Can you teach as well as you code?
Guidewire Professional Services is growing our Education Consulting team based on strong global demand. We would like to find an experienced Object Oriented instructor, trainer or implementation consultant with an interest in delivering training on product configuration and integration to Guidewire customers and staff. This role serves as a customer facing position representing Guidewire Software.
The successful Instructor is expected to become proficient in how our products can be configured and how integrations can be implemented between our products and other systems. The instructor will provide training to Guidewire customers and partners. He or She is expected to work closely with other Guidewire trainers and curriculum developers to keep abreast of product capabilities, to contribute to improvements in our training materials and review new training materials before they are finalized for delivery.
Some travel may be required, 10-25%.
To be successful in this role, the right candidate will need:
experience in implementing enterprise software,
product configuration experience using XML,
experience in implementing integrations between different systems, and
the ability to deliver training to customers effectively
Some of the essential training skills needed are:
strong oral and written communication skills;
ability to troubleshoot issues on the spot to enable students to complete exercises;
demonstrated ability to efficiently work with customers;
previous experience with complex enterprise application software;
technical skills with XML or similar configuration and software integration including Object Oriented programming (Java, .C#, C++);
demonstrated ability to teach business, configuration and integration concepts for software products;
prior training experience with business process software such as Peoplesoft, Siebel, Ariba or SAP n-tier web architected solutions, and
a flexible enthusiastic approach to work.
The ideal candidate must speak English. Proficiency in one or more of the following languages: Italian, Polish, German or Spanish, is preferred.
Desired skills/experience include :
background as a trainer at a Big 5 consulting firm or equivalent;
background in enterprise software consulting - at least 7 years experience;
understanding of property and casualty insurance with a preference towards claim or underwriting experience.
As a team, our mission is to provide distinguished consulting and support services to prospects, partners, and customers which result in 100 percent reference-able customers which guides us in all that we do.
Guidewire has pursued one mission from its founding as a company in 2001: to be the pre-eminent provider of next-generation core systems — policy, claims, and billing — to the global property-casualty (general) industry. All of our employees understand that we serve only one industry and strive to solve one problem : to enable insurance carriers to migrate completely from legacy systems to a modern core system platform. We have recruited extensively among experts in the industry to ensure that we learn from veterans of insurance system design and implementation. Today, insurance experience is pervasive throughout the Guidewire organization, especially in our Product Management and Implementation Services groups.
The company is headquartered in Foster City, California, US with offices in London, Paris, Munich, Sydney, Toronto, Tokyo, Hong Kong, and now, Dublin. Guidewire is publicly traded on NYSE under symbol: GWRE.
Guidewire develops and implements market-leading insurance software solutions. Serving the second-largest financial services industry in the...