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Software Engineer (Backend) - Toronto, Canada

  • Department Product Development
  • Location Canada - Toronto
Who Are We?

The Guidewire team, now more than 3,200 strong, is an Internet scale, Cloud native, Realtime data platform built for Property and Casualty insurance industry worldwide.

Guidewire's Cloud Application and Integration Services Product development team is looking for a smart, proactive, and results-oriented Java Backend Engineers to build elegant solutions for the property & casualty insurance industry's complex business domain and make our industry-leading products even better.
 
Create real impact. One customer at a time.
Guidewire is a top cloud employer on Glassdoor with a startup frame of mind and the world-class platform for global Property & Casualty market.

Fresh challenges every day
If you're up for taking on comprehensive projects, ready to run head on into change and comfortable with the uncomfortable, you’ll fit right in here. Join Guidewire as a Java Software Engineer.

Key qualifications include experience with:

2+ years of extensive Java Programming Skills OR new grads from top Universities with solid internship experience in Java.
Very strong problem solving skills, data structures, algorithm skills.

PLUS Skills:
Familiarity with Continuous Delivery, Continuous Integration, Unit/Integration Testing, etc
Experience with microservices architecture and containers
Experience building secure software and knowledge of security practices
Object-Oriented Design using SOLID and Hexagonal design principles
Experience working with Open Source frameworks such as Spring, Hibernate, jBPM, and others
Strong understanding of relational database persistence (e.g. MySQL, Oracle). Familiarity with NoSQL databases (e.g. MongoDB, CouchDB) 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
Effective collaboration with different stakeholders while leading features (e.g. Architects, PMs, PgMs)
Maintaining and promoting a healthy codebase and ensuring high quality of products

Successful software engineers at Guidewire typically have:

 A desire to work collaboratively in an empowered, small, cross-functional team
Experience working in an agile and fast paced development environment (e.g. TDD, BDD, Agile, pair programming, etc.)
A passion for code quality demonstrated by thorough testing
A desire to be hands-on in designing and writing code
Curiosity and internal motivation to constantly improve
Ability to learn quickly in a dynamic environment
Excellent communication skills, comfort level to speak their mind and defend ideas based on merit, yet humility and hunger to learn from others

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 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.