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Cloud Platform Support Engineer - Madrid, Spain

  • Department Product Development and Operations
  • Location Spain - Madrid
  • Location Type Hybrid
Guidewire Software is seeking a Cloud Platform Support Engineer to join our Platform Support Engineering team to own and tackle incoming customer support cases covering the entire Guidewire Cloud Platform.

As a Platform Support Engineer, you will develop deep expertise in the Guidewire cloud and provide triage and troubleshooting support using our knowledge base and continuous learning to restore the affected production system. The successful candidate will be part of the Product Development Operations (PDO) organization working in a hybrid environment that delivers 24x7 service to customers who are using our software in the Guidewire Cloud. 


  • Function as the main point of contact to research, respond to, and accurately resolve cases in a timely manner and in accordance with team standards to ensure customer happiness!
  • Write thorough and detailed case documentation to meet objectives for Case Quality and Customer Satisfaction scores
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams on complex issues involving system integration and custom configurations
  • Develop and maintain, a deep knowledge of our platform through company-sponsored training and experience
  • Contribute to an environment that encourages information sharing, team-based resolution activity, cross-training, and an absolute focus on doing what is best for the customer

Required Skills & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science (or a related STEM field), or related experience
  • Familiarity with AWS, Docker, Linux, and Kubernetes. Knowledge of Bash scripts is a plus.
  • Familiarity with the software development lifecycle
  • 2+ years’ experience working directly with customers or key internal partners; preference for support for a B2B software company
  • Outstanding troubleshooting skills; ability to think critically and display an aptitude for problem-solving
  • Experience solving problem software code and reporting progress; preference for experience with a commercial customer incident tracking or CRM like
  • Experience using a software defect tracking system such as JIRA preferred
  • General Familiarity with broad technical skills such as Object-Oriented Programming (Java, C#, or similar), relational databases, XML, and cloud architecture.
  • Skills to read and interpret application server log files
  • Good communication and presentation skills
  • Read, write, and speak fluent English. Score bonus points if you can also have skills in another language such as French or German
  • Familiarity with CI/CD concepts and principles; Jenkins or TeamCity experience a plus
  • We provide 24x7 support and while the majority of our shifts are Monday through Friday during daytime hours, we rotate shifts monthly so there will be some evening and weekend shifts included in order to cover after-hours production emergencies

Be Yourself & Stay Clever

At Guidewire, we value autonomy, empowerment, and inclusivity, which is why we want each of our employees to be heard and celebrated. We’re in the business of uplifting people, so they can fulfill their goals and ambitions. So, there’s plenty of time and space for you to broaden your skills and experience.

If we've got you excited and you’re ready for a career upgrade, then we're eager to hear from you! Get in touch to learn more about the Guidewire team you’ll work with.

Our employee culture

Who We Are


About Guidewire

Guidewire is the platform P&C insurers trust to engage, innovate, and grow efficiently. We combine digital, core, analytics, and AI to deliver our platform as a cloud service. More than 500 insurers in 38 countries, from new ventures to 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 applications that accelerate integration, localization, and innovation.

For more information, please visit and follow us on Twitter: @Guidewire_PandC.

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 boast 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 ample paid leave for all new parents.



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.



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.