Software Architect Consultant – French Speaking - Germany

Germany - Remote

Full Time Senior-level / Expert
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Guidewire Software
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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At Guidewire, we deliver our platform as a cloud service to the P&C industry in 34 countries.We put our values of Integrity, Rationality, and Collegiality first, harboring a culture of honesty and openness that our people never want to lose. And we each bring a little quirkiness—and a little genius—to the table. As the landscape of our industry continues to shift, we respond with flexibility and skill. We’re braving uncharted territory, pushing past the conventional with our products, partners, and people.
Never before has there been a more exciting time to join us!
The RoleGuidewire helps our customers and partners implement our software across Europe, and we are looking for an experienced Software Architect to help us fulfill increasing demand.Reporting to the responsible Guidewire Delivery Manager for the customer account, you will work in tandem with client and partner teams to understand and implement business objectives and system requirements. As a Guidewire architect, you will become the trusted advisor for the customer and partner, and you will coach and mentor their teams, enabling them to become self-sufficient over time. This position requires a unique blend of technical aptitude, business savvy, and interpersonal skills. Our projects will expect some on-site presence, so there will be expectations to travel in Europe freely without sponsorship.

Qualifications and Education Requirements

  • BSc in Computer Science or equivalent
  • 10+ years of implementation experience
  • Advanced, hands on exposure to broad technical skills such as Object Oriented programming (preferably JAVA), relational databases (data modeling/SQL), web UI (design and development), XML, application architecture
  • Software development lifecycle exposure (AGILE)

Required skills

  • Fluency in oral and written French.
  • Insurance industry experience such as claims processing, policy rating, broker processing.
  • Effective leadership, interpersonal, and communication skills.
  • Proven negotiation skills and a strong ability to understand and influence customers
  • Ability to build team collegiality on large scale programs with teams from different vendors and companies.
  • Ability to find ways of solving or preempting problems and proactively dealing with any issues that arise in a timely manner.
  • Ability to gain respect and to create a sense of community amongst the members of the project teams.
  • Ability to work independently and within a team.
  • Ability to travel for onsite work.

Why Guidewire?

  • We provide exceptional support to our consultants, from a full-time dedicated Consulting manager whose focus is helping to enable and develop our staff and guide them on their career path within Guidewire, to our fantastic Global Mobility team who help provide flexible options to our consultants who need to travel for client engagement.
  • We’re proud to shout about our excellent benefits packages. Holistic wellness is a big deal for us. We offer everything you need to support your work and, most importantly, your work-life balance. We’re committed to helping you be the best version of yourself. Inside and outside of work.

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About Guidewire
Guidewire 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. provides equal employment opportunities to all applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. All offers are contingent upon passing a criminal history and other background checks where it's applicable to the position.
We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation. 
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Job perks/benefits: Career development Insurance
Job region(s): Europe
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