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Guidewire ClaimCenter SME/Developer (m/w/d) 80-100%



The P&C Claims Team is responsible for all the Non-Life Claims applications of Zurich Switzerland.  


To actively support that team, we are looking for an experienced Guidewire InsuranceSuite Developer with very good technical know-how. Within this role, you will be able to make a decisive impact within the framework of sustainable digitalization and support us significantly on this ongoing path of transformation in the claims area. 

You can expect an agile development environment with state-of-the-art technologies. You will assume technical co-responsibility for the development and operations of an application and act as a reference point for our internal customers. You will work as a member of an agile team (SAFe, Scrum). 



What you will do


  • 2nd and 3rd level support of the Guidewire ClaimCenter 
  • Collaboration in complex and exciting development tasks for insurance products in the team including the development of corresponding Features and Stories 
  • Specifications of customized customer solutions in collaboration with the business and IT departments 
  • Analyze business requirements, parameterize/configure them within Guidewire software with a focus on ClaimCenter and integration with front-end and back-end systems 
  • Conducting functional and technical reviews for quality assurance 
  • Ensure uninterrupted operations 
  • Support CI/CD stack configuration and maintenance 
  • Supervise production deployments and business critical activities (ie Financial closing) 



What you bring



  • Experience in the implementation of (business) requirements by means of application parameterization/configuration 
  • Experience in agile application development within a development team 
  • Good knowledge of XML, JSON, JavaScript/JAVA as well as SQL is required 
  • Guidewire certification with specific knowledge of Gosu and the GW data model is a plus 
  • Understanding of agile frameworks (specifically SCRUM or SAFe are an advantage) 
  • Experience in at least one full CI/CD stack implementation 
  • Understanding of information carried by monitoring metrics (Dynatrace, Appdynamics, Prometheus/Grafana,…) and logs (ELK, Splunk,…) 
  • You work independently, are solution-oriented and have a high level of quality awareness as well as a structured approach 
  • You must have a very good command of written and spoken English. German would be an advantage 



Your contact


Talent Acquisition Consultant: Sara Saradjen (+41 44 628 42 27)



Additional Information


Full time and par time: 80-100%

Work location: Zurich, Oerlikon

Hybrid work: up to 0-60% possible


We look forward to receiving your online application - even without a cover letter.

You are welcome to convince us of your motivation in a personal meeting.



Who we are


Zurich is a strong brand - more than 1.4 million Swiss customers place their trust in our products and services.  Our 53,000 employees worldwide form the basis of our success, helping our customers in 210 countries and territories to understand and protect themselves from risk. In order to deliver our services, we offer our employees flexible working models and interesting opportunities for further training & development. As a Zurich employee you benefit from a multitude of advantages as well as a strong culture, characterized by acceptance, diversity and team spirit.


At Zurich, we foster a culture of diversity and inclusion. Our purpose and values are designed to protect, inspire confidence and help our employees reach their full potential. We value and defend what is right and promote opportunities for equity among our professionals, regardless of gender, disability, LGBTQ +, race, ethnicity, generations, belief, etc.  Our talent acquisition and hiring processes respect this commitment daily. Join Zurich and be part of this culture.



Information for recruitment agencies


Zurich accepts no applications from recruitment agencies for this position. We therefore request that recruitment agencies do not submit any candidate documents neither via our employees nor through our online career portal. We refuse any responsibility for unsolicited applications as well as any associated fees. Thank you for your understanding.

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