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Product Development Security Architect

  • Department Customer and Cloud Operations
  • Location United States - Remote
Guidewire is seeking an experienced Product Development Security Architect that will be engaged with Product Development and Information Security teams to define and uphold Application Security Standards, participate in architecture design reviews (SW, HW, Infrastructure), threat modeling, SAST/OSA/DAST, container security, and evolve the Secure Software Development Lifecycle.

The candidate will participate in strategic activities to evangelize security objectives, educate Product Development engineers on application secure coding standards and best practices, establish regular educational activities, recommend and attend appropriate training. Your job will be to help ensure that our SaaS applications services and hosted applications are secured against the latest threats. The successful candidate will have a good mix of deep technical knowledge and a demonstrated background in information security. We value broad and deep technical knowledge, specifically in the fields of application security, data security, cryptography, and threat intelligence. 


  • Liaison between Product Development and InfoSec Orgs
  • Evolve the Software and Security Development Lifecycle Integration:
  • Participate in architectural reviews, oversee threat modeling, code reviews (security-oriented), white-box security testing (SAST), black-box security testing (DAST), container security, and support the identification, interpretation, and remediation of security threats and vulnerabilities across applications and programming languages.
  • Ensure cross-department collaboration and coordination of security efforts
  • Monitor and track progress of found vulnerabilities and maintain the history
  • Explain and demonstrate vulnerabilities to application/system owners, and provide recommendations for mitigation
  • Monitor threat-intelligence and evaluate our security posture, practices, and processes to ensure alignment (continuous)

Candidate Expectations

  • The candidate should be familiar with the following:
  • Secure Software Development Lifecycle
  • Java development
  • SAST/OSA/DAST tools and processes
  • Container Security
  • Linux and open-source software
  • Mentor developers in secure coding best practices

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with AWS services
  • 7+ years of experience in security/software engineering related to vulnerability management, intrusion prevention, data protection, monitoring, analytical, and correlation tools;
  • 7+ years of experience working in a Security Operations Center and performing analysis of security events
  • 5+ years of experience in security compliance related to FISMA, NIST, and related security and risk management regulations.
  • 7+ years of experience working the Linux operating system
  • 7+ years of experience working with PERL, PHP, Python and/or other scripting languages


  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or equivalent work experience.

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. 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 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 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.
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