guidewire integration consultant resume example with 12+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Career Overview

Mr. Claire is seeking a position as a senior software engineer that will allow him to leverage his years of experience with the Java/J2EE platform to design, build, and deliver high-quality architectures, applications, and development teams.

Mr. Claire has over twenty seven years of software development experience including seventeen years with object-oriented techniques and languages. His areas of specialty include overall system architecture, architectural infrastructure, business analysis and domain modeling, high performance multi-threaded and distributed information systems, and team building. He is skilled at producing simple and effective designs that handle very large and complex systems. He is also adept at leading, educating, and rallying teams so that they are highly motivated, productive, and predictable. Skills Summary Define, document, verify, and disseminate new system architectures and frameworks. Evaluate the quality and appropriateness of existing architectures, frameworks, and software to meet project needs. Expert at bringing clarity and ease of use to complex systems an developing guidelines and frameworks for system development. Project experience includes web-based and client server applications with budgets in excess of $10 million. Develop multi-tiered object-oriented system architectures utilizing requirements, use cases, UML diagrams, and design patterns. Author system and functional specifications as well as testing objectives and acceptance criteria. Provide mentoring on topics such as multithreading, asynchronous messaging, queuing, order processing, design patterns, and standards-based development. Experience with leading and supporting teams of up to 20 developers, including outside and off-shore consultants. Train teams to work effectively within their chosen methodology. Teach the intricacies of use cases, conceptual modeling, and other analysis techniques. Possesses excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

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Technical Skills
Work Experience
Guidewire Integration Consultant, 01/2012 to 01/2013
Cerner, ,
  • Reviewed and refactored ClaimCenter integration codebase for performance, scalability, and thread safety.
  • Integrated Documentum UCF usage into ClaimCenter document screens.
  • Extended .NET policy service so that it can retrieve policies from multiple policy systems.
  • Performed configuration changes to support professional, management, and general liability lines of business.
  • Implemented automated build and deploy mechanisms for ClaimCenter using TFS, ant, and Powershell.
  • Provided ClaimCenter configuration and integration training to IT personnel.
Guidewire Integration Consultant, 04/2011 to 12/2011
IBM, ,
  • Designed ClaimCenter 6 police report integration with Ensearch.
  • This design mimicked the behavior of the Metro police report workflow integration.
  • Additionally, it used event messaging to submit police report requests to Ensearch for further processing.
  • Designed, implemented, and tested FNOL claim integration with Gerber/Lynx.
  • This integration consisted of two Java web services, a ClaimCenter Gosu web service, and various updates to FNOL rules.
  • Designed, implemented, and tested payment processing for invoices received from Gerber.
  • This integration used a ClaimCenter startable plugin that processed JMS messages that contained an XML version of the invoice data.
  • Designed, implemented, and tested void processing for voided claims from Gerber.
  • This integration used a ClaimCenter startable plugin that processed JMS messages that contained an XML version of the claim void data.
Application Architect Consultant, 03/2008 to 11/2010
OptionMonster, Inc, ,
  • Team lead for the batch processing, managing in-house and offshore resources.
  • Designed and implemented batch processing framework based on the Spring batch framework.
  • This framework added extensions that allowed multi-server, multi-threaded processing for batch jobs.
  • Created batch applications that created and maintained a security master using Reuters DSE.
  • Created batch applications that maintained fundamental data for companies using Reuters RKD.
  • Created batch integrations for reconciliation and done trade postings with clearing firm.
  • Created batch integrations for order reconciliation with order execution vendors Citadel, CITI, IB, Knight, and Morgan Stanley.
  • Created execution vendor simulator for testing automated order processing using QuickFIX/J and the FIX protocol.
  • Created analytics batch application to compute analytics data for securities.
  • Introduced and integrated UC4 Operations Manager to provide enterprise scheduling, particularly for batch processing.
Functional/Integration Consultant, 10/2007 to 02/2008
Active Consulting, ,
  • Performed configuration and integration changes to support additional companies within ClaimCenter.
  • Refactored the existing integrations to make use of design patterns and open source libraries.
  • Externalized the configuration from within the applications, making the applications non-environment specific.
  • Added automated build and reconfigured SVN repository for application versioning and deployment.
  • Provided staff training and development for technical and functional development as well as configuration management.
Senior Integration Architect, 08/2005 to 05/2007
Guidewire, ,
  • Worked with project managers to create statement of work which included scope and integration estimates.
  • Trained client IT staff in usage, administration, and maintenance of Guidewire applications and development platform.
  • Gathered and articulated requirements during project inception and design phases.
  • Wrote requirement and design documents for needed integrations.
  • Performed data mappings between legacy data sources and integration points.
  • Architected integrations and ensured that the designs were in-line with the enterprise direction of the client.
  • Reviewed integration designs for technical gaps and proposed solutions.
  • Implemented various proofs-of-concept to validate integration assumptions and designs.
  • Implemented various types of integrations (i.e.
  • financials, data warehouse, document management and production, etc.).
  • Assisted with the identification, estimation, procurement, and provisioning of hardware and software needed by the client for various environments (development, testing, production.
Enterprise Architecture Consultant, 01/2002 to 06/2005
Blue Cross Blue Shield Association, ,
  • Designed and implemented a Websphere MQ-based messaging infrastructure that connected sixty seven Blue Cross Blue Shield plans.
  • This infrastructure was designed to carry two million persistent messages a day.
  • Provided an MQ channel exit architecture that extended the messaging infrastructure, adding security, routing, journaling, and burst control capabilities.
  • Designed and implemented MQ/Schema, an extensible scripting language that provided an object-oriented approach to maintaining MQ environments.
  • Designed and implemented a sophisticated rate control system that enforced Plan-specific service level agreements, ensuring that Plans cannot exceed the capacity of the BlueExchange application.
  • Designed and implemented the messaging infrastructure for the IT Strategy proof of concept.
  • This hub and spoke architecture allowed the Plans to exchange claims and images.
  • Architected the CSDP solution, an ESB designed to span across all of the member Plans of the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association.
  • The CSDP allows.
Enterprise Architecture Consultant, 10/1999 to 04/2001
Web Street, Incorporated, ,
  • Designed and implemented a Java service that supported the ADP/SIS protocols for order placement and data retrieval.
  • This socket-based service communicated with ADP/SIS and guaranteed the delivery and reception of order information.
  • Gathered requirements for the Web Street order flow system.
  • This process involved extracting requirements from the old order flow system, adding support for the new ADP/SIS capabilities, and support for the new tools and processes needed to support a new order flow system.
  • It also required a review of the available services to determine what code could be reused/refactored and what additional services would be needed.
  • Designed, implemented, and tested the new order flow system.
  • This system was built on top of the Web Street services architecture and included the use of transactional messaging to help guarantee delivery of orders and executions.
  • Established enterprise queuing as the backbone of the order flow system.
  • The JMS interface was used to conform to the J2EE standard.
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Microsoft Technology Consultant, 08/1998 to 10/1999
Allstate Insurance Corporation, ,
  • Participated in the design and development of the Allstate Enterprise Infrastructure.
  • This infrastructure is used throughout Allstate for the development of insurance applications.
  • Common components such as configuration, logging, versioning, and managing/monitoring were designed and implemented using Java and Rational Rose.
  • Provided architecture direction for the LMO project, a mobile computing platform that provided a set of commercial and custom applications that reside on a notebook computer that allow an insurance agent to prepare and submit life insurance applications from the field.
  • Provided expert advice in the implementation and deployment of MTS and COM components for the LMO project.
  • Connected the Windows NT MSMQ queuing domain to the mainframe MQSeries queuing domain, using Microsoft's MSMQ/MQSeries Bridge software.
  • Designed and implemented software that allowed messages that reside in MSMQ queues to be processed by MQ/Integrator.
C++/Unix Consultant, 10/1997 to 03/1998
Options Clearing Corporation, ,
  • Assisted in the implementation of the Express Prices, a pricing system that was used to edit and normalize prices and provide input to the risk management system.
  • This was a multithreaded client/server system that used both UNIX and Windows/NT technology.
  • Communications between the client and server was done using Orbix CORBA.
  • The client software was written for Windows/NT using Visual C++, MFC, Informix, Rogue Wave, and Orbix.
  • The server software was written for Solaris 2.5 UNIX using C++, Informix, Rogue Wave, and Orbix.
  • Used design patterns to implement and interact with the object model for the pricing system.
  • Addition work history available upon request.
Education and Training
Certified Guidewire Integration Architect: Computer Science Engineering, Expected in to University of Illinois - ,

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School Attended

  • University of Illinois

Job Titles Held:

  • Guidewire Integration Consultant
  • Guidewire Integration Consultant
  • Application Architect Consultant
  • Functional/Integration Consultant
  • Senior Integration Architect
  • Enterprise Architecture Consultant
  • Enterprise Architecture Consultant
  • Microsoft Technology Consultant
  • C++/Unix Consultant


  • Certified Guidewire Integration Architect

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