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Lalit Narnaware

Sr. Consultant
Austin
Summary
  • 15 years of experience in P & C insurance.
  • Guidewire Certified ACE, Certified AWS Professional and Certified Mulesoft Architect, qualified for leading and managing team to work on Guidewire cloud environment.
  • Strong understanding of Policy Admin and Billing System for all lines of business with over 9 years of experience in configuring/Integrating Guidewire products.
  • Trained and certified on the latest versions of Guidewire suite integration, Guidewire BillingCenter (10, Aspen and Banff), PolicyCenter (10, Aspen and Banff)
  • Trained on Mobile and Portal framework configuration version 5, trained and certified in Guidewire PolicyCenter 8.0 and Claim Center 7.0
  • Experienced in integrating Guidewire BillingCenter to Workday financial modules.
  • Experienced in MuleSoft integration with Guidewire products to other cloud solutions.
  • Experienced in designing and developing transactional operational data stores for policy administration system including implementation of canonical messaging.
  • Well versed in AGILE Scrum Methodology
Overview
12
12
Certificates
6
6
years of post-secondary education
15
15
years of professional experience
Work History

Guidewire Consultant

BlackComb Consultants
2021-01 - Current

Estimated Premium Analysis (EPA) re-write.

EPA is Texas Mutual Insurance legacy application to manage premium and final audits. As part of the tech debt road map, EPA is migrated into PolicyCenter, TimeTap, DataRobot and mulesoft.

PolicyCenter being the policy admin app is the obvious choice for maintaining the audit information and transaction, TimeTap will be the scheduling system for audit visits, DataRobot will be used for the risk analysis associated with each policy so that the audit method can be determined. Mulesoft will be used as an integration tool to integrate all the components together

Client : Texas Mutual Insurance

Team Size : 20

Roles and Responsibilities

  • PolicyCenter configuration for new audit workflows.
  • Creating new Rest apis in Mulesoft to integrate PolicyCenter and TimeTap

Guidewire Consultant

BlackComb Consultants
2019-01 - 2020-01

Dividends checks disbursement via Workday

Texas Mutual Insurance (TXM) pays dividend to their customer with low loss histories. As part of this initiative, TXM retired the legacy system (

Infinium) to disburse the checks for dividends and brought in Workdays financial service module. BillingCenter being the financial system of TXM was configured and integrated with Workday through Mulesoft.

Client : Texas Mutual Insurance

Team Size : 10

Roles Responsibilities

  • Configure BillingCenter to capture data from Infinium.
  • Design and create integration between BillingCenter and Mulesoft.
  • Integration between BillingCenter and Workday.

Guidewire Consultant

Blackcomb Consultants
2015-01 - 2019-01

Guidewire PolicyCenter and BillingCenter customization and implementation project

Worker compensation line of Business is being modernized into PolicyCenter and BillingCenter replacing old legacy systems. As an Insurance Industry competency team, we are providing the business analysis, configuration, integration, testing strategy.

Client : Texas Mutual Insurance

Team Size : 50

Roles and Responsibility

  • Configuration of Delinquency Work flow and business process in BillingCenter.
  • Configuration of Collections business process in BillingCenter,
  • Configuration of Collection payment plan business process in BillingCenter.
  • Configuration of Thunderhead frame work for Invoice, Disbursement, Promissory notes, Dunning letters printing.
  • Integration of PolicyCenter Form printing with Thunderhead.

Guidewire Consultant

VCARVE Inc.
2013-06 - 2015-01

Guidewire PolicyCenter customization and implementation project

Worker compensation line of Business is being modernized into PolicyCenter replacing old legacy system. As an Insurance Industry competency team, we are providing the business analysis, configuration, integration, testing strategy and solutions for system testing, integration testing, business flow testing, defect management and automation.

Client : Republic indemnity

Team Size : 20

Roles and Responsibility

  • Understanding and analyzing the specific customer business concerns and requirements and designing feasible solutions accordingly in Guidewire PolicyCenter.
  • Interacting with Business users to determine the business requirements, converting them into technical requirements and facilitating overall build process.
  • Providing technical and domain guidance to the configuration team, working closely with the onsite project managers to estimate and schedule work.
  • Design, develop, test and implement software for adding new functionalists to the existing application and investigating and resolving production issues.
  • Guiding the team for performing the Unit and System Integration Testing and helping the team in getting User Acceptance Sign-Offs from the business. Perform regular case studies to generate ideas for process improvement activities.

Team Lead

VCARVE Inc.
2011-01 - 2013-06

Guidewire PolicyCenter customization and implementation project

Auto Line of Business is being modernized into PolicyCenter replacing old legacy system. As an Insurance Industry competency team, we are providing the business analysis, configuration, integration, testing strategy and solutions for system testing, integration testing, business flow testing, defect management and automation.

Client : Amica mutual and Life Insurance

Team Size : 54

Roles and Responsibility

  • Configure Renewal process in PolicyCenter to meet the renewal business process flow.
  • Work with client resources on all aspects of functional configuration and rule writing.
  • Configured UI as per business requirement, using Guidewire Studio based on requirement gathering, scoping, establish requirement traceability with test plans.
  • Reviewing and modifying user stories for Business Process Flow, System Integration Testing based on the Configuration requirements of Guidewire PolicyCenter.
  • Providing strategy and solution for rating testing and automation.
  • Create mapping matrix for the business process based on Insurance Test Framework from IBM and converting the business process to use case.
  • Ensure completeness of requirements, own requirement deliverables and mapping matrix.
  • Play a proxy customer role ensuring functionalities are tested and provide a coaching to testing team on functional aspects.
  • Coordinate functional scenarios testing, UI testing and End to End integration testing.
  • Defect management of project specific defects through to closure.

Team Lead

IBM
2009-01 - 2011-01

iSMART Services development

iSMART( Integrated systems automation regression testing tool) was design to address the regression testing needs of EODS releases, It has capabilities of executing batch as well as real time test cases and validate the actual results against expected.

Client : Fireman's Fund Insurance Company

Team Size : 10

Roles and Responsibility

  • Developed an interface to connect and work on the zOs from windows through Java webservices calls.
  • Developed an interface to connect and work on the DataStage Jobs/Sequences from windows through Java web services call
  • Developed an Interface to trigger WMB MQ batch jobs and use the output for test validation purpose.
  • Developed and tested the validation component for test results validations and presentation of results in viewable in HTML format. This component enables user to view test results into a viewable HTML format over the native flat files format.

Team Lead

IBM
2008-12 - 2009-09

Enterprise Operational Data Store (EODS)

Enterprise Operational Data Store (EODS) is a foundational project within the Data Strategy program. The primary objective of Release 1A of EODS is to provide the data needed by the Strategic Billing project, FS-CD, in its first phase of billing Personal Insurance Direct Bill business. Billing Account Setup Solution (BASS) is a real-time mechanism for creating and managing Billing Accounts for SAP Billing. BASS will integrate with EPAS and Web Solutions as part of policy issuance process, interfacing with agents and internal AZFF staff. It will use a composite service layer for access of EODS, ECM/MDM, PI Client, FS-CD and LBC services.

Client : Fireman's Fund Insurance Company

Team Size : 40

Role and Responsibilities

  • Understand and implement the canonical data model for various consumer of operational data store.
  • Produce and review service specification documents for various requirements.
  • Work with enterprise architect team to prepare Architectural design decision and communicate those to various stake holders of project.
  • Review DataStage jobs and sequences prepared by offshore team.
  • Build understanding of requirements and explaining those to development team
  • Build test strategy for Batch mode of communication in EODS.
  • Test data preparation activity for EODS, both for batch and real time mode of communication.
  • Build test automation utilities for Data validation, regression testing and data load for performance testing.
  • Perform Integration testing between batch and real time component of EODS.

Application Developer

IBM
2006-01 - 2008-12

Consolidated Claims Coverage Policy Online (3CPO) development

The Consolidated Claims Coverage Policy Online (3CPO) is designed to provide one stop access to commercial policy information for Claims users. This system is being developed to meet the business needs that can not be addressed by the limited features of the existing application. As part of the current commercial claims process, Claims personnel review the policy coverage on the date of the loss. Currently, they use PVO to do this. However, the data is structured such that they need to open multiple PDF files in order to aggregate a policy centric view of what coverage are in force at the time of the loss. To simplify this, the active coverage of insured are consolidated on a front end screen and hyperlink to the exact position in policy

Client : Fireman's Fund Insurance Company

Team Size : 10

Roles and Responsibility

  • Work with business team to gather requirements.
  • Develop Application based on the requirements gathered.
  • Unit testing, System integration testing
  • Support FVT and UAT
Education

M.Tech Metallurgical Engineering

IIT Kharagpur
2004-01 - 2006-01

B.Tech Materials Science

NIT Rourkela
1999-01 - 2003-01
Skills

Guidewire BillingCenter (10.0, Aspen, Banff)

Guidewire PolicyCenter (10.0, Aspen, Banff )

Guidewire Insurance Suite (10.0, Aspen, Banff )

Mulesoft, AWS, Claims Portal, Quote, DataStage ETL

Gosu, GScript, Angular, Node.js, Java

Quote and Buy Portal, Guidewire PolicyCenter 7.0,Guidewire ClaimCenter 7.0

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Certification

Certified Ace, BillingCenter 10.0, Aspen, Banff

2020-12

Certified Ace, InsuranceSuite10.0 Integration, Aspen, Banff

2020-11

Certified Ace, PolicyCenter 10.0, Aspen, Banff

2020-10

MuleSoft Certified Integration Architect - Level 1

2020-09

MuleSoft Certified Developer - Level 1 (Mule 4)

2020-08

AWS Certified DevOps Engineer – Professional

2020-07

AWS Certified Developer - Associate

2020-06

Mobile and Portal framework configuration: Part 1, Part 2, Part 3

2020-05

Guidewire PolicyCenter 7.0 Technical Certification

2020-04

Guidewire PolicyCenter 7.0 Functional Certification

2020-03

Guidewire ClaimCenter 7.0 Functional Certification

2020-02

INS 21 and INS22 from AICPCU

2020-01
Timeline

Guidewire Consultant

BlackComb Consultants
2021-01 - Current

Certified Ace, BillingCenter 10.0, Aspen, Banff

2020-12

Certified Ace, InsuranceSuite10.0 Integration, Aspen, Banff

2020-11

Certified Ace, PolicyCenter 10.0, Aspen, Banff

2020-10

MuleSoft Certified Integration Architect - Level 1

2020-09

MuleSoft Certified Developer - Level 1 (Mule 4)

2020-08

AWS Certified DevOps Engineer – Professional

2020-07

AWS Certified Developer - Associate

2020-06

Mobile and Portal framework configuration: Part 1, Part 2, Part 3

2020-05

Guidewire PolicyCenter 7.0 Technical Certification

2020-04

Guidewire PolicyCenter 7.0 Functional Certification

2020-03

Guidewire ClaimCenter 7.0 Functional Certification

2020-02

INS 21 and INS22 from AICPCU

2020-01

Guidewire Consultant

BlackComb Consultants
2019-01 - 2020-01

Guidewire Consultant

Blackcomb Consultants
2015-01 - 2019-01

Guidewire Consultant

VCARVE Inc.
2013-06 - 2015-01

Team Lead

VCARVE Inc.
2011-01 - 2013-06

Team Lead

IBM
2009-01 - 2011-01

Team Lead

IBM
2008-12 - 2009-09

Application Developer

IBM
2006-01 - 2008-12

M.Tech Metallurgical Engineering

IIT Kharagpur
2004-01 - 2006-01

B.Tech Materials Science

NIT Rourkela
1999-01 - 2003-01