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Product Manager, Data and Integration - San Mateo, CA

  • Department Business Technology
  • Location San Mateo, CA
Join our growing Business Technology team to empower the business to achieve our next chapter of global growth and scale with a digital workforce. We are seeking a pragmatic and accomplished innovative enterprise data and integration Product Manager who will lead our partnership with Guidewire's Business teams and be responsible for defining and managing the product delivery of the enterprise dashboards and reports and systems integration.
 
The Product Manager, Data and Integration is accountable and responsible for planning roadmaps, driving execution of all deliverables, work closely with a highly skilled technical team and collaborate with multiple business partners throughout Guidewire. This position will report directly to the Director, Product Management, Ent. Data & Integration.
 
To be successful at this position, you must be a self-starter with the ability to take ownership, work under pressure, and handle multiple tasks simultaneously while keeping a good sense of humor. You must possess good oral and written documentation skills and collaborate effectively with other team members. You will also contribute ideas and provide feedback on many aspects within the team's project portfolio that may be outside your domain of expertise.

Key Responsibilities:

  • The primary interface for the BI scrum team, highly and actively engaged to ensure development decisions stay aligned with business needs
  • Collaborate with the product owners throughout the business to align product backlog and dependencies
  • Research, clarify and document business requirements and/or business rules with business stakeholders to ensure alignment and to set proper expectations
  • Gather inputs used in creating and managing a BI backlog for Data and Integration: defining and prioritizing requests, mapping them to release increments within an overall product roadmap and release plan for the products assigned
  • Distill user stories into granular functional requirements that are comprehensively and concisely documented for the development team
  • Provide and communicate analysis and requirement artifacts as required in supporting the development team. Includes data flow mapping, diagrams, use cases, process flows, context diagrams, and story maps
  • Ensure that user story-level activity and execution is swift and timely within the BI development team
  • Establish clear release plans, and own acceptance criteria in measuring the completion of capabilities called for in user stories
  • Maintain and communicate a release-level burndown chart, drawing from the completion of individual user stories within the product backlog and overall component roadmap
  • Participate in change management activities like UAT, training, communications, online help, business readiness, etc.
  • Strong knowledge of Agile principles and process; Work closely with the scrum teams throughout the development process.
  • Hands-on experience in mid-size, global implementations leveraging tools like MuleSoft, Informatica, Tableau, Snowflake, etc.

Required Skills:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, MIS or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • 5+ years of experience as a Business Analyst or Product Manager for a mid-to-large sized organization, or direct consulting expertise leading sales & marketing, support, and services transformation projects
  • Proven ability to manage shared horizontal services that often require managing multiple timelines and integrated release schedules
  • Experience developing LOE's in conjunction with sales, services, support, and other business use cases/stories
  • Deep familiarity with BI/Analytics/Data warehouse concepts and designs - previous hands on experience required
  • Hands-on experience in mid-size, global implementations leveraging tools like MuleSoft, Informatica, Tableau, Snowflake, etc.
  • Ability to communicate technical details regarding application integration, ETL, data visualization, and BI concepts and frameworks
  • Familiarity with data visualization tools like Tableau, Qlik etc. and enterprise integration tools like MuleSoft, Informatica, etc.
  • Familiarity and exposure to enterprise solutions like Salesforce, Workday, Oracle Financials, Coupa, Concur, etc.
  • Excellent documentation skills in authoring product requirements and use cases for software development
  • Highly professional interpersonal, teamwork, oral, and written communication skills
  • Outstanding troubleshooting capability for ferreting out issues and driving resolution
  • Proven ability to take the lead in assigned responsibilities with light supervision
  • Working knowledge of Lucidchart, Jira, Confluence, SharePoint, and Jira
  • Demonstrated ability to plan roadmaps and execute effectively against them
  • Strong knowledge of Agile principles and process
  • Hold a current Certified Scrum Product Owner (CSPO), CSM, or PSM certification


About Guidewire

Guidewire is the platform P&C insurers trust to engage, innovate, and grow efficiently.

Guidewire combines core, data, digital, analytics, and AI to deliver our platform as a cloud service. More than 400 insurers, including the largest and most complex in the world, run on Guidewire.

As a partner to our customers, we continually evolve to enable their success. We are proud of our unparalleled implementation track record with 1000+ successful projects, supported by the largest R&D team and partner ecosystem in the industry. Our Marketplace provides hundreds of add-ons that accelerate integration, localization, and innovation.

Guidewire Software, Inc. is proud to be an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. We are committed to an inclusive workplace, and believe that a diversity of perspectives, abilities, and cultures is a key to our success. Qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, citizenship, marital status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, or disability. All offers are contingent upon passing a criminal history and other background checks where it's applicable to the position.

Disability Accommodations and Guidewire’s Appeals Process. Guidewire provides accommodations to the hiring process to create a fair opportunity for candidates with disabilities to contend for open positions. Accommodation requests should be directed to (650) 356-4940 or Accommodations@guidewire.com. If things do not go as hoped, we invite you to use our appeals process. Guidewire promises to independently review any denied accommodation and any decision not to offer you the position. The appeals process is the same in either case. Within five business days of receiving a notice of denial of an accommodation, or receiving a notice of your non-selection for a vacancy, call (650) 356-4940 or e-mail Accommodations@guidewire.com to make an appeal. Guidewire will assign a new decision-maker to review the request and/or hiring decision, who will then notify you in writing of a decision within 10 business days.
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