• Senior Business Analyst - London Market United Kingdom
  • Guidewire Software in United Kingdom, , United Kingdom
  • jobs
  • 2 weeks ago

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Are you a London Market insurance industry professional?

Are you passionate about insurance systems and want to influence the future insurance business written through London? Are you passionate about working in an international company?

If so, then being a Guidewire Senior Business Analyst might be the right role for you. Our Business Analysts are our insurance experts within the Product Management team. Your primary responsibilities would be to explain and represent the London Market insurance industry to the product development organization, to work alongside colleagues interacting with customers on project implementations.

Your background should be in London Market insurance/reinsurance, with roles at syndicates, brokers, managing agents, software vendors, or others within the complex commercial/specialty space of Lloyd’s and the company market. Maybe you’ve been on the underwriting team, a broker, a senior business analyst, or a product manager. You should have a high degree... of comfort with technology, and exceptional analytical and communications skills. You should also be comfortable engaging in product design discussions with developers, gathering requirements from customer workshops and presenting to prospective customers.

Because of our strong commitment to quality across the development team, you will also support the creation, execution and validation of robust functional and integration test cases that truly reflect how our customers would exercise our solutions.

As a Senior Business Analyst at Guidewire, your responsibilities will include:
• Acting as a subject matter expert on London Market insurance, open market, delegated authority and reinsurance
• Providing context and perspective to the Product Managers designing and prioritizing enhancements to our products
• Attending conferences/seminars to stay current with market modernisation initiatives, understanding their relevance and influence on company strategy.
• Research of insurance industry questions, including interpretation and summarization of insurance manuals, regulatory filings, and publications from professional organizations or regulatory bodies
• Helping implementation teams and Partners to understand and interpret the requirements being given to them by insurance carriers
• Being the insurance expert who can help customers, prospective customers, engineering, QA, support, sales, and other groups with questions
• Eliciting, analyzing, specifying, and validating the business needs of stakeholders, be they customers or end users
• Collaborating with project sponsors to determine project scope and vision
• Creating sample policies and validating test results to support application feature design
• Diagnosing and reporting issues, following issues to resolution, and working with the development and services teams on workarounds
• Documenting known issues and workaround for release notes
• Participating to Guidewire events as SME

Desired skills/experience:
• 5+ years of experience on the London Market insurance, Lloyd’s or Company markets
• 3+ years of experience on the IT side of the P&C insurance industry.
• Experience working with London Market delegated authority systems for coverholder reporting or data standardization
• Reinsurance experience, including ceded reinsurance solution capabilities and assumed reinsurance requirements
• Technical capacity - you should feel comfortable understanding specifications and be able to communicate with the engineering team on technical decisions
• Experience with market placing platforms Familiarity with modern, rules-based, configurable software applications
• Ability to translate high level requirements into actionable product features via user stories
• Ability to manage complex initiatives with limited supervision
• Exceptional written and oral communication skills
• Good decision-making and analytical skills
• Ability to excel in a team-oriented environment.
• Experience with agile software development is a plus
• A real passion for insurance, software systems and problem solving

About Guidewire

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 540+ insurers in 40 countries, from new ventures to 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 1600+ successful projects, supported by the largest R&D team and partner ecosystem in the industry. Our Marketplace provides hundreds of applications that accelerate integration, localization, and innovation.

For more information, please visit www.guidewire.com and follow us on Twitter: @Guidewire_PandC.

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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