EY Technical Lead – Insurance Technology - Manager in England, United Kingdom

Title: Technical Lead – Insurance Technology - Manager

Location: GB-England-London

Job Number: LON00CEE

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.