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Senior Solution Engineer- Canada remote option

  • Department Go To Market
  • Location Canada - Remote
Do you enjoy rapid prototyping and creating proofs of concept to share with prospective clients? Does the challenge of working on and supporting diverse and unique sales opportunities interest you? If so, we would love to see your background! The Solution Engineering team at Guidewire is just as much of a software development team as it is an extension of Solution Consulting. You would be a part of a team that delivers complex software requirements to meet emerging and evolving market demands.

Our team is responsible for delivering creative, solution-focused demonstration implementations to the Sales organization for presentation to prospective customers. We are currently growing our team to dedicate more time and effort to support our sales efforts.
The position involves working directly with members of the Solution Consulting and development team to configure our complex solution demonstrations that include country specific localizations. In this role we look for critical problem solvers - people who can rapidly consume domain knowledge and design and configure comprehensive functionality in Guidewire’s suite of products. We place a high value on being able to contribute to a fast paced environment in a multitude of development related tasks.

The successful candidate will have 3+ years of software development experience or configuring packaged application software with an ability to grow in to a product lead position. You must be a self-starter and able to perform with minimal direction while working in a diverse team environment following Agile processes for software development. You must have strong technical skills, such as the ability to code in a front-end or back-end programming language or full-stack, debug complex issues, or troubleshoot environment configuration issues, knowledge and experience on Cloud Data and Analytics Solutions

Although this is not a customer facing role, it may require you to craft, develop, and configure creative innovative solutions according to prospects’ requirements, then sell your idea to Guidewire's internal users. A typical candidate for this role should be comfortable multi-tasking. Be able to remove blockers from dependencies, have strong problem solving skills and has a Computer Science degree or equivalent

Responsibilities:

  • Work directly with the Solution Consulting team to implement new features requirements gathering through implementation, testing, and delivery from beginning to end
  • Own, troubleshoot & resolve defects
  • Collaborate with other development organizations within the company - providing feature demos and documentation, participating in joint hands-on working sessions, hackathon, etc.
  • Meet strict timelines and deliverables
  • Actively participate in our Agile with Scrum development methodology

What you would need to succeed:

  • Machine Learning, Python, NLP
  • Replicated data streaming (Kafka, Spark)
  • Data visualization development (Tableau, Qlik, PowerBI)
  • Object oriented programming fundamentals (inheritance, polymorphism, encapsulation, etc.)
  • Cloud services (AWS or Google) and cloud native software development
  • Source Control and Collaborative Development Workflow (GIT, Github, Bitbucket)
  • Agile development and documentation ability
  • Integration mechanisms (messaging, synchronous, asynchronous, REST API, GraphQL, gRPC, etc.)
  • RDS, DynamoDB, SQL and NoSQL

Bonus skills:

  • Programming experience in Javascript, ES6+, Typescript, React (Native), Java, Spring Boot, Node.js, etc.
  • Micro Service Development experience, have the knowledge about SaaS, PaaS, IaaS, FaaS
  • GO, Ruby, etc. other programming language skill
  • AWS CloudFormation, Terraform
  • Serverless, AWS Amplify, AppSync, Google CloudFunction, Firebase
  • AWS Lambda, Redshift, Chatbot, IoT, Elastic Search, Docker, K8s, Google Analytics
  • Property and Casualty Insurance Industry Experience (or even life/health)
  • CI and CD frameworks (Jenkins, Team City, Gradle, Groovy)
  • Observability and Monitoring tools
  • Software testing and test frameworks


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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