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Software Developer Intern - Summer 2021 - Madrid

  • Department Students & Graduates
  • Location Madrid
Want to Work for a Different Type of Software Company? Join the Guidewire team.
At Guidewire, a combination of good working conditions, an excellent market opportunity, a rational and meritocratic company culture, quality software products, and a long history of careful hiring have allowed us to create an enviable work environment. Business Insider ranked Guidewire as the #1 tech employer in Silicon Valley for two years in a row. Find out why.
We live by our core values every day.  
At Guidewire, we value people at every stage of their career and try to minimize those barriers for collaboration. It is reflected in how we communicate with each other company-wide and on projects.  Every engineer and consultant bring something to the table whether in the earlier years of their career or after a long and successful progression.   We strive for integrity in all that we do:  truthful relationships with customers, prospective customers, partners, investors, and each other.  As we grow, our commitment to integrity has only increased. 
We prize clear, rational and collaborative communications on our projects that is plainly based on logic, total commitment to quality, and to making decisions based on factual evidence.  You would be working on a team that is comprised of professional equals with a minimum of hierarchy. We don’t place high importance on titles; it’s more about what you do.
We know who we are. Guidewire is a software company.
Our customers are insurance companies, and insurance software is surprisingly complex, difficult to get right, and actually a lot of fun to work on. Demand for our software is on the rise, and we are growing to meet the needs of the market.

What will I be doing?

  • Guidewire is offering a 12 week Summer internship program in 2021. The program is designed to give active Undergraduate college students, or those registered in a masters’ program, an opportunity to write software and interact with others in a real-world business environment.
  • You will be part of our Professional Services division in our Madrid office, where you will work with a dedicated mentor and other international fellow interns on a software project. You will experience what it’s like to be part of an Agile development team.
  • Guidewire is an Agile development shop: we do iterative development, break features into stories, work in priority order, encourage pair programming and more. Our focus is to make the highest quality software for our customers and deliver it on-time. We spend a significant amount of time focusing on software development as a craft. If you intern here, you will collaborate with teammates, mentors and stakeholders while learning what it means to be a professional consultant developer.

Intern requirements:

  • Our hiring is as methodical, rational and stringent as our development standards…
  • To be considered you should be an undergraduate student of a BSc in Computer Science or studying for an MSc from a third level or higher education institution.  We care most about your critical thinking skills and technical talent. However, experience and skills with the following will be helpful:
  • Programming in Java, or any modern OO programming language
  • Algorithms and object-oriented design
  • Scripting
  • Web-based applications and technologies
  • HTML, Javascript, AJAX, ExtJS
  • Agile, Test-driven development

Other types of things that we like to cultivate:

  • Curiosity based on genuine love of technology and solving tough technical problems
  • Accountability based on an earnest desire to do what is expected without prompting
  • Kindness and respect for your fellow teammates.

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. 

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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 16 weeks of paid leave for all new parents.



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.