PwC Advisory Financial Services Digital Technology Sr. Associate, BPM in New York, New York

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Job Description

The Financial Services industry is operating in a challenging environment due to global economic pressure, increasing regulatory demands and capital requirements, and significant operational and technology changes. Our growing Financial Services Advisory team provides strategy, management, technology and risk consulting services to help major financial institutions around the world respond to their most complex business challenges. The Financial Services Advisory practice is composed of three industry sectors: Asset Management, Banking and Capital Markets, and Insurance.

Our Application Technology consultants provide an end to end solution offering including Application Development and Integration, Application Architecture, custom IoT and mobile solutions, User Experience, Quality Management and Testing, Business Process Management and helping clients determine the best applications for their business needs and integrate new and existing applications into their business including Mobility integration. This high performing team works with various types of technologies and software framework such as

Java, .Net, iOS, HTML5, ESBs, advises on the software development life-cycle, and helps architect and develop specific applications for clients. Additionally, they assist with integration of new applications and quality management and testing.

Position/Program Requirements

Minimum Year(s) of Experience: 4

Minimum Degree Required: Bachelor's degree

Certification(s) Preferred: Guidewire functional certified in Policy Center, Billing Center and /or Claim Center

Knowledge Preferred:

  • Knowledge and demonstrated ability with Java or GOSU programming.

  • Knowledge and hands-on experience working with J2EE, Application Servers, XML/Web Services/ RDBMS.

  • Knowledge of P&C Insurance domain (Policy, Claims, and Billing applications as per product requirements).

Skills Preferred:

  • Policy Center, Billing Center and/or Claim Center Integration development experience with relevant certification.

Minimum Guidewire version is 7.x and above.

  • Previous experience with the design, development, modification and deployment of software, including object-oriented programming concepts

Experience with Agile methodology, Source version control, and Release management.

  • Any experience leading a team of developers is a plus.

  • Working with offshore teams with different times is preferred.

  • Previous experience working a Middleware platform like Websphere ESB, MuleSoft, Webmethods or similar software platform is plus.

  • Previous experience designing, developing and deploying complex integrations working with Guidewire software and many multi-tier applications and systems.

  • Experience utilizing

technical experiences in Java/Gosu to build and maintain integrations for multi-platform applications.

  • Previous work on various data structures and platforms from legacy flat files to complex relational models.

  • Previous experience with architecting and creating solution designs and effectively presents solution architecture with various options with estimates.

  • Previous experience implementing integration modules that can be reused, ensure loose coupling, easily scalable of various system and its components.

  • Previous experience developing GUnit/Junit tests

for testing business logic.

  • Previous experience designing and developing

batch processes inside Guidewire Centers and also external batch process that connects with Guidewire systems.

  • Ability to configure workflows based on business requirements and logic.

  • Ability to design and develop adapters and service APIs and Plugin components based on business requirements.

  • Experience resolving issues identified during testing of the various

integration requirements.

  • Previous experience working with

a development team using Agile methodology to deliver software.

  • Ability and prior experience assisting in GOSU and integrations code reviews, code cleanups and helping to perform sprint demos.

  • Experience organizing code merges and environment management tasks.

  • Experience performing minor and major Guidewire software upgrades.

5+ years related experience in IT

3+ year of specialized experience in software delivery or software development (Java/JEE)

Experience with configuration, deployment, and testing of enterprise software applications

Strong communication and presentation skills

Strong problem solving and design skills

Experience or working knowledge in each of the following technologies:

 JEE Application Servers

  • JBoss, Weblogic, WebSphere

 Web Servers

  • Apache, IIS

 Operating Systems

  • Windows, Red Hat Linux, AIX

 Other technologies / languages

  • SQL, JavaScript, Web Services, ESB, Struts

Preferred Qualifications

Prior software consulting experience, ideally in a Portal, BPM, DM or EAI related setting

Project Management skills (Risk Management, Scope Management, Change Control, etc.)

Server Architecture experience dealing with high availability environments

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment at PwC without regard to race; creed; color; religion; national origin; sex; age; disability; sexual orientation; gender identity or expression; genetic predisposition or carrier status; veteran, marital, or citizenship status; or any other status protected by law.