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Senior, Data Analytics (People and Talent)

  • Department People Team
  • Location United States - Remote
  • Location Type Remote
Guidewire is committed to creating a workplace that values diversity, promotes inclusion, and fosters a culture of integrity, collegiality and rationality.  Our team is passionate about leveraging data to drive informed decision-making, and we are looking for a Senior, Data Analytics to join our People and Talent team.

Job Overview
Reporting directly to the Chief People Officer, the Senior, Data Analytics (People and Talent) will be responsible for analyzing and interpreting data related to Guidewire’s workforce. This role will focus on developing and executing data-driven strategies that improve our employees' experience, engagement, and retention while contributing to building a more agile organization.

Key Responsibilities

  • Develop and implement data analytics strategies to support Guidewire’s People and Talent goals and objectives.
  • Analyze employee data to identify patterns, trends, and insights that inform workforce strategy including but not limited to People related policies and practices, including recruitment, retention, talent rewards, and performance.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional business leaders to develop and implement data-driven solutions that improve employee experience, engagement, and retention.
  • Create and deliver data-driven presentations and reports to senior leadership and other stakeholders, including data visualizations, dashboards, and metrics.
  • Stay up-to-date with industry trends and best practices related to people analytics, and leverage this knowledge to continuously improve our people data analytics capabilities.

Who You Are

  • Relationship builder: Skilled at connecting with others, building trust, and nurturing long-lasting relationships in service to business outcomes and a thriving community.
  • Analytical: You thrive on detecting patterns, brainstorming, observing, and interpreting data.
  • Storyteller: Effective communicator of data and insights, tailored to a specific audience, with a compelling narrative.
  • Educator: Help drive the importance of data into the organization by conveying concepts in a clear and accessible way that is appropriate for the audience.
  • Connects the dots: Ability to find the “big picture” in mass of data.
  • Low ego: Combined with high emotional intelligence; thoughtful enough to adjust when the data suggests a change.
  • Agile: Drives value and gets things done while engaging and listening to continuously improve and innovate.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Analytics, Data Analytics, Computer Science, or a related relevant field is required.
  • 5+ years of experience in data analytics, data visualization, business intelligence, dashboard development and reporting; at least 2 years in a People Analytics role.
  • Knowledge and experience with Workday or similar.
  • Hands-on experience displaying data with Business Intelligence tools, such as Tableau, ThoughtSpot, or Power BI.
  • Highly skilled with Microsoft Excel, including advanced features like Power Query and Pivot Tables. We have just transitioned to Google Workspace so experience with Google Sheets QUERY function and Pivot Tables is a big plus.
  • Experience working on sophisticated analyses using programs or languages such as SQL is a plus
  • Ability to act, think analytically, and systemically with excellent attention to detail.
  • Ability to proactively solve and implement solutions to deliver on commitments.
  • Expert use of issue-based problem-solving, root cause analysis, and other similar techniques.
  • The attitude and aptitude to learn new technologies in pursuit of automated reporting and analytics.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.

What You'll Own

  • Reporting and analysis of key employee performance indicators for the People Team and Guidewire Leadership.
  • Data insights and storytelling / presentation support for executive discussions including but not limited to C-Suite and Board meetings, Organizational and Operational reviews.
  • Enabling People Team functions -- such as Talent Attraction, Talent Management, and our People Business Partners -- with the information needed to make data-driven decisions and inspire change in the business.
  • Ensuring the quality and accuracy of our People data by working closely with our Workday HRIS team to adjust and improve data processes, as needed.
  • Crafting informational and intuitive data visualizations and driving the roadmap for self-service dashboards that provide stakeholders with up-to-date insights.

Salary Information

Salary Range: $111000 - $167000 per year

Our salary ranges are determined by role, level, and location. The range displayed on each job posting reflects the minimum and maximum target for new hire salaries for the position across all US locations. Within the range, individual pay is determined by work location and additional factors, including job-related skills, experience, and relevant education or training. Your recruiter can share more about the specific salary range for your preferred location during the hiring process.  We also pride ourselves on being a pay for performance company.
Please note that the compensation details listed in US role postings reflect the base salary only, and do not include bonus, equity, or benefits.

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 450 insurers, 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 add-ons that accelerate integration, localization, and innovation.

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

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.
Talent rewards

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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.