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PwC Guidewire Business Lead in Chicago, Illinois

A career in our Financial Services Enabling Technologies practice, within Industry and Functional Apps services, will provide you with the opportunity to build secure and new digital experiences for customers, employees, and suppliers. We focus on improving apps or developing new apps for traditional and mobile devices as well as conducting usability testing to find ways to improve our clients’ user experience.

As part of our team, you’ll help clients harness technology systems in financial services focusing on areas such as insurance, sales performance management, retirement and pension, asset management, and banking & capital markets.

Responsibilities

As a Senior Associate, you’ll work as part of a team of problem solvers with extensive consulting and industry experience, helping our clients solve their complex business issues from strategy to execution. Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Proactively assist in the management of several clients, while reporting to Managers and above

  • Train and lead staff

  • Establish effective working relationships directly with clients

  • Contribute to the development of your own and team’s technical acumen

  • Keep up to date with local and national business and economic issues

  • Be actively involved in business development activities to help identify and research opportunities on new/existing clients

  • Continue to develop internal relationships and your PwC brand

Job Requirements and Preferences :

Basic Qualifications :

Minimum Degree Required :

Bachelor Degree

Minimum Years of Experience :

3 year(s)

Preferred Qualifications :

Certification(s) Preferred :

Guidewire and Scrum Master Certification

Preferred Knowledge/Skills :

Demonstrates thorough abilities and/or a proven record of success in projects related to and/or leveraging one or more of the following areas related to systems configurations within the Insurance industry, including:

  • Guidewire Policy Center, Billing Center ClaimCenter and Contact Center;

  • GOSU, Guidewire Event and Rules Framework and object oriented programming;

  • JAVA hosting, as well as utilization of web services that primarily use Java;

  • Web services hosting and consuming, using the Guidewire studio toolkit;

  • XLM Coding;

  • XML, ANT, MAVEN and code repository such as Clear Case, SVN, TFS; and,

  • Cogent communication, facilitation and presentations to and/or for all levels of industry audiences, clients and internal staff and management.

Demonstrates thorough abilities and/or a proven record of success within the professional services and consulting industries with emphases in Financial Services and the Insurance industry.

Demonstrates thorough abilities and/or a proven record of success in understanding personal and team roles, contributing to a positive working environment by building solid relationships with team members, and proactively seeking guidance, clarification, and feedback.

Demonstrates thorough abilities and/or a proven record of success in delivering clear requests for information and demonstrates flexibility in prioritizing and completing tasks, leveraging MS Office (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint), Lotus Notes and other technologies appropriately to do so.

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. PwC is proud to be an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer.

For positions based in San Francisco, consideration of qualified candidates with arrest and conviction records will be in a manner consistent with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

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.

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