Skip to main content

Lead Prod. Consultant

a group of women sitting in a row

Lead Product Consultant

At Cognizant, our global community sets us apart—an upbeat, collaborative and inclusive workplace where everyone can thrive. And with projects at the forefront of innovation, you can build a varied, rewarding career and draw inspiration from dedicated colleagues and leaders. Cognizant is right where you belong.

Role overview

We are seeking a Lead Product Consultant with a good background in Guidewire solutions and Property & Casualty Insurance. The ideal candidate will specialize in the implementation and integration of Guidewire platforms to improve our insurance solutions. This role demands a blend of technical expertise and domain knowledge to drive innovation and deliver exceptional results.

What you’ll do

  • Lead the implementation of Guidewire PolicyCenter and ensure its alignment with business requirements.
  • Design and implement integration strategies for Guidewire Insurance Suite to optimize insurance processes.
  • Develop and customize plugins for Guidewire platforms improving functionality and user experience.
  • Use Guidewire Studio and tools to build efficient solutions for insurance operations.
  • Be responsible for the deployment of GW Batch and GW messaging systems for streamlined data processing.
  • Debug and solve issues within the Guidewire Studio debugger to maintain system integrity.
  • Collaborate with multi-functional teams to ensure flawless integration of Guidewire solutions.
  • Provide expert mentorship on Property & Casualty Insurance translating complex requirements into actionable strategies.
  • Conduct training sessions for team members on Guidewire platforms and insurance domain knowledge.
  • Stay abreast of the latest industry trends and technologies to drive continuous improvement.
  • Ensure compliance with all regulatory and security standards within the Guidewire ecosystem

What you bring to the role

  • Demonstrable experience in Guidewire PolicyCenter Insurance Suite Fundamentals and Integration.
  • Expertise in customizing Guidewire predefined plugins and using Guidewire tools & accelerators.
  • Solid grasp of Property & Casualty Insurance domain.
  • Ability to lead projects and collaborate optimally with diverse teams.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and a dedication to delivering high-quality solutions.

Working arrangements

We believe hybrid work is the way forward as we strive to provide flexibility wherever possible. Based on this role’s business requirements, this is a Hybrid position requiring 3 days a week in a client or Cognizant office in Toronto, ON. Canada. Regardless of your working arrangement, we are here to support a balanced work-life balance though our various wellbeing programs.

Note: The working arrangements for this role are accurate as of the date of posting. This may change based on the project you’re engaged in, as well as business and client requirements. Rest assured; we will always be clear about role expectations.

What we offer

  • The chance to work with impact. Here, you’re empowered to bring your biggest thinking to help our company and clients improve everyday life.
  • Ownership over your career. Stay at the top of your game through our award-winning learning and development ecosystem. And when your ambitions change or we offer new opportunities, we help you pivot by providing reskilling, on-the-job learning and guidance to find new roles that might be a better fit.
  • The opportunity to thrive on a high caliber team with heart. We celebrate each other’s experiences and perspectives and promote a sense of belonging through our affinity groups and diversity and inclusion initiatives.
  • A comprehensive total rewards package, including a competitive salary and pension plan with matching contributions.
  • Flexible health and financial benefits to support you and your eligible dependents—from day one.
  • True work-life balance. Be at your best through paid time off, flexible work arrangements, volunteering opportunities, social events, and so much more.  

Our commitment to diversity and inclusion
Cognizant is an equal opportunity employer that embraces diversity, champions equity and values inclusion. We are dedicated to nurturing a community where everyone feels heard, accepted and welcome. Your application and candidacy will not be considered based on race, color, sex, religion, creed, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, veteran status or any other protected characteristic as outlined by federal, state or local laws.

If you have a disability that requires reasonable accommodation to search for a job opening or submit an application, please email with your request and contact information.

About us
Cognizant (Nasdaq-100: CTSH) is one of the world's leading professional services companies, helping organizations modernize technology, reimagine processes and transform experiences so they stay ahead in a fast-changing world.

While our system allows application in all languages, job required language(s) and proficiency level(s) vary. However, basic English proficiency is required for Company-wide communications purposes.

Cognizant will only consider applicants for this position who are legally authorized to work in Canada without requiring employer sponsorship, now or at any time in the future.

Join our talent community

Haven’t found the right opportunity yet? Receive the latest updates on job opportunities, recruitment events and company news tailored just for you.

Sign up