Deloitte Guidewire Manager in Dallas, Texas

Deloitte is one of the leading professional services organizations in the United States, specializing in audit, tax, consulting and financial advisory services with clients in more than 20 industries. We provide powerful business solutions to some of the world s most well-known and respected companies, including more than 75 percent of the Fortune 100.At Deloitte, you can have a rewarding career on every level. In addition to challenging and meaningful work, you ll have the chance to give back to your community, make a positive impact on the environment, participate in a range of diversity and inclusion initiatives, and find the support, coaching, and training it takes to advance your career. Our commitment to individual choice lets you customize aspects of your career path, your educational opportunities and your benefits. And our culture of innovation means your ideas on how to improve our business and your clients will be heard.Systems Integration: Provide Technology Solution Development and Integration across the SDLC including requirements, functional specs, design, custom development, integration, testing, and deployment. Deloitte's SI Capability maintains a strong focus on structuring, managing, and implementing complex technical solutions requiring deep business expertise, process optimization, and business operations knowledge to achieve significant and measurable business value TECHNOLOGYDeloitte Consulting's technology professionals help clients identify and solve their most critical information and technological challenges. We provide advisory through end-to-end implementation services as well as outsourcing services and are recognized in the marketplace for capabilities across the spectrum.Our experienced technology professionals offer deep technical experience in their area of focus and are committed to delivering efficient, technology-based solutions to our clients. Our professionals are also aligned to industry sectors. By combining our technical capabilities with our industry experiences, we create unmatched market offerings to solve our clients' business issues. Additionally, we have long-term partnerships with many of the world's leading technology companies, allowing us to understand solution alternatives and recommend and support the most appropriate solution for our clients. By leveraging these elements, we are able to help our clients convert leading edge ideas into tangible results.Our professionals are aligned with a technology service line to promote the development of deep technical skills and experiences and improve our ability to tailor solutions to solve our clients' business issues. Financial Services Practice - Insurance As leaders in providing professional services to the insurance industry, Deloitte works with clients to address a range of critical issues brought on by globalization, advances in technology, regulatory changes, competition and the changing demands of their customers. Our national cross-functional industry group is comprised of more than 2,050 professionals, providing a spectrum of assurance and advisory, enterprise risk, tax, actuarial, regulatory and consulting services to a broad range of insurance companies. Our clients range in size from global to middle market insurers and include life insurers, property and casualty insurers, reinsurers and brokers. Solution Integration Practice: The Solution Integration Practice provides architecture, design, and development of SOA and other integration platform solutions to allow information sharing and management between disparate business partners, processes, and systems, including the support of large project initiatives - integrating disparate technical components to enable seamless end-to-end business processes. Essential functions of a Manager at Deloitte Consulting: A Manager at Deloitte is expected to contribute to the firm's growth and development in a variety of ways, including: Client Management: Manage day to day interactions with executive clients and sponsorsDelivery: Plan, manage and deliver components of client engagements that identify, design, and implement technology and creative business solutions for large companies. Responsibilities include, among others, managing teams in the identification of business requirements, functional design, process design (including scenario design, flow mapping), prototyping, testing, training, defining support procedures.Business Development:Develop and maintain contact with top decision makers at key clients; organize and lead pursuit teams; participate and lead aspects of the proposal development process; contribute to the development of proposal pricing strategiesPeople Development: Perform role of counselor and coach; provide input and guidance into the staffing process; actively participate in staff recruitment and retention activities; provide leadership and support for delivery teams and staff in local offices Managers in the Solution Integration practice are required to have: 8 years of relevant consulting or industry experienceA minimum of 4 full life cycle implementations2 years of experience participating in large-scale, full-life cycle Service Oriented Architecture implementations. This effort can be within a management consulting or industry environment.Large Scale System Delivery Experience preferably for Policy Administration and/or Claims SystemsExperience estimating and planning Large Scale System ImplementationsExperience with Guidewire, Duck Creek or similar package required. Guidewire Integration or Configuration certification preferred, but not requiredAt least 4 years of experience in managing at least one large Business Integration effort and project team through all phases of the project lifecycle from scoping and planning, requirements gathering, design, development, testing,Must have at least 3 years of experience in custom software development projectsConversant in three or more integration areas (Message-oriented middleware, Human Workflow, Business Process Management, Business Activity Monitoring, Technology and Enterprise Application Adapters)A willingness to travel 80 - 100% of the time In addition, successful Managers will have the following preferred background: Large Scale System Implementation Experience preferably for a Policy Administration SystemExperience with Camilion preferred but not required.Hands on technical expertise specifically related to Integration to complex legacy mainframe applicationsExperience delivering via an Agile/Scrum methodologyA strong Java, Gosu, EJB, BPEL, UNIX backgroundExperience with Business Process Modeling (BPM) tools, Business rules integrationExperience with Enterprise Service Bus (ESB) technology like BEA, Sonic, IBM, OracleStrong knowledge and comprehension of standards, specifications, standards bodies (e.g., XML, UDDI, JMS, Web services, etc.)Experience with open source technologies such as Apache ServiceMix, FuseESB, Camel and MuleStrong software development methodology understanding, and have assisted in the design, development or testing of a technology integration projectAbility to work independently and manage multiple task assignmentsStrong oral and written communication skills, including presentation skills (MS Visio, MS PowerPoint)Strong problem solving and troubleshooting skills with the ability to exercise mature judgmentEagerness to mentor junior staffA Bachelor's DegreeAn advanced degree in the area of specializationStrong analytical and technical skills

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