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Business Analyst - Germany

  • Department: Product Development
  • Location: Munich, Germany
  • Country: Germany

This role can be based in Munich or any other city in Germany

Fluent spoken and written German is a must

Guidewire has embarked on an exciting transformation journey that is driven by a global team of high performers. This group is Agile and creative shaping our technology and product roadmap. 

We are looking for a passionate Business Analyst who will play a key role in defining requirements for the EMEA Motor market and support our customers in their strategic transformational programs.

 

You should understand what the true business needs are and transforming/aligning them to Guidewire application capabilities. This is critical in ensuring customers get the true value out of the Guidewire applications – that is leveraging as much of the OOTB (out of the box) systems as possible and reducing implementation expense of over-configuring the system.  

The day-to-day:

  • Communicate clearly and efficiently as well as influence outcomes
  • Lead requirements gathering sessions with the customers
  • Translate business requirements into functional specifications 
  • Document business rules, process flows, configuration requirements, data mappings, typelist values and user stories
  • Work with multiple stakeholders to determine the best solution for a complex problem for German Market and EMEA Motor market 
  • Understand the needs of multiple stakeholders by identifying the current and future state business processes 
  • Facilitate the negotiation of requirements amongst multiple stakeholders 
  • Provide advice and recommendations to the product team for aligning business requirements to base product functionality 
  • Work with configuration and integration developers to ensure their design and implementations meet the business requirements
  • Give a business-oriented validation for User Stories and UX design
  • Collaborate with various cross-functional teams in an Agile way such as Product Managers, Business Owners, Engineering, and Solution Sales
  • Be the entry point for German Market to report to Managers
  • Willingness and ability to travel 40% of the time

What skills or experience do I need to have?

  • Deep industry knowledge of the German P&C insurance industry with a primary focus on claims
  • 3 - 5 years of business analyst experience on technology implementations
  • Fluent in German and English, spoken and written, is a must for this role
  • Experience defining business requirements (e.g. process maps, use cases, etc.) for a software project using Agile methodologies 
  • Comfortable working with technology and can demonstrate system functionalities
  • Ability to solve complex problems analytically and identify when business requirements are not in the scope
  • Ability to report from multiple customers
  • Being able to research solutions and work with subject matter experts where necessary and ability to project oneself over several countries in EMEA
  • Ability to train and share knowledge with others regarding the P&C insurance
  • BS or BA degree or relevant work experience
  • Ability to deal with issues directly, firmly, and on time; doesn’t allow problems to fester 

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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.

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.