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Solution Architect Consulting - Property & Casualty Insurance

Job Location: NY - New York

Regional Description: Northeast

Job Number: 00572488


- Job description

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As part of Accenture Consulting, the Property and Casualty Insurance practice helps the world’s leading insurers achieve profitable growth by driving product innovation, enhancing customer interaction and reducing operating costs. Our broad offering includes consulting based on deep industry experience, extensive relationships with leading insurance ecosystem platforms and dependable systems integration and outsourcing delivery. We also help insurers capitalize on analytics, mobility, digital marketing, cloud and other enabling technologies. Our unique blend of innovative digital thinking, financial services expertise and market-leading technology is coupled with a comprehensive breadth of skills, a global footprint, and a network of nearly 50,000 financial services professionals with wide-ranging experience in developing, delivering and managing strategies and solutions. These capabilities and assets enable us to generate growth and create new business models that drive high performance across our clients’ organizations.
While most people can only dream about having your ability to walk the path between business and technology, or have no idea what you do or how you do it, you have strong awareness and confidence in what it takes to ideate, collaborate, and provide solution guidance to help bring your clients’ vision to life.  And they rely heavily on your skills and expertise as you help them envision, translate requirements and create designs which bring tomorrow’s P&C solutions to life today.  If you are passionate about innovation and think you have what it takes to move a brand forward, we’d like to meet you.
YOUR ROLE:  Solution Architect
  • Participate in the design and implementation of market defining solutions based on the latest design principles and innovative technologies
  • Gather market research and insights to prepare business cases which gather interest and support investment for change
  • Implement robust enterprise level solutions that consider scale, security, reliability and cost
  • Leverage the latest technologies and established software and design patterns
  • Strong attention to detail and understanding of the latest technologies and patterns to enable innovative and high-quality outcomes
  • Work closely with internal and external business and technical counterparts

It is our intention for our people to live where they work and work where they live. However, in the context of our profession and serving our clients there may be times when you will need to travel.

Basic Qualifications
  • 4+ years of experience building of solutions to solve complex problems across medium to large scale back-end infrastructures including cloud
  • 4+ years of experience with Guidewire InsuranceSuite or DuckCreek Technologies including an architectural level awareness of the product set, data model and development estimating standards
  • 1+ years of experience with functional and unit testing based frameworks
  • 2+ years of experience facilitating design thinking sessions or Joint Application Design groups
  • 3+ years of solid systems analyst experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Information Systems or Computer Science
    SET YOURSELF APART: Preferred Skills
  • Experience helping Personal and Commercial Lines Insurance carriers exceed the expectations of their policyholders with innovative technology solutions
  • Experience designing distributed application architectures, creating project estimates, defining scope requirements, and structuring projects 
  • Experience using Agile/Scrum process to develop software systems
  • Experience with authentication and authorization of APIs and security best practices such as validation, etc.
  • Formal certification as a Guidewire or Duckcreek Solutions Architect
  • Master’s in Business or Information Systems
  • Ability to solve complex problems and navigate competing objectives to arrive at a shared outcome
  • Ability to work quickly while maintaining strong attention to detail and accuracy
  • Strong communication and organizational skills with an ability to thrive in a fast-paced production deadline-driven environment both internal and client facing  
  • Based out of New York, NY; Florham Park, NJ; Hartford, CT; Boston, MA; Philadelphia, PA
  • A willingness to travel 80% as necessary
  • Your entrepreneurial spirit and vision will be rewarded, and your success will fuel opportunities for career advancement.
  • You’ll make a difference for some pretty impressive clients. Accenture serves many of the Fortune Global 100 on high-profile projects. 
  • Opportunities to learn daily through training, assignments and collaboration with experts across the company.
  • Access to leading-edge technology.
  • Along with a competitive salary, Accenture offers a comprehensive package that includes generous paid time off, 401K match and an employee healthcare plan.
    Now is the time to become an industry disrupter. The opportunity is here—what’s stopping you from pursuing it?
    Applicants for employment in the US must have work authorization that does not now or in the future require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the United States and with Accenture (i.e., H1-B visa, F-1 Visa (OPT), TN visa or any other non-immigrant status
    Candidates who are currently employed by a client of Accenture or an affiliated Accenture business may not be eligible for consideration
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