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Senior Software Engineer/Tech Lead - Dublin, Ireland

  • Department Product Development
  • Location Dublin
We are looking for a proactive and result-oriented Senior Software Engineer/Tech Lead 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 have the opportunity to make an impact and contribute to a complex application suite of products as we are serving more than 350 companies in 32 countries.

Are you passionate about delivering quality software straight to the end user? Do you deploy containerized applications to any cloud providers? Are you interested in helping shape & contributing to our new Cloud products? If so, we would like to meet you!
You will play a significant 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 a best-in-class solution to serve the changing world of P&C Insurance. You will work in a highly collaborative environment in agile, cross-functional teams. Team work is very important to us so we are looking for engineers who are open to share their knowledge, listen to their peers, paying also attention to details and quality and work together to solve complex 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-today:

  •      Design, develop and run micro-services, components & tools
  •      Collaborate on visual designs and architecture
  •      Create well tested code ensuring high confidence in any code you develop
  •      Own scalability, availability and data security
  •      Deploy containerized and cloud native applications to the preferred cloud provider
  •      Drive and improve Continuous Integration (CI) and Continuous Deployment (CD)
  •      Mentor other developers in best practices
  • Lead the team/pod and ensuring delivery on time
  • Working closely with the Product Manager, as well as with UX designing and tech writing team

What you need to be successful:

  •     Emphasize team wins over individual success
  •     Excellent software development skills in JavaScript (ES 6), React (or similar modern Frameworks)
  •     Experience in driving and performing Test Driven Development
  •     Excellent software / architectural design skills
  •    Be ready to pivot to new languages and frameworks
  •   Understand REST API for data interchange
  •     Have a good understanding of serverless functions and their relevant use cases in AWS or other major cloud providers
  •   Desire to work in an agile fast paced environment
  •     BS/MS degree (Computer Science or Math)
  •     Although time is not the most important measure of ability, this role requires significant experience delivering enterprise cloud solutions


  •     Experience with accessibility (A11y) and internationalization (i18n) best practices
  •     Experience with any of TeamCity / Jenkins / GoCD
  •   Experience JavaScript build chains
  •    Experience with a broad set of programming languages and paradigms
  •     Experience in driving best practices of a well-functioning team

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.