Director of Product Management, Analytics and Data Services

Director of Product Management, Analytics and Data Services

Are you ready for a new challenge? If so, we would love to see your background! This role is a perfect opportunity for an intellectually curious and results-oriented person looking to lead a strategically critical capability at Guidewire related to large-scale data ingestion and modeling that supercharges insurers’ underwriting, customer acquisition, and claims management abilities.
As Director of Product Management at Guidewire, you will relentlessly align key partners towards a “true north” product vision. You are able to align disparate viewpoints. You are the marketing counterpart of the engineering team. You don’t shy away from difficult conversations.
You will work closely with a highly skilled and diverse team, including specialists in a variety of fields – insurance professionals, data scientists, and risk modelers. This is a leadership role that requires an enthusiastic, results-oriented individual to encourage cross-functional teams and lead ground-breaking change.

Responsibilities:

    • Define the product strategy and execution plan for Guidewire’s data listening products that enhance underwriting workflows, improve predictive models, and enhance customer acquisition efforts.
    • Lead the complete product lifecycle including planning, development, release, and GTM.
    • Drive business, financial and operations planning required to ensure the risk analytics products meet market and revenue growth expectations
    • Deeply understand the needs of our customers and the market
    • Act as a product owner in an agile development environment
    • Serve as a product evangelist and subject-matter guide to both internal and externa partners, including the Guidewire management team, customers and prospects, as well as industry analysts and solution partners
    • Collaborate with other members of the leadership team to ensure strategic alignment across the organization

Required Skills:

    • Ability to lead, sell, and evangelize a high visibility product line.
    • Product management leadership experience at an insurance or commercial enterprise software company
    • Strong eye for business and ability to both plan and drive the achievement of revenue targets across the product portfolio
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, especially the ability to make sophisticated concepts simple and understandable, and present clearly and persuasively to customers, partners, colleagues and senior executives
    • Strong people leadership skills with shown success in motivating and mentoring
    • Familiarity with agile development methodologies
    • Good analytic insight, diligence, and a positive demeanor

Preferred:

    • B.S./M.S. degree in Computer Science, Math, Statistics, or relevant applied-data field
    • Experience working with distributed teams
    • Experience with Risk Analytics in a product/application space at an Enterprise level
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About Guidewire
Guidewire 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. More than 400 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 1000+ 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.
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