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Guidewire is a top cloud employer on Glassdoor with a startup frame of mind and the world-class platform for global Property & Casualty market.
Fresh challenges every day
If you're up for taking on comprehensive projects, ready to run head on into change and comfortable with the uncomfortable, you’ll fit right in here. Join Guidewire as a Senior Java Software Engineer.
Enjoy coding and passionate about technology? You'll love being in our Data Platform team. Getting involved with exciting projects that matter, you'll spend a huge chunk of time doing what you do best: hands-on coding.
You’ll bring formidable programming skills in Java backend to work in modern big data stack (Kafka, Hadoop, Spark, Flink, Hive) for the cloud. You'll work with a well-rounded team that's agile, collaborative, and way more interested in team wins than solo successes.
You'll design, build, develop, and run our best-in-class cloud-native data platform and analytics SaaS offerings.
Note: Our hiring team is open to remote / telecommuter candidates based in these time zones, e.g. - PST or MST. The incumbent will work closely with our engineering team based out of our San Mateo, CA headquarters.
What you bring to the table:Expertise in Java and Java Enterprise technology applications architecture, design, development 10+ years experience in designing and developing scalable enterprise level back end solutionsProven skills and Hands-on programming experience in Java, Spring, multi-threading, REST, Data Caching Services, DB schema design and data access technologiesHands-on with architecture, design, development and deployment of enterprise systemsExperience rolling out distributed, large-scale, low latency applicationsExperience in architecting and defining Application layer in SOA/Micro Services landscapeUnderstand security concepts and build reliable and safe distributed applicationsExperience with leading and mentoring EngineersSolid knowledge of applications performance improvement techniques and caching solutionsAbility to successfully multi-task and support multiple, concurrent projectsKnowledge of JVM concepts like garbage collection, heap, stack, profiling, class loading, etc. Excellent understanding of data structures and algorithms Experience with NoSQL databasesKnowledge understanding or Experience in high volume streaming frameworks like Apache Spark, Apache Flink technologies is plus. Bachelors/Masters in Computer Science or equivalent
If you've got the following experience, even better!Kubernetes, Docker, and TerraformAWS (EMR, S3, Glue, Kinesis)ELKBuilding SaaS/PaaS on AWS/GCP/AzureAI/ML
We're drawn to continuous learners who not only ask questions to understand, but who find the answers, too. If you also like using your team-working skills to mentor and lead others, let's talk.
Be Yourself & Stay Clever
At Guidewire, we value individual freedom, empowerment, and inclusivity, which is why we want each of our employees to be heard and celebrated. We’re in the business of uplifting people, so they can fulfill their goals and ambitions. So, there’s plenty of time and space for you to broaden your skills and experience.
Excited and ready for a career upgrade? Get in touch to learn more about the Guidewire team you'd be joining!
Our employee culture
Who We Are
Guidewire is the platform P&C insurers trust to engage, innovate, and grow efficiently. We combine digital, core, analytics, and AI to deliver our platform as a cloud service. More than 450 insurers, from new ventures to the largest and most complex in the world, run on Guidewire.
As a partner to our customers, we continually evolve to enable their success. We are proud of our unparalleled implementation track record with 1000+ successful projects, supported by the largest R&D team and partner ecosystem in the industry. Our Marketplace provides hundreds of add-ons that accelerate integration, localization, and innovation.
Guidewire Software, Inc. is proud to be an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. We are committed to an inclusive workplace, and believe that a diversity of perspectives, abilities, and cultures is a key to our success. Qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, citizenship, marital status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, or disability. All offers are contingent upon passing a criminal history and other background checks where it's applicable to the position.
Disability Accommodations and Guidewire’s Appeals Process. Guidewire provides accommodations to the hiring process to create a fair opportunity for candidates with disabilities to contend for open positions. Accommodation requests should be directed to (650) 356-4940 or Accommodations@guidewire.com
. If things do not go as hoped, we invite you to use our appeals process. Guidewire promises to independently review any denied accommodation and any decision not to offer you the position. The appeals process is the same in either case. Within five business days of receiving a notice of denial of an accommodation, or receiving a notice of your non-selection for a vacancy, call (650) 356-4940 or e-mail Accommodations@guidewire.com
to make an appeal. Guidewire will assign a new decision-maker to review the request and/or hiring decision, who will then notify you in writing of a decision within 10 business days.