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Added Jun 23, 2022 Guidewire Technical Lead (23616) Springfield, IL | Contract Apply

Job Description

Time to get to work! LRS Consulting Services is seeking an experienced Guidewire Technical Lead for our client in Central Illinois. This is a 12 month opportunity for the right person. If you’re that person, if you have the Technical Leadership expertise that we need, submit your resume now!

LRS Consulting Services has been delivering IT excellence for over three decades. Our reputation for quality, flexibility, and strong relationships with our clients keeps them turning to us to meet their IT consulting needs. Our contacts, combined with your technical expertise, equals career possibilities for you. So let’s get to work!

The Guidewire Technical Lead will:
  • Operates autonomously, broad impact across multiple systems and the IT division. Seen as an expert in defining system scope and objectives based on business/user needs. Provide guidance and training to less experienced software engineers. Responsible for instructing, directing, and checking the work of others.
  • Provide consultation as technical and system business expert on key business systems for a team or project
  • Collaborate with the business and user community to define and design technology solutions within a dedicated team or project team
  • Lead other software engineers within their team to accomplish business goals
  • Proficient in all aspects of the software development lifecycle.
  • Proficient developer knowledge in a variety of programming languages and/or proficient knowledge of web design languages, scripting tools and protocols.
  • Devise or modify complex procedures to solve problems for a dedicated team or project team
  • Analyze and revise existing system logic difficulties and documentation within their team
  • Maintain and update team owned system artifacts so they do not become stale over time
  • Be the communication bridge across IT product/project teams to make sure duplicate work does not occur
Must have the following experience:
  • 3+ years of senior level experience in analysis, developing and writing code as well as at 2 years experience working to complex assignments and structures, and leading initiatives for the development team
Competencies:

Technical Acumen
  • Guidewire
    • Fundamentals
    • iConfigurations
    • Integrations
    • Guidewire Best Practices
    • DevOps Best Practices (CI\CD, Automation etc)
    • Ability to investigate and fix problems
    • Performance monitoring and tuning (Nice to have)
    • Guidewire cluster, workload distribution and optimization (Nice to have)
    • Ability to convert high-level design into detailed low-level design
  • Experience in Code Management, Release Management, Environment Management
  • Nice to have: Knowledge of general IT infrastructure concepts
  • Nice to have: Knowledge on High Availability, Scalability (Horizontal and Vertical), Disaster Recovery etc.
  • Nice to have: Knowledge on Security Best Practices for Guidewire Applications
  • Nice to have: Knowledge in Application Performance Management practices
Leadership
  • Accountability – Managing own task, helping team to prioritize work, holding self and others in the team accountable
  • Communication – Ability to explain designs to developer, communicating risks, issues
  • Developing Talent – Mentoring less experienced developers.
  • Leading People Through Change – Ability to lead developers through changes in code management, release management, other technical processes.
  • Continues Learning – Ability to stay hands on, updating GW Certifications, stay up to date with latest technology trends in Guidewire, Cloud etc.
• Candidate must be able to effectively communicate in English (written & verbal)
• Candidate must have permanent authorization to work in the USA for any employer
• Corp to Corp candidates will not be considered

Colorado salary range - $20/hr to $125/hr

LRS is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants for employment will receive consideration without unlawful discrimination based on race, color, religion, creed, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital status, gender identity, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, genetic information, citizenship status or protected veteran status.