EY Guidewire Testing – Senior Consultant or Manager, IT Advisory in Toronto, Ontario

Guidewire Testing – Senior Consultant or Manager, IT Advisory


Requisition # TOR00320

Post Date Mar 06, 2018

EY's people in more than 150 countries are committed to operating with integrity, quality and professionalism in the provision of audit, tax and transaction advisory services. We strive to help all of our people achieve their professional and personal goals through an inclusive environment that values everyone's contributions, appreciates diversity of thought, fosters growth, and provides continuous opportunities for development. Recognized as one of Canada's top employers, EY continually strives to be a great place to work.

We currently have career opportunities for Senior or Manager Consultant level resources in our IT Advisory services group specializing in Guidewire implementations. Candidates will work directly with clients to solve their business challenges with technology solutions. The goal is to support our clients making their business more effective and efficient through large-scale technology enabled enterprise transformations.

Our IT Advisory practice is looking for experienced professionals to fill various roles in our Guidewire practice. This position is for Guidewire Testing experts.


  • Manage Guidewire Testing work stream through all phases of the technology enablement life cycle; providing technical support from requirements and design to implementation and deployment.

  • Manage, plan, and execute testing cycles for Guidewire application implementations.

  • Create test strategy design and test cases for various stages of transformation projects (Development, SIT, UAT).

  • Manage and work directly with offshore teams providing specific detailed instructions, enabling them to routinely deliver high quality work products.

  • Lead defect management, triaging, test coverage analysis, reporting, and regression test suite creation.

  • Working with Functional and Configuration/Integration counterparts to effectively deliver quality work products to our clients.

  • Plan sprint by sprint work, provide effort estimates, and manage work stream deliverables.

  • Participate in engagement management, execution, reporting, and client relationship building.

  • Contribute actively to internal non-client initiatives aimed at continuous improvement of the EY Guidewire practice and its capabilities.

Role Requirements


  • 5+ years of Guidewire Testing experience in either PolicyCenter, BillingCenter, or ClaimCenter is required.

  • Certification in at least one Guidewire product.

  • Proven track record supporting all stages of the technology enablement life cycle for large agile methodology pursuits, with significant client interaction at all stages.

  • Experience managing staff (onshore and offshore) on multiple projects and providing direction to team members.

  • Experience in conversion testing, integration testing, and test data requirement analysis.

  • Experience in full lifecycle testing, agile techniques, methodologies and traceability.

  • Automation testing experience is an asset.

  • Ability to articulate test results in concise manner to all stakeholders.

  • Ability to use testing tools effectively and guide developers, business analysts, SMEs and testers through the testing processes is vital to this role.

  • Knowledge of build management is not a requirement but will be a strong asset.

  • Knowledge of object oriented programming, relational databases such as MS SQL Server/Oracle/DB2, web services, XML is an asset.

  • Experience in other competencies such as Functional, Integration, Testing is an asset.

  • Experience in Guidewire Digital Portal applications is an asset.


  • Proven methodical thinking and problem solving skills. Pragmatic when needed.

  • Strong oral and written communication, presentation, client service, and technical writing skills.

  • Excellent attention to detail, balanced with the ability to make quick decisions.

  • A high level of motivation, strong work ethic and self-starting attitude.

  • Flexibility to be responsive to client and internal needs.

  • Willingness and ability to travel approximately 50-80%.

Educational Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s or higher degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related.

EY is committed to inclusiveness, equity and accessibility. We encourage all qualified candidates to apply.