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Staff Full Stack Engineer

  • Department Product Development
  • Location Canada - British Columbia
Who Are We?
 
The Guidewire team, now more than 3,200 people strong, is an Internet scale, Cloud native, Realtime data platform built for Property and Casualty insurance industry worldwide.

The Cloud Applications team at Guidewire is searching for a smart, proactive, and results-oriented Software Engineer to build sophisticated solutions for the property & casualty insurance industry's complex business domain and make our industry-leading products even better. The product development team is looking for an enthusiastic engineer who is passionate about building high-quality software with a phenomenal team and improving the customer experience for millions of people who use our products every day.

As a Staff Software Engineer, you will set the direction for the team and help drive the engineering vision. You will architect important systems and anticipate strategic and scaling-related challenges via thoughtful long-term planning.

Our teams are lean, empowered, and collaborative. You must be a self-starter and able to perform with minimal supervision while working alongside intelligent colleagues who've checked their egos at the door in a team environment, communicating effectively with everyone. We've built a strong culture, and we're looking for leaders who can help us maintain 

Note: This position can be 100% remote for a Canada-based applicant now and even post-pandemic.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with business and technical team members to understand business requirements for use in designing appropriate solutions
  • Work within and across Agile teams to design, develop, test, implement and support technical solutions across a full-stack of development tools and technologies
  • Evaluate options and provide recommendations on scope and scale of effort required to implement final requirements
  • Mentor junior developers and continuously improve software engineering practices

Key qualifications:

  • 10+ years of professional software development experience
  • Extensive experience in architecting and developing complex Java/J2EE applications
  • Solid understanding of the microservice architecture
  • Experience working with client-side technologies such as JavaScript / HTML5 / CSS
  • Experience with a market-leading client-side framework (e.g., React) is a plus.
  • Experience with Continuous Delivery, Continuous Integration, Unit/Integration Testing, etc.
  • Experience working with Docker, Kubernetes, and/or Cloud deployment technologies.
  • Experience building secure software and knowledge of security practices
  • Familiarity with NoSQL databases (e.g., DynamoDB, MongoDB) is a plus 
  • Agile development practices
  • Experience designing REST or gRPC based APIs
  • Cloud Services (e.g., AWS/GCP/Azure)
  • Technical design and leadership of features from inception to release
  • Mentoring less experienced engineers
  • Maintaining and promoting a healthy codebase and ensuring high quality of products
  • A typical candidate has a Computer Science degree or equivalent.

Our employee culture…

https://careers.guidewire.com/culture
Who We Are
https://careers.guidewire.com/about

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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.