Principal Product Manager-Cloud Integration, San Mateo, CA

San Mateo, CA

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Guidewire is widely recognized as the leading provider of software solutions for the property and casualty insurance industry. Our software offers P&C insurance companies the tools to look after their customers when they need it the most, whether that’s a time of crisis, a natural disaster, an accident, or exposure to cyber risks.We are seeking a Principal Product Manager to lead our application integration cloud services which enable insurers to integrate Guidewire core applications across their value chain. You will work with a global product team spanning P&C insurance domain specialists, UX design and engineering to drive our cloud product definition and delivery, from conceptualization through successful adoption by Guidewire customers.This role works on Pacific time zone and is currently remote, but in the future, candidates will work in the Guidewire Headquarters in San Mateo, California at least once per week. 

What you will do:

  • Establish shared vision across the company by building consensus on priorities leading to product execution.
  • Partner with engineering leadership to execute the vision for the delivery of our enterprise cloud products.
  • Define product roadmaps, and establish product requirements, outcomes and priorities for each release.
  • Engage with professional services, ecosystem business partners, and customers to acquire insights necessary to enable the next generation of P&C solutions.
  • Demonstrate flexibility and ability to adapt to change in a fast-paced work environment

What we're looking for in this role:

  • Strong experience in product management at a commercial enterprise software company serving the B2B market
  • Consistent track record leading configurable business applications (ie SaaS) or configurable application platforms and other middleware (ie PaaS), including a deep understanding of IT developers (coding, low-code, and no-code tools) and IT and cloud operations. Experience with integration middleware, including APIs, integration platform as a service (iPaaS) or enterprise service bus (ESB) products a plus.
  • Experience addressing requirements across a broad range of constituents with varied needs and motivations, including large enterprise IT teams, solution ecosystem partners, systems integrator partners, and internal product development teams.
  • Keen judgement in analyzing sophisticated problems to make meaningful prioritization decisions and provide appropriate direction to product teams.
  • Understanding and appreciation for the business value of user-centered design and design thinking, as well as analysis based on qualitative and data-based insights.
  • Ability to support the achievement of revenue targets across the product portfolio.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, translating sophisticated concepts simple and understandable, and present clearly and persuasively to customers, partners, colleagues, and senior executives.
  • Senior professional services or sales engineering professionals with a strong interest in a product management role that have deep subject matter expertise in integration middleware (iPaaS, ESB, etc.) will be considered.
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or another technical major; MBAs preferred but not required.
About GuidewireGuidewire is the platform P&C insurers trust to engage, innovate, and grow efficiently.
Guidewire combines core, data, digital, analytics, and AI to deliver our platform as a cloud service. 380 insurers, including the largest and most complex in the world, run on Guidewire.
As a partner to our customers, we continually evolve to enable their success. We are proud of our unparalleled implementation track record with 700+ successful projects, supported by the largest R&D team and partner ecosystem in the industry. Our marketplace provides hundreds of add-ons that accelerate integration, localization, and innovation.
Guidewire Software, Inc. is proud to be an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. We are committed to an inclusive workplace, and believe that a diversity of perspectives, abilities, and cultures is a key to our success. Qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, citizenship, marital status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, or disability. All offers are contingent upon passing a criminal history and other background checks where it's applicable to the position.
Disability Accommodations and Guidewire’s Appeals Process. Guidewire provides accommodations to the hiring process to create a fair opportunity for candidates with disabilities to contend for open positions. Accommodation requests should be directed to (650) 356-4940 or Accommodations@guidewire.com. If things do not go as hoped, we invite you to use our appeals process. Guidewire promises to independently review any denied accommodation and any decision not to offer you the position. The appeals process is the same in either case. Within five business days of receiving a notice of denial of an accommodation, or receiving a notice of your non-selection for a vacancy, call (650) 356-4940 or e-mail Accommodations@guidewire.com to make an appeal. Guidewire will assign a new decision-maker to review the request and/or hiring decision, who will then notify you in writing of a decision within 10 business days.
Job tags: Analytics Design thinking Engineering Product management UX design
Job region(s): North America
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