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Whitehouse Station, New Jersey ASB Resources
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The Head of Underwriting Platform (this role) will lead the architecture, design, development, deployment, and support of core insurance platforms built on Duck Creek Technology globally. A suitable candidate is a successful, experienced, and accomplished technology leader with significant hands-on experience developing insurance products to market using commercial platforms like Duckcreek and Guidewire.

This role will be required to plan, manage, monitor, and influence, differentiate, and guide both business and technologies teams across multiple divisions through the various phases of the SDLC. The candidate is expected to collaborate with the business, business architects actively, and BA's along with development teams, test teams, Enterprise Architects, Information Security, Data & Analytics, Digital Technology, and other shared services teams to build cutting edge underwriting and policy admin platforms which push the norms/boundaries of Duck Creek platform all with a cloud-first mentality.

This role requires thought leadership, change orientation, seamless execution, strong relationship management, and effective communication capabilities with all organizational levels' business and IT resources.

Responsibilities
  • Responsible for full lifecycle development of products on Duck Creek Policy Platform
  • Lead the creation of a global COE around Duck Policy platforms
  • Owns the Duck Creek Solution and designs/develops technology patterns/frameworks to deliver the solution effectively and efficiently while maximizing reuse.
  • Act as the primary owner of the Duck platform solution & associated infrastructure while collaborating with businesses to assist with capacity planning, discovery, envisioning, and prototyping of new features & capabilities.
  • Act as a broker between divergent business and IT teams to bring them together, share knowledge, solve problems, design common reusable assets and maximize the use of existing capabilities and frameworks.
  • Work closely with project management and delivery leads to identify critical activities and owners while ensuring alignment and feasibility of all planned deliverables and related dependencies and include all optimization feedback.
  • Build and maintain relationships with our business and IT stakeholders across the enterprise while providing support, updates, and issue resolutions for their respective Duck Platforms or internal initiatives which leverage Duck Creek.
  • Develop end user-focused platform solutions across all layers of Duck Creek technology architecture and showcase broad knowledge of all architecture layers and capabilities in each layer of the Duck Creek Platform
  • Drive infrastructure teams in the build-out, availability, performance, reliability and ensure that all non-functional system requirements will be met.
  • Stays on top of Duck Creek Technology platform and industry trends, including Digital Transformation, InsureTech, AI/Machine Learning, etc.
  • Bachelor's or Master's Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or another related field.
  • At least 12 years of experience as a delivery leader in Insurance, leading technical teams with a strong software engineering background.
  • At least 7 years of experience with Duck Creek Policy Platform
  • At least 7 years of experience in engineering, designing, and implementing large & complex systems & application architectures.
  • At least 5 years of experience in performance engineering & optimization of distributed systems in API based architectures
  • At least 5 years of experience leading systems integration projects with many internal and external interfaces
  • Hands-on knowledge of Duck Creek Policy, native API layer, Anywhere API, Duck Creek Author, and building manuscripts, the Duck Creek Express UI, platform configuration files, support/debug tooling, and large schedule performance-enhancing Duck platform features
  • At least 5-10 years of hands-on experience in technology stack such as Microsoft.Net, Java, ASP.NET, IIS, BizTalk, MQ, SQL Server, HTML, XML, XPATH, JSON, CSS, XSLT, etc.
  • Knowledge of message bus technologies (Kafka, MQ, Amazon SQS, etc.)
  • Knowledge of various cloud design patterns and common security patterns
  • Superior communication skills and ability to interact with business and IT resources at all levels.
  • Experience with systems integration to third parties, internal systems, and downstream systems and exposure of products and services to external partners or risk aggregators.
  • Good knowledge of Data & Analytics technologies such as Data Lakes, Business Intelligence Tools, Predictive Models, 3rd Party Data.
  • Good knowledge of Microservices & API Mgmt. JavaScript Frameworks such as Angular and Cloud Platforms such as Microsoft Azure are preferred.
  • Ability to motivate team members and effectively delegate responsibilities to ensure timely delivery.
  • Experience with AGILE methodology

  • Responsible for full lifecycle development of products on Duck Creek Policy Platform
  • Lead the creation of a global COE around Duck Policy Platforms
  • Owns th eDuck Creek Solution and designs/develops technology patterns/frameworks to deliver the solution effectively and efficiently while maximizing reuse.
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