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Data Platform Engineer

  • Department Analytics and Data Services
  • Location India - Chennai
Guidewire is searching for a Data Engineer who is hungry for a rare chance to transform insurance with the industry's 
leading cyber risk platform. The Cyence Risk Analytics team at Guidewire uses internet-scale data collection, adaptive 
machine learning, and insurance risk modeling capabilities to help insurers and other financial institutions model evolving 
risks, develop new products, and make better business decisions. Cyber is the #1 threat to US national security, above 
nuclear weapons, and our work here makes a meaningful impact in this space!

Responsibilities

  • Design and build cloud-based microservices to automate and scale raw data capture, often via third party APIs
  • Use ETL methodologies to process, cleanse, store and verify data
  • Champion best practices including CI/CD methodologies
  • Transform specs into efficient, production ready code via pair programing and peer review, learning from and 
  • mentoring your colleague of doers, in a fast-paced Agile environment
  • Develop robust REST APIs using Flask to deliver quality data

Qualification

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent industry technical skills
  • Passion for solving difficult problems involving data
  • 4-6+ years of professional development experience
  • Willingness to learn new technologies, be nimble and adaptable
  • Excellent skills in Python and other programming languages, coupled with a deep understanding of object-oriented 
  • software design patterns
  • Solid knowledge of databases and SQL, including tuning and schema design
  • Experience in building microservices using Kubernetes and Docker within AWS
  • Understanding of data flows, data architecture, ETL, and processing of structured and unstructured data

Bonus

  • Experience with CI/CD tools such as Bitbucket Pipelines, GitLab or GitHub Actions
  • Experience using SQLAlchemy, Pandas and NumPy
  • Experience with data lake technology such as S3 parquet
  • Experience with data mining and machine learning
  • Proficiency with databases and SQL, database administration, performance tuning and schema design
  • Experience with message queues/ Publish Subscribe pattern. Airflow, Redis, and Celery a big plus
  • Familiarity with basic cyber security concepts

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. 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.

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 ample paid leave for all new parents.

CONTINUAL DEVELOPMENT

CONTINUAL DEVELOPMENT

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.

CAREER MOBILITY

CAREER MOBILITY

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.