Technical Program Manager - Cloud Data Platform (Remote-United States)

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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As a TPM, you will play a key role within Data Platform and Analytics organization, driving projects internally (and with other teams). You will be responsible to drive and coordinate major platform and cloud service initiatives with the highest degree of complexity. Your impact will be felt across the organization. You will spend a significant proportion of your time developing the capabilities of the team as a whole.  Responsibilities include collection of business and systems requirements from internal and external customers, writing specifications, driving project schedules from design to release, and managing the production launch.
As a TPM, you will anticipate bottlenecks, provide escalation management, anticipate and make tradeoffs, and balance the business needs versus technical constraints. An ability to take large, complex projects and break them down into manageable pieces, develop functional specifications, then deliver them in a successful and timely manner is expected. Maturity, high judgment, negotiation skills, ability to influence, analytical talent and leadership are essential to success in this role.
This role requires strong technical knowledge with micro services, distributed systems, AWS etc.

You will:

  • Drive functional and technical delivery of key team-, org-, and other cross functional initiatives. Collaborate with development, product management, other engineering teams, Ops to design, scope, and shepherd features

  • Create functional specs, project / release plans, and roadmaps

  • Coordinate multiple engineering programs simultaneously

  • Facilitate driving product decisions to align with higher company initiatives
  • Help influence peers / managers and build consensus while dealing with ambiguity
  • Manage expectations, track deliverables present reports to leadership
  • Guide and manage the usage of agile methodologies to simplify project delivery


Required Skills

  • 3+ years as a TPM, engineering leader or related discipline

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in computer science, engineering or a related field
  • This role requires technical knowledge with micro services, distributed systems, AWS, Big Data eco system.
  • Ability to analyze business requirements, write specifications, scope technical requirements, manage multiple software development efforts, drive rigorous testing, and coordinate product launch
  • Demonstrable experience with agile software development methodologies and productivity tools

  • Strong analytic and project management skills
  • Demonstrated ability to identify and resolve systemic issues

  • Interpersonal skills to build relationships, and collaborate with diverse cross-functional teams 

Please find more exciting stuff about our Data Platform Team in the following Blog :  https://medium.com/guidewire-engineering-blog/introducing-guidewire-data-platform-db232b1df77e
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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