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Director, People Technology - US- Remote

  • Department People Team
  • Location United States - Remote
At Guidewire, our People Team is transforming the way HR works. We are all about being true partners to the business and to creating an incredible experience for employees that leaves them feeling cared for and ready to do the best work of their life. Seamlessly-run People systems are the foundation upon which incredible experiences are created. Our HRIS Leader will be integral in driving the strategy and systems that continue to make Guidewire an incredible place to work.

Who are you:

  • Driving cross functional People System strategy and improvements are exciting for you
  • You are an advocate for automation, simplification and scale in our systems and processes
  • You are a partner who consultatively brings concerns, opportunities, and options to the table
  • In the face of challenge, you are flexible and committed to finding a great solution that is right for the business and team members, not just the People team
  • You excel at threading systems together with process across people, finance, IT and others as needed
  • You are comfortable in a project management role, managing the project team, partners and vendors with ease
  • You are a systems thinker, rooted in making experiences better for people

What you will do:

  • Design and implement the strategic vision for the People Technology solutions to achieve optimum performance to meet our global business requirements!
  • Ensure efficient and effective implementation and use of HRIS system(s) globally, including integration of systems where needed
  • Develop and lead our mighty global team of 3 HRIS Systems Analysts
  • Translate business priorities into timely robust solutions addressing key business challenges across the People Team
  • Align with the critical initiatives that drive the company’s growth
  • Maintain strong relationships based on trust and transparency with primary business stakeholders
  • Negotiate appropriate trade-offs and ensure clear accountability, targets, timelines and deliverables for each major initiative
  • Ensure the security, scalability, reliability of business-critical systems which includes managing priorities and balancing demand in a rapidly changing environment

What you bring:

  • 10+ years experience with multiple HRIS systems including ATS, Performance Management, LMS and Payroll modules.
  • 5+ years experience with SaaS space
  • BA/BS degree or equivalent work experience
  • Experience enabling business users to drive utilization of cloud platforms
  • Experience developing, managing, and coaching teams

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. 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 Accommodations@guidewire.com. 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 Accommodations@guidewire.com 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 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 16 weeks of 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.