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Senior Product Manager -Data Platform (Exton, PA)

  • DepartmentProduct Development and Operations
  • LocationUnited States - Exton, PA
  • Location TypeOn-Site
At Guidewire we are proud to be able to support our customers’ mission to help protect the world’s most important investments. All of us benefit from having insurance to protect our homes, businesses, and other assets. Our customers are focused on being able to provide help when people need it the most, whether it is due to a natural catastrophe or an accident. Our mission is to be the platform that allows P&C insurers to provide the products and services that their customers need in order to recover from some of life’s most challenging events.
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 transformation and integration services, to help both our internal development teams and our customers leverage, transform, and enrich data easily to gain analytics driven insights.
Our curation services are 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 and casualty industry. Starting with working with customers and our internal teams, you will identify opportunities to process data and manage content to deliver business insights that have a meaningful impact on our customers overall success as measured through KPIs like retention, quote conversion rate, business cycle times, and customer and agent satisfaction.  Based on those conversations and market needs, you will define requirements, and then work with the engineering teams to deliver new data processing, storage, and delivery patterns for use in developing analytics applications solution content. Most importantly, you will excel in an organization that truly lives our value of Integrity, Rationality, and Collegiality on a daily basis.

In this role you will :

  • Collaborate with one or more engineering teams through the ideation, technical development, and launch of data curation and management services that internal application teams and customers leverage to develop content and solutions for analytics applications.
  • 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 applications, platform, and analytic organization's roadmap
  • Gather and define the requirements that will be used to research and innovate new methods of performant and secure metadata management, data curation, and transformation at scale
  • Be the expert who can help customers, QA, support, sales, and other groups with questions about our cloud native data platform storage and processing, data integration, and products
  • Manage dependencies across different teams and ensure features are delivered on time
  • Triage, prioritize and respond to customer issues and escalations
  • Work on-site in our Exton, Pennsylvania office minimum of eight (8) days per month.

Required skills & Experience :

  • 3+ years product management experience
  • 3+ years of experience working with technical data management and integration architecture of cloud solutions and security
  • This role requires conceptual understanding and knowledge of micro services, distributed systems, AWS (Amazon Web Services), Big Data ecosystem.
  • 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 and 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 540+ insurers in 40 countries, 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 1600+ successful projects, supported by the largest R&D team and partner ecosystem in the industry. Our Marketplace provides hundreds of applications 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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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 ample 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.

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CAREER MOBILITY

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