Senior Manager, Guidewire Testing

IT - Application & Software Development
Vancouver, BC
Sep 19, 2019

Our client…

One of the world's most recognized consulting companies leading the way in tax, accounting and technology services are looking for a leader in their Data Science and Analytics department.


Must Have:

  • 7+ years of Guidewire Testing experience in either PolicyCenter, BillingCenter, or ClaimCenter is required.
  • Bachelor’s or higher degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related.
  • Proven track record supporting all stages of the technology enablement life cycle for large agile methodology pursuits, with significant client interaction at all stages.
  • Experience managing staff (onshore and offshore) on multiple projects and providing direction to team members.
  • Experience in conversion testing, integration testing, and test data requirement analysis.
  • Experience in full lifecycle testing, agile techniques, methodologies and traceability.
  • Automation testing experience is an asset.
  • Ability to articulate test results in concise manner to all stakeholders.
  • Ability to use testing tools effectively and guide developers, business analysts, SMEs and testers through the testing processes is vital to this role.

Nice to Have:

  • Knowledge of build management is not a requirement but will be a strong asset.
  • Knowledge of object-oriented programming, relational databases such as MS SQL Server/Oracle/DB2, web services, XML is an asset.
  • Experience in other competencies such as Functional, Integration, Testing is an asset.
  • Experience in Guidewire Digital Portal applications is an asset.



  • Manage Guidewire Testing work stream through all phases of the technology enablement life cycle; providing technical support from requirements and design to implementation and deployment.
  • Setting up Guidewire testing practice from scratch
  • Manage, plan, and execute testing cycles for Guidewire application implementations.
  • Create test strategy design and test cases for various stages of transformation projects (Development, SIT, UAT).
  • Manage and work directly with offshore teams providing specific detailed instructions, enabling them to routinely deliver high quality work products.
  • Lead defect management, triaging, test coverage analysis, reporting, and regression test suite creation.
  • Working with Functional and Configuration/Integration counterparts to effectively deliver quality work products to our clients.
  • Plan sprint by sprint work, provide effort estimates, and manage work stream deliverables.
  • Participate in engagement management, execution, reporting, and client relationship building.
  • Contribute actively to internal non-client initiatives aimed at continuous improvement of the EY Guidewire practice and its capabilities.

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