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Product Manager - Data Platform ( Remote )

  • Department Product Development and Operations
  • Location United States - Remote
Guidewire is widely recognized as the leading provider of software solutions for the property and casualty insurance industry. Our software offers property and casualty insurance companies the tools to take care of their customers when they need it the most, whether that is a time of crisis, a natural dis-aster, an accident, or exposure to cyber risks.

We are looking for a product management professional to join our data platform team. Guidewire’s Data Platform team is responsible for building an integrated, scalable, secure, and robust data plat-form, to help both our internal development teams & our customers leverage data easily.

The platform is designed to support all our analytics, data science, and data management applications, while being integrated foundationally across our broad product portfolio, to usher in a new era of analytic driven experiences, services, and insurance product offerings for the property & casualty industry.

In this role, you will specifically focus on the data ingestion experience of data platform. You will work in a highly collaborative, cross-functional environment to guide products from conception to launch by connecting the technical and business worlds. You will break down complex problems into steps that drive product development at speed. This opportunity is not just to build products, but to be part of a team that helps transform an industry with data & analytic driven technology at the center.

Note : Our hiring team is open to remote / telecommuter candidates based in these time zones, e.g. - PST , MST & CST . The incumbent will work closely with our engineering team based out of our headquarters, San Mateo , CA.

What you will do

  • Lead one or more engineering teams through the ideation, technical development, and launch of innovative product capabilities, geared towards ingestion of data into the platform.
  • Drive feature level design sessions and product development with engineers, architects & UX
  • Establish shared vision across the company by building consensus on priorities leading to product execution
  • Define and analyze metrics that inform the success of products
  • Maximize efficiency in a constantly evolving environment where the process is fluid and creative solutions are the norm
  • You will work with your manager and peers to ensure alignment of your team's work with larger Data platform and analytic organization's roadmap
  • Gather and define the requirements that will be used to research and innovate new methods of data acquisition in the cloud.
  • Be the expert who can help customers, QA, support, sales, and other groups with questions about our cloud native data infrastructure and products.
  • Manage dependencies across different teams and ensure features are delivered on time
  • Triage, prioritize and respond to customer issues and escalations 

What we are looking for in this role

  • 3+ years product management experience
  • 3+ years of experience working with technical architecture of cloud solutions & security
  • This role requires conceptual understanding & knowledge of micro services, distributed systems, AWS (Amazon Web Services), Big Data eco system.
  • Cloud native software delivery experience
  • Ability to manage complex initiatives with limited supervision.
  • You are driven, focused, and quick to take ownership of your work
  • Adaptable, resilient, and able to thrive in ambiguity
  • You should feel comfortable with data ingestion, cataloging, integration, and enrichment concepts and techniques and be able to understand how data relates to end user analytics requirements and applications.
  • Technical knowledge of big data & cloud technologies, services, tooling & infrastructure preferred.
  • Experience working with different technologies used for data acquisition and data replication, like change data capture is preferred
  • Experience working with B2B SaaS (software as a service) company is a plus
  • Software engineering experience is a plus

About Guidewire

Guidewire is the platform P&C insurers trust to engage, innovate, and grow efficiently. We combine digital, core, analytics, and AI to deliver our platform as a cloud service. More than 450 insurers, from new ventures to 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.

For more information, please visit www.guidewire.com and follow us on Twitter: @Guidewire_PandC.

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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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.

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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 ample paid leave for all new parents.

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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.

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CAREER MOBILITY

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