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Guidewire Functional Architect Cognizant
Chicago, IL

Cognizant is a provider of information technology, consulting, and business process outsourcing services.

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About Cognizant

Job Description

We continuously seek exceptional associates when recruiting new employees. We pride ourselves on having extensive experience working with clients in all major markets. Cognizant's delivery model is infused with a distinct culture of high customer happiness. We consistently deliver positive relationships, cost reductions and business results.

Are you ready to be a change-maker?

At Cognizant, we believe those who challenge the way they work today will own the way tomorrow.

What you'll be doing:


Our strength is built on our ability to work together. Our diverse backgrounds offer different perspectives and new ways of thinking. It encourages lively discussions, inspires thought leadership, and helps us build better solutions for our clients. We want someone who thrives in this setting and is inspired to craft substantial solutions through true collaboration.

If you're comfortable with ambiguity, excited by change, and excel through autonomy, we'd love to hear from you.


* You Lead the Functional team in assessment or Inception engagements
* you will Have the ability to design the client interaction experience using best practices
* You will be Comfortable interacting and leading Cognizant and business team members in complex discussions around Guidewire product capabilities
* You Provides frameworks for business decision-making within the context of an Inception phase
* You Leads functional work stream in a Guidewire Upgrade or Data Conversion. You Articulates what is "out of the box" when it comes to Guidewire
* You Explains Guidewire process flows and is able to drive down to Level 2 and Level 3 process flows for a client.Supports overall leadership for Guidewire Assessments
* Creates written and oral deliverables tied to Guidewire product fit, high level business requirement analysis, and implementation effort
* You Understands how user story cards are used and is comfortable assessing existing cards for completeness
* You Lead Request for Proposal (RFP) responses in terms of overall response calendar, time line and approvals
* Provides the functional content for RFPs and inputs to Request for Information (RFI) documents and presentations
* Presents RFP materials to cross functional client teams
* Familiar with Organizational Change Management (OCM) concepts
* Articulates the role of OCM within program delivery
* Able to drive discussions to help resolve critical issues blocking program progress
* You can Provide plans and staffing approaches to support assessment outputs.Comfortable managing dependencies with other programs and projects
* You Supports the Change, Risk and Issue processes for a program.Comfortable working with business and IT executives in a meeting format and communicating project information

Job Roles / Responsibilities:

* Guidewire Product expertise
* Functional and Domain expertise
* Large Guidewire implementation experience
* Pre-sales RFP/orals artifact and oral delivery

About Cognizant

Cognizant is a provider of information technology, consulting, and business process outsourcing services.

10001 employees

500 frank west burr boulevard

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