Guidewire Sr. Business Analyst (PolicyCenter)

Boston, MA

Guidewire Sr. Business Analyst (PolicyCenter)

Category: Business Consulting, Strategy and Digital Transformation

Main location: United States, Massachusetts, Boston

Position ID: J0624-1494

Employment Type: Full Time

Position Description:

The Property & Casualty Insurance team is looking to staff client engagements with skilled Guidewire Business Analysts. We are looking to staff using a combination of existing Property & Casualty Insurance Vertical members and new additions.Your future duties and responsibilities:

• As a senior BA, you will:

• Reporting into the Requirements Manager for performing business analysis function

• Work in a fast paced cross functional agile (Scrum/SAFe) work environment

• Lead requirements for Guidewire PolicyCenter, Integration and Conversion functions.

• Work with client SME to elicit business and technical requirements.

• Conduct and facilitate workshops / JAD sessions, etc., with internal and client stake holders; Seek timely approvals from the client SME / stakeholders

• Gather requirements for “Guidewire Rating” module (Rate book, rate table, rate routines)

• Document requirements specifications for data analysis, data mappings for Guidewire, third party integrations and transformation

• Develop functional specifications in the form of User Stories, process flows, use cases, data mappings leveraging tools such as JIRA, Confluence, Rally, etc.,

• Conduct user story / sprint demonstrations at the end of sprint / release

• Participate in agile sprint ceremonies, daily stand-ups, sprint planning, reviews and retrospective sessions

• Conduct end user training by means of workshops, training guides and operation manuals

• Work with globally distributed across geographies for the purpose of delivering

• Work with internal development, testing teams to support requirements clarifications throughout the project execution

• Work with Requirements Manger, Scrum Master and Program Manager for various project activities

What you will bring?

• Excellent Domain knowledge in Property & Casualty Insurance to understand and analyze the business needs of the customer

• Detailed knowledge of Guidewire applications specifically PolicyCenter and Rating

• Experience in documenting specification for Rating (Rate book, rate table and rate routines),

• Experience in data analysis, data mappings for Guidewire and third party integrations

• Expertise in creating functional specifications in the form of User Stories, process flows, use cases, data mappings

• Experienced at gathering, defining, and organizing business and functional requirements including acceptance criteria for use by developers and tester to implement and test a functionality

• Ability to lead and facilitate the requirements gathering sessions

• Eliciting requirements and scope using client interviews, document review, legacy analysis, survey and translating client requirements into agile user stories

• Collaboratively work closely with business product owners, Actuaries, Architect, developers and testers to ensure the solution is built in accordance to defined requirements

• Identifying, capturing, resolving or escalating risks, issues, assumptions and dependencies

• Strong business judgment, leadership and integrity: He/she should be a tenacious decision maker, able to bring a healthy, aggressive, yet responsible approach to business problem

• Ability to work in the global delivery model and be a liaison between the client and software development team situation across different geographies

• Experience in working in a fast paced Agile (Scrum/SAFe) and multiple stakeholder environments

• Exposure to Insurance Policy Data Conversion

• Implementing Guidewire PolicyCenter - Personal Lines of Business for an US carrier is an asset


Mandatory Skills:

• 10 – 12 years of experience in delivering wide range of technology solution across Insurance Industry

• At least 5-7 years of experience in Guidewire PolicyCenter, Rating

• Experience in writing specification for Rate book, rate table and rate routines

• Hands on experience working on Guidewire Advance product designer, data dictionary, underwriting rules framework etc.

• Experience in data analysis, data mappings for Guidewire and third party integrations

• Excellent communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills

Nice to have:

• Guidewire PolicyCenter functional certifications

• Agile Certifications (Scrum / SAFe)

• InsureTech enthusiast

Technical Skills:

• Guidewire application knowledge (PolicyCenter, Rating)

• Experience using management tools like Confluence, Jira, Rally, HP ALM

• Expertise in using Microsoft Office suite, Visio etc.

• Ability to query SQL DB and analyze results

• Experience working on XML and JSON structures

CGI is required by law in some jurisdictions to include a reasonable estimate of the compensation range for this role. The determination of this range includes various factors not limited to skill set, level, experience, relevant training, and licensure and certifications. To support the ability to reward for merit-based performance, CGI typically does not hire individuals at or near the top of the range for their role. Compensation decisions are dependent on the facts and circumstances of each case. A reasonable estimate of the current range for this role in the U.S. is $67,800 -$165,200.


CGI anticipates accepting applications for this position through 08/20/2024.At CGI we call our professionals “members” to reinforce that all who join our team are, as owners, empowered to participate in the challenges and rewards that come from building a world-class company. CGI’s benefits include:

• Competitive base salaries

• Eligibility to participate in an attractive Share Purchase Plan (SPP) in which the company matches dollar-for-dollar contributions made by eligible employees, up to a maximum, for their job category

• 401(k) Plan and Profit Participation for eligible members

• Generous holidays, vacation, and sick leave plans

• Comprehensive insurance plans that include, among other benefits, medical, dental, vision, life, disability, out-of-county emergency coverage in all countries of employment;

• Back-up child care, Pet insurance, a Member Assistance Program, a 529 college savings program, a personal financial management tool, lifestyle management programs and more


  • Business Analysis

  • Data Analysis

  • Insurance

What you can expect from us:

Together, as owners, let’s turn meaningful insights into action.

Life at CGI is rooted in ownership, teamwork, respect and belonging. Here, you’ll reach your full potential because…

You are invited to be an owner from day 1 as we work together to bring our Dream to life. That’s why we call ourselves CGI Partners rather than employees. We benefit from our collective success and actively shape our company’s strategy and direction.

Your work creates value. You’ll develop innovative solutions and build relationships with teammates and clients while accessing global capabilities to scale your ideas, embrace new opportunities, and benefit from expansive industry and technology expertise.

You’ll shape your career by joining a company built to grow and last. You’ll be supported by leaders who care about your health and well-being and provide you with opportunities to deepen your skills and broaden your horizons.

Come join our team—one of the largest IT and business consulting services firms in the world.

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