Technical Lead - Insurance Technology - Manager

  • Competitive
  • Londres, Angleterre, Royaume-Uni
  • CDI, Plein-temps
  • EY.
  • 21 sept. 17 2017-09-21

Job Title: Technical Lead - Insurance Technology - Manager Location: Canary Wharf, London Salary Level: Competitive

About the Opportunity

Are you good at seeing the big picture? Then join EY to gain experiences that will last a lifetime.

We are looking for a Technical Lead to join our team as we are looking for fresh ideas and innovative minds to assist with a number of projects in the IT industry.


As a Firm we are on a journey to double the size of our business by 2020. Growing our advisory business is critical to achieving this and consequently we are placing significant investment in growing this part of our Firm. This investment has led to significant growth in our UK Insurance business in recent years and we see significant market opportunities that will enable us to grow further, a key enabler for which is building our team

Much of this is driven by business transformation work but we are also looking to maintain a presence in smaller strategic, advisory work. We are in the middle of major, truly transformational work at several UK, European and Global clients, and our pipeline is equally strong

The Role

Typically you would be working as part of an engagement team whose remit is to effect business transformation


In your role as a Technical Lead you will have responsibility for:

  • Work as a lead to contribute in various streams of package / Guidewire implementation projects
  • Facilitate the definition of project scope of the deliverables
  • Provide estimation (effort) for project deliverables using different estimation techniques
  • Define resource requirements and resource allocation
  • Planning and monitoring of the project deliverables using appropriate project management tools (JIRA / RALLY)
  • Provide technical solutions / technical support to the team
  • Constantly report the project progress and health of the project using EY internal tool to all stake holders
  • Escalating risk and issues to senior management when necessary
  • Implement and enforce all processes for development as per standards defined in the organization
  • Collaborate with team members, mentor the project team to plan, develop and implement project activities to achieve project and client goals
  • Management of relationship with the client, key stakeholders, subject matter experts
  • Manage the performance management for the direct reportees, as per the organization policies,
  • Participating in the organization-wide people initiatives

Role Requirements

To be successful in these roles, you will be required to demonstrate the following:

  • Bachelor's degree, preferably in Computer Science or a related field
  • Experience in products like Guidewire/DuckCreek/Fadata etc
  • Real time knowledge and experience on enterprise system integration, Insurance domain background, preferably in Property, Motor & Casualty
  • Proven experience in project management, risk management skills
  • Excellent in verbal and written business communication, client facing and leadership roles
  • Having Project management certification from reputed institute (such as PMP or PRINCE2) is a plus
  • Experience in Java, JEE, XML, Web Services (Axis 2), SQL, ANT
  • Strong experience in relational databases (Oracle / SQL Server), PL/SQL, Spring, Hibernate, Castor, any Enterprise Messaging System
  • Should have strong knowledge and experience on Tomcat or Websphere/Weblogic
  • Strong Experience in project management reporting tools like JIRA /RALLY
  • Experience in agile / scrum methodology
  • Should have strong understanding and experience of software development best practices
  • Should have experience of at least 1 full project lifecycle from Initiation to production
  • Should act as a mentor to his team
  • Should have strong of solution architecture
  • Willing to travel to the customers locations

About Advisory

As part of the Financial Services Advisory team, you'll work with global companies combining your technical expertise, proven consulting skills and industry knowledge to help solve their most complex issues

About EY and our Vision

EY is a global professional services organisation providing advisory, assurance, tax and transaction services. We are committed to doing our part in building a better working world for our people, our clients and our communities. And we are united by our shared values and a dedication to delivering exceptional client service

We have ambitious goals for 2020. Globally, we want to be #1 or #2 in professional services and be the best brand. To achieve this, our teams need to perform at the highest level, and have a relentless focus on delivering the excellent client service that will help us to continue to grow and become the market leader. In this context, your career will develop and grow.

We make sure our people succeed. The networks you build and the experiences you have with us will help define and accelerate the rest of your career. Last year in the UK, nearly 2,000 of our people were promoted or progressed within their grade, and we are significantly increasing the number of partners in the UK. So when you build something better at EY, we make sure you're rewarded.