Want to Work for a Different Type of Software Company? Join the Guidewire team!
At Guidewire, we pride ourselves on our inclusive and collaborative company culture. As part of our intern program, our experienced engineers will train and mentor you as you engage in meaningful work on our industry leading software products.
Who are we and what do we do?
Guidewire is a rapidly growing software company that delivers the industry standard platform that Property and Casualty insurers rely upon to stay ahead of the curve in a time of accelerating change. We provide software, services, and partner ecosystem that empower our customers to run, differentiate and grow their business.
What will I be doing?
We are offering a 12-week (June to August) summer internship program for software engineers in 2022. The program is designed to give students actively pursuing a degree in Computer Science an opportunity to write software and interact with others in a real-world business environment.
You will be part of our Product Development team based at our company offices in either San Mateo, CA OR San Jose, CA; where you will work with a dedicated mentor and other fellow interns on a software project that adds value to our mission here at Guidewire.
Guidewire is an Agile development shop: we do iterative development, break features into stories, work in priority order, encourage pair programming and more. Our focus is to make the highest quality software for our customers and deliver it on time. We spend quality time focusing on software development as a craft. As an intern, you will collaborate with teammates, mentors, and key business stakeholders while learning what it means to be a professional software engineer.
- Penultimate or final year student enrolled in a BS or MS program in Computer Science
- Programming in Java, or any modern OO programming language
- Algorithms and object-oriented design
- Agile, Test-driven development
- Cloud native infrastructure – scripting, AWS services (EKS, Aurora/RDS, VPC)
- Back end technologies – RESTful API concepts, Microservices
- Web-based applications and technologies
Additional values that we like to cultivate:
- Curiosity based on genuine love of technology and solving tough technical problems.
- Accountability based on an earnest desire to do what is expected without prompting.
- Courtesy and respect for your fellow teammates and colleagues.
We live by our core values every day - COLLEGIALITY, INTEGRITY, RATIONALITY.
Collegiality - We value strong teams. We work together as professional equals. We strive to continuously improve our processes and make realistic assumptions to maintain a reasonable work-life balance. We are trusted to manage our own time. We value ideas, not titles. We happily welcome and consider contrary opinions.
Integrity - We insist on candid relationships with customers, prospective customers, partners, investors, and each other in everything that we do.
Rationality - We communicate through clear arguments. We decide carefully based on factual evidence. We like calm, systematic, thoughtful solutions. We believe in testing. We never take the assumption that we are building software the "best" way, and continuously seek to improve our processes.
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. is proud to be an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. We are committed to an inclusive workplace, and believe that a diversity of perspectives, abilities, and cultures is a key to our success. Qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, citizenship, marital status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, or disability. All offers are contingent upon passing a criminal history and other background checks where it's applicable to the position.
Disability Accommodations and Guidewire’s Appeals Process. Guidewire provides accommodations to the hiring process to create a fair opportunity for candidates with disabilities to contend for open positions. Accommodation requests should be directed to (650) 356-4940 or Accommodations@guidewire.com
. If things do not go as hoped, we invite you to use our appeals process. Guidewire promises to independently review any denied accommodation and any decision not to offer you the position. The appeals process is the same in either case. Within five business days of receiving a notice of denial of an accommodation, or receiving a notice of your non-selection for a vacancy, call (650) 356-4940 or e-mail Accommodations@guidewire.com
to make an appeal. Guidewire will assign a new decision-maker to review the request and/or hiring decision, who will then notify you in writing of a decision within 10 business days.