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Lead BI Engineer – Tableau, Snowflake

  • Department: Business Technology
  • Location: Chennai, India
  • Country: India

Guidewire serves a global community of more than 350 insurers of all sizes and lines of business in more than 30 countries. Community feedback enables us to stay at the forefront of what is happening all over the P&C world and to incorporate insights into the design of our platform to be truly customer centric. 


Our Business Technology team is seeking a Engineer to join the team developing Enterprise Integrations (EI) and BI/Analytics solutions on our best-of-class cloud integration and data platforms.  Your contributions in developing these solutions will directly impact mission-critical business processes that run our business. 


As a Lead Engineer, you will be responsible for both hands-on coding and guiding one or more contingent developers to meet the objectives for your project assignments. You will ensure delivery of the project roadmap while producing sustainable, reusable, well-tested code that meets our internal agile software development standards. You must effectively manage the engineering function for your assigned project to ensure its successfully delivery to production. As a lead Engineer you must foster strong working relationships with team members and internal business partners to effectively manage priorities and ensure success of your projects.


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 have good interpersonal communication skills, are team-oriented and, thrive in a fast-paced environment. 





·       Proven track record of leading delivery of BI/Analytics and/or EI solutions

·       Support design, development, testing and enhancements of BI/Analytics solutions supporting multiple business domains across the enterprise

·       Proactively communicate and collaborate with team members clearly and precisely, verbally and written within the agile framework to meet the sprint planning objective

·       Deliver high quality, well written code that is quickly understood and easily supported and maintained by others.

·       Creating detailed documentation like high level design, detailed design, deployment guide, operations manual and test case document 

·       Understand trends, technical developments in the broader industry and how those can be applied within the organization

·       Present and communicate complex ideas and features to a broad audience effectively.




·       Bachelor’s in Computer Science, Information Management or related fields 

·       8+ years of hands-on development experience implementing BI/Analytics and data solutions 

·       4+ years of hands-on experience in Tableau, creating data model and visualization

·       Minimum 5 years of hands-on data modeling experience using any relational database (SQL Server, Oracle)

·       Minimum 2 years of hands-on data modeling experience using Snowflake

·       Ability to translate business needs into technical solutions and communicate fluently with business users, technical staff and management 

·       Good organization and problem-solving skills 

·       Experience developing in an agile software development environment (Scrum) 

·       Self-motivated, detail-oriented and organized 

·       Willingness to learn and master unfamiliar technologies and/or concepts  

·       Excellent verbal and written technical documentation skills 


Nice to haves: 

·       Experience developing BI data pipelines using IICS (Informatica Intelligent Cloud Services)

·       Experience developing and supporting enterprise systems integration

·       Experience designing and developing PUB/Sub, event based, APIs and microservices


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. 380 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 700+ 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. provides equal employment opportunities to all applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. All offers are contingent upon passing a criminal history and other background checks where it's applicable to the position.