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Principal Product Manager-Cloud Platform Integration, San Mateo, CA

  • Department Product Development
  • Location San Mateo, CA
Guidewire is widely recognized as the leading provider of software solutions for the property and casualty insurance industry. Our software offers P&C insurance companies the tools to look after their customers when they need it the most, whether that’s a time of crisis, a natural disaster, an accident, or exposure to cyber risks.
We are seeking a Principal Product Manager to lead our application integration cloud services which enable insurers to integrate Guidewire core applications across their value chain. You will work with a global product team spanning P&C insurance domain specialists, UX design and engineering to drive our cloud product definition and delivery, from conceptualization through successful adoption by Guidewire customers.
This role works on Pacific time zone and is currently remote, but in the future, candidates will work in the Guidewire Headquarters in San Mateo, California at least once per week. 

What you will do:

  • Establish shared vision across the company by building consensus on priorities leading to product execution.
  • Partner with engineering leadership to execute the vision for the delivery of our enterprise cloud products.
  • Define product roadmaps, and establish product requirements, outcomes and priorities for each release.
  • Engage with professional services, ecosystem business partners, and customers to acquire insights necessary to enable the next generation of P&C solutions.
  • Demonstrate flexibility and ability to adapt to change in a fast-paced work environment

What we're looking for in this role:

  • 10+ years of total experience in commercial enterprise software serving the B2B market, with at least 5+ years in product management
  • Consistent track record leading configurable business applications (ie SaaS) or configurable application platforms and other middleware (ie PaaS), including a deep understanding of IT developers (coding, low-code, and no-code tools) and IT and cloud operations. Experience with integration middleware, including APIs, integration platform as a service (iPaaS) or enterprise service bus (ESB) products a plus.
  • Experience addressing requirements across a broad range of constituents with varied needs and motivations, including large enterprise IT teams, solution ecosystem partners, systems integrator partners, and internal product development teams.
  • Keen judgement in analyzing sophisticated problems to make meaningful prioritization decisions and provide appropriate direction to product teams.
  • Understanding and appreciation for the business value of user-centered design and design thinking, as well as analysis based on qualitative and data-based insights.
  • Ability to support the achievement of revenue targets across the product portfolio.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, translating sophisticated concepts simple and understandable, and present clearly and persuasively to customers, partners, colleagues, and senior executives.
  • Senior professional services or sales engineering professionals with a strong interest in a product management role that have deep subject matter expertise in integration middleware (iPaaS, ESB, etc.) will be considered.
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or another technical major; MBAs preferred but not required.

About Guidewire

Guidewire is the platform P&C insurers trust to engage, innovate, and grow efficiently.


Guidewire combines core, data, digital, analytics, and AI to deliver our platform as a cloud service. More than 400 insurers, including 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.
Talent rewards

The perks. The rewards. The good stuff.

We’re proud to shout about our awesome benefits packages. Holistic wellness is a big deal for us. We offer everything you need to support your work and, most importantly, your work-life balance. We’re committed to helping you be the best version of yourself. Inside and outside of work.

FINANCIAL

FINANCIAL

Receive market-competitive pay and incentive programs—because you deserve it! To help future-proof your income, we offer generous support through retirement savings plans.

HEALTH AND WELLNESS

HEALTH AND WELLNESS

Keep your physical and emotional health in tip-top shape with health insurance for you and your family, an employee assistance program, annual wellness reimbursement, and access to wellness resources.

FLEXIBLE WORKING

FLEXIBLE WORKING

Work in an environment where you’ll have the freedom and trust to make an impact, with time for your life outside of work.

DOWNTIME

DOWNTIME

Relax and kick back through our generous paid time-off programs. Make a difference in your community with three volunteer days each year. Take your own personal day of rest with My Day. We also offer 16 weeks of paid leave for all new parents.

CONTINUAL DEVELOPMENT

CONTINUAL DEVELOPMENT

We encourage self-directed learning and holistic wellness, giving you every chance to become a better version of yourself, both professionally and personally. At Guidewire, lifelong learning is here for the taking.