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Engineering Manager - Dublin, Ireland

  • Department Product Development
  • Location Dublin
Do you enjoy working with highly-skilled, self-motivated colleagues? Do you also have a passion for helping customers be successful? If so, Guidewire has an opportunity for you.
We are looking for an experienced, thoughtful, and highly skilled manager technical engineering manager to help lead and develop a front-end engineering team in our Dublin office.

At Guidewire, we believe that it is crucial to focus on quality from inception, set realistic release dates, and build functionalities that our customers truly need. As a result, our products are recognized as the best in the industry and are a huge part of our success in the market.

What’s special about working at Guidewire?

Our customers are insurance companies. Believe it or not, insurance software is surprisingly complex, difficult to get right, and a lot of fun to work on. Talk to people here and you’ll immediately sense their enthusiasm. Walk around our development space and you see engineers working collaboratively to solve challenging problems. Guidewire knows what makes a happy life for employees: meaningful work, quality products, sound business strategy, ultra-competent colleagues, and freedom to innovate and create. We write software the way we’ve always wanted to write it. We are proud of what we build and how we work together.
We want smart, motivated people to join us in building the future for our customers and ourselves. See and hear from our employees at https://careers.guidewire.com/.

What will I be doing?

  • As a key member of the Dublin engineering team, you will:
  • Manage a team of highly skilled engineers, developing the modern Front-end framework and tooling.
  • Design/architect and implement JavaScript and Front-End solutions, perform code reviews in order to improve code quality.
  • Understand, reinforce and improve the development process.
  • Ensure high-quality, on-time delivery of product solutions.
  • Empower self-directed engineers and offer guidance and coaching as needed.
  • Ensure effective collaboration and communication within the team and with peers and stakeholders across the organization.
  • Remove obstacles for your team and use the network within the company to help them find solutions.

  • We have a work environment that encourages individual initiative, experiments with new ideas for continuous improvement, and lets awesome people do phenomenal work by minimizing the hassles of hierarchy and bureaucracy. You must be a self-starter and able to perform with minimal direction while working in a team environment.

What skills or experience do I need to have?

  • Senior-level hands-on experience with JavaScript, React, Webpack, Babel, NodeJS.
  • Skilled with unit, integration, and E2E testing using Mocha, Jest, Enzyme.
  • A strong desire to improve how things get done.
  • Excellent critical thinking, oral and written communication skills.
  • Practical knowledge of Agile development methodologies, especially Scrum, is helpful
  • Cloud Applications development and AWS experience are a bonus.

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. 

CONSENT and ACKNOWLEDGEMENT 
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4. You acknowledge that your Personal Data will be retained for up to 24 months.
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 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.