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Digital Architect - Remote, U.S
Bedford, MA

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Job Description

Do you want to work with the latest digital technologies?

Would you like focus on creativity and innovation, but work for an established technology leader?

Does the idea of traveling to major cities in North America, Europe and Asia sound exciting to you?

As a Digital Architect within the Guidewire Center for Digital Innovation, you will be part of an elite team responsible for helping customers find innovative solutions to achieve success.

In this role, you will engage with customers and prospects in strategic sales events where you will work to understand the needs of business leaders within many of the largest global Property and Casualty Insurance company's. With your skills as a full stack developer, you will focus on modern front-end technologies, frameworks such as Angular and React, and creating a superior User Experience. Your role will be to help customers evaluate innovative technology solutions at a deep, architectural level, leading discussions with IT leaders and leading proof-of-concept engagements.

As a Digital Architect, you will work side-by-side with our prospects to find the right solutions, while making sure that our product management and engineering staff is kept abreast of product strengths and weaknesses. This position requires a rare blend of technical skills and a genuine passion for innovation and developing new solutions to difficult problems.

You will work in tandem with the sales executives and our compensation structure provides a significant bonus for achieving and exceeding objectives. Within the team bonus structure, we reserve a pool to reward extraordinary individual contribution.

The ideal candidate will be based in North America. However, you have the flexibility to choose where you are located and can work remotely or based out of one of the Guidewire offices.

40% overnight travel for customer visits within North America and Europe is required, with occasional trips to Asia. Guidewire promotes flexible working practices to strive for a work-life balance.

Required Skills for the Digital Architect include:

* Minimum of 2-3 years experience as a full technology stack developer with strong front-end skills
* JavaScript, ECMAScript, CSS, SASS
* Development with Node.js
* Single Page Web App Frameworks (Angular.js, Angular, React.js, Vue.js etc.
* Build and test tools (Grunt, Karma etc.)
* Basic skills in Java and JEE
* Cloud platforms knowledge (AWS, Azure, Google)
* Experience and know-how in scalability and high availability in IT architecture, RESTful web services and API design, microservice architecture, virtualization, continuous integration, etc.

Desired characteristics for the Digital Architect:

* Innovative, flexible and ready to learn and test something new
* Possess very good technical skills in JavaScript, ECMAScript, CSS, SASS, LESS or similar technologies
* Experience using build and test tools (Grunt and Karma)
* Familiarity with Backend and Enterprise Technologies such as JEE

This is an opportunity to work on interesting projects worldwide, enabling you to enhance not only your technical but also your business skills - a rare combination.

Why Guidewire?

Guidewire exists to deliver the industry platform that P&C insurers rely upon to adapt and succeed in a time of accelerating change-and to ensure that every customer succeeds in the journey. We provide the software, services, and partner ecosystem to enable our customers to run, differentiate, and grow their business.

Guidewire InsurancePlatform is the P&C industry platform that unifies software, services, and partner ecosystem to power our customers' business. InsurancePlatform provides the standard upon which insurers can engage their customers, optimize their operations, drive smart decisions, and innovate quickly. We are privileged to serve more than 350 P&C insurers in 32 countries. We invest heavily in R&D to build a technology platform that combines three elements-core processing, data and analytics, and digital engagement-to enhance insurers' ability to engage and empower their customers and employees.

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