Director of Application Development

Indiana, USA (Remote)

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Role Summary:

This leader will be the application owner for our Guidewire PolicyCenter and BillingCenter applications. They will be responsible for building out new states and companies as well as enhancements for these applications. The teams are comprised of developers, Business Analysts, and Quality Assurance testers. They will also build and maintain strategic system integrator partnerships as well as vendor relationships. This role will partner closely with our Digital leader since these applications are tightly coupled. The ideal candidate will have strong technical acumen as well as proven leadership capability.


  • 8+ years of experience as an IT application development leader in current technologies which should include 3 years of agile experience.

  • Minimum of 2-3 years of experience with PolicyCenter

  • Background in design, develop and deliver quality solutions for the company’s Guidewire Policy, Billing or ClaimsCenter applications, including configuration, rating, and integrations with internal and external applications leveraging web services.

  • Bachelor’s Degree (preferred)

  • Experience creating and executing short- and long-term strategies

  • Experience collaborating with business leaders to understand business strategy and translate that into an IT strategy.

  • Experience leading and sponsoring large, medium, and small development projects. Clearly communicate project status, risks, issues, and blockers.

  • Experience in enhancing, maintaining, and providing exceptional support to production applications to ensure optimal performance

  • Experience building and developing strong teams.

  • Experience with vendor management, statements of work, and contracts.

  • Excellent communicator both written and oral

  • Ability to work at a strategic and tactical level as needed

  • Guidewire certification(s) and Insurance industry experience a definite plus