We understand that a good work life balance is important, and we want you to have an element of freedom to define a working lifestyle that supports this. We are happy to talk about flexible working. Please contact Recruitment for more information.
As a Guidewire Engineer in Service Communications the role holder will be working with the wider dev and test team to enhance the customer communications for all the EUI brands in line with the demands and needs of the business.
As this is the last discipline needed in Service Communications to allow end to end development and testing of the entire document lifecycle, experience of GW is essential, but we are happy to discuss what level of experience is required.
Service Communications is spread across the business and IT in a traditional Shared Service structure, this role sits within the IT Operations area.
Engage with the wider business and the development team to understand the changes required.
Actively making changes to the Policy Center Modules and our bespoke GX model.
Liaising with Guidewire developers from other teams to review code changes, and get our changes merged into the Guidewire releases.
Actively support our Performance Teams and wider teams with understanding the changes we are making for Service Comms in the Guidewire releases.
Development of technical solutions with adherence to relevant technologies and coding standards
Competently use code repository and promotion tools
Identify opportunities for knowledge transfer and provide, where appropriate
Provide high quality changes in a timely manner and that meet the business requirements.
Remain responsible for written software in live, including initial post deployment support
This is not a full definition of the role but covers the main aspects and drivers for success.
Ensure decisions are objectively justified and understand the impact from the decisions.
Confidence in making the right decision, and not necessarily the easy one.
Ensure that all communication is clear and appropriate for its intended audience.
Take a proactive lead in creating a supportive team environment.
Show passion for your work and a commitment to succeed whilst focussing on providing solutions to problems.
Be prepared to challenge the status quo and make suggestions for improvement.
Be willing to voice an opinion on all matters whilst being receptive to feedback.
Well organised and able to prioritise tasks.
Able to manage workload correctly with little supervision.
Essential knowledge, skills and experience
Passed Guidewire Policy Center Configuration Exam
Passed Guidewire Policy Center Integration Exam
Guidewire experience in GX model generation, batches/work queues, messaging queues, web services, PCF changes, workflows & the PolicyCenter Data Model
Excellent hands-on experience using Java/GOSU.
Experience of using version control such as GIT.
Experience supporting incremental releases, feeding in to release plans and assisting performance testing teams.
Desirable knowledge, skills and experience
An understanding of Agile practices and Agile ways of working including continuous development
Experience using Jenkins
Some basic knowledge of SQL
Experience using Agile working tools (i.e. Jira, or Azure DevOps, or similar)
Passed Guidewire Billing Center Configuration Exam
Experience using build tools such as Maven or Gradle
Experience of regular iterative releases and automated scanning tools within a CICD pipeline.
Any successful candidates will be invite to an interview on the week commencing 09/08/2021.
Salary, Benefits and Work-Life Balance
We do not have a set salary for this position, as it will be dependent on the successful candidate’s experience. We are happy to see CVs from all candidates who meet the requirements and will be happy to discuss the remuneration package.
At Admiral, we are proud to be a diverse business where we put our people and customers first. We have great benefits to ensure employees have a great work-life balance; it's one of the reasons we're we’re consistently voted one of the Sunday Times Best Big Companies to Work For in the UK. We want you to have an element of freedom to define a working lifestyle that supports this, so accommodate flexible hours wherever possible.
You can also view some of our other key benefits here; https://admiraljobs.co.uk/employee-benefits/.