, designskills, programming skills, and customer-facing skills.
All technical consultants are required to have integrationprogramming skills and a proven track record of working ondemanding software projects to be accepted as a TechnicalIntegration Consultants.
Required skills / experience - all :
3 + years programming experience web technologies such as PHP,Ruby, or others; and / or experience in legacy applicationdevelopment; JAVA preferred
Experience in engineering business process flows forapplication implementation;
Experience in full-lifecycle software implementationprojects;
Experience developing technical specifications and implementingthose specifications through a combination of custom programmingand product configuration;
Demonstrated ability to design, program, test, and deploycomplicated integration software;
Professional consulting experience or equivalent insurancebusiness experience (minimum of 3 years for Sr. TechnicalConsultant);
Flexible, enthusiastic approach to work including astrong desire to learn a new product and a new businessdomain.
Desired skills / experience :
Background as an Analyst or Technical Consultant working withFortune 500 customers;
Prior business process and configuration experience withconfigurable software such as Peoplesoft, Siebel, or SAP;
Experience with n-tier web architected solutions;
Knowledge of policy, billing, or claim processes within aninsurance company;
Experience with Scrum or other Agile developmentmethodologies;