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Software Engineer Front - End – Dublin, Ireland

  • Department Product Development
  • Location Dublin
Software Engineer Front-End – Dublin, Ireland
We are looking for a proactive and result-focused Software Engineer to join our product development team and work on building high-quality software and improving the customer experience for millions of people who use our products every day. You will contribute to a sophisticated application suite of products as we are serving more than 350 companies in 32 countries.

Are you a curious and hardworking software engineer? Are you interested in helping shape & contributing to our new Cloud products? If so, we would like to meet you!

You will play a meaningful role in the design and development of micro-services, components, and tools for Guidewire Cloud, our next generation, cloud-native Insurance Platform. Guidewire Cloud is targeted to be an outstanding solution to serve the changing world of P&C Insurance. You will work in a highly collaborative environment in agile, cross-functional teams. Teamwork is very important to us, so we are seeking someone who is open to sharing their knowledge, listen to their peers, paying also attention to details and quality, and work together to tackle sophisticated problems.

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.

The day-to-day:

  • Develop and run micro-services, components & tools
  • Do test-driven development and ensure high confidence in any code you develop
  • Together with the team, drive scalability, availability and data security
  • Deploy containerized and cloud-native applications to the cloud
  • Help develop Continuous Integration (CI) and Continuous Deployment (CD)
  • Own, fix & resolve code defects

What you would need to succeed:

  • Emphasize team wins over individual success
  • Strong software development skills in JavaScript (ES 6) and Java or related languages (TypeScript, Groovy, etc.) is required
  • Clean code practices and excellent technical communication skills
  • Interest in software / architectural design principles
  • Understand REST API for data interchange
  • Good to have cloud knowledge - cloud microservices and serverless (AWS or similar)
  • Ability to work in an agile fast-paced environment
  • BS/MS degree (Computer Science or Maths)

Bonus to know:

  • Proven understanding of AWS, Spring Boot, Kubernetes
  • Experience with accessibility (A11y) and internationalization (i18n) best practices
  • Experience with any of TeamCity / Jenkins / GoCD
  • Experience JavaScript build chains
  • Startup experience

  • We celebrate what makes us different while sharing the belief in our core values of integrity, rationality, and collegiality. We strive to build an environment where every voice counts and everyone can make an impact, both on our company and the industry we serve. 

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.