Guidewire Practice Manager

Wipfli   Madison, WI   Full-time     Information Services / Technology (IT)
Posted on May 7, 2024
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The way you think makes you different. At Wipfli, we embrace that. 

Our inclusive culture provides a space for everyone to have a voice. Our growing number of DEI resource groups celebrate diversity and champion awareness throughout Wipfli.  We’re also focused on helping you achieve success with balance. From hybrid schedules and flexible time off to training programs and mental wellness initiatives, we take care of our team. 

If you want to be in an environment where you can grow, feed your curiosity and make a difference, Wipfli is the place for you.

Wipfli is seeking a Guidewire Practice Manager to join its team.  The person who fills this position will work with clients to lead, analyze, research, communicate, architect, design and implement the technology solutions for variety of functional domains including Insurance, E-Commerce and CRM. In addition, the person will provide technical leadership in Guidewire Suite, in-house developed systems and integration and implementation of cloud technologies. The person should be able to lead and handle globally distributed teams assembled to deliver software solutions to clients and to take accountability for the solution design and technical delivery by following Industry standard Agile principles. 

The individual may work remotely from anywhere in the United States. However, the individual will occasionally need to travel to the project site in Madison, WI to meet with team members and perform tasks on site or at the Wipfli office location in Madison, WI.

The Guidewire Practice Manager must have a Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, Computer Engineering or a related field. The individual must also have at least 6 years of progressive software development experience. As part of the 6 years of progressive software development experience required, the individual must have:

  • 5 years of experience in Architecting, Designing and implementation of insurance policy administration systems including at least 4 years using Guidewire Policy Center
  • 5 years of experience working with Java, Spring, Hibernate and Oracle
  • 3 years of experience with front-end web development using JavaScript frameworks
  • 3 years of experience for fulfilling responsibilities including and not limited to planning and recommending on-boarding and work allocation and feedback for the team members
  • 2 years of software architecture experience including coding critical elements of the architectural design, and counseling clients on the pros/cons of the proposed architecture
  • 2 years of experience managing offshore teams
  • 1 year of experience designing and building web applications for availability, scalability, performance, and disaster recovery in Cloud (Rackspace, AWS)
  • 1 year of experience providing technical direction to a distributed team executing the solution architecture and system design. 

Wipfli is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All candidates will receive consideration for employment without regards to race, creed, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identify,  veteran status, disability, or any other characteristics protected by federal, state, or local laws. 

Wipfli is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for people with disabilities. If you require a reasonable accommodation to complete an application, interview, or participate in our recruiting process, please send us an email at  

Wipfli supports equal pay for equal work and values each candidate’s unique experiences and skill sets. The estimated pay range for this position is: $108,000-$190,000. Compensation within the range is determined by a variety of factors including, but not limited to, location, individuals' skills, experience, training, licensure and certifications, business needs and applicable employment laws. 

Wipfli cares about our associates and offers a variety of benefits to support their well-being. Highlights include 8 health plan options (both HMO & PPO plans), dental and vision coverage, opportunity to enroll in HSA with potential Firm contribution and an Employee Assistance Program. Other benefits include firm-sponsored basic life and short and long-term disability coverage, a 401(k) savings plan & profit share as well as Firm matching contribution, well-being incentive, education & certification assistance, flexible time off, family care leave, parental leave, family formation benefits, cell phone reimbursement, and travel rewards. Voluntary benefit offerings include critical illness & accident insurance, hospital indemnity insurance, legal, long-term care, pet insurance, ID theft protection, and supplemental life/AD&D. Eligibility for all benefits programs is dependent on annual hours expectation, position status/level and location. Wipfli offers flexibility for many positions to be performed remotely; please discuss your work preferences with your recruiter during the interview process. 

Cheyenne Lee, from our recruiting team, will be guiding you through this process. Visit her LinkedIn page to connect!


Madison , WI