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Senior Software Engineer (Java) – Bengaluru, India

  • DepartmentProduct Development and Operations
  • LocationIndia - Bangalore
  • Location TypeOn-Site
We are actively seeking a proactive and results-driven Software Engineer to join our esteemed product development team. In this role, you will play a pivotal part in crafting high-quality software that enhances the daily experiences of millions of users across the globe. Our software ecosystem is vast, providing you with the opportunity to contribute to a complex suite of products serving over 350 companies in 32 countries.

Our software is designed to handle substantial data volumes and robust server loads, encompassing a cluster-safe persistence layer, an inter-application messaging architecture, an MVC Web layer, and more. As a member of our team, you will collaborate closely with exceptionally talented colleagues who prioritize teamwork and collective success over individual accolades. We value engineers who are not only eager to share their expertise but also attentive to details and dedicated to maintaining high-quality standards. Together, we tackle intricate challenges and find innovative solutions.

Your journey with us will begin with comprehensive training from day one. This includes gaining insights into our solutions and delving into the business aspects of our work. Each day promises a unique set of tasks, ranging from development to deployment, quarterly planning sessions, and daily standup meetings. You will have the opportunity to work with a very diverse team, not only from various parts of India but also from different continents, providing a rich experience of multiple cultures, food, travel, and fun.

If you're eager to make an impact, thrive in a collaborative environment, and relish the opportunity to work on complex problems, we encourage you to explore this exciting role further. Join us in delivering top-notch software solutions that shape the experiences of users worldwide
 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead design and architecture discussions for complex software systems, making informed decisions that align with the company’s technical vision.
  • Collaborate with product managers, UX/UI designers, and other engineers to translate business requirements into technical specifications and actionable tasks.
  • Write efficient, maintainable, and robust code using Java and related technologies.
  • Conduct code reviews, provide constructive feedback, and ensure adherence to coding standards and best practices.
  • Mentor and guide junior engineers by sharing your deep understanding of Java, software design principles, and industry best practices.
  • Identify and address performance bottlenecks, security vulnerabilities, and other technical challenges within the software applications.
  • Stay up-to-date with the latest advancements in Java technologies and industry trends to ensure our products remain competitive and innovative.
  • Participate in agile development processes, including sprint planning, daily stand-ups, and retrospectives

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related field.
  • 10+ years of professional experience in software development using Java.
  • Proven track record in designing and implementing complex, scalable software systems.
  • Solid understanding of software architecture patterns, object-oriented design, and design patterns.
  • Proficiency in working with frameworks such as Spring, Hibernate, or similar technologies.
  • Experience with web services, RESTful APIs, and microservices architecture.
  • Knowledge of Cloud Services (e.g., AWS/GCP/Azure).
  • Familiarity with CI/CD concepts and tools like TeamCity, Jenkins, etc.
  • Strong problem-solving skills and the ability to troubleshoot complex technical issues.
  • Excellent collaboration and communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Previous experience mentoring junior engineers and leading technical discussions.
  • Familiarity with Agile/Scrum methodologies and tools (e.g., Jira, Confluence).

 The ideal candidate will share our core values: Collegiality, Integrity, and 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 welcome and consider contrary opinions.

Integrity - We insist on truthful 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 assume that we're building software the "best" way, and constantly seek to improve our processes.


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 540+ insurers in 40 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 1600+ 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 www.guidewire.com 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. 
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 ample paid leave for all new parents.

CONTINUAL DEVELOPMENT

CONTINUAL DEVELOPMENT

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.

CAREER MOBILITY

CAREER MOBILITY

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.