Deloitte Insurance Technology Senior Manager (Guidewire/Duck Creek) - Technology Consulting - Insurance Practice in Chicago, Illinois

Insurance Technology Senior Manager (Guidewire/Duck Creek) - Technology Consulting - Insurance Practice

Are you someone who likes to tackle complex technical challenges? As a Senior Manager at Deloitte you can help create technology solutions to meet clients business needs. A Senior Manager gains exposure to multiple industries while demonstrating an awareness of the full breadth of services offered by Deloitte Consulting LLP.

Work you ll do

As a Senior Manager you will bring considerable technical expertise to deliver effective solutions to clients.

  • Lead engagement planning and budgeting; mobilize and manage engagement teams; define deliverable structure and content; facilitate buy-in of proposed solutions from top management levels at the client; direct on-time, quality delivery of work; manage engagement economics; manage engagement risk

  • Manage day to day interactions with executive clients and sponsors

  • 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 strategies

  • Develop practical solutions and methodologies; develop "thoughtware" and "point-of-view" documents; participate in public speaking events; get published in industry periodicals

  • 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.

The team

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.

Senior Managers are required to have:

  • 10 years of relevant consulting or industry experience

  • A minimum of 6 full life cycle implementations

  • Large Scale System Delivery Experience preferably for Policy Administration and/or Claims Systems

  • Experience estimating and planning Large Scale System Implementations

  • Experience with Guidewire, Duck Creek, Majesco or similar package required.

  • At least 6 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 4 years of experience in custom software development projects

  • A willingness to travel 80 - 100% of the time

  • A Bachelors degree or equivalent experience

In addition, successful Senior Managers will have the following preferred background:

  • Guidewire Integration or Configuration certification

  • Experience with Camilion preferred but not required.

  • Hands on technical expertise specifically related to Integration to complex legacy mainframe applications

  • Experience delivering via an Agile/Scrum methodology

  • A strong Java, Gosu, EJB, BPEL, UNIX background

  • Experience with Business Process Modeling (BPM) tools, Business rules integration

  • Experience with Enterprise Service Bus (ESB) technology like BEA, Sonic, IBM, Oracle

  • Strong 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 Mule

  • Strong software development methodology understanding, and have assisted in the design, development or testing of a technology integration project

  • Ability to work independently and manage multiple task assignments

  • Strong oral and written communication skills, including presentation skills (MS Visio, MS PowerPoint)

  • Strong problem solving and troubleshooting skills with the ability to exercise mature judgment

  • Eagerness to mentor junior staff

  • An advanced degree in the area of specialization

  • Strong analytical and technical skills

Category: Management Consulting

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