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*Guidewire Solutions Architect



Zurich (Schaumburg, IL) seeks a Guidewire Solutions Architect to assist with the implementation of a Policy Administration System using Guidewire PolicyCenter software and help with guiding the organization on the solutioning, coding, and development of Guidewire technologies into the overall Zurich landscape. Specific duties include: create and maintain constructive and supportive relationships with Business Partners (BP); ensure that all projects are initiated within IT's delivery framework and satisfy BP's needs while aligning to both the IT and BP strategy; support the application architecture utilized by in-house developed applications, vendor applications and databases, and ensure development efforts are carried out using a consistent and quality driven approach; review and approve any data model changes required to implement the solution; lead and guide a team of developers in implementing the solution; and perform code and design reviews to ensure the implemented code adheres to the solution architecture. Position requires occasional travel within the U.S. Option to work remotely is available.


Position requires a Bachelor’s degree, or foreign equivalent, in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a closely related field of study, plus 6 years of experience in the job offered, or as a Guidewire Developer, Programmer Analyst, Associate-Projects, Sr. Associate-Projects or similar experience in the Application Design and Development area. Must have 6 years of experience with each of the following: designing and developing Guidewire PolicyCenter Configuration working in all three layers of the application – Data Model, User Interface, and Business Rules; providing technical advisory and reporting services for various Guidewire Solutions; and implementing standard guidelines for writing Gosu Code in PCF files, Libraries, and RuleSets. Specific experience must also include: coordinating deployment activities to ensure that changes were recorded and processed consistently as part of change management process; creating UML models; participating in various estimation and planning sessions; creating reusable utility Gosu files and Proof of Concepts for integrations; participating in evaluation of products and components to replace legacy applications policy and admin applications; interacting with stakeholders to understand requirements and assess technical feasibility; participating in defect management and prioritization; leading and guiding junior developers in delivering requirements or tasks; and reviewing and approving code for junior developers. Must be willing to occasionally travel within the U.S. Option to work remotely is available.


Full time position. Apply by submitting your resumes at Zurichna.com/en/careers, Job ID: 78587

A future with Zurich


Now is the time to move forward and make a difference. At Zurich, we want you to share your unique perspectives, experiences and ideas so we can grow and drive sustainable change together. As part of a leading global organization, Zurich North America has over 148 years of experience managing risk and supporting resilience. Today, Zurich North America is a leading provider of commercial property-casualty insurance solutions and a wide range of risk management products and services for businesses and individuals. We serve more than 25 industries, from agriculture to technology, and we insure 90% of the Fortune 500®. Our growth strategy is not limited to our business. As an employer, we strive to provide ongoing career development opportunities, and we foster an environment where voices are diverse, behaviors are inclusive, actions drive equity, and our people feel a sense of belonging. Be a part of the next evolution of the insurance industry. Join us in building a brighter future for our colleagues, our customers and the communities we serve. Zurich maintains a comprehensive employee benefits package for employees as well as eligible dependents and competitive compensation. Please click here to learn more.

As a global company, Zurich recognizes the diversity of our workforce as an asset. We recruit talented people from a variety of backgrounds with unique perspectives that are truly welcome here. Taken together, diversity and inclusion bring us closer to our common goal: exceeding our customers’ expectations. Zurich does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender expression, national origin, disability, protected veteran status or any other legally protected status. EOE disability/vet 

Zurich does not accept unsolicited resumes from search firms or employment agencies. Any unsolicited resume will become the property of Zurich American Insurance. If you are a preferred vendor, please use our Recruiting Agency Portal for resume submission. 


Location(s): AM - Schaumburg

Remote Working: No

Schedule: Full Time




Nearest Major Market: Chicago

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