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JAVA Software Engineer

  • DepartmentProduct Development and Operations
  • LocationMalaysia - Kuala Lumpur
  • Location TypeHybrid
Create real impact. One customer at a time. Guidewire is a top cloud employer on Glassdoor with a startup frame of mind and the world-class platform for over 25% of the global Property & Casualty market.

Embrace Daily Challenges If you thrive on challenges, embrace change with enthusiasm, and find comfort in pushing boundaries, our team is the perfect fit.

Being a passionate enthusiast of both Java and cloud technologies, you'll shape our Cloud Platform's services. From design to deployment, you'll tackle existing services, develop solutions for intricate issues, and contribute to improvements.

We're a collaborative bunch with no room for egos. Partnering across the globe, your dedication will shine in fast-paced projects. Amidst the agility, you'll find like-minded peers eager to explore new technologies and languages. Teamwork is very important to us, so we are looking for engineers who are open to share their knowledge, listen to their peers, paying also attention to details and quality and work together to solve complex problems.

Your knack for simplifying complex tech talk is remarkable. Sharing knowledge on design and coding standards, your mentorship will be invaluable. While a Computer Science background is a plus, experience and dedication matter most. If you're ready for a journey of growth, we're here to support you.

You will attend training from day one, learning about our solutions and the business side, as every day can be different, from development to deployment, quarterly planning, and daily standups.

Your day-to-day will be

  • Working collaboratively in an empowered, small, cross-functional team
  • Experience working in an agile development environment (e.g. TDD, Agile, pair programming, etc.)
  • A passion for code quality proven by detailed testing
  • A desire to be hands-on in designing and writing code
  • Curiosity and internal motivation to constantly improve

Key qualifications include

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Computer Science or equivalent professional competency.
  • Minimum 3 years of experience building n-tier web applications using Java-based technologies such as Java, Spring, Spring Boot, JPA, React.
  • Proficiency in automated testing with frameworks like Mockito, JUnit, and TestCafe.
  • Expertise in build tools such as Maven and Gradle.
  • Prior experience in building or maintaining CI/CD pipelines using tools like TeamCity or Jenkins.
  • Strong understanding of Object-Oriented Design and programming principles.
  • Knowledge of enterprise software systems development, including relational databases (JDBC, ORM, data modeling and design), system integration (messaging, REST services), and web UI.
  • Additional experience with public cloud providers (e.g. AWS/GCP/Azure) is advantageous.
  • Familiarity with agile and fast-paced development environments (TDD, BDD, Agile, pair programming) and exposure to Continuous Delivery and Continuous Integration.
  • Track record of mentoring team members.
  • Proficient in written communication and documentation skills.

The ideal candidate will share our core values: Collegiality, Integrity, and Rationality.

Collegiality - We value strong teams. We work together as professional equals. We strive to continuously improve our processes and make realistic assumptions to maintain a reasonable work-life balance. We are trusted to manage our own time. We value ideas, not titles. We welcome and consider contrary opinions.

Integrity - We insist on truthful relationships with customers, prospective customers, partners, investors, and each other in everything that we do.

Rationality - We communicate through clear arguments. We decide carefully based on factual evidence. We like calm, systematic, thoughtful solutions. We believe in testing. We never assume that we're building software the "best" way, and constantly seek to improve our processes

About Guidewire

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 540+ insurers in 40 countries, 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 1600+ successful projects, supported by the largest R&D team and partner ecosystem in the industry. Our Marketplace provides hundreds of applications that accelerate integration, localization, and innovation.

For more information, please visit and follow us on Twitter: @Guidewire_PandC.

Guidewire Software Inc. provides equal employment opportunities to all applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. All offers are contingent upon passing a criminal history and other background checks where it's applicable to the position.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation. 
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.



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.



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.



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



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 ample paid leave for all new parents.



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



Your career opportunities are only limited by your own imagination. Guidewire’s community is filled with chances to expand your horizons across any of our teams or worldwide‌‌‌‌‌‌‌ locations.