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Senior Software Engineer - Cloud, Mississauga, ON

  • Department Product Development
  • Location Canada - Mississauga, ON
Guidewire provides market-leading software for the second-largest financial services industry in the world: insurance. We build the core applications that Property and Casualty (P/C) insurers use to create their products, sell policies, settle claims, and bill their customers. We deliver SaaS solutions via Guidewire Cloud that enable our customers to rapidly innovate and drive measurable return on investment. Guidewire Cloud is powered by the highly resilient Amazon Web Services (AWS) cloud infrastructure, with SLAs backed by experienced Guidewire teams and SaaS-certified partners spanning application management, system administration, security and compliance, upgrades, QA testing, health checks, and other services.

We are looking for senior engineers who enjoys crafting and executing the vision of our cloud release platform.

What You Get To Do

  • Develop and build the vision for our CI/CD platform & infrastructure!
  • Define and build engineering standard methodologies using automation.
  • Define, build, and drive the adoption of efficiency metrics across the company.
  • Build solutions to constantly improve the availability, performance, up-time and response times of the platform
  • Exert technical influence to improve the reliability of Guidewire cloud products.
  • Work effectively in pair programming, communicate successfully within the team, and collaborate with other teams in various time zones.
  • Continuously learn and train teams on new technologies.

Desired Qualifications

  • BA/BS in Computer Science or equivalent industry technical skills
  • Minimum 5 years of work experience in a SaaS environment for large-scale enterprise; some of which were in leadership position.
  • Experience in designing complex software systems
  • Experience in architecting applications using framework such as Java Spring Boot, Go, NodeJS, Python, or equivalent.
  • Experience with Kubernetes, Docker, Cloud native technologies, public cloud providers preferably AWS, CI/CD tools landscape.
  • Experience with various kinds of software artifact repositories
  • Good understanding of the network paradigms and stacks available
  • Have Agile, detailed problem-solving approach, coupled with strong interpersonal skills and ownership.
  • Experience in designing, analyzing and solving problems for large-scale distributed systems
  • Passionate about quality and in general being an outstanding teammate.

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. 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.