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Senior Product Manager- Cyber Risk

  • Department Analytics and Data Services
  • Location United States - San Mateo, CA

Guidewire is searching for an experienced product manager whose expertise in product strategy, design, and execution will power the continuous delivery of new capabilities to the cyber insurance market through our industry-leading software.
You will inspire 50 engineers, data scientists, and risk modelers to evolve a dynamic product suite that meshes data and machine learning to tame an expanding array of use cases, including cyber risk underwriting, pricing, enterprise risk management, and cyber threat assessment – the #1 risk to US national security, above nuclear weapons. You will report to the Senior Director of Product Management and be a critical motivator in this entrepreneurial culture that fears only the status quo.

Who We Are, What We Believe & What We Build

Guidewire is the AWS of insurance. As the market leader, 380 insurance companies run on our mission critical platform. Every second, we support underwriters crafting policies and agents settling claims. We believe that making a great decision should not require 100 in-house data scientists. Our products range from cyber risk quantification to potent ML sandboxes. We are a post-IPO company with the vision to revolutionize insurance. There is a lot to be done.

Who You Are

You have deep experience managing complex B2B SaaS products with a heavy emphasis on analytics, workflow, and data visualization. You can design solutions to resolve both mega-sized and nuanced industry problems, and are excited to improve a product that is already the envy of the industry. You are passionate about managing and building world-class products and vanquishing market-inhibiting challenges.
You catalyze an unusual chemistry of vision and maniacal execution to quantify the unquantifiable and ship it. You know how to set a strategic course for a product, and how keep the development trains running so maximum velocity can be maintained.
You know how to work with software, UX, modeling, ML, data science, quality assurance, and GTM teams and ensure every team has what it needs from product management to be successful.


Vision
- Deeply understand market challenges to envision innovative solutions that transform the insurance industry
- Evangelize our cyber vision, and determine what this means for the actual products we build
- Drive breakthroughs that eradicate complexity with powerful and disarming elegance

Technical Mastery
- Architect an impactful, performant, and scalable stack and unified application suite that fear no challenge
- Champion best practices in product management across machine learning, data science, data engineering, platform, modeling, and application teams
- Own the end-to-end requirements documentation and communication process across all workstreams

Product Leadership
- Amplify and scale an exceptional culture of curiosity and craftsmanship that renders the impossible possible
- Meticulously inspire, develop, and empower research and development teams to achieve our bold mission
- Unleash your gravitas and magnetic personality to set a product vision that inspires all who need to make it happen

Execution
- Deliver quantified business outcomes for customers with products that deliver the future today
- Produce and communicate roadmaps that inspire and reflect reality
- Build trust via transparency, communication, and consistent delivery that is on-scope and with exceptional quality


Qualifications

  • 3-6 years’ experience with a proven track record building and leading entire or major components of analytic SaaS products
  • Mastery of PM tools – JIRA, prototyping software, querying tools, reporting tools, etc.
  • Strong strategic business acumen married with innate execution focus, detail orientation, and superb communication
  • True passion for leading, inspiring, mentoring, and attracting world-class colleagues
  • Experience in InsurTech, FinTech, and/or P&C domain knowledge
  • Advanced Degree in Operations Research, Applied Mathematics, Statistics, Engineering, or similar quantitative disciplines 


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.
Talent rewards

The perks. The rewards. The good stuff.

We’re proud to shout about our awesome benefits packages. Holistic wellness is a big deal for us. We offer everything you need to support your work and, most importantly, your work-life balance. We’re committed to helping you be the best version of yourself. Inside and outside of work.

FINANCIAL

FINANCIAL

Receive market-competitive pay and incentive programs—because you deserve it! To help future-proof your income, we offer generous support through retirement savings plans.

HEALTH AND WELLNESS

HEALTH AND WELLNESS

Keep your physical and emotional health in tip-top shape with health insurance for you and your family, an employee assistance program, annual wellness reimbursement, and access to wellness resources.

FLEXIBLE WORKING

FLEXIBLE WORKING

Work in an environment where you’ll have the freedom and trust to make an impact, with time for your life outside of work.

DOWNTIME

DOWNTIME

Relax and kick back through our generous paid time-off programs. Make a difference in your community with three volunteer days each year. Take your own personal day of rest with My Day. We also offer 16 weeks of paid leave for all new parents.

CONTINUAL DEVELOPMENT

CONTINUAL DEVELOPMENT

We encourage self-directed learning, giving you every chance to become a better version of yourself, both professionally and personally. At Guidewire, lifelong learning is here for the taking.

CAREER MOBILITY

CAREER MOBILITY

Your career opportunities are only limited by your own imagination. Guidewire’s community is filled with chances to expand your horizons across any of our teams or worldwide‌‌‌‌‌‌‌ locations.