Manager - (FS) IT Advisory, Guidewire - London

  • Competitive
  • London, England, United Kingdom
  • Permanent, Full time
  • EY.
  • 29 Sep 16

Manager - (FS) IT Advisory, Guidewire - London

We are looking for Managers to join our team as we are looking for fresh ideas and innovative minds to assist with a number of projects in the IT industry.

Typically, you would be working as part of an engagement team whose remit is to effect business transformation.


In your role as a Manager you will have responsibility for:

  • Managing and leading project teams or work streams as part of larger projects,
  • Being responsible for high quality delivery on a client assignment, usually as part of an on-site project team
  • Demonstrating knowledge and experience in one or more market areas and technical skills
  • Building long term trusted advisor relationships with our clients

We have two different roles / skillsets we are recruiting for within the Guidewire team: Business Analysts and Guidewire Configuration specialists

Business Analysts Responsibilities

  • Ensuring that all Requirement Deliverables are delivered on time to high quality
  • Managing the requirement team in their activities including Workshop execution, User Story Elaboration, Storyboarding, Domain Modelling, end to end scenarios, etc.
  • Planning and Estimating - pro-actively estimate, plan, monitor and re-plan resource and activities taking into account agreed financial and time constraints and quality/project objectives.

Guidewire Configuration Responsibilities

  • Modification of Guidewire application to conform to customer requirements
  • Configuring screen layouts (PCF files) as defined by business, so it provides a means of capturing and viewing all necessary information
  • Implementing business rules and logic using GOSU language (Guidewire scripting language) as defined in customer requirements.


Industry Experience

  • Successful track record in General Insurance or Claims gained through a top tier consultancy, a specialist financial services consultancy and/or a top tier insurer/Claims organisation
  • Good experience with relational SQL databases (e.g. SQL Server, DB2, Oracle)
  • Excellent coding skills in XML and GOSU script and familiar with object-oriented.

EY is committed to being an inclusive employer and we are happy to consider flexible working arrangements. We strive to achieve the right balance for our people, enabling us to deliver excellent client service whilst allowing you to build your career without sacrificing your personal priorities. While our client-facing professionals can be required to travel regularly, and at times be based at client sites, our flexible working arrangements can help you to achieve a lifestyle balance.