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Software Engineer (Java)-Hybrid

  • DepartmentProduct Development and Operations
  • LocationPoland - Krakow
  • Location TypeHybrid
Software Engineer – Krakow, Poland
Do you understand the power of persistence? Are you ready to get better every day? We're looking for a Software Engineer to join our development team in Krakow. You’ll play a key role in building products that improve the experience of millions of Guidewire customers worldwide. Working in a team of specialists who have a shared commitment to push further and achieve more.
Driven by integrity and motivated by the collective challenge.
At Guidewire, we're changing the face of insurance. Developing and delivering technology that's crafting the future of the property and casualty industry. We're a global team of more than 2,400 working at scale and speed across a 500-million-dollar platform that gives insurers the tools they need to take care of their customers. Individually mastering our craft, to collectively empower millions.
Key Projects:
Guidewire Cloud Console
We’re the team responsible for building the Guidewire Cloud Console. This means providing a tool set for our customers to build and deploy Guidewire Insurance Platform solutions to Guidewire Cloud –much like deploying applications on AWS. In fact, under the hood, the console is built on AWS with the support of Kubernetes and Terraform. We write components for the Cloud Console as autonomous services using primarily Java stack (Java 11 and Spring Boot backed by AWS-native services). Teams own all aspects of the software development life cycle for their services: architecture, code, quality assurance, and deployment/upgrade strategies.
Microservices
Our team builds microservices on a Java stack running on Kubernetes in AWS. The services will manage and store mission-critical configuration and reference data for our customers, providing consumer-quality interfaces so that customers can rapidly configure Guidewire applications. The team works on all aspects of providing a complete, reliable, and high-quality service, which includes crafting tests, configuring infrastructure (e.g., CICD), creating UIs, documenting APIs, and building client integrations.

What we're looking for:

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Computer Science, or equivalent level of proven experience
  • 3+ years of relevant work experience
  • Proficiency with Java (min. 8/11+)
  • Strong familiarity with object-oriented design patterns and best-practices (Clean Code, TDD, code reviews, pair programming etc.; Strong familiarity with Spring ecosystem (Core, Boot, Data etc.)
  • Experience developing and deploying production REST APIs and Proven understanding of concepts surrounding microservices architecture
  • Great understanding of DevOps tools, CI/CD and hands-on experience with version control systems such as Git
  • Experience working with relational and/or NoSQL databases
  • Comfortable working with Kubernetes, AWS, Docker, and Terraform
  • Detailed problem-solving approach, coupled with a sense of ownership and drive; Excellent communication skills and ability to explain sophisticated technical concepts to a varied audience
  • Ability to work independently in a fast-paced Agile environment; rapidly absorb new technologies and to read, write, and speak fluent English

Nice to have:

  • Experience with Infrastructure as Code approach and configuration management, using tools like Terraform or Ansible
  • Experience in designing and maintaining large-scale distributed systems
  • Experience in using public cloud providers, preferably AWS (EKS, DynamoDB, IAM, SQS, S3...)
  • Experience in building platform software using Kubernetes, Docker, Cloud-native technologies
  • Experience developing browser-based interactive web applications
  • Experience with JavaScript MVC frameworks such as React, AngularJS or Angular
  • Experience with Event-Driven Architecture
  • Understanding of Domain-Driven Design
  • Experience with the Operator Framework

Let’s make an impact.

At a time of rapid industry change, we're evolving to make sure we deliver the best systems and services for every customer. It's an exciting time to join us as we push ourselves, our business and the sector forward. There are lots to learn and you'll be given opportunities to grow with us and have a genuine impact, inspired by those around you.
Become the best you can be. Join us, apply now.

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. 

CONSENT and ACKNOWLEDGEMENT 
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1. You consent to Guidewire collecting, retaining, disclosing and using your Personal Data as outlined above, and to its transfer of your Personal Data outside the country where you live or work, and/or to third parties for the above purposes.
2. In the event that you submit any Sensitive Personal Data, you explicitly consent to Guidewire collecting, retaining, disclosing and transferring your Sensitive Personal Data on the terms and for the same purposes as described above in relation to Personal Data.
3. You acknowledge that you have the right to access your Personal Data and Sensitive Personal Data at any time and have the right to correct any errors.
4. You acknowledge that your Personal Data will be retained for up to 24 months.
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.