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QA Senior Software Engineer, Tech Lead – Data Platform

  • Department Product Development
  • Location India - Bangalore
Are you passionate about testing and automating large scale multi-tenant cloud-native data platforms? Do you have prior experience in testing data platform/data lake and analytics SaaS services in the public cloud? Do you have knowledge in modern Big Data stack (Kafka, Hadoop, Spark, Hive), Java, and/or python? 

Come join our Data platform and Analytics team. This team owns, builds, and operates Guidewire’s cloud native data platform and analytics SaaS offerings. Guidewire data platform is an enterprise-grade, internet-scale, and cloud-native Big Data platform targeted to be best-in-class in enabling our customers with mission critical insights and decision-making capabilities. The platform is designed to support all of our analytics, data science, and data applications. Guidewire’s data platform already processes Billions of real-time data to provide rich set of AI/ML SaaS solutions! You will work in a highly collaborative environment building next-generation platforms and services using the latest and greatest cutting-edge & bleeding-edge technologies.  You will have fun building cloud-native, enterprise-grade, and internet-scale data platforms and SaaS applications.

Required Skills

•Extensive experience with testing and automating Big Data and distributed systems
•Prior experience in testing data platforms using Big Data stack (Kafka, Hadoop, Spark, Hive) on public cloud (AWS/Azure)
•Good programming skills in Java, python or any scripting language
•Good problem solving and analytical skills to triage issues in a complex multi-tier environment
•Experience in working with serialization frameworks like Avro, Parquet etc
•Understanding of testing distributed systems concepts (consistency and availability, liveness and safety, durability, reliability, fault-tolerance, consensus algorithms)
•Expertise in REST API testing and automation
•UI testing and automation
•Security testing in cloud native services
•Eager to learn new things and passionate about technology!
•Comfortable working with Kubernetes, Docker

What you would do?

•Design and develop test automation for cloud-native data platform and analytics SaaS services
•Participate in Agile development process and work closely with developers and product owners to test/automate features as they’re built with-in a sprint
•Building automation framework and tools
•Hands-on automation>90% of the time
•Test and Automate micro-services and analytics SaaS solutions
•Drive testing and automation for Continuous Integration (CI) and Continuous Deployment (CD) of services
•Develop Test strategy for scalability, availability, and data security of services
•Mentor junior developers in standards and best practices.

What you would need to succeed?

•8+ years of required work experience
•Prior experience and passion for automating large scale multi-tenant cloud-native data platform
•Emphasize team wins over individual success
•Strong technical interpersonal skills to collaborate with Dev/PM/Operations team
•Good programming skills in Java or scripting languages. 
•Expertise testing in Spark, Kafka, and Hadoop ecosystem (AWS)
•Experience with containers technology 
•Ability to work in an agile fast-paced environment
•BS or MS degree (Computer Science or Math)

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 16 weeks of 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.