Senior Product Manager, US Remote Option

United States - Remote

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Guidewire is the platform P&C insurers trust to engage, innovate, and grow efficiently. ​We combine digital, core, analytics, and AI to deliver our platform as a cloud service. More than 400 insurers, from new ventures to the largest and...
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Are you ready for a new challenge? If so, we would love to see your background! Guidewire is widely recognized as the leading provider of software solutions for the property and casualty insurance industry. Our software offers P&C insurance companies the tools to look after their customers when they need it the most, whether that’s a time of crisis, a natural disaster, an accident, or protecting a home. We are a post-IPO company with the vision to revolutionize insurance. There is a lot to be done.
We are looking for an experienced product management professional to join our Product Management team. You will work with a product team spanning P&C insurance domain specialists, UX design and engineering to help drive our cloud product roadmap and delivery, from conceptualization through successful adoption by Guidewire customers.
You are a well-rounded individual and capable of going into depth on a range of topics relevant to the domain. You will be able to distill sophisticated problem landscapes into impactful work, and then lead a multi-functional team to get it done.
Our employee culture…https://careers.guidewire.com/culture
Note: This position has a remote option with occasional travel required to Guidewire offices or customer sites depending on the evolving COVID-19 situation and the ability to do so safely. Most of the development team is in San Jose, CA.

WHAT YOU GET TO DO IN THIS ROLE

  • Ensure that product requirements and outcomes are clearly defined and well-articulated.
  • Make tough prioritization decisions and maintain a balance between both the product roadmap, the multitude of product requests, and the need to hit a high-quality bar.
  • Collaborate with product development teams to successfully deliver compelling cloud products.
  • Drive data-enabled customer insights to hone a strong vision on how to enable the next generation of P&C solutions.
  • Work with customers to understand their issues.
  • Demonstrate flexibility and ability to adapt to change in a fast-paced work environment.
  • Stay abreast of industry and technology trends.

REQUIRED SKILLS & EXPERIENCE

  • Strong experience in product management at a commercial enterprise software company.
  • Consistent track record in merging attention to product detail with the aptitude to understand and map to business imperatives.
  • Keen understanding and appreciation for the business value of user-centered design and design thinking.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, communicating sophisticated concepts in simple and understandable ways, and present clearly and persuasively to customers, partners, colleagues, and senior executives.
  • Being able to take in a lot of input and conflicting requests while still moving forward at a fast pace.
  • High level knowledge of SaaS concepts and architectures.

NICE TO HAVE

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or another technical major.
  • Experience in InsurTech, FinTech, and/or P&C domain knowledge a plus, but not required.
  • Experience leading capabilities of a configurable enterprise application platform and/or configurable business applications.
  • Experience with API and digital development.
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About GuidewireGuidewire is the platform P&C insurers trust to engage, innovate, and grow efficiently.
Guidewire combines core, data, digital, analytics, and AI to deliver our platform as a cloud service. More than 400 insurers, including the largest and most complex in the world, run on Guidewire.
As a partner to our customers, we continually evolve to enable their success. We are proud of our unparalleled implementation track record with 1000+ successful projects, supported by the largest R&D team and partner ecosystem in the industry. Our Marketplace provides hundreds of add-ons that accelerate integration, localization, and innovation.
Guidewire Software, Inc. is proud to be an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. We are committed to an inclusive workplace, and believe that a diversity of perspectives, abilities, and cultures is a key to our success. Qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, citizenship, marital status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, or disability. All offers are contingent upon passing a criminal history and other background checks where it's applicable to the position.
Disability Accommodations and Guidewire’s Appeals Process. Guidewire provides accommodations to the hiring process to create a fair opportunity for candidates with disabilities to contend for open positions. Accommodation requests should be directed to (650) 356-4940 or Accommodations@guidewire.com. If things do not go as hoped, we invite you to use our appeals process. Guidewire promises to independently review any denied accommodation and any decision not to offer you the position. The appeals process is the same in either case. Within five business days of receiving a notice of denial of an accommodation, or receiving a notice of your non-selection for a vacancy, call (650) 356-4940 or e-mail Accommodations@guidewire.com to make an appeal. Guidewire will assign a new decision-maker to review the request and/or hiring decision, who will then notify you in writing of a decision within 10 business days.
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